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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.
 
A place to learn about geology for teachers, students, rock hounds, and geology enthusiasts. Gary Lewis is an Australian-born geologist who loves to share his passion for all things 'geology'. In the GEO podcast, Gary takes you on a journey to learn about rocks, minerals, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers and so much more. It does not matter if you have no experience in geology, Gary will help you to understand the fundamentals of our planet so you can have a greater understanding about when ...
 
Welcome to PlanetGeo, a science podcast for the layperson! Join Chris and Jesse, a nationally-recognized high school teacher and a geoscience professor, in discussing the Earth Sciences’ impact on your everyday life. We examine socially and economically important issues, newsworthy events, and topics suggested by you! No prior knowledge required. New episodes every other Thursday. Listen, subscribe, leave a review if you enjoy!
 
In-depth conversations in applied geophysics from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG). With new episodes monthly, Seismic Soundoff highlights industry leaders; emerging research and technology; the social contributions of geoscience; and the latest geophysical, environmental, and engineering applications.
 
Armed with Science: Research and Applications for the Modern Military is a weekly webcast that discusses the importance of science and technology to military operations and the Department of Defense. We interview scientists, administrators, and operators to inform our listeners about cutting-edge scientific research and development sponsored by various defense offices. Tweet questions to @ArmedwScience and get SCIENCED!
 
Get the big picture of geoscientific information management at the GIM Channel. The GIM Channel podcast, hosted by acQuire, delivers insights on people, process and technology for managing one of the natural resource industry’s greatest business assets – its geoscientific data. Each podcast features interviews and discussions from the experience of mining leaders, technologists, and natural resources industry experts.
 
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In this special episode of Earth News Interviews, we host six guests in a round table discussion about field courses and their place in geoscience programs. Should they be required for a degree? What are some new methods in teaching the material traditionally learned in the field? How can we ensure people aren't excluded from both the opportunities…
 
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to multi-award winning actress Connie Chiume, who was a nurse and a teacher before her acting career launched; her debut role being an international production with performances in Greece and Israel. We reflect on life in South Africa during the 70s and the restrictions she expe…
 
In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Mehdi Aharchaou on machine learning and AI, the featured special section in October's The Leading Edge.Mehdi shares his expertise in machine learning as we explore the potential and limitations of this cutting edge research. Mehdi highlights how these papers can improve the industry and why he views ex…
 
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." …
 
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to Professor Feroza Motara, who is the Head of Emergency Medicine at Wits University and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital. Our conversation highlights some of the new realities facing healthcare practitioners in the era of COVID-19, from logistical changes to prot…
 
In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with author Vladimir Grechka on his latest book, Anisotropy and Microseismics: Theory and Practice.Vladimir highlights why anisotropy and microseismics are a great pairing, how the shift from P-waves to shear waves changed the industry, and reflects on what we will find in seismology books in the next decad…
 
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 for…
 
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to Professor Anita Bosch, who is an associate professor at the University of Stellenbosch Business School, South Africa, where she holds the USB Research Chair dedicated to the study of women at work. Our discussion focusses on how to increase the proportion of women on boards a…
 
In this episode, we discuss original University of Toronto research on Earth's microfibre pollution problem. What are microfibres? Where do they come from? What can we do to help turn the tide? All of this and more with U of T's own PhD. Candidate, Samantha Athey! Primary Readings Discussed: Your Beloved Blue Jeans Are Polluting the Ocean—Big Time…
 
In this episode, the keynote address and SEG president's State of the Society address from the Opening Session at the 90th Annual Meeting hosted virtually for the first time in its history.First, the SEG President Rick Miller presents the State of the Society address, summarizing the year in applied geophysics and what to expect in 2021 at the Soci…
 
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 @dontpanic…
 
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to former Deputy Minister of Defence and Deputy Minister of Health, Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, who reflects on some of the influences in her journey to politics, from foundational schooling at Inanda Seminary, whose motto is, ‘Shine where you are’; to her introduction to Steve B…
 
This week’s episode of Womanity - Women in Unity is dedicated to the memory of Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs, South Africa, who sadly passed away two years ago on 22 September 2018. Her memory is a lasting legacy in the fight for gender equality. Our conversation reflects on the progress women have made in South Africa, particularl…
 
This week we talk about analog experiments, what they are, and how you can do them! Geologists' Squeeze Box Squeeze Box Core Tubes Fun Paper Friday This week we do the worm! Find out how worms dance on speakers in this week's Fun Paper! Maksymov, Ivan S., and Andrey Pototsky. "Excitation of Faraday-like body waves in vibrated living earthworms." Sc…
 
It's often inconceivable that we can have such a big impact on the environment around us, but nonetheless, humanity has molded the planet to meet its needs. This molding came with its own unintended consequences: Fracking induced seismicity is the crust responding to oil and natural gas exploitation by releasing energy. Even though most of these en…
 
