Tag Archives: volcanoes

Things I’ve recently linked to on various social media platforms, disasters edition: Using science to predict pedestrian behaviour is useful for planning evacuation routes. I’m amused that religious fervor is outside the bounds of science for this article; I know … Continue reading

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Geoscience at San Francisco Airport

The precipitation forecast as the American Geophysical Union fall meeting attendees headed to the airport to return home was less than ideal. Specifically, the airport was blanketed in fog, reducing airport operations to one runway, delaying and canceling flights. Line … Continue reading

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Geologic Units of British Columbia

The Insular Belt forms the offshore islands (including Vancouver Island). The farthest west mainland topographic unit is the granitic Coast Belt, an uplifted plutonic complex possibly formed by chains of younger volcanoes built on top of older ones and former … Continue reading

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