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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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Snake River Car Wrap – KeaPOD 35

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Now THAT’s a Bus Ride to Work

I’ve been following this blog for a long time, and one of the things I like most about it is the dramatic landscape photography. Looking for Detachment is written by a professional exploration geologist who works somewhere near Hwy 8A in … Continue reading

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USGS Geologic Time Spiral

The U.S. Geological Survey offers a treasure-trove of interesting and educational posters, maps, books, and images. Some are for sale in the USGS store and others are “fair use.” This incredible artist’s rendering (designed by Joseph Graham, William Newman, and … Continue reading

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Neato Person Profile 2: Stephen T. Johnston

Who are you? I am the son of immigrant parents: My mother was born in Dublin, Ireland, but moved as a young child to southern England. My father was born and raised in central Scotland. My dad immigrated to Canada … Continue reading

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