Geology 300: Physical Geology

Geology 301: Physical Geology Lab

Geology 305: Earth Science

Geology 306: Earth Science Lab

 

Instructor: Arthur Reed

 

2017 Earth Sciences topics/events making news…

 ...with emphasis on California news

 

Remember the principles of the scientific method when evaluating news stories!

 

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·            September 2017

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·            July 2017

 

·            June 2017

 

·            May 2017

 

·            April 2017

 

·            March 2017

 

·            February 2017

·        All eyes on Lake Berryessa's 'glory hole' as reservoir approaches capacity 2-14-17

·        High-speed rail taking shape even as opponents seek to kill it 2-12-17

·        Trump Administration waives water protection rule for three county oilfields 2-14-17

·        Quake, tsunami at San Onofre Science calms some fears, possibly stokes others 2-16-17

·        An Obscure Fault in Southern California Is More Dangerous Than We Though 2-15-17

·        Not My Fault Oroville quakes have followed rapid lake refillings before 2-15-17

·        Volcano monitoring system bill resurfaces 2-14-17

·        As feds roll back methane rule, California pushes ahead with its own 2-8-17

·        Despite epic rain and snow, California keeps emergency drought restrictions in place 2-8-17

·        Desalination of aquifers offers drought-weary California new hope 2-5-17

·        Mercury contamination in Clear Lake a legacy of mining 2-5-17

·        Want to help the USGS study earthquake activity 2-8-17

·        (Column) Not My Fault The Cascadia story chapter 2 sand and peat deposits 2-8-17

·        Chances of an Earthquake 2-6-17

·        Regulators May Reopen Aliso Canyon Gas Field Over Residents’ Objections 2-10-17

·        Obliterating EPA would create chaos, experts say 2-3-17

·        Water, water everywhere in California – and not enough reservoir space to store it 2-2-17

·        California snowpack is heaviest in 22 years 2-2-17

·        EPA Oklahoma regulators should do more to curb earthquakes 2-3-17

·        Napa research findings released on seismic retrofitting 2-3-17

 

·            January 2017

·        It snowed 5.7 trillion gallons of water in California this January 1-30-17

·        After drought, California urgently needs to focus on big picture of water management 1-27-17

·        State sued over sand mining in San Francisco Bay 1-31-17

·        Carbajal's first bill seeks to ban future oil drilling off California coast 1-30-17

·        Washington’s 30-year earthquake drill - Order studies. Ignore them. Repeat 1-27-17

·        California’s freeze on Porter Ranch gas field use shatters in the cold 1-24-17

·        Magnitude 8 quake hits Solomon Islands; no tsunami reported 1-21-17

·        Geologists search for mercury in Cache Creek 1-21-17

·        As California goes from drought to deluge, a dangerous old foe returns mudslides 1-22-17

·        Oil Industry Fights California Over Wastewater Injections 1-24-17

·        Miners angry about proposed regulations 1-25-17

·        Desalination is no longer a pipe dream in Southern California 1-22-17

·        California Groundwater Levels Remain Critically Low 1-26-17

·        Ivanpah solar plant, built to limit greenhouse gases, is burning more natural gas 1-20-17

·        The Beginning of the End of EPA 1-25-17

·        Aliso Canyon could reopen even though cause of massive gas leak still undetermined 1-17-17

·        Got earthquake insurance Most don't but guess what The rates have come down 1-14-17

·        Alaskan volcano erupts, sending ash cloud 31,000 feet into the air 1-18-17

·        La Honda landslide destroys home 1-18-17

·        (Letter)Thanks to writers for reminding us why California’s public land should be protected 1-19-17

·        Australian firm plans nation's largest geothermal plant in Imperial Valley 1-14-17

·        California Says Oil Companies Can Keep Dumping Wastewater During State Review 1-17-17

·        EPA won't pay claims in mine spill that released 3M of gallons of toxic water 1-14-17

·        California grapples with pivot from drought rules to long-term water strategy 1-19-17

·        BLM rule survives initial court challenge 1-17-17

·        More evidence that global warming 'pause' never happened 1-5-17

·        Scientists say the global ocean circulation may be more vulnerable to shutdown than thought 1-4-17

·        Obama says full speed ahead on Delta tunnels project 1-4-17

·        As drought abates, lawmakers resume push for water 1-4-17

·        Hydroelectric engineers find potential in centuries-old mine 1-1-17

·        Bureau of Land Management Slammed for Downplaying Fracking’s Threats to California Public Lands 1-6-17

·        Enviros peeved at BLM review of Calif. drilling 1-5-17

·        Banning Ranch Battle Continues in Supreme Court 1-6-17

·        Mudslide closes Highway 41 1-6-17

·        Here are a few things you may not have known about earthquake insurance in California 1-5-17

·        Scientists Keep Their Eyes and Ears on the Ring of Fire Earthquake Zone 1-5-17

·        (Comment) Not My Fault Killer quakes weren’t the biggest 1-4-17

·        Magnitude 7.2 quake hits near Fiji; tsunami alert is lifted 1-3-17

·        (Column) Big groundwater find isn’t much of a gift, after all 1-1-17

 

 

 

 

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