geologic geologic  /ˌdʒi ə ˈlɑ dʒɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or based on geology

Usage(s):

  1. Only time--geological time, that is--will tell.
  2. A new survey of the geologic and fossil records of Mexico suggests that the asteroid was framed for the death of dinos.
  3. We who live along Montana's Yellowstone River are downstream from a simmering caldera, a geologic hot spot that has become especially active recently.

News

  1. When will the next megathrust hit the west coast of North America?

    A new study presents our first glimpse back in geologic time of the recurrence interval of large and megathrust earthquakes impacting the vulnerable BC outer coastline.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. World's deepest ERT imaging system for CO2 sequestration developed

    Researchers have broken the record for tracking the movement and concentration of carbon dioxide in a geologic formation using the world's deepest Electrical Resistance Tomography system.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. Yosemite’s Iconic El Capitan Mapped in High-Resolution 3D

    New geologic map will help scientists learn more about the ancient cliff's origins and about contemporary rockfalls.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: National Geographic

Quotes

  1. "We are trying all out to drain the quake lake in accordance with our contingency plans but anything could happen under such complicated climatic, geologic and environmental conditions," Wen said. "We appreciate all your efforts and...
    on Jun 7, 2008 By: Wen Jiabao Source: RedOrbit

  2. "Congress has selected Yucca Mountain as the nation's repository and roughly $10 billion has been spent on the project," McKenna said. "The nation has no ready alternatives to deep geologic disposal nor does it have any ready alternatives to...
    on Mar 4, 2010 By: Rob McKenna Source: Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

  3. "While sea level rise sets the conditions for landward displacement of the shore, coastal storms supply the energy to do the 'geologic work' by moving the sand off and along the beach," writes Leatherman on his DrBeach.org website....
    on Nov 29, 2008 By: Stephen Leatherman Source: Daily Green

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