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January 2014 Geology: Volcanic Lightning?

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Neato Rocks — Garry Hayes’ Geotripper Blog

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No, That’s Not Smoke – It’s a Superneato LiDAR Image

This is a screenshot from a 15 April 2013 The Oregonian article, which notes that “This imagery was featured in the North American Cartographic Information Society’s first Atlas of Design.” This superneato LiDAR (see caption for more information) image shows … Continue reading

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Evolving Earth – Great Animated GIF

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GSA Today Geologic Past Series

As managing editor for The Geological Society of America’s (GSA) science & information magazine, GSA Today, I develop and write “filler” articles to work in around the science and news as needed. Most (if not all) magazines are built in blocks … Continue reading

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Neato Geology Video from GeoCastAway

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Blog Pick of the Day -5- Through the Sandglass

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Blog Pick of the Day – EGU’s Imaggeo Monday

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She Sells Seashells: Paleontologist Mary Anning

I first saw this painting of Mary Anning in a 29 July Wooster Geologists blog post. According to post writer Mark Wilson, Mary Anning (1799–1847) — “one of the most famous paleontologists of the 19th Century” — is credited with having … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Star Trek and Geology

I recently read a post on the Georneys blog about “The Geology of Star Trek: The Next Generation Episode ‘Chain of Command, Part I’” (19 July 2012). The author, Evelyn Mervine, notes that she wishes she could be a geologist on Star Trek. … Continue reading

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