Owen completed a PhD from Oxford in July 2014, he is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Nagoya University, Japan as part of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and will be starting as a visiting fellow at the Geologic Survey of Canada in January 2015.
The Ross orogen: An ancient continental arc exposed in the Transantarctic Mountains Graham Hagen-Peter University of California, Santa Barbara An introduction to the Transantarctic Mountains and the Ross orogen The Transantarctic Mountains form the boundary between the Archean and Proterozoic East Antarctic Craton and younger accreted terranes of West Antarctica (Fig. 1). This mountain belt […]
Jack Matthews is a postgraduate student at Oxford University studying for a DPhil in Palaeontology and Sedimentology, mainly working on the Ediacaran rocks of Newfoundland and the United Kingdom. You can read more about his research here.
7 AM. Outside the tent, it’s still dark. Only the rays of headlight torches penetrate the morning mist. Stiff bodies crawl out from light-weight, and hence too small, tents. With some on one hand, they throw down something freeze dried with hot water added, while others cram the equipment down into small, light, expensive rucksacks. It […]
Professor Melanie Leng is the Director of the Centre of Environmental Geochemistry (a collaboration between the BGS and the University of Nottingham) and a Science Director at the British Geological Survey where she manages the Stable Isotope Facility. You can read more about her research here. The Travelling Geologist asked me to write a blog on the most spectacular fieldwork […]