2013 Rock and Gem Show titled, "From
Then To Now", celebrates our club's 35th anniversary in the City
of Port Moody and will be taking place Saturday October 26 & Sunday
October 27, 10am-5pm both days at Kyle Centre in Port Moody, BC.
Fascinated with geology and earth sciences? Interested in hunting
for agates, jasper, jade and crystals in British Columbia? Considering
working with gemstones, rocks, or silver? Joining
our club might just be for you!
Sun, 19 May 2013Large Impact on the Moon
“For the past 8 years, NASA astronomers have been monitoring the Moon for signs of explosions caused by meteoroids hitting the lunar surface. [...] They’ve just seen the biggest explosion in the history of the program.”
Sun, 19 May 2013Arkansas Shale Gas and Water Quality
“A new study by scientists at Duke University and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) finds no evidence of groundwater contamination from shale gas production in Arkansas.” Quoted from the Duke University press release.
Sun, 19 May 2013Melting Glaciers and Sea Level Rise
“While 99 percent of Earth’s land ice is locked up in the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, the remaining ice in the world’s glaciers contributed just as much to sea rise as the two ice sheets combined from 2003 to 2009.” Quoted from the University of Colorado Boulder press release.
Sun, 19 May 2013Peer Review and Climate Change
An article on The Guardian website reports that 97% of peer-reviewed papers support a human cause for global climate change.
Sun, 19 May 2013Earthquakes in Indiana?
The Indiana Geological Survey is helping students (and news reporters) learn about the earthquake history of Indiana and experience simulated ground shaking of up to magnitude 7.0.
Sun, 19 May 2013Roadside Geology Guides
Since 1972 the “Roadside Geology” series has provided introductory information on the geology of states and small regions of the United States. The books provide a combination of maps, travel logs, photos and commentary for the geology that can be seen along highways or visited at parks and public viewing areas. They are popular with [...]
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2012 Port Moody Rock & Gem Club Annual Show
Saturday & Sunday, October 27th & 28th, 10am-5pm both days
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