Triple Point

Recognizing Biases that Affect Women Geoscientists in the Workplace

By | April, 2015

Download Article (PDF) Women are underrepresented in the geosciences (  Many different factors affect a woman’s ability to continue and succeed in science. These include a lack of senior women role models; the need for people in partnerships to decide whose career to follow and then to obtain satisfying long-term jobs; inescapable career interruptions for…

Read More

Archived Triple Point (PDF)


2015 Issues -- Volume 11

April 2015

P. L. King, A. Edwards, and N. J. Abram

"Recognizing Biases That Affect Women Geoscientists in the Workplace"


2014 Issues -- Volume 10

October 2014

Kevin Murphy

"Of Politics, Science and Learned Societies"

2013 Issues -- Volume 9

June 2013

Art Montana

"Color Blind"

2012 Issues -- Volume 8

February 2012

Paul Schroeder

"Bold New Graphics and Mineralogy"

April 2012

Sarah Penniston-Dorland

"Patching the Leaky Faculty Pipeline"

June 2012

Allison Macfarlane

"Fukushima Lessons: Disconnect between Geology and Nuclear Engineering"

August 2012

Robert Bodnar and Bruce Yardley

"Selling our Science (But Not at All Costs)"

October 2012

Peter Heaney

"A Sabbatical Project"

2011 Issues -- Volume 7

February 2011

Bruce Yardley, Bastian Joachim, and Steeve Bonneville

"Planning Your Career -- A Work in Progress"

April 2011

Rodney Ewing

"Beyond Triage at Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station"

June 2011

Bruce Yardley

"Whose Paper is it Anyway?"

October 2011

Bruce Yardley

"When Accessories are Essentials"

December 2011

Chen Zhu

"The Globalization of Chinese Science: A Threat or an Opportunity?"

2010 Issues -- Volume 6

February 2010

Bruce Yardley

"Do We Need More Applications of Geochemistry?"

April 2010

Marty Goldhaber

"Fostering Integrated Science"

June 2010

Bruce Yardley

"Is This Profound and Significant?"

August 2010

Clive Oppenheimer

"We Told You So! Reflections on the ‘Ashpocalypse’"

December 2010

Marty Goldhaber

"It's Not Just About Climate Change -- What About Soils?"

2009 Issues -- Volume 5

February 2009

Rod Ewing

"Lost in Translation"

April 2009

Sam Mukasa

"Underrepresentation of Women and Minority Awardees in Geoscience Societies"

June 2009

Mickey Gunter

"Asbestos Sans Mineralogy"

August 2009

Rod Ewing

"Is Geochemistry Important?"

October 2009

Gregory Meeker

"Asbestos Sans Mineralogy? A View From A Different Hilltop"

with Mickey Gunter's response

December 2009

Rod Ewing

"Elements' Fifth Anniversary"

2008 Issues -- Volume 4

February 2008

Rod Ewing

"The Future of Elements?"

April 2008

Rodney Ewing

"Will Next Year Be Better?"

June 2008

Roger A. Pielke Jr.

"Scientists and the Next President of the United States"

August 2008

Rodney C. Ewing

"Museums are not Attics"

October 2008

Timothy L. Killeen and Teofilo Abrajano

"Understanding the Triple Point"

December 2008

Rod Ewing

"Et Alii?

2007 Issues -- Volume 3

February 2007

Peter J. Heaney

"Mineralogy and The Composition of an American Science"

April 2007

Peter J. Heaney

"Caught in the Web of Virtual Education"

June 2007

Don L. Anderson

"Looking Glass Worlds"

August 2007

Peter J. Heaney

"What's Your h-Index?"

October 2007

Peter J. Heaney

"The Extinction of Geology"

2006 Issues -- Volume 2

February 2006

Margaret S. Leinen

"Future Directions in Geochemistry and Mineralogy: A View from the National Science Foundation"

April 2006

Peter J. Heaney

"Reflections on Bragg's Law"

June 2006

Sorena Sorensen

"Congratulations from the Common Reader"

August 2006

Dan Kile

"Polarized Light Microscopy in Geoscience Education: Relevant or Obsolete?"

October 2006

Peter J. Heaney

"Grace Under Pressure: A Challenge to the Modern Reviewer"

December 2006

Peter J. Heaney

"Sorry, Levi, But Thanks for the Memories: An Elegy for a Historic Mineral Collection"

2005 Issues -- Volume 1

January 2005

Peter Heaney

"Triple Point"

March 2005

Peter J. Heaney

"Science Societies and the Democratic Process"

June 2005

Peter J. Heaney

"Voices from our Past"

September 2005

Peter J. Heaney

"Searching for Diversity"

December 2005

Scott A. Wood and Mickey E. Gunter

"Making of Meeting of Minds: Reflections on the Organization of the 2005 Goldschmidt Conference