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Geophysics

Becoming A Geophysicist

Tribute to Victor Vacquier

Astrometric Project

Background

Ferroelectricity in Ore Minerals

Introduction

Review of definitions and characteristics of ferroelectrics

Ferroelectricity in ore minerals

Field tests

References

Possible Formation of the Guatemala Basin by the Impact of an Extraterrestrial Body

Introduction

Description

Cratering and ocean basin formation

Crater dimensions

Conclusions

Acknowledgement

References

Monitoring leakage from underground storage tanks (UST) using spontaneous polarization (SP) method

Summary

Introduction

Geology

Methods

Examples

Conclusions

Acknowledgments

References

Advancing Electrical Methods Of Geophysics

Background

But why did CSAMT work so well?

Epilogue

Relevant publications

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Geology

Geology of the Solitario, Trans-Pecos Texas

Geological Society of America Special Paper 250

Abstract

Discussion

Laccoliths: Mechanics of Emplacement and Growth

Geological Society of America Special Paper 220

Abstract

Top

Essays

City of Glass

I. Entrance Into the City

II. The Structures

III. Dance Before the Mirrors

IV. Reflections

Cinderella Revisited: The Wicked Stepsisters

Command and communications

Shopping mall fixation

Her car

Eating habits

Logic

Astrology, mysticism, etc.

Drones

Plants and animals

Future prospects

Essay on Learning

Public School Reform

Introduction

Basic educational requirements for teachers in K-12

Teaching styles

Sequential information

School sessions

Drill

Standardized tests

Teaching the test

Self esteem and respect

Discipline

Special education (SPED)

Student assistants

Counselors

Teacher's salaries

What should be done?

Suggestions:

Why I Buy Japanese and Where is Wal-Mart When you Need It?

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Poetry and Other Musing

After Summer

And Who Shall Say?

Beauty

The Cowbear Song

I Had but Fifty Cents

Flower Girl

For My Lady, Gifts

Haiku

I Wonder Sometimes

In Those Years

Insanity

Invitation

Leave Taking

Looking at Colors

Looking Back

Millennia End

Moments in Life

My Land

Nancy

Northeast China in the Year of the Rat

Now Our Sons

On Touching You

Pouting Pretty Girl

Songs of An Old Man

The Factory

With Her Smile

world

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Adventure

Heritage

Andrew Corry — Utah Pioneer

In the beginning

A life of travel and adventure

Obituary

The Early Years

Fighting forest fires

To sail around the world

On to oceanography

Defeat On Popocatépetl

Introduction

The climb

Epilogue

Shipwrecked and Marooned

Prologue

The astrometric project

Getting underway

Preparations and logistics

Working on Isla Angel de la Guarda

Hurricane Katrina

Time out for repairs

Shipwrecked and marooned

Heat flow and deep sea drilling

Back to Baja

Smitty

Send in the Marines

Epilogue

Horseback Through Utah, Arizona, and Colorado

How we got started

Early days on the trail

On to the Kaibab Plateau and the Grand Canyon

Into the desert and through Monument Valley

On to Four Corners and Colorado

The San Juan Mountains

West Elk Wilderness and on to Aspen

The Sawatch Range

Gore and Park Ranges

Epilogue

Education and Career

The Solitario and a Master of Science degree

On to a doctorate and laccoliths

Consulting in oil shale

Manager of geophysical research at a Fortune 500 company

Tough times

Back to academia

Setting sail again

Ten Commandments

Separation of church and state

Which Ten Commandments?

Stopping discrimination

US Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

A Simple Act Of Heroism

Bilateral Total Knee Replacement Surgery And Aftercare

Prologue

Bilateral knee surgery

Aftercare

Costs

Lessons learned

Top

Curmudgeon's Corner

Quotes of Note

Quotes

Twelve things you should learn by age 40

Corry's aphorisms

Seven freedoms

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you in many religions

Government And Politics

Government

The rule of law

Politics

American Management

Overheard

Rules of the workplace

Things I learned working for corporate America

Project Guiding Principles

Seven Stages of a Project

Second Amendment

All rights reserved

Gun refresher course

Weinburger Doctrine

Rumsfeld's Rules by Donald Rumsfeld

Serving in the White House

Keeping your bearings in the White House

Doing the job in the White House

Serving in government

Politics, Congress, and the press

For the Secretary of Defense

On business

On life (and other things)

Murphy's Laws of Combat

Air Force

Infantry

Explosives

Navy

Things only a military mind can appreciate

How the military has changed — 1945 to 2005

Military rules by service

Quotes from Robert Heinlein

Quotes from Mark Twain

Science

Scientific quotes

Quotes from Albert Einstein

Interpreting scientific research literature

The use of statistics

Kelvin R. Throop's Dictionary of Politically Correct Usage

World Orders According to Two Cows

Corporations

Democracy

Ism's

Political parties

Religion

Social orders

Notes On Relations With Women

Marriage and sex

Proverbs

Why men can't win

Philosophical conundrum

Thirteen differences between men and women

Three stages of a relationship

Computers and Education

Education

Computers

Database administration

Top 12 things likely to be heard from Klingon programmers

Lawyers and Religion

Lawyers

Religion

Letters to the Clintons

It's not about sex

How not to use force as an extension of political power

Deja Vu all over again...(as Yogi Berra would say)

Duty, honor, and country

Hillary Clinton

Top

Résumé

Background and achievements

Publications

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