In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with SEG President Rick Miller to celebrate SEG's 90th birthday.Rick reflects on the milestones of the organization, the role of professional societies in 2020, how the digital transformation has impacted the field, and his future vision for applied geophysics. For long-time members and those just getting s…
 
This week we tackle a big question: why is the ocean so salty? Spoiler alert: it's because of the hard water you may have running through your house! In this episode we cover three major questions: 1) Why is the ocean salty? 2) Why do rivers keep flowing all the time? and 3) What is hard water? Guess what...they are all related! Hard water is water…
 
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to Professor Julia Wells, who is Associate Professor Emeritus and Head of the Isikhumbuzo Applied History Unit at Rhodes University. Given that we are in heritage month, we reflect on the past and poignant moments for women in South Africa’s history, highlighting some of the res…
 
How did the Earth get its magnetic field? Why do we still have it? Find out that and more this week! Chris Finlay's Research Fun Paper Friday Can animals sense earthquakes? Can we sense animals sensing earthquakes? Wikelski, Martin, et al. "Potential short-term earthquake forecasting by farm-animal monitoring." bioRxiv (2020). Contact us: Show - Su…
 
In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Steve Sloan on smart city geophysics, the featured special section in September's The Leading Edge.Steve highlights the wide array of papers highlighting the tools and techniques used to achieve the best results in less than ideal environments. We discuss the importance of geophysics in urban settings,…
 
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to Dr. Nadine Lake, the Director of Gender Studies in the Centre for Gender and Africa Studies at the University of the Free State. We discuss feminism as a theory that challenges normative patriarchal and capitalist societies to reconsider the way that people think about realit…
 
This week we talk about fronts and the warm air conveyor belt! Fun Paper Friday Do you think you have a good sense of direction? Maybe it's the magnetite in your brain! Researchers put brains in a magnetometer to find out! Human Brains Have Tiny Bits of Magnetic Material Contact us: Show Support us on Patreon! www.dontpanicgeocast.com SWUNG Slack @…
 
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to Professor Gillian Drennan, Head of School of Geoscience at WITS University. She is a member of the Geological Society of South Africa (GSSA) and the International Geoscience Education Organization (IGEO) and also serves as Chairperson for the Museum Consultative Committee as …
 
Removing excess carbon in the atmosphere generated from human industrial activity is one of the most relevant geoengineering feats of this century. But what if we told you the oceans and coastal areas have been doing this naturally for billions of years? In this episode, we sat down with PhD candidate Elizabeth Phillips to talk about speeding up th…
 
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to Professor Lenore Manderson, Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Medical Anthropology in the School of Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand; she also holds appointments with Brown University, US, and Monash University, Australia. Prof. Manderson unpack…
 
This week we talk about why we go to Antarctica and what kinds of work happens there each year! Fun Paper Friday What happens if you hold a cat in your dating profile photo? This important question answered by this week's fun paper! Kogan, Lori, and Shelly Volsche. "Not the Cat’s Meow? The Impact of Posing with Cats on Female Perceptions of Male Da…
 
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to the Deputy Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities - Hlengiwe Mkhize. Who previously served as Minister of Higher Education and Training; Minister of Home Affairs; Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services; Deputy Minister of …
 
Volcanoes have captured the imagination and intrigue of the human civilization because of their unpredictable and destructive nature. Today, hundreds of volcanoes are being monitored for potential warning signs that precede an eruption including gas emissions, seismic tremors and ground deformation. We sit down with volcanologist Paul Ashwell to as…
 
This week we talk about derechos - what are they and why did one sweep across the upper midwest bringing wide spread distruction? Find out that and how sword swallowers do what they do in this week's show! NWS Derecho Page Fun Paper Friday How to sword swallowers do it? Do they ever get injured? We touch on this pointy topic with a fun paper! Witco…
 
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to the High Commissioner of New Zealand to South Africa – Sarah Lee. High Commissioner Lee shares some of the landmarks in her career and work being undertaken in the 12 African countries that fall into her current portfolio; and she emphasises the value of teams and how collect…
 
In this episode, we discuss both the engineering and socio-political problem that nuclear waste storage has posed since the 1940's. Dealing with tonnes of radioactive waste that needs to be safely stored for hundreds of thousands of years is no easy feat, and as such it has been passed off to every new generation of scientists and engineers. Dr. Do…
 
This week we interview Shannon about her career path to becoming a dual degree student and professor in geology! Fun Paper Friday Barnett, Adrian, Inger Mewburn, and Sara Schroter. "Working 9 to 5, not the way to make an academic living: observational analysis of manuscript and peer review submissions over time." bmj 367 (2019). Contact us: Show Su…
 
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to High Court Judge Segopotje Sheila Mphahlele – from the Mpumalanga division of the High Court. We reflect on strategies that reduce gender bias in recruitment processes, such as the inclusion of women on selection panels. Judge Mphahlele reflects on former International Develo…
 
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