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10 of the Best Learning Geology Photos of 2016

A picture is worth a thousand words, but not all pictures are created equal. The pictures we usually feature onLearning…

Siccar Point - the world's most important geological site and the birthplace of modern geology

Siccar Point  is world-famous as the most important unconformity described by James Hutton (1726-1797) in support of hi…

Banded-iron formations (BIFs) - Evidence of Oxygen in Early Atmosphere

Our knowledge about the rise of oxygen gas in Earth’s atmosphere comes from multiple lines of evidence in the rock reco…

The Messinian Salinity Crisis

You will have heard of The Messinian Salinity Crisis no doubt. From learned articles, geology textbooks, probably lect…

"Why I left Electrical Engineering and choose Geology?" with Rana Faizan

When I was studying in the 8 th grade, my father had a wish to make me an Electrical Engineer. Honestly speaking at th…

Basics of Basin Analysis

·         A sedimentary basin is an area in which sediments have accumulated during a particular time period at a signi…