Hunting dykes in southwestern Yilgarn craton with Yebo Liu

Yebo Liu is a PhD candidate at Curtin University working with Professor Zheng-Xiang Li. You can read more about his research here. The Yilgarn Craton, the largest Archean continental nuclei of Australia and one of the oldest continental blocks on Earth, is intruded by numerous mafic dykes, which are ideal recorders of palaeomagnetic signals because they […]

North Korea, politics and geology

With all the news and intrigue about North Korea, I found myself curious as to the geographic and geologic context for the current geopolitical situation. For over 2000 years the Korean Peninsula has been fraught with political and military upheavals. Even the fundamental division currently present between North and South Korea has been present in some form […]

Understanding the eruptive history of Volcán Manantial Pelado, Chile with Heather Winslow

Heather Winslow completed her BA in environmental science at Willamette University followed by a year of post-baccalaureate work at Oregon State University. She’s in her first year of graduate school at the University of Nevada, Reno pursuing her MS in geology. Heather is interested in using geochemistry and igneous petrology to understand the internal plumbing […]

Tectonic geomorphology in New Zealand with Sarah Boulton

Sarah completed her MSci Geology degree at University College London and her PhD at the University of Edinburgh. She has been a lecturer at the University of Plymouth since 2006. Although trained in classical geology (sedimentology and structural geology), her recent research has mostly focussed on active tectonics and tectonic geomorphology. As a lecturer it […]