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The June Accretionary Wedge is up

The June Accretionary Wedge, “Let’s Do a Time Warp,” is up at Outside the Interzone. It’s a crazy time-machine ride from before the Big Bang all the way into the tectonic future. Come along with the geology bloggers to a few of our favorite times. (And, no, the Cretaceous-Tertiary Paleogene boundary didn’t make anyone’s list.…

I bet I’m not the only geologist who always wants to list “time machine” in the budget request for every grant proposal I write. Yes, we’ve got a lot of tools to sort out what’s happened in the past, but wouldn’t it be a lot easier if we could just go back and see for…

The Accretionary Wedge is back!

The Accretionary Wedge, the monthly carnival of geology, is still alive! Or, well, it’s still active, at least. Its originator, Brian, got too busy to keep it up, so he handed off responsibilities to Lockwood (of Outside the Interzone), Chris (of goodSchist and the Podclast), and me. Lockwood will be hosting the next Accretionary Wedge,…

My husband and I both had goals for our visit to the Grand Canyon at the beginning of this week. He wanted to give himself a workout that would leave him feeling sore all week. I wanted to check out the Trail of Time, an exhibit that some of my colleagues from New Mexico and…

Tough commute

Geotripper got a new camera for his birthday, and has been taking pictures of mountains. I haven’t posted enough pictures since I got my camera in December, so here’s a view of my daily commute: Here, let me label it for people who don’t make a habit of seeing geology in landscapes (picture below fold):