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The Carolina Bays and a variety of other interesting scientific topics

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The Carolina Bays and a variety of other interesting scientific topics

    Podcast CB022 - Books about the Carolina Bays

    Podcast CB022 - Books about the Carolina Bays

    Studying geology and astronomy after retirement led to the publication of several books about the Carolina Bays and a peer-reviewed publication.

    • 9 min
    Podcast YD022 - Younger Dryas Ejecta Curtain

    Podcast YD022 - Younger Dryas Ejecta Curtain

    Examination of the geological traces left on a variety of terrains by the secondary impacts of ice boulders ejected by an extraterrestrial impact on the Laurentide Ice Sheet.

    • 8 min
    Podcast YD021 - Younger Dryas Flooding

    Podcast YD021 - Younger Dryas Flooding

    Discussion of the flooding associated with the meteorite impact 12,900 years ago. The story is complicated because there were several meltwater pulses at the end of the Ice Age.

    • 6 min
    Podcast YD020 - Cycle of Cosmic Catastrophes

    Podcast YD020 - Cycle of Cosmic Catastrophes

    A book published in 2006 proposed that a cosmic chain of events culminated in the extinction of the megafauna approximately 13,000 years ago. This book established what was later called the Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis.

    • 21 min
    Podcast CR002 - Greenland Crater under the Hiawatha Glacier

    Podcast CR002 - Greenland Crater under the Hiawatha Glacier

    This presentation discusses the 31-kilometer impact crater beneath Hiawatha Glacier in northwest Greenland that may have formed at the onset of the Younger Dryas cooling event.

    • 7 min
    Podcast GE004 - Structural Geology and the Carolina Bays

    Podcast GE004 - Structural Geology and the Carolina Bays

    Structural geology measures the geometry of present-day geological formations to determine the history of deformation and understand the stress field that resulted in the observed characteristics.

    • 11 min

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