Episode 250 – “Pretty Radioactive Down There”

This week we delve into the hot world of radiometric methods in geophysics. Find out how gamma rays help us find natural resources and why radioactive materials are concentrated in certain formations.

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Episode 249 – “Herzprung-Russell”

This week up look upward to the stars! Learn about stellar classification and how it is important to a geologist!

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Episode 248 – “Palinspastic”

This week we get palinspastic! Find out how geologists can “unfold” time and reconstruct what past landscapes looked like from a geologic cross-section!

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Episode 247 – “Mind Blown”

What’s it like to be told you need to teach field geology online? This week we talk about distance learning in higher-ed.

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Episode 246 – “Zone of suspended water” ABCs Part 2

It’s time to finish our ABC’s! Also we discuss things of a fecal culinary nature on Fun Paper Friday!

N – Neap tide

O – Ophiolite

P – Placer Deposit

Q – Quadrangle

R – Rating Curve

S – Seamount

T – Tidewater Glacier

U – Unconformity

V – Varve

W – Womble Shale

X – Xyloid Coal

Y-Yazoo Stream

Z – Zone of Aeration

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Episode 245 – “Floppy Clay-stone” ABCs Part 1

This week we learn the ABC’s again! It’s time for another geology ABC’s series with some great new words to learn. Join us for part one of this two part series.

A-Astrobleme

B – Bolide

C-Chalcedony

D – Deccan Traps

E-Esker

F – Fracture Toughness

G-Guyot

H – Halite

I-Indurated

J – Jökulhlaup

K-Karst

L – Laccolith

M-Molybdenite

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Episode 244 – “Stress, Strain, What’s the Difference?”

This week we talk about stress, strain, and how they are different!

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Episode 243 – “I want four awesome seasons”

This week we interview Dr. Eric Kelsey about winter precipitation and his ventures into open-source hardware!

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Episode 242 – “I’m a taxi driver for my students” Dr. Alison Nugent

This week Dr.Alison Nugent joins us to talk about giant cloud condensation nuclei and life as an assistant professor of atmospheric science in Hawaii.

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Episode 241 – “This circle is full of paleomagnetists”

This week we talk about rain, freezing rain, sleet, and snow in the follow up to the winter storm that hit the plains this week. Why do these occur? Find out!

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