Interpreting the Ancient Earth

Practical and philosophical ways earth scientists interpret ancient environments, climates, oceans, volcanoes, fossils, earth events

 

How Geologists Interpret Ancient Environments #1. Getting started

How Geologists Interpret Ancient Environments #2. Ruffles and Desiccation

How Geologists Interpret Ancient Environments #3. A Philosophical Interlude

How Geologists Interpret Ancient Environments #4. Someone passed by this way – Tracks, trails, impressions and foot prints

How Geologists Interpret Ancient Environments #5. Sand to Stone = Sandstone; A remarkable Transformation

How Geologists Interpret Ancient Environments #6. When Time Goes Missing

How Geologists Interpret Ancient Environment. #7 Budget Surpluses and Budget Deficits

How Geologists Interpret Ancient Environments.  #8 A Forty Million Year Old Fossil Forest

How Geologists Interpret Ancient Environment, #9. The Oil Kitchen Rules

Marrying Fossils, Isotopes and Geological Time

Throwing the celestial dice

Submarine landslides; danger lurks in the ocean deep

When nature casually flicks a finger at us

Liquefaction; more than a sloppy puddle at the beach

A Gaggle of Goose Barnacles

Biomarkers; forensic tools for hydrocarbon fingerprinting

The (not so) Great Dying; Permian extinctions

Burnt soles: black sand beaches in New Zealand

Darwin Day, with apologies to Abraham Lincoln

 

 

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