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Don't Panic Geocast

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.
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Sep 19, 2020

How did the Earth get its magnetic field? Why do we still have it? Find out that and more this week!

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Sep 13, 2020

This week we talk about fronts and the warm air conveyor belt!

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Aug 29, 2020

This week we talk about why we go to Antarctica and what kinds of work happens there each year!

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Aug 23, 2020

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!

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Jul 26, 2020

Comet NEOWISE is in the sky - learn all about it and comets in general!

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Jul 18, 2020

This week we learn how searching for a downed aircraft may have helped us better understand how plate tectonics work... we think... maybe. It's not an exact science.

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Jul 10, 2020

This week we talk about why we don't believe that a rock ID app is a possibility now or potentially ever.

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Jul 4, 2020

This week it's all about rainbows, light, reflection, refraction, and how it's just like an earthquake!

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Jun 28, 2020

This week we Mystery Science Theater 3000 our own Episode 0 to celebrate the 8-bit rollover of our show!

Jun 7, 2020

This week we explore the geology of Yosemite and how continents are built!

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May 30, 2020

This week we have guest John Leeman? That's right! Shannon wants to know why John took the path he did and how her students can find their own. We're also buzzing about this great un-beeelievable fun paper.

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May 23, 2020

You'd think we'd know what caused a big hole in the ground, but we don't. Learn why upheaval dome remains a mystery in this week's show!

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May 16, 2020

This week Shannon walks us through how she's planning to teach students field geology online and talks about the pains of learning to delegate in the field.

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May 3, 2020

This week we delve into the hot world of radiometric methods in geophysics. Find out how gamma rays help us find natural resources and why radioactive materials are concentrated in certain formations.

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Apr 19, 2020

This week we get palinspastic! Find out how geologists can "unfold" time and reconstruct what past landscapes looked like from a geologic cross-section!

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Apr 12, 2020

What's it like to be told you need to teach field geology online? This week we talk about distance learning in higher-ed.

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Apr 4, 2020

It's time to finish our ABC's! Also we discuss things of a fecal culinary nature on Fun Paper Friday!

N - Neap tide

O - Ophiolite

P - Placer Deposit

Q - Quadrangle

R - Rating Curve

S - Seamount

T - Tidewater Glacier

U - Unconformity

V - Varve

W - Womble Shale

X - Xyloid Coal

Y-Yazoo Stream

Z - Zone of Aeration

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Mar 28, 2020

This week we learn the ABC's again! It's time for another geology ABC's series with some great new words to learn. Join us for part one of this two part series.

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Mar 20, 2020

This week we talk about stress, strain, and how they are different!

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Feb 15, 2020

This week Dr.Alison Nugent joins us to talk about giant cloud condensation nuclei and life as an assistant professor of atmospheric science in Hawaii.

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