Mary Anning goes home | Geological Society of London blog

Guest post by Tom Sharpe, FGS, geological historian and author of ‘The Fossil Woman A Life of Mary Anning’ (2020). Additional content provided by the Geological Society’s Library team. The Society’s portrait on display in the Mary Anning Comes Home exhibition at Lyme Regis Museum, May 2022 Dorset fossilist Mary Anning’s 223rd birthday was celebrated … Read more

Multiple landslides at Mibei village in Guangdong during heavy rainfall in 2019 – The Landslide Blog

Multiple landslides at Mibei village in Guangdong during heavy rainfall in 2019 Between 10 and 13 June 2019 a period of intense rainfall triggered multiple landslides in the vicinity of Mibei village in Longchuan County, Guangdong Province, China. Fortunately there were no reported fatalities. A paper just published in the journal Landslides (Feng et al. … Read more

Whitehorse escarpment, Yukon: a landslide caught on a monitoring camera – The Landslide Blog

Whitehorse escarpment, Yukon: a landslide caught on a monitoring camera The Whitehorse escarpment is a c.50 m high steep slope close to the city of Whitehorse in the Yukon, Canada. It is formed from glaciolacustrine sediments, consisting mainly of silts, gravels and clay. Since the 1940s at least this slope has been subject to significant … Read more

Fieldwork at Volcán Lastarria – Volcano Blog by Tom Pering

After 28 months of no fieldwork this trip to Chile couldn’t come fast enough. As a volcanologist, for me anyway, there is just something about getting out to a volcano which keeps the excitement for the subject alive. Coupled with a period of study leave the past few months have refreshed and revitalized my drive … Read more

Uncovering Global Dust-Climate Connections | Michigan Tech Research Blog

A new global weather station-based dataset developed at Michigan Technological University enables long-term, large-scale monitoring of the dust cycle. As wind shapes the surface of the Earth, it pulls dust from dry, exposed land surfaces into the atmosphere. Xin Xi, an assistant professor in the Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences at Michigan … Read more