Don't Panic Geocast

It's not an exact science.

About the show

John Leeman and Shannon Dulin discuss geoscience and technology weekly for your enjoyment! Features include guests, fun paper Friday selections, product reviews, and banter about recent developments. Shannon is a field geologist who tolerates technology and John is a self-proclaimed nerd that tolerates geologists.

Episodes

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    Episode 233 - "I'm out - I took linear algebra" Stereonets

    December 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 4 mins

    This week we talk about the dreaded stereonet and why it's useful and somewhat... odd. Fun Paper Friday What's the best way to make a uniform crepe or pancake? Find out with just a bit of math! Contact us: Show show@dontpanicgeocast.com ...

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    Episode 232 - "Mostly we went camping"

    November 22nd, 2019  |  52 mins 48 secs

    This week we talk about how YOU can contribute to science with citizen science efforts and what it takes to make a successful citizen science project. Fun Paper Friday Contact us: Show show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman Shannon...

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    Episode 231 - "Prison Tools" Dr. Matt Hall

    November 17th, 2019  |  1 hr 7 mins

    This week Matt Hall of joins John to talk about teaching Python, the ways scientists get around learning programming, and how to help them learn these tools! Contact us: Show show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman Shannon Dulin

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    Episode 230 - "Fire Triforce" Wildfires

    November 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min

    This week we talk about fire weather and wildfires! It's a hot topic. We also visit a somewhat Halloween appropriate fun paper from the Journal of Experimental Biology. Fun Paper Friday It's Halloween Fun Paper Time! Hands, guitar tuners,...

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    Episode 229 - "Wooden Dowel Budget" Dr. Jeffrey Wagman

    October 25th, 2019  |  1 hr 2 mins

    This week we talk to Dr. Jeffrey Wagman about experimental psychology, perception, and what it takes to write a "Fun Paper" worthy paper! Fun Paper Friday This week we discuss knights in shining armor! Contact us: Show ...

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    Episode 228 - "The other answer to everything"

    October 18th, 2019  |  44 mins 35 secs

    This week we wrap up our discussion of how plate tectonics can influence climate, then discuss zebra stripes on a fascinating fun paper Friday! Fun Paper Friday Contact us: Show show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman Shannon Dulin  

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    Episode 227 - "I'm going to need to see those carbon receipts"

    October 13th, 2019  |  47 mins 56 secs

    This week we chat about how tectonics can influence the climate and the many ways in which this happens. Fun Paper Friday Here's egg in your eye! Find out about the severity of ocular injuries from thrown eggs! Contact us: Show ...

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    Episode 226 - "Crick is the Correct Pronunciation"

    October 4th, 2019  |  51 mins 53 secs

    This week we talk about how rivers work. Rivers are all around - on the surface, underground, even under glaciers and upside-down! Fun Paper Friday Contact us: Show show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman Shannon Dulin  

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    Episode 225 - "chickens.F90"

    September 29th, 2019  |  49 mins 52 secs

    Shannon is back from GSA, John is back from London and we talk about teaching revelations, new things happening in magnetics, and learning programming on this catch-up themed episode! Fun Paper Friday Dandelion seeds breaking new group in fluid...

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    Episode 224 - "Reading the stick to 16 decimal places"

    September 20th, 2019  |  43 mins 17 secs

    This week we talk about the age of the Earth and how we think we know it! Fun Paper Friday This week we revisit the perceived weight of things... it's heavy! Contact us: Show show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman Shannon Dulin  

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    Episode 223 - "Elf Shoe of Rain"

    September 6th, 2019  |  41 mins 25 secs

    This week we talk about the opposite of convection - microbursts! Learn how air accelerates downward to cause tornado like destruction and aircraft accidents on this week's show! Fun Paper Friday Think birds are scary? Wait till you see this...

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    Episode 222 - "Be fancy and call it an outflow boundary"

    September 2nd, 2019  |  52 mins 9 secs

    This week the crew discusses thunderstorms - where they come from and how they are actually really similar to some geological processes. Fun Paper Friday What makes a good pizza? Physics to the rescue! Contact us: Show ...

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    Episode 221 - "I don't think like that" Plotting

    August 23rd, 2019  |  43 mins 15 secs

    This week we talk about plotting and how we think (or don't) in graphs and charts. Fun Paper Friday It's the weekend - do you know what your doctor is doing? Contact us: Show show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman Shannon Dulin  

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    Episode 220 - "In the Cow Case"

    August 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 26 mins

    Eric Brunning () returns to talk about doing science in the field in this crossover episode with the !  Eric on Embedded:  Eric on our show: . Fun Paper Friday The paper was by Erik D. Demaine, Martin L. Demaine and Duks Koschitz....

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    Episode 219 - "Like the seabreeze"

    August 2nd, 2019  |  38 mins 54 secs

    This week we talk about the summer monsoon, humidity, and magnetic potbelly sculptures. Fun Paper Friday Contact us: Show show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman Shannon Dulin  

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    Episode 218 - "Terror Bird Flu"

    July 25th, 2019  |  27 mins 22 secs

    This week we're terrified... of giant ancient birds! Fun Paper Friday Hemlock poisoning in modern day? Contact us: Show show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman Shannon Dulin