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This Physical Geology course is designed to give you an understanding of how the Earth works. Topics that we will discuss include what causes earthquakes, how old is the Earth and how we know this, how has the Earth evolved into the world that we see, and the nature, limitations, and benefits associated with extracting natural resources, such as petroleum
Central Washington University's Nick Zentner shares stories from the Pacific Northwest.
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This Physical Geology course is designed to give you an understanding of how the Earth works. Topics that we will discuss include: what causes earthquakes, how old is the Earth and how we know this, how has the Earth evolved into the world that we see, and the nature, limitations, and benefits associated with extracting natural resources, such as petroleum. Most of the lectures are in the Lecture (audio) playlist below. Most of the files have been edited to eliminate long pauses that occur w ...
Interested in Geology? Unable to make it to the Lecture Series put on by the W&M Geology Department? Well, you came to the right place! In a co-operative agreement between the PNWM and the W&M Geology Department, all of the Lectures from the Geology Lecture Series will be put up in this Podcast, as long as the speaker allows!
Nick uses sedimentary units to document Siletzia accretion.โดย Nick Zentner
The Flannelcasters talk about what causes lahars and the dangers associated with these volcanic-related events. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
This week the Flannelcasters talk about Siletzia and some U.S. Pacific Northwest tectonics. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
Nick reports on a memorable day at Steamboat Rock.โดย Nick Zentner
The Flannelcasters talk about extraterrestrial plutonium in the ocean, Darwin’s Arch in the Galapagos Islands falling down, and ghost forests releasing greenhouse gasses. Links: Extraterrestrial Plutonium Atoms Turn Up on Ocean Bottom Galapagos rock formation Darwin's Arch has collapsed ‘Tree Farts’ Increase Carbon Emissions in Ghost Forests Podcas…
The Flannelcasters talk about chert - it’s uses, how it’s made, and where it forms. Also, they talk about why diatoms are so important to life on Earth. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
The Flannelcasters talk about Banded Iron Formations. These rocks are super old, no longer are formed on Earth, and record the appearance of abundant oxygen. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
Nick shares new work on an old Hot Spot.โดย Nick Zentner
The Flannelcasters talk about the snowball Earth hypothesis, where the Earth froze over several times at the end of Precambrian time. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
Nick shares new work on the earliest Columbia River Basalts.โดย Nick Zentner
The Flannelcasters talk about Harry Hess and the origin of the theory plate tectonics. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
The Flannelcasters talk about Alfred Wegner, the man who proposed the continental drift hypothesis, which eventually paved the way for the theory of plate tectonics. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
This is part two of two in the Appalachian Mountains series. The Flannelcasters cover the Alleghanian Orogeny and the erosion of the Appalachians. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
In this first of two part series, the Flannelcasters cover the geologic history of the Appalachian Mountains from the Grenville to Acadian Orogeny. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
Kelly Blake returns to discuss the role of women in geology. Links: Women in Geothermal Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
The Flannelcasters talk about the origin of life; how, when, and where life most likely started. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
The Flannelcasters talk about a possible ocean in early Earth history that covered the globe, newly discovered ways that humans are affecting relative sea-level rise, and how the oldest meteorite ever discovered is pretty unique. Links: Ancient Earth Really Was a Serene Water World, New Evidence Confirms Sea-Level Rise Affects Coastal Areas 4 Times…
Mt. Sinabung in Indonesia erupted this week. The Flannelcasters devoted the entire episode to talking about Indonesia’s volcanoes. They also talk about Saudi Arabian oil and the Richter scale. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
Matt Sophy is a geologist working in the geothermal energy field in New Zealand. He talks with the Flannelcasters about the geology of New Zealand. Links: New Zealand Geology: An Illustrated Guide Soil liquefaction Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
Nick dwells on magmas near ocean trenches.โดย Nick Zentner
The Flannelcasters talk about the recent winter storm in Texas, it’s effects on the power grid, and how it relates to weather and climate change. Links: Texplainer: Why does Texas have its own power grid? Texas largely relies on natural gas for power. It wasn’t ready for the extreme cold. No, frozen wind turbines aren’t the main culprit for Texas’ …
Nick talks large igneous provinces.โดย Nick Zentner
Nick looks at evidence that supports moving plutons.โดย Nick Zentner
This week the Flannelcasters cover to topic of sandstone - what they are, how they form, and the different types. Links Mentioned in the Podcast: Glacier Bursts in India, Leaving More Than 100 Missing in Floods The Blood Harvest - Each year, half a million horseshoe crabs are captured and bled alive to create an unparalleled biomedical technology. …
Nick talks plutons in Canada, USA, & Mexico.โดย Nick Zentner
The Flannelcasters talk about how glaciers form and geologic features that are caused by glaciers. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
Nick talks Nanaimo like a boss.โดย Nick Zentner
Nick looks at important bedrock near Wenatchee.โดย Nick Zentner
This is the 3rd and final episode of our coal trilogy. The Flannelcasters talk about coal gas, acid mine drainage, and the town of Centralia. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
Nick visits the rugged core of the North Cascades.โดย Nick Zentner
In part 2 of our coal mini-series, we explain the concept of clean coal, emissions from burning coal, and how byproducts of burning coal can be reused. Links: What ‘Clean Coal’ Is — and Isn’t Everything You Need to Know About Clean Coal What is clean coal technology? Synthetic Gypsum Podcast Episodes RSS…
This is the first of a two part series discussing coal. In Part 1, we talk about how coal forms, how it is mined, and how it is used. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
The Flannelcasters discuss everything you ever wanted to know about rivers - what they are, how they work, what controls their velocity, and the top 10 biggest rivers in the world. Podcast Episodes RSSโดย The Geology Flannelcast
In the first class meeting, Dr. Ghazali (and Dyana, GA) go over the course overview, requirements, expectations, and Canvas layout.
Nick tackles Mount Stuart north of Ellensburg.โดย Nick Zentner
The Flannelcasters talk about how the early Earth was so warm while the early sun was colder than today, tsunamis in Israel and Alaska, and early humans controlling fire. Links: Chance played a role in determining whether Earth stayed habitable Croatia Earthquake Video Evidence for a massive paleo-tsunami at ancient Tel Dor, Israel 1958 Lituya Bay,…
Nick crosses the Straight Creek Fault.โดย Nick Zentner
Nick visits Washington's San Juan Islands.โดย Nick Zentner
The Flannelcasters talk about a new study suggesting that early humans may have hibernated, another study that pushes back the date when early humans arrived in North America, how methane releases in the Arctic Ocean are affected by tides, and salt mines in Louisiana. Links: 1 miner dead, 1 still missing after roof collapse at Cargill salt mine in …
This week the boys talk about a meteorite that is older than our solar system, a new official elevation of Mt. Everest, and an announcement about aliens. Links: 10 awesome science discoveries you may have missed in 2020 Mount Everest Has Officially Grown Taller in 2020 Former Israeli space security chief says extraterrestrials exist, and Trump know…
In this installment of the Geology Flannelcast, the guys talk about the discovery of a new mineral in a volcanic setting, erosion and uplift in the Alps, and how the early continents formed. Links: Huge Puerto Rico radio telescope, already damaged, collapses Video of Arecibo collapsing The Swiss Alps continue to rise: Evidence from cosmic rays show…
Nick features exciting new work by Karin Sigloch.โดย Nick Zentner