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What Is Geology?

What Is Geology? Geology is an earth science concerned with the solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which...

Stalagmites store paleoclimate data

The North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) is the dominant atmospheric pressure mode over the North Atlantic that plays a significant role in determining the winter...

Tibet sediments reveal climate patterns from late Miocene, 6 million years...

The Tibetan Plateau in China experiences the strongest monsoon system on Earth, with powerful winds -- and accompanying intense rains in the summer months...

Granites could solve riddle of pinpointing metals crucial for low carbon...

The composition of vast swathes of granite found underneath much of the South West peninsula of Britain could offer a vital clue to where...

Massive, computer-analyzed geological database reveals chemistry of ancient ocean

A study that used a new digital library and machine reading system to suck the factual marrow from millions of geologic publications dating back...

More than 100 years of flooding and erosion in one event

Sara Rathburn of Colorado State University and colleagues have developed an integrated sediment, wood, and organic carbon budget for North St. Vrain Creek in...

Geothermal gradient

Geothermal gradient is the rate of increasing temperature with respect to increasing depth in the Earth's interior. Away from tectonic plate boundaries, it is...

Rocks that tell our industrial history

Researchers in the UPV/EHU's Department of Analytical Chemistry have published a study in which they analyse cemented sand formations that contain industrial waste produced...

Types of Rocks

Geologists classify rocks into three major groups: igneous rock, sedimentary rock, and metamorphic rock. Metamorphic Rock forms from other rocks that are changed by...

Study shows how river channels adjust to large sediment supplies

The seemingly simple question of what governs the shapes of river channels has been a longstanding challenge for geologists and civil engineers. A new...

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