Saturday, June 19, 2010

Faulty Lines - Geoscience Community Adoption?

In fairness to the media I admonish in the previous posta contemporary search for "fault lines" produces a link to a mainstream governmental geology site which uses the term. It's a curious development, perhaps representing a desire on the part of some geoscientists, at least those employed on the USGS's public relations side, to cater to mainstream media.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Faulty Lines

In light of a newly published pop-economics book, Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy, here is a redacted (***) and edited (...) message I sent to a well-known blogger a couple of years ago:
I'm a working geophysicist (for close to 40 years in industry and academia), among other things (and faithful reader of *** -- good work!). Please allow me a nerdy quibble. 

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