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geology

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 'Land, Sea and Air' Part 1 - How mountains are made How do we discover the origins of mountains? Mike Searle 27 May 2016
2 Creative Commons The Formation of Terrestrial Planets - the 2nd Lobanov-Rostovsky Lecture in Planetary Geology Prof Alessandro Morbidelli of the Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur in Nice gives the 2nd Lobanov-Rostovsky Lecture in Planetary Geology. He talks about the formation of planets in the universe. Alessandro Morbidelli 22 May 2015
3 Creative Commons Understanding Fracking for Shale Gas Joe Cartwright provides a geological perspective into the exploration of shale gas reserves. Joe Cartwright 06 Oct 2014
4 Creative Commons The Biogeography of Madagascar: A Gondwanan island This lecture given by Dr Matt Friedman will look at the evolution of the unique flora and fauna of Madagascar and how it is intertwined with the geological history of the island. Matt Friedman 02 Oct 2014
5 Colliding Continents Geologist Mike Searle gives a beautifully illustrated talk on his expeditions and field research in many remote locations, over 25 years. Mike Searle 02 Oct 2013
6 Goldilocks and the origin of animals - insights from the far north The Cambrian Explosion is one of the most spectacular episodes in Earth history, with the first traces of animals appearing in the fossil record at around 550 million years, and most modern major groups (phyla and classes) present by 510 Ma. Paul Smith 10 Dec 2012
7 Creative Commons Hot Stuff: How Volcanoes Work Professor David Pyle (Department of Earth Science) presents an illustrated tour of some of the world's most active and dangerous volcanoes, and an exploration of what we have learnt about how volcanoes work. David Pyle 03 Feb 2012
8 Creative Commons Earth: A Three Act Structure Relevance of geological ideas to contemporary environmental issues.' Professor Iain Stewart, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth. Iain Stewart 28 Jan 2011
9 Creative Commons Rocking the Cradle...6,000 Years of Geological Impact in Greece From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Phillip England talks about the history of Greece through its many earthquakes and seismic activity over the last 6000 years and shows how these events shaped the ancient world's history. Phillip England 25 Oct 2010
10 Creative Commons Rocking the Cradle...6,000 Years of Geological Impact in Greece From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Phillip England talks about the history of Greece through its many earthquakes and seismic activity over the last 6000 years and shows how these events shaped the ancient world's history. Phillip England 25 Oct 2010