Category Archives: geology

Highly Allochthonous’s 2013 adventures

With a few hours of the year to spare in our current time zone, here’s a quick look back at some of the places your Highly Allochthonous bloggers have found themselves in the last 12 months. We started the year … Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, geology, photos

Bedload Sediment Transport videos FTW

Today in Fluvial Processes, I’ll be talking about sediment transport. It’s one of those subjects that can easily get bogged down in lots and lots of math, but I prefer to start out with getting students to watch and describe … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geology, geomorphology, teaching

Scenic Saturday: our stripy oceans, explained 50 years ago today!

A slightly different Scenic Saturday this weekend, as we celebrate an important milestone in geological science: a look at the South Pacific through a geophysical lens. The colours on this map show fluctuations in the Earth’s magnetic field produced by … Continue reading

Categories: geology, palaeomagic, tectonics

Is your child experimenting with…geology?

Or: why should palaeontologists get all the subversive fun Continue reading

Categories: geology

The pulse of the Earth’s surface

On the Earth, matter is always in motion. We all learn about the water cycle at school – the fact that, thanks to energy from the sun, and the Earth’s surface being in a temperature range where water can exist … Continue reading

Categories: geology, links