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economic geology

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(Economics) the study of how geological deposits can be used as economic resources
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Noun1.economic geology - the branch of geology that deals with economically valuable geological materials
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
petroleum geology - the branch of economic geology that deals with the occurrence and exploitation of oil and gas fields
mining geology - the branch of economic geology that deals with the applications of geology to mining
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Scott Tinker, Director of the Office of Economic Geology at the University of Texas-Austin, also spoke at the opening session as keynote speaker.
Run out of the University of Texas at Austin's Bureau of Economic Geology, the program was created by the Legislature and Gov.
One--the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas at Austin--dates back to 1909.
Both Hilcorp and the University of Texas Bureau of Economic Geology are monitoring the movement of CO2 deep in the oil reservoir.
MUD Geochemical was founded by Nathan Ganser and other alumni from the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas, Austin graduates, along with Harry Rowe, a research professor at the Jackson School and Bureau of Economic Geology.
1 in Canada for economic geology research funding and "among the best in the world.
According to Jaret Sprott, Pembina's VP, Gas Services, thes assets will increase its service offering through the addition of sour processing, strengthens its strategic positioning in one of our core areas, support some of the most economic geology in North America as well as underpinned by a 20 year take-or-pay commitment.
Geoheritage sites, features, and resources are studied not only with the five senses, but also through sciences and technologies such as seismology, economic geology, remote sensing, mapping, computer modeling, and Earth observation.
She received a degree in mining geology from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London, and has contributed to a number of essays and technical reports in economic geology, as well as writing a book-length study of the history of the concept of plate tectonics.
After heading successively the GSC's Regional Geology and Economic Geology Divisions in the period 1958-64, Yves in 1964 was appointed 13th director of the Geological Survey of Canada.
The area is located in Azarbayjan-Alborz zone that has high potential of economic geology.

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