Geology http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Casper Geowives Celebrate 60 Years http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/casper-geowives-celebrate-60-years <p>Sixty years ago a group of women in Casper whose husbands were always leaving them for long shifts out on the oil patch got together to commiserate and lunch. The group became known as the Geowives - wives of geologists - and it’s celebrating its diamond anniversary this spring. Wyoming Public Radio’s Irina Zhorov attended the Geowives’ monthly luncheon and has this story.&nbsp;</p><p>IRINA ZHOROV: Bette Faust is one of the charter members of the Geowives, and a Wyoming native who came to Casper in the 1950s.</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 18:29:24 +0000 Irina Zhorov 58418 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Casper Geowives Celebrate 60 Years WSGS study lists potentially abundant rare earth deposits http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wsgs-study-lists-potentially-abundant-rare-earth-deposits <p></p><p></p><p><span style="font-size: 12pt; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; line-height: normal;">The Wyoming State Geological Survey has released a study showing an abundance of rare earth metals in rock samples from across the state.</span></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 22:58:49 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 41792 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org WSGS study lists potentially abundant rare earth deposits Experts will gather to create all-encompassing report about Old Faithful geothermal system http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/experts-will-gather-create-all-encompassing-report-about-old-faithful-geothermal-system <p></p><p></p><p>Yellowstone National Park has invited acclaimed geological experts from around the world to discuss Old Faithful’s geothermal system, and file a report on what is – and is <em>not yet</em> – known about it.</p><p></p><p>Park personnel will also speak about the needs of tourists, historic buildings and other infrastructure.</p><p></p><p>Park Geologist Hank Heasler says the goal is to create a report that will help park managers decide what to look at when considering future infrastructure management plans.</p><p></p> Wed, 29 May 2013 23:31:23 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 41503 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Experts will gather to create all-encompassing report about Old Faithful geothermal system