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Three geology grad students sit down and discuss the geology topics that no one else dares to touch

Three geology grad students sit down and discuss the geology topics that no one else dares to touch
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Three geology grad students sit down and discuss the geology topics that no one else dares to touch

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English


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Episode 38 - Listener Questions 4.0

7/21/2016
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We're back from our summer hiatus! We bring to you Listener Questions 4.0! Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:01:18:49

Episode 37 - Granite Countertops

5/13/2016
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Exhibit 1 - An actual granite countertop. In this episode of the Geology Flannelcast, we discuss what exactly is a granite countertop by definition and the difference between industrial granite and geological granite. We also cover some potentially overblown health issues associated with granite countertops. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:00:52:36

Episode 36 - Soils and Paleosols

4/13/2016
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In this episode of the Geology Flannelcast, we cover the topic of soil and how geologists can use soils that have turned into rock to determine ancient climates. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:00:49:38

Episode 35 - River Deltas

3/22/2016
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This episode of the Geology Flannelcast is all about river deltas. We cover everything from the different types of deltas, to how to sediment of a delta builds, to what happens to the river water as it flows out of the delta. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:00:57:49

Episode 34 - Milankovitch Cycles

1/30/2016
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We're back from our brief hiatus! This episode of the Geology Flannelcast discusses Milankovitch Cycles, which are the main drivers of Earth's climate. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:00:50:54

Episode 33 - Geothermal Energy Jobs with Matt Sophy

11/16/2015
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Good friend of the Flannelcast, Matt Sophy, is back on the show to talk about the geothermal energy field and his work in Indonesia. Matt took the image above at one of his test sites in Indonesia. Here's some more images that Matt gave us to post on the site. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:00:59:09

Episode 32 - Listener Questions Vol. 3

10/26/2015
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It's volume 3 of listener questions! We answer the questions from you, the listener! Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:01:11:28

Episode 31 - Mass Extinctions and Megatsunamis

10/16/2015
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In this episode of the Geology Flannelcast we talk about a new theory as to what took out the dinosaurs and discuss megatsunamis and the possibility of one occurring along the U.S. east coast. Jesse also dives into what is real and fake about Indiana Jones. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:00:54:41

Episode 30 - Flowing Water on Mars

9/29/2015
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Examples of the dark linear features on Mars where flowing water was confirmed to have existed. Image: NASA NASA confirmed that there is flowing water on Mars this week. Flowing water was always speculated to have existed on the Red Planet, but this is the first time scientists have confirmed its existence. In this episode of the Geology Flannelcast, we break down how they found the flowing water and why it is so important. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:01:22:22

Episode 29 - Climate Change

9/11/2015
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This installment of the Geology Flannelcast covers Pluto, ancient viruses, and the ABC's of climate change. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:01:10:40

Episode 28 - The Geologic Time Scale

8/25/2015
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This episode of the Geology Flannelcast takes you through 4.6 billion years of Earth history. We tackle how the geologic time scale came to be, how it's broken down, and what it all means. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:01:48:15

Episode 27 - Greenland's Melting Ice Sheets

8/3/2015
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In this installment of the Geology Flannelcast, the gang tackles the topic of Greenland's melting ice sheet. The uncover fact, fiction, and controversy. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:01:13:51

Episode 26 - The New Horizons Probe

7/15/2015
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Photo: NASA This is a special episode in honor of the New Horizons probe that recently did its flyby of Pluto. The probe was launched specifically to perform a geologic investigation of Pluto Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:01:10:20

Episode 25 - Human Induced Earthquakes

7/2/2015
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This episode covers the history of human induced earthquakes, why they happen, and where they happen. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:00:44:17

Episode 24 - Turbidites

5/20/2015
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This episode of the Geology Flannelcast covers turbidites, myths about Yellowstone volcano, and another earthquake in Nepal. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:00:47:32

Episode 23 - Listener Questions!

4/29/2015
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Its the second installment of our listener questions episode! We talk about the earthquake in Nepal, volcanic eruption in Chile, and answer questions about Yellowstone, the Adirondack Mountains, underground cities, expanding Earth theory, and the Earth's inner inner core. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:01:13:20

Episode 22 - Sinkholes

4/17/2015
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Chris, Jesse, and Steve talk about the newest image of Pluto, why Mercury is so dark, the anniversary of a historic volcano, and sinkholes. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:01:08:53

Episode 21 - Volcanoes

3/28/2015
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Chris, Jesse, and Steve talk about the different types of volcanoes in this episode of the Geology Flannelcast. They also discuss the importance of the thermohaline current and what would happen if it stopped. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:01:00:33

Episode 20 - The Burgess Shale

2/25/2015
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In this episode of the Flannelcast, the gang talks about dark matter being linked to mass extinction events, NASA mission to put a probe on Titan, and the Burgess Shale. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:01:15:13

Episode 19 - Geology of National Parks

2/11/2015
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In episode 19 of the Geology Flannelcast Chris, Jesse, & Steve talk about the geology of U.S. National Parks. They cover everything from glacial geomorphology, to volcanoes, and rivers. Other topics covered include the discover of a two-layered inner core of Earth, how the Earth is constantly losing mass, and Jesse professes his love and fascination for the postal service. Podcast Episodes RSS

Duration:01:23:06