Tag Archives: subduction

Monday dispatches from GSA: Vancouver

The arrival of the long-threatened rain did not dampen lots of cool science.. Continue reading

Categories: academic life, conferences, geomorphology

Sunday dispatches from GSA: Vancouver

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Categories: academic life, by Anne, conferences, earthquakes, geology

A week of big earthquakes in Iran

Squashed and squeezed between the Eurasian continent to the north and the northward-moving Arabian plate to the south, it is no surprise that Iran is a seismically active country, and in the past week it has been living up to … Continue reading

Categories: earthquakes, focal mechanisms, tectonics

AGU Dispatches: Superchrons and subduction

I started the day with my paleomagician’s hat on, sitting in on a session looking at the long term behaviour of the Earth’s dynamo. Changes in the strength and reversal frequency of the Earth’s magnetic field give a unique insight … Continue reading

Categories: conferences, palaeomagic, tectonics

Expanding Earth “Philosophy”: Fail

Or should that be FAIL?
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Categories: antiscience, general science, geology, tectonics