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The impacts of climate change are being felt around the world, but the changes in the polar regions have been more pronounced. The world began to take notice to these changes when an ice shelf roughly the size of Rhode Island collapsed into the [...]
Darn, just as I'm getting ready to go to the Land of Big Tectonics. I've closed comments on everything, since I can't police them for terrorist codes.
Oh yeah, OK M4.3 strike slip. It shook out a whole bunch of little
This one has been the front page picture on my iPad ever since...
The next morning, James and I climbed the nearest dune peak.
The wind had done a good job of smoothing out all the footprints of the day before, and ours were the first [...]
You can see here our way to the South West Ocean Ridge... it is a long long way towards ... gabbros ... and MANTLE :)
All the team is now super excited and determined !
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Being on a volcano isn't too bad,at least if it isn't erupting. In Hawaii, I've even enjoyed being on an erupting volcano. "On" isn't too hard as a rule. You just drive or walk on it. Being over a volcano takes a little aerial technology, [...]
This picture is of a Schlotheimia angulata ammonite fossil at the Museo di Paleontologia at Sapienza University of Rome Italy. Creatures like this existed at the time of the early Jurassic Period (Lias). The fossil is probably from Germany.
The geoadvent countdown continues with more images from our recent 100 geosites photo competition…* Kimmeridge Bay falls within the ‘Industrial and Economic Importance’ category of our #100geosites list. This might seem strange at [...]
The JOIDES Resolution has left Sri Lanka and we are en route to the drill site!
The tug boats had us on our way out of the Sri Lanka port in no time.
Weather warning for Iceland on 07 and 08 December-2015. If you are a tourist and if you know a tourist in Iceland at the moment. Please follow the following advice given by the Iceland Met Office. After 15:00 … Continue reading
This picture is of an Ceratites nodosus (Brug.) ammonite fossil at the Museo di Paleontologia at Sapienza University of Rome Italy. Creatures like this existed at the time of the Triassic Period.
Image taken in June