The 2016 Earth Science Week photo competition – the results!
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The 2016 Earth Science Week photo competition – the results!

Earth Science Week 2016 kicks off tomorrow, with events taking place across the UK and Ireland! We’re thrilled to launch the week by announcing the winners of our 2016 photography competition, ‘Earth Science in Action.’ We received hundreds of fascinating entries interpreting the theme in various ways, from dynamic Earth processes to geologists at work, … Continue reading

The Water Book
Interviews

The Water Book

‘We’ve built our entire world around water. Our temperature scale, our bodies. Water shapes our continents, flows through our oceans and rivers, creates atmosphere and weather – this one substance does all of that. And we’ve got to a point where we’re so used to it, we ignore it.’ Alok Jha has written about a … Continue reading

Walking Through Time
Interviews

Walking Through Time

Nearly three years ago, two researchers uncovered a series of footprints on a beach in Happisburgh, Norfolk. Preserved for at least 800,000 years beneath layers of sediment, the footprints had been exposed by recent storms. There was just enough time to record 3D images of them before they were swallowed up by the tide. Continue reading

New Documentary: Nature’s Wonderlands
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New Documentary: Nature’s Wonderlands

Former President, author and palaeontologist Richard Fortey’s new BBC 4 documentary is kicking off tonight! ‘Nature’s Wonderlands: Islands of Evolution’ investigates why islands are natural laboratories of evolution and meets some of the remarkable and unique species that live on them. Episode one, which travels to Hawaii to investigate how life colonises a newly born … Continue reading

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GSL partners with Figshare to improve data discovery and use

Good news for GSL authors, from Dr Maxine Smith, Online Development Editor at the Geological Society Publishing House! We’re delighted to announce the launch of our own free-to-view Figshare portal at geolsoc.figshare.com. The portal will host GSL author supplementary material – supporting material that cannot be included within a book or journal article due to … Continue reading