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Stories by Dana Hunter

Beginnings: Where will you begin?

Thursday 26th July saw the launch of SciLogs.com, a new English language science blog network. SciLogs.com, the brand-new home for Nature Network bloggers, forms part of the SciLogs international collection of blogs which already exist in German, Spanish and Dutch...

July 27, 2012 — Dana Hunter

Intermission: Sunset Crater

(Apologies to Mount St. Helens fans. I didn't have this week's installment written up in advance, and now my uterus has attacked. We'll get on with the saga next week.

June 28, 2012 — Dana Hunter

Oceans of Ore: How an Undersea Caldera Eruption Created Jerome, Arizona

"The town and its fluctuating fortunes are a humble reminder that much of human history has been influenced by the vagaries of the geologic processes that shape the land we inhabit, form the minerals from which we construct our civilizations, and produce the riches we covet." -Lon Abbott and Terri Cook, Geology Underfoot in Northern Arizona ...

June 3, 2012 — Dana Hunter

Angular Unconformkitty

(I figured I'd do a repost by way of introducing you to Geokittehs. Evelyn Mervine and I - okay, mostly Evelyn - have discovered cats make excellent geological models.

May 4, 2012 — Dana Hunter

A Landscape in a Hand Sample: To Settle

We began in fire. Let's quench that fire with a little water. Sedimentary rocks don't always form in water, mind, but many of them do. Sedimentary I'm cheating a little bit...

April 18, 2012 — Dana Hunter

The Real Heart of the Ocean

One hundred years ago, a ship sideswiped an iceberg on its way across the ocean, and the Titanic legend was born. Speaking of legend, James Cameron's film was so sweeping and dramatic that some folks think it must have been entirely fictional...

April 14, 2012 — Dana Hunter
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