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Cortez Island Geology

Cortez Island Geology with Mike Moore and the Misty Isles
by Tom Koleszar
26 July 2014

Twelve naturalists, led by our own Barbara Sherriff, boarded the… 390 more words

Field Trip Reports

A Glimpse in to the Rise of the Mongolian Gobi Altai

The Gobi is the great desert that extends along southern Mongolia and northern China. Its northern extent is marked by a series of mountain ranges called the Gobi Altai (Altai means ‘golden’). 945 more words


from astrobio.net: "Early Earth less hellish than previously thought"

Astrobiology Magazine
Source: Vanderbilt University

Sep. 15, 2014
David Salisbury

Conditions on Earth for the first 500 million years after it formed may have been surprisingly similar to the present day, complete with oceans, continents and active crustal plates. 838 more words

Basic Research

Storms River Mouth suspension bridge...

I’d heard all about this bridge, and was certain I couldn’t walk over it. I’m scared of heights.

I wasn’t always scared of heights – I climbed trees as a lightie – then one day, walking along the top of a tall wall – I was attacked by vertigo and I’ve never recovered. 204 more words


Iceland: Thingvellir National Park

Iceland is perched on the northern portion of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR). In the North Atlantic the MAR separates the North American Plate and the Eurasian Plate ( 116 more words


Granite Calligraphy

I never get tired of being impressed and surprised by my friends.  My friend and former colleague Kyle Browne is an environmental artist, and has been remarkably busy this summer, with artist residencies, a piece from which is appearing in PEM’s Art & Nature Center show opening next week, … 157 more words