News archive - 2003

Saturday, March 1, 2003

The Isle of Eigg and Hugh Miller

Peter I. Russell

(Above) The Sgurr of Eigg

Everyone has special mileposts in their lives where interests take off. My interest in field geology received a burst of energy after reading "The Cruise of the Betsy," a book by 19th century geologist, Hugh Miller.

Saturday, March 1, 2003

Geoscape Canada

Pascale Côté, Bob Turner, John Clague

Saturday, March 1, 2003

Sedimentary rocks

Alan V. Morgan

Saturday, March 1, 2003

Junior miner of Ontario competition

Inspire Your Students to Bring Earth Science to Life!

Earth materials are used in every facet of our lives. A walk through city streets provides an opportunity to observe various stones used in buildings, roads and pavements. Our homes, transportation systems and machinery contain metals derived from ore deposits. From computers to toothpaste, minerals are used in such a variety of products. We need only to observe objects used in everyday life to discover the unique and essential role Earth Science plays in today's rapidly changing world.

Saturday, March 1, 2003

Copper - the red metal

Peter Russell and Kelly Snyder

Native copper vein in shale, White Pine Mine, Michigan

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