275 episodes

John Leeman and Shannon Dulin discuss geoscience and technology weekly for your enjoyment! Features include guests, fun paper Friday selections, product reviews, and banter about recent developments. Shannon is a field geologist who tolerates technology and John is a self-proclaimed nerd that tolerates geologists.

Don't Panic Geocast John Leeman and Shannon Dulin

    • Natural Sciences
    • 4.9 • 43 Ratings

John Leeman and Shannon Dulin discuss geoscience and technology weekly for your enjoyment! Features include guests, fun paper Friday selections, product reviews, and banter about recent developments. Shannon is a field geologist who tolerates technology and John is a self-proclaimed nerd that tolerates geologists.

    Episode 273 - "Very special ways to pick people up" Capt. Jeff Grass

    Episode 273 - "Very special ways to pick people up" Capt. Jeff Grass

    This week Capt. Jeff Grass talks to us about being prepared for natural disasters!
    Fun Paper Friday Can a can of Coke make solar cells more efficient? Wang, Rui, et al. "Caffeine improves the performance and thermal stability of perovskite solar cells." Joule 3.6 (2019): 1464-1477. Contact us: Show
    Support us on Patreon! www.dontpanicgeocast.com SWUNG Slack @dontpanicgeo show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman
    www.johnrleeman.com @geo_leeman Shannon Dulin
    @ShannonDulin

    • 56 min
    Episode 272 - "Adiabatic Bog"

    Episode 272 - "Adiabatic Bog"

    This week we talk about how conferences have adapted to covid, why John is building hands on learning tools, and about nutrient exchange in bogs for meat eating plants!
    Fun Paper Friday Carnivorous plants just eat flies right? Think again! Moldowan, Patrick D., et al. "Nature's pitfall trap: salamanders as rich prey for carnivorous plants in a nutrient‐poor northern bog ecosystem." Ecology 100.10 (2019): e02770. Contact us: Show
    Support us on Patreon! www.dontpanicgeocast.com SWUNG Slack @dontpanicgeo show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman
    www.johnrleeman.com @geo_leeman Shannon Dulin
    @ShannonDulin

    • 52 min
    Episode 271 - "Guess Again Dummy" Ryan May

    Episode 271 - "Guess Again Dummy" Ryan May

    This week Dr. Ryan May joins us to talk about life as a scientific software developer and his career path from radars to radiosondes and more!
    Ryan's Twitter Unidata Fun Paper Friday Vampires - a classic predator prey problem? Hartl, Richard F., Alexander Mehlmann, and Andreas Novak. "Cycles of fear: periodic bloodsucking rates for vampires." Journal of optimization theory and applications 75.3 (1992): 559-568. Contact us: Show
    Support us on Patreon! www.dontpanicgeocast.com SWUNG Slack @dontpanicgeo show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman
    www.johnrleeman.com @geo_leeman Shannon Dulin
    @ShannonDulin

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Episode 270 - "Why God made the evening shift" Steve Piltz

    Episode 270 - "Why God made the evening shift" Steve Piltz

    This week National Weather Service Tulsa WFO Meteorologist In Charge Steve Piltz joins us to talk about a career in the weather service and finding unique ways to solve forecast problems!
    Fun Paper Friday Do ants count their steps to get home? Wittlinger, Matthias, Rüdiger Wehner, and Harald Wolf. "The ant odometer: stepping on stilts and stumps." science 312.5782 (2006): 1965-1967. Contact us: Show
    Support us on Patreon! www.dontpanicgeocast.com SWUNG Slack @dontpanicgeo show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman
    www.johnrleeman.com @geo_leeman Shannon Dulin
    @ShannonDulin

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 269 - "I thought about something totally different" Playas

    Episode 269 - "I thought about something totally different" Playas

    This week John and Shannon agree to talk about playas, only to discover that they think about very different things.
    Fun Paper Friday Man eating deer? Looks like it! Meckel, Lauren A., Chloe P. McDaneld, and Daniel J. Wescott. "White‐tailed deer as a taphonomic agent: photographic evidence of white‐tailed deer gnawing on human bone." Journal of forensic sciences 63.1 (2018): 292-294. Contact us: Show
    Support us on Patreon! www.dontpanicgeocast.com SWUNG Slack @dontpanicgeo show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman
    www.johnrleeman.com @geo_leeman Shannon Dulin
    @ShannonDulin

    • 44 min
    Episode 268 - "A Horta?" Machine Learning

    Episode 268 - "A Horta?" Machine Learning

    This week we talk about machine learning - what is it exactly and how can we leverage it as geologists? Will it be as useful as the horta?
    Fun Paper Friday How do we know about Earth's past climate? Well, here are a few unusual ideas! Five Weird Climate Archives Contact us: Show
    Support us on Patreon! www.dontpanicgeocast.com SWUNG Slack @dontpanicgeo show@dontpanicgeocast.com John Leeman
    www.johnrleeman.com @geo_leeman Shannon Dulin
    @ShannonDulin

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

Jinksy79 ,

Perfect travel listening

John and Shannon are so fun to listen to while traveling to and from school. They make difficult concepts easier to understand.

Johnny Franks489865226 ,

Love the banter

Great, topical insight on geoscience with fun hosts.

Desire T ,

Great banter

I listen during the data entry parts of work and it keeps me entertained. I laughed out loud at the one newton in a square meter = a pascal joke.

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