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This picture is of a Gampsonyx-fimbraiatus trilobite fossil. It was found in Wesela Bohemia. The fossil dates to Ordovician Period. Fossil displayed at Muséum National D'Historie Naturelle Jardin Des Plantes Paléontologie et Anatomie [...]
'The Earth time jigsaw puzzle; plot the moving continents, from the past to the future'.
Research has shown that pupils and other people can have great difficulty visualising the great lengths of geological time. This activity has been devised to [...]
Let's go with the Inuit hunters on this, shall we? Not leftie scientists who want to prop up carbon warming. The ice is fine, polar bears are fine, and now they are hunting humans, just for the fun of it.
But we know where this is [...]
Geology Fun Fact
Myth: there’s plenty of water to go around. Out of all the water on the Earth, 97.5% is salt water. This means it is not able to be consumed directly by humans. Of the remaining 2.5%, 70% of that is frozen in the icecaps, and [...]
In many places, like Montreal and the UK, basic physics is a Class One forbidden drug. But in Ontario, we can legalize physics, not the Aristotle kind, but Galileo. That means experimenting with sacred Aristotle assumptions.
For our Made in [...]
Geology Fun Fact
Question: Are fossil fuels actually made of dinosaurs? No! Despite the common misconception, most fossil fuels do not actually come from dinosaurs or fossils for that matter. Oil and natural gas formed mostly from bacteria that [...]
Greetings DMV AWG Members & Friends! Thank you to all of our volunteers for the October Field Trips! The budding geoscientists from 4 to 9 years old loved being able to ask questions to professional experienced geoscientists! Attached is … [...]
It’s been a couple years since I’ve visited and written about the Leona Quarry site. It continues to fill with houses. The plantings of local plant species are doing OK, though they’d be happier without the drought. Here’s an updated view [...]
Wooster, Ohio — The Department of Earth Sciences is pleased to announce that Petroleum Experts Limited recently donated ten licenses of their MOVE suite software package to be used for educational and training purposes. The MOVE suite, which has [...]
USGS is currently recruiting a Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellow for a project on Marine Geohazards of the Cascadia Subduction Zone, with three general areas of interest: the relationship of Quaternary sediment distribution and stratigraphy to seafloor [...]