Category Archives: basics

Is the Earth’s magnetic field about to flip?

No-one knows – but I wouldn’t hold your breath
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Categories: basics, geology, geophysics, palaeomagic, paper reviews

More thoughts on illustrating geological time

What is the best way to plot the timescale? Mine, obviously…
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Categories: basics, deep time, geology

How to stop worrying and love your mapping project

Some tips for effective field mapping
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Categories: basics, fieldwork, geology

Active, dormant, and extinct volcanoes

How do you know your if friendly neighbourhood volcano is dead, or merely dozing?
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Categories: basics, geohazards, geology, volcanoes

Where the Earth’s magnetic field comes from

How modelling the Geodynamo is both hard – and strangely easy…
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Categories: basics, geology, geophysics, palaeomagic, paper reviews