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My friend John Jamieson, who is now a prof in the geology department at Memorial University in Newfoundland and Canada Research Chair in marine geology and is also a former GeoSphere guest poster is...
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I can't find very much info on the corals that are found within the Bois D'Arc formation so I have been comparing what I found with similar examples from the Kalkberg formation of New York which is of equivalent age. I found numerous examples of a [...]
This is the April edition of my paper round-up. Today I recommend papers on high-resolution topography data, fault mechanics, earthquake environmental/archaeological effects (liquefaction, rotated objects, landslides), Quaternary dating, a fault [...]
Conferences are an important part of the world of science and technology. We get to publish preliminary results and bounce them off of our colleagues (or sometimes strongest competitors). It’s time for networking and also helps to take a break [...]
A small earthquake, magnitude 2.0 hit in the midst of the active faults of the Intermountain Seismic Belt at 4:28 a.m. Friday morning, just south of the Utah border. This does not appear to be related to the earthquake swarm of the past couple of [...]
So this thing happened yesterday. California, despite near-normal amounts of precipitation this year, is still in the grip of a long-term drought. The first part of March was wet, but for the last three weeks the rain ceased entirely, like someone [...]
We continue our journey through the USGS database full of delicious Mount St. Helens photos. Today, I have a fine selection spanning before, during, and after the May 18 1980 eruption. Enjoy!
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Attending #EGU16? Come along to one of the events in the image above to find out more about our work, and the role of geoscience in global development frameworks! Not attending EGU16? We’ll be posting slides/poster downloads from all GfGD [...]
Conferences are an important part of the world of science and technology. We get to publish preliminary results and bounce them off of our colleagues (or sometimes strongest competitors). It’s time for networking […]
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A great many dreams lie broken in the rock and gravel expanses of Death Valley National Park. The California Gold Rush had brought hundreds of thousands of people to the state in the 1850s, and though few of them ever actually became rich, there was [...]