Tag Archives: Earth science

Bárðarbunga – Plumbing the depths

The internet has lit up in the last three days or so with people getting (over?)excited about activity at the volcano of Bárðarbunga in Iceland, particularly since the Icelandic Meteorological Office have been gradually ramping up the Aviation Colour Code from green (“normal, non … Continue reading

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IAVCEI 2013

Sunday sees the start of the biggest gathering of volcanologists in a specialist conference. The International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI) General Assembly is only held every 4 years, each occasion at a different place. … Continue reading

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Accretionary Wedge #52

Been a while since I had a chance to get in on the Accretionary Wedge, which – for those of you who are perhaps not familiar – is something of a geoscience blog carnival. Once a month, someone hosts a … Continue reading

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Viennese Whirl – EGU 2012

Thought it might be time for a little update on how EGU’s been going for those of you who couldn’t make it (and a restaurant tip below for those who could). There’s been some really good science on show, and … Continue reading

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Friday Signage

Having a shared office in an academic department is a double edged sword; on the one hand it means there’s always someone you can chat to, on the other it means that there tends to be more disturbance. I guess … Continue reading

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Sardinian geology and the art of protest

It’s been a while since I’ve had time to post, but as I’ve got everything I need to done before buggering off on a well-earned Christmas break, I thought I should take the opportunity to post some stuff I’ve been … Continue reading

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Shameless plug – European Geosciences Union session

Calling all sedimentologists, physical volcanologists, and flow modellers. Myself, Guilhem Douillet, Gert Lube, and Rich Brown are chairing a session at the EGU conference in Vienna next April, titled “Sedimentation and stratigraphy from pyroclastic gravity-driven flows” Our hope is to … Continue reading

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