|November 1997||Table of Contents||Volume 42||Number 11|
Congressional Fellows: Scientists in a Strange Land
Ethics in the Geosciences: A Conference Summary
Recommendations from a recent conference on ethics provide a basis for ongoing dialogue within the geoscience community.
Inside Kazakstan: Cooperative Oil and Gas
by Harry E. Cook, William G. Zempolich, Viacheslav G. Zhemchuzhnikov, and James J. Corboy
An international team of geologists are studying the carbonate rocks of the Karatau Mountains in southern Kazakstan. Their work may provide the key for locating additional oil and gas reservoirs in the North Caspian Basin -- home of the super-giant Karachaganak and Tengiz fields.
Russian Resource Update: A Geotimes Interview with
Minister Viktor Orlov
As the world's largest producer of raw materials, Russia will look to its natural wealth for economic growth. Viktor Orlov, who oversees resource policy and programs for the Russian Federation, describes how his nation plans to meet its mineral production goals -- and how international companies can help.
On Dinosaur Ridge: Reaching and Teaching the Public
by Norbert E. Cygan, Peter J. Modreski, Elizabeth P. Rall, and Robert G. Raynolds
Dinosaur Ridge -- site of the first major dinosaur discoveries in the western United States -- now serves as an earth-science education center. Touring this National Natural Landmark is a "minds-on" learning experience for thousands of visitors each year.