Searching for Evidence of Giant Asteroid Impacts on the Early Earth Don Lowe is the Max Steineke Professor in Earth Sciences at Stanford University. Much of his research focuses on rocks older than 3.0 billion-years-old and aims to use sedimentary principles to investigate early surface environments, the nature and role of early organisms, the role of […]
Abi is a Quaternary Scientist, Dryland Geomorphologist and Hydrogeologist, based at the Geography department in SEED at the University of Manchester as a lecturer in Physical Geography.
For most geologists, thoughts of South Africa are comprised of kimberlites, chromite seams, and gold. This post has nothing to do with any of those things. Along the east coast of SA near Durban is a suite of Mesoproterozoic granitoids and high-grade metamorphic rocks called the Natal Belt that were emplaced during the collision of […]