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Why Do We Study Geology?

The primary reason for studying geology is not so much to identify rocks or minerals, but rather to see, feel, and decipher how a geologically formed landscape evolved over time. It’s the personal satisfaction of knowing that we have made a significant contribution to our environment through our activity. This satisfaction is shared by all …

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Geology Overview – What You Need to Know About This Important Science

A Geology overview is a great way to get started in a new area of study. Without having to first become familiar with all the different types of rocks, minerals and other Earth elements that are found throughout the Earth, you can begin to develop a more well-rounded scientific attitude about how the Earth works. …

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Geology and Global Warming

Among the numerous arguments that have been put forward against the theory of evolution, one of the most widely entertained is the one put forward by creationist Michael Osland. According to the creationist, earth’s crust and layers were put together rapidly, through Noah’s Flood, a claim which is highly unlikely. Another creationist favorite is the …

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Geology Majors and Choosing What Specialization to Major In

It would seem reasonable to assume that someone with a four year degree in geology has all of the necessary scientific and geological experience necessary to qualify for work in either an independent research position or even as a geologist-in-residence within a university or other scientific research facility. This is simply not the case, however. …

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