Category Archives: geology

A cross-section through the Earth

One of the first things I do in my introductory geology class is talk about the structure of the Earth. Knowing the names, composition and physical properties of the different layers is an important foundation for the rest of the … Continue reading

Categories: basics, geology, geophysics, planets, teaching

Happy 100th Birthday, National Park Service!

As the US National Park Service celebrates its Centennial this year, we thought we’d celebrate with it by sharing some of our favorite photos from the national parks we have visited in the era of digital photography. Congaree National Park … Continue reading

Categories: geology, photos

A Highly Allochthonous Advent Calendar

Snapshots of what we’ve been working on in 2015 – updated daily until Christmas! Continue reading

Categories: geology

Stuff we linked to on Twitter last week

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Categories: geology

One year ago yesterday: volcanoes and fossils and elephant seals, oh my!

Our last day in Antarctica was filled with a few of my favorite things, and I wished at our last two stops, as I had at many, that we had lots more time to explore and soak in the scenic … Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, by Anne, fossils, geology, ice and glaciers, outcrops, volcanoes