Study of the planet earth, its composition, structure, physical and chemical processes, and history since its origin.
Western Region Mineral Resources Project listing [ More info] Links to ongoing mineral resources projects in the Western Region of the United States plus links to offices and staff of the Western Mineral Resources Team.
What is an Ocean Bottom Seismometer? [ More info] Description and uses of the Ocean Bottom Seismometer; a self contained data-acquisition system which free falls to the ocean floor and records seismic data generated by airguns and earthquakes.
World Coal Quality Inventory (WoCQI) [ More info] Homepage of the World Coal Quality Inventory (WoCQI) with sample collection procedures.
World petroleum assessment [ More info] A rigorous geologic foundation for estimating world undiscovered energy resources. Links to world energy resources text and maps (PDF format), total petroleum system (TPS), and world geologic maps.
World Petroleum Assessment 2000: description and results [ More info] World Petroleum Assessment 2000 estimates of the quantities of conventional oil, gas, and natural gas liquids outside the United States that have the potential to be added to reserves in the next 30 years (1995 to 2025).
Yellowstone Volcano Observatory (YVO) [ More info] Homepage of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory with links to information about the observatory at Yellowstone National Park, volcanic history, photo gallery, monitoring data, publications and products, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
Yosemite Valley geologic story [ More info] Site describes the present understanding of the various geologic processes that contributed to the valley's creation. Links to Yosemite Valley's geologic maps.
Zinc-The key to preventing corrosion [ More info] Explains how we use zinc, where it comes from, and discusses worldwide supply and demand.
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