Category: Geology

The impact of the 2015 M8.3 Chile Earthquake

Wednesday’s (15 Sept) earthquake which stuck off the coast of Chile is at this time the largest earthquake of 2015 and has led to wide scale ground motion and caused a tsunami. In this...

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The First Flower?

Sometimes palaeontological discoveries come from newly found fossils and sometimes they come from a re-examination of old ones. The discovery of what is quite possibly the oldest flowering plant ever discovered falls firmly into...

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The Holocene Thermal Maximum, an Ancestor of Modern Climate Change

Records from Greenland lakes show rapid deglaciation during a Holocene warm period, highly reflective of minimum future projections. The Holocene Thermal Maximum (HTM) was a recent warm period that occurred 9-5 kya Before Present...

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