Brazilian Geological and Palaeobiological Sites – Sítios Geológicos e Paleontológicos do Brazil


Brazilian Geological and Paleontological Sites Certain geological outcrops are specially important either because they either register the origin and evolution of the Earth in those sites, correlated with similar sites in other countries, or because they have exceptional aesthetically value. These GEOLOGICAL SITES deserve to be preserved and publicised. To protect the rich Brazilian geological … Continue reading Brazilian Geological and Palaeobiological Sites – Sítios Geológicos e Paleontológicos do Brazil

Characterization, Modeling, Monitoring, and Remediation of Fractured Rock (2015)


A new publication by the NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS (pre-publication version just released). From the book’s summary: Fractured rock is the host or foundation for innumerable engineered structures related to energy, water, waste, and transportation. Characterizing, modeling, and monitoring fractured rock sites is critical to the functioning of those infrastructure, as well as to optimizing resource … Continue reading Characterization, Modeling, Monitoring, and Remediation of Fractured Rock (2015)

Rocks in the sky


No, not the usual meteorites or asteroids. Not even raining diamonds. The Guardian posted it and I had to follow it to the original photo gallery. Enjoy as I did. The Guardian link here: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2015/jun/03/rocks-in-the-sky-a-geological-mystery-in-pictures The original David Quentin gallery in Five Dials here: http://fivedials.com/portfolio/rocks-in-the-sky/ The Five Dials no. 36 in which the photos were published from … Continue reading Rocks in the sky