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<![endif]-->Dr. Jon Spencer, Chief Geologist at AZGS, and head of the geological mapping program, retired on Friday after 33 years with the Survey. We had an informal luncheon honoring Jon, with a [...]
Ryan Taylor captured on video a rock and ice avalanche event on the flanks of Mount Cook in New
When Tina Petway, Associate Curator of Malacology, retired as a schoolteacher in 1999, she finally embarked on fulfilling her dream since she was 12 years old. Growing up, Petway was frustrated by the lack of resources for young women interested [...]
In the last few days an interesting landslide has developed in Vasquez Canyon in California, destroying a
I've been leading geology field studies trips to lots of places in the American West for 27 years and started to take digital pictures in 2001. I sometimes struggle to find new things to photograph when I visit a place for the 27th time, but [...]
If you spent several years at a large university with foreign students, or more than a few nights outside of North America (riding a tour bus with friends and neighbors does not count), then chances are the last couple of weeks have been very [...]
This brachiopod fossil is known as Burmirhynchia (Hopkinsirhynchia) elegantula (Deslongschamps). It was found in Quarry de L'Echo, Thin-le-Moutier, Ardennes, France. It dates to the Middle Jurassic Period (Upper Bathonien).
Thanks to Clive [...]
The “flowers” in this bedraggled bouquet are from a plant that was blooming in my yard just a few weeks ago ... in early November at 7000 feet elevation in Laramie, Wyoming! That’s how unusually-mild this fall has been. I cut the [...]
Comment étudier l'histoire de la mousson et sa relation trouble avec l'Himalaya?
We published a new study dealing with paleoseismological work on the Milesi Fault near Athens, Greece. A slip rate was estimated based on GIS work, mapping, and trenching. Four surface-rupturing earthquakes in the last 4-6 ka were found, and we [...]