Field Notes
Take the Long View
By – Jan 9, 2013
The long view has been under assault in recent years on multiple fronts. In this digital age, attention spans have shortened, with information being delivered and/or accessible at faster and faster rates. One can easily get caught up in a quick-response frenzy that leaves little time for more...

The Perfect Light Bulb
By – Dec 18, 2012
The great thing about working with scientists and engineers? The random email that makes you just say, “wow.” As a geologist, you’d wonder why I’m writing about a light bulb. However, a geologist tends to think about the materials and energy necessary for creating objects. Those...

Tapping the Hidden Energy Supply that’s Right Underfoot
By – Nov 19, 2012
In “Energy Underfoot,” author Steve Moddemeyer, a Seattle colleague who works for Collins Woerman, calls sewer heat recovery a new renewable energy market and says the King County Wastewater Treatment Division in Seattle (WA) is leading the way. I found this particularly interesting, especially...

New Exhibit Lifts Off at the Museum of Flight
By – Nov 5, 2012
There’s big news in the science, technology, engineering and space world. On November 10, 2012, the Museum of Flight—one of GeoEngineers’ long-time clients—is having a grand opening for the new Space Shuttle Trainer exhibit in its Space Gallery.GeoEngineers has been supporting the Museum’s...

"Screw Business As Usual"
By – Oct 10, 2012
“Screw Business As Usual.” I feel like I’ve been saying this for a while now, however Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, just put it in print in this Live Mint, Wall Street Journal article, “Volunteer Work: The Bigger Picture.”He makes the point that philanthropy and business are...