Simpson Group – The Making of a Field Trip

By David Brown Note: This blog will record various activities related to the development of a new geology field trip, which is to coincide with a Fall 2016 workshop on the Simpson Group in Oklahoma.  The Simpson Group is a 400+ million-year-old sequence of rock formations that represents a period of important sedimentary deposition across…

Siting Seismic Stations

  By Isaac Woelfel There is a good chance if you live in rural northwest Oklahoma you have seen me this past week driving a white Chevy Silverado with the Oklahoma Geological Survey emblem. I might have even pulled into your driveway and knocked on your front door to inquire as to whether you, as…

From a Birdseye’s View

By Ted Satterfield I’m not a geologist. I’m an editor. I’m an editor at a geological survey, which means I occasionally get to climb out of my windowless office and do the coolest thing geologists do: Field Work. Well, they let me tag along. I got to spend two days traversing the landscape of south-central…