The Changing Energy Mix, Implications of the Shale Gas Boom for the Electric Power Sector

submitted by: RASEIBoulder
Summary: Transitioning to a sustainable low-carbon energy system poses one of the great challenges of the 21st century. The Energy Innovation Series brings leaders from government, law, finance, industry, and academia to discuss key aspects of this challenge and some of the innovative approaches and solutions being fashioned across a range of sectors. During academic year 2012-13, the series will focus on the changing energy mix in the United States and abroad, the implications of shale gas...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Wes Danskin

submitted by: tcarrasc
Finding More Water in San Diego or How to Get Blood from a Turnip: The Story of the San Diego Hydrogeology Project Wes Danskin Research Hydrologist USGS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Many parts of the world have an increasing population, and a commensurate need for more water. But how to increase the supply when hydrogeologic information is limited? The USGS San Diego Hydrogeology project faced this quandary in 2001. What to do...


submitted by: EinsteinGravitydotcom

Gravity is no longer a mystery.

Fish kill: Causes, control and impact mitigation

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the seminar on by Dr. Carlito R. Barril, Retired Professor of Chemistry of the University of the Philippines Los Baños during the Special Seminar on Fishkill last August 24, 2012 at the UPLB Operations Room, AG Samonte Hall, UPLB.

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Rose Turnbull

submitted by: tcarrasc
The 370 Ma Karamea Suite plutonic ‘flare-up’ event in New Zealand: the world’s hottest S-type? Rose Turnbull Associate Lecturer Geological Sciences University of Canterbury -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- High-precision U-Pb ID-TIMS geochronology from the voluminous (≥37,500km3) Devonian Karamea Suite in western New Zealand suggest that the entire suite of ‘S-type’ granites were emplaced within a ~2.1 Ma burst of...

The Physics of Sustainability

submitted by: icamp2012school

Public lecture by Peter Littlewood, Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago