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Ask-A-Geologist: a Virtual Help Desk
Entry ID: 01-virtual_help-Geol-99

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Summary
Abstract: Ask-A-Geologist is an online virtual help desk designed to provide answers to geologically based questions. Submitted questions are answered by one of several USGS employees, retirees, and contractors who to participate in the project. The participating scientists have varying degrees of experience and include such titles as geologist, hydrologist, cartographer, and technician. Questions are ... View entire text
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Description: Science Challenge Questions and Answersby Carol Lawson and Mary Ellen Lazarus
Open File Report Number: 98-507-A.

A collection of 196 questions and answers addressing Earth and Planetary
Science topics. Questions cover science disciplines such as volcanoes,
earthquakes, hydrology, biology, minerals and cartography. It is intended for
general audiences.
Service Citation
Originators: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Title: Ask-A-Geologist
Release_Date: 1994-10-01
Provider: USGS
URL: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/ask-a-geologist/
Service Keywords
REFERENCE AND INFORMATION SERVICES >DIGITAL/VIRTUAL REFERENCE DESKS >ASK-A GEOLOGIST Parameter Definition

Use Constraints Users are encouraged to include a return e-mail address in the
body of their message. Ask-A-Geologist scientists cannot answer
student test question or provide reports. Personal location and
financial questions are also not answered. You should receive a
reply in a few days -- but we can't reply to every message. We
answer about 45% of incoming messages.

Answers are not official policy of the USGS or the United States
Government, are not reviewed or guarenteed for correctness or
consistency. Questions requiring official answers should not be
sent to Ask-A-Geologist.
Ancillary Keywords
Volcanoes
Earthquakes
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Service Provider
DOI/USGS/CMG/WRCMG > Western Region CMG, Coastal and Marine Geology, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: REX SANDERS
Phone: (831) 427-4755
Fax: (831) 427-4748
Email: rsanders at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS Pacific Science Center
400 Natural Bridges Drive
City: Santa Cruz
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 95060
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: electronic
Distribution_Format: html
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 1999-12-08
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-01-10
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