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Projects we support: Aeolian islands

Beautiful, picturesque, paradise.

The Aeolian islands, an archipelago north of Sicily, are home to some of the world’s most stunning landscapes. With their secluded black-sand beaches against a postcard backdrop of volcanoes and lush vegetation, it is no wonder the islands attract hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. 129 more words

Charity

The Harsh, Yet Awe-Inspiring Aeolian Landscape

“Aeolian” sounds like the name of a distant solar system from a Star Wars movie, doesn’t it? Alas, it is a real word, one used to describe the geological influences formed by wind. 356 more words

Editorial

Large aeolian ripples on Mars

Post contributed by Dr. Ryan C. Ewing, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University

Ripples cover the surfaces of sand dunes on Earth and Mars. 728 more words

Mars

Aeolian Exhibition

I was asked by the great people involved with the Aeolian Hall in Carlton to be part of the interviews for this lovely documentary that is part of the Aeolian Exhibition which is at the Immigration Museum currently. 94 more words

Santospirito

Dust!

Saharan dust reaching the UK gets in the news quite regularly, usually unfavourably in connection with pollution events. Desert dust is one of several types of minute particles, called aerosols, that are emitted into the atmosphere including salt, carbon and volcanic ash. 2,418 more words

Hazards

My little sister got married!

Last weekend I had the supreme honor of standing next to my little sister as she married the love of her life!  I also had the pleasure, this winter, of knitting her a shawl fit for her gorgeous wedding. 399 more words

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