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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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TexNet would create an improved statewide seismic monitoring network capable of detecting and locating earthquakes more precisely than can currently be done," said Scott Tinker, director of the university's Bureau of Economic Geology, which would manage the project.
Dr Clark was awarded a BSc (Hons) in Economic Geology at the University of Western Australia in 1981 before earning a Doctorate in Economic Geology at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario in 1987.
The area is located in Azarbayjan-Alborz zone that has high potential of economic geology.
a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economic Geology.
Lulin holds a Doctorate in Economic Geology from the Universite d'Orleans (1984), and a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Mineral and Energy Resources (1981), a Master's degree in Applied Geology (1980) and a Licence in Earth Sciences (1979) from the Universite Paris VI, France.
FRESHWATER USE BY OIL AND GAS IN TEXAS Despite increasing drilling activity, a study conducted in 2011 by the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas and updated in February this year projects increased use of brackish and produced water in place of freshwater along with flat-to-declining freshwater consumption by oil and gas operators.
After completing his primary school, he attended the Kabul Polytechnic Institute and obtained an MS in Economic Geology in 1986.
Tinker, director of the Bureau of Economic Geology and the State Geologist of Texas, will moderate the opening plenary session entitled, Unconventional Resources: Breakthrough Integration Changes Everything.
When Nick Eyles and I compiled our book Canada Rocks (Eyles and Miall 2007) no nationwide synthesis of the geology of Canada had been written since the Geological Survey of Canada's Economic Geology Report #1 (Douglas 1970).
Economic geology principles and practice; metals, minerals, coal and hydrocarbons--introduction to formation and sustainable exploitation of mineral deposits.
The Copenhagen Consensus Center asked Gurcan Gulen, a senior energy economist at the Center for Energy Economics, Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas at Austin, to assess the "state of the science" in defining, measuring, and predicting the creation of green jobs.
It has tremendous applications in the field of mineralogy, economic geology, rock magnetism, mineral dressing and metallurgy.

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