geological formation

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The book begins by describing the geological formation of the region, then looks at how humans have interacted with and changed the landscape and ecosystem of the region, from nomadic pastoralism through forest exploitation, dams and other large-scale infrastructure, and species extinctions.
Guide a 60-inch bit to a depth of 550 feet through a challenging geological formation that included two aquifers--all in just over four weeks.
A compact but detailed chronicle, "Michigan: A History of Explorers, Entrepreneurs, and Everyday People" covers state history from Michigan's geological formation and earliest settlement by Native Americans to important political, social, and economic developments of the 21st century.
Critique: The Adirondack Mountains are an unusual geological formation located in the northeastern lobe of Upstate New York in the United States.
It involves burning coal to produce heat to generate energy and then storing the smoke and then using a method called 'carbon capture and storage' (CCS), which captures carbon dioxide storing it underground in natural geological formation or in man-made space, for example where oil has been extracted.
For instance, in Pennsylvania there are more than 100 surface water monitoring stations for 86,000 miles of rivers and streams and almost 4,000 lakes, reservoirs and ponds - yet 80% of Pennsylvania's land mass is included in the Marcellus Shale geological formation.
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute paleontologist Bruce MacFadden says in a statement the discovery will help to better understand the biodiversity and geological formation of the Central American isthmus during the Tertiary Period.
The terminal will serve oil producers targeting the Delaware Basin, a geological formation that spans west Texas and southeastern New Mexico.
It plans to build water collection, treatment and injection facilities to pump as much as one million barrels per day (bpd) of water into the Wara geological formation to maintain reservoir pressure and production levels at the field.
The report said that there will be more gas than oil reserves due to the geological formation of the area.
Compressed air energy storage (CAES) facilities would function like batteries; air is driven into an underground geological formation during low-demand times; when it's needed, the electricity is generated from the compressed air used in modified combustion engines.
His giant patterns of fire on earth conjure images of geological formation, religious purification, and life's destruction" and "The explosion events conflate, collapse, and complicate distances between 'the seen and unseen worlds' of matter and energy, between ancient and contemporary notions of time, and between human life and natural and man-made chaos" are devastating sentences, and reading them one after another, walking up the museum's winding rotunda, is as tizzying as the art.
Conceived as a stratified geological formation (an Esker), a series of steel and timber frames deform to create a silhouette intended to echo the neighbouring Dolomite mountains.
San Gold is also the dominant land holder in the Rice Lake Greenstone Belt, which is located within the Uchi sub-province geological formation stretching from Lake Winnipeg to James Bay and contains the prolific Red Lake and Pickle Lake gold producing belts.
This is a standard method in the oil and gas industry where a well is pressurized until fractures are created in the geological formation of interest.
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