Tags » Geology

The Reign of Strain Isn't Very Plain

Having just remembered the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake brings to mind Harry Fielding Reid’s model of elastic rebound for earthquakes developed from observations of that 1906 quake. 1,147 more words


Proud mentor moment!

This Wednesday, my undergraduate researcher presented her first poster, covering her preliminary results for her work on seasonality in nutrient cycling of a Michigan wetland. After the symposium, she let me know that she won an award for her poster and presentation! 30 more words

Grad School

Sun, sea and Sediment Sampling II: 1000 meters of mud

Brooke Johnson, with help from, and apologies to, Dr Rosalie Tostevin

Day 3 – Feeling more refreshed from our journey to the southern hemisphere, we set out to the NTGS core facility in Winnellie, just outside Darwin. 1,269 more words

Dynamic Earth

My Weekend Trip to Jasper

On March 23rd my friends and I embarked on our road trip to Jasper National Park. For a party of five we stayed at the Overlander Mountain Lodge in a lovely Chalet for two nights. 477 more words

The Castle of Lake Van and the Land of Ararat

Photo: Tateos Nihogosia

For some time now, I’ve been pondering about the civilization called Urartu, which – according to classical archeology – was for about 300 years a kingdom (after the collapse of the Hittite empire) and was later destroyed by the Meds. 544 more words


Hiking The Narrows, Zion National Park, Utah

Hiking through a river in a deep gorge / slot canyon in Zion National Park, Utah? Go on then….

We hiked four miles upstream in the Virgin River as part of the famous ‘The Narrows’ hike. 315 more words


Hello friends!

I KNOW.  Climate Change doesn’t really grab your attention as something you want to hear more about. BUT I hope you give me a chance :) 436 more words

Climate Change