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Up today are a couple of Brachiopod specimens that I collected recently from the Mahantango formation in central Pennsylvania. The first specimen is a mold of a flat valve with many thin, narrow radial ribs covering the surface. To me this looks [...]
I saw "Jurassic World" (Vincent's "Jurassic World review: not your father's de-extinction theme park" sums up my opinion of the movie: http://chasmosaurs.blogspot.com/2015/06/marcs-jurassic-world-review-not-your.html ) & took the "Jurassic World [...]
Today I have a guest post about my doctoral research on Bavarian bentonite on the Traveling Geologist blog!
Go take a look at their interesting and informative blog. It is host to a large collection of geologist's impressions.
Thanks a lot for [...]
Locandina del film "The Valley of Gwangi" (1969)
Un aspetto positivo di essere un paleontologo, è che si colgono piccole chicche di scienza anche dove a prima vista non dovrebbero essere. L'osservatore profano, di fronte alla locandina di questo [...]
Just a note to let everyone know that I will be teaching my new 1-day short course on Carbonate Essentials (CE) for the first time on June 15 at the China University of Petroleum in Qingdao. General outline: Geology Rock [...]
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Layer upon layer of sand, clay and silt, cemented together over time to form the sedimentary units of the Badlands National Park in South Dakota, USA. The sediments, delivered by rivers and streams that criss-crossed the landscape, accumulated over [...]
My apologies that I’ve been very quiet here on Georneys recently. My travel and work schedule were extremely hectic during the past month… plus I was working on a couple of scientific papers related to my PhD thesis research. [...]
The Megablock Complex: An example from the East African Rift Recognizing and interpreting seismite horizons (soft-sediment deformation generated by earthquakes) preserved in the sedimentary record is an underappreciated approach for paleoseismic [...]
The Kp index is currently at 8 and if that holds, we could see the Northern Lights over the northern half of the U.S. tonight. Europe should be seeing them now, but because we are at the solstice the light lingers at high latitudes until nearly [...]