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A place to learn about geology for teachers, students, rock hounds, and geology enthusiasts. Gary Lewis is an Australian-born geologist who loves to share his passion for all things 'geology'. In the GEO podcast, Gary takes you on a journey to learn about rocks, minerals, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers and so much more. It does not matter if you have no experience in geology, Gary will help you to understand the fundamentals of our planet so you can have a greater understanding about when you see when visiting your backyard, your local creek, cliff or beyond.

GEO Podcast Gary Lewis, GEOetc.com

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A place to learn about geology for teachers, students, rock hounds, and geology enthusiasts. Gary Lewis is an Australian-born geologist who loves to share his passion for all things 'geology'. In the GEO podcast, Gary takes you on a journey to learn about rocks, minerals, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers and so much more. It does not matter if you have no experience in geology, Gary will help you to understand the fundamentals of our planet so you can have a greater understanding about when you see when visiting your backyard, your local creek, cliff or beyond.

    Life as a Geologist - Dr Chris Spencer

    Life as a Geologist - Dr Chris Spencer

    In this episode, I talk with Dr. Chris Spencer from Travelling Geologist and Queens College about how he become involved i geology and why understanding our planet is so important.  Chris is a co-leader on some of the GEOetc Field Experiences..and an...

    • 14 min.
    Four ways to get field experience - for college/university students

    Four ways to get field experience - for college/university students

    In this episode, I talk about four things a college/university student (or anyone who wants to) can do to get some field experience.  With college/universities not requiring as much fieldwork - many not even running field camps or trips - these four...

    • 10 min.
    Evidence for past climate change

    Evidence for past climate change

    In this episode, I talk about the types of evidence we use to understand past climates on Earth.  I talk about isotope evidence, fossils, paleomagnetism, speleothems, ice cores, tree rings, and written records.  This is about the evidence we use, rather...

    • 20 min.
    Volcano shapes - shield, composite/stratiform, caldera - and chemistry

    Volcano shapes - shield, composite/stratiform, caldera - and chemistry

    In this episode, I talk about how volcanoes get different shapes due to the chemistry of the molten rock materials.  We talk about the shield, composite/stratiform and caldera volcanoes...and a little about cinder cones.   We mention silicate chemistry...

    • 16 min.
    Transform fault plate boundaries - what are their features?

    Transform fault plate boundaries - what are their features?

    In this episode, I talk about the geological and topographic features of transform fault boundaries between two tectonic plates. This is a great summary for students learning about Plate Tectonics.If you want a summary of the theory - you can find a...

    • 7 min.
    Convergent plate boundaries - subduction, collision and Island arcs - what are their features?

    Convergent plate boundaries - subduction, collision and Island arcs - what are their features?

    In this episode, I talk about the geological and topographic features of three types of convergent plate boundaries - subduction, collision, and island arcs.  We cover earthquakes, volcanoes, deep ocean trenches, mountain building, and more.  This is a...

    • 11 min.

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