Geology News

Jun 28, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Scientists at Monash University have announced the discovery of three previously unrecorded ancient volcanoes in the Hamilton area of the Newer Volcanics Province, Victoria, Australia. The newly discovered volcanic complex Cas Maar: upper – the wide asymmetrical maar, about 900 m across; middle – the eastern maar-rim sequence showing two layers of spattery lava; bottom – lower sequence of spattery lavas (left) and upper sequence...

Jun 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new mineral, believed to be the most abundant on our planet, has been named after U.S. physicist Percy Williams Bridgman (1882 – 1961), who won the...

Jun 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers from Canada has announced the discovery of the Earth’s highest latitude perennial spring, located in the polar desert of the Canadian...

May 20, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Geologists from France and the United States have discovered that the island of O’ahu consists of three major volcanoes, not two, as previously thought. This...

May 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Scientists from Alberta Geological Survey and the University of Alberta have discovered an 8 km wide bowl-shaped impact crater near Bow City in southern...

Apr 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Scientists led by Dr Christo Buizert of Oregon State University have successfully used an innovative radiometric-Krypton-dating technique to determine...

Apr 22, 2014 by Natali Anderson

A multinational group of scientists led by Dr Peter Elliott of South Australian Museum and the University of Adelaide has described a new mineral from...

Apr 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

In two separate studies, geologists led by Dr Haley Sapers from the University of Western Ontario and Dr Pete Schultz of Brown University have found floral,...

Apr 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

U.S. geologists have discovered what they say is a Pleistocene landscape preserved about 3 km beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet. Abour 3 million years ago,...