Camels in the Arctic!

Targeted and careful field research combined with rigorous laboratory analyses of samples can provide powerful insights into ancient climates. [...]

Why use a “process approach” in teaching geology?

Damian Nance, co-author of Physical Geology Today, discusses the “process approach” in the text.

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Tsunami

One of the most devastating consequences of subduction is the generation of the massive ocean waves known as tsunamis (from the Japanese for “harbor wave”). [...]

What is plate tectonics?

Damian Nance, co-author of Physical Geology Today, on the emphasis of plate tectonics.

Damian Nance is Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University, and along [...]

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On teaching and learning physical geology

Damian Nance, co-author of Physical Geology Today, on what he hopes students take away from this course.

Damian Nance is Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences at [...]

The Dilemma of Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing or fracking is a controversial technology used to extract shale gas. By effectively shattering the shale around a drill hole, fracking improves the [...]

What inspired you to pursue a career in geology?

Damian Nance, co-author of Physical Geology Today, discusses what inspired him to pursue a career in geology.

Damian Nance is Distinguished Professor of Geological Sciences at [...]

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