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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.6
EISBN: 9781862397125
... Abstract Local voluntary natural science societies played an important role in the development of early modern geotourism. This chapter explores the development of field, especially geological, excursions and their popularity in two local natural science societies – The Chester Society...
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Published: 01 January 1928
American Mineralogist (1928) 13 (1): 25-29.
... Delaware County, to bring to mind some of the more important and beautiful specimens which havebeen found here in the past. As early as 1818, Isaac Lea published in the Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (volume 1, pp.462-82) “An account of the minerals at present known to exist...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 February 2003
PALAIOS (2003) 18 (1): 34-46.
... area), previously suggested as a temperature proxy, was not supported. The major interpretative contribution is a temporally precise record of spatial changes in Western Interior water masses. 28 08 2002 Society for Sedimentary Geology 2003 A correlation between planktic...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1130/2010.0016(03)
EISBN: 9780813756165
... uses of the environmental scanning electron microscope-energy dispersive X-ray for this research. Funding from a West Chester University Faculty Development Grant and College of Arts and Sciences Scholarly Development Award has supported the first author's research with students. The first author...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP281.2
EISBN: 9781862395299
... the formal laboratory and lecture provision and also informally by societies, specifically the Sedgwick Club in Cambridge and the Natural History Society at Bedford College, which were both supported strongly by the aforementioned female role models. Some other key figures, both students and staff, are also...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/SP317.21
EISBN: 9781862395657
...) Miss Dorothea Bate Palaeontologist associated with the British Museum (Natural History) Frau Bergeat Wife of Professor Mrs Clark Wife of Professor Mrs J. M. Clarke Wife of Professor Miss Margaret Crosfield Member of the GA & Palaeontological Society Mrs Cross Wife of Dr Cross...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1144/SP300.6
EISBN: 9781862395480
... their contribution using case studies: National Trust and UKRIGS as national organizations, the RIGS movement as a local initiative, the Chester Society of Natural Science as ‘local’ interest and the work of individuals through time. The latest Local Geodiversity Action Plans (LGAPs) development as a recent...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 January 2005
Geology (2005) 33 (1): e93-e94.
.... Cooper A. 2005 , Ancient DNA: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B : Biological Sciences , v. 272 , p . 3 – 16 , doi: 10.1098/rspb.2004.2813 . ...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 April 2005
Geology (2005) 33 (4): 265-268.
... : Society of Sedimentary Geology Short Course 31 , 199 p. Hardie , L.A. , 1984 , Evaporites: Marine or non-marine : American Journal of Science , v. 284 p. 193 - 240 . Harvie , C.E. , Moller , N. , and Weare , J.H. , 1984 , The prediction of mineral solubilities...
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Published: 01 July 2005
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2005) 75 (4): 534-546.
... that brine inclusions in the F-1 halites have been isolated and preserved in an unmodified state for more than 400 million years. 24 1 2005 20 5 2003 Copyright © 2005, SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) 2005 Bedded evaporites form in arid climates by evaporation of saline waters...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP281.1
EISBN: 9781862395299
... Abstract A conference held at the London Geological Society, Burlington House, London, on 28 November 2005, hosting over 70 participants, was the first to deal solely with the role that women played in the history and development of the science of geology. Sixteen papers were read...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 28 December 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.2540(20)
EISBN: 9780813795409
... Ranges forearc basin was not disrupted, as it lay south and southwest of the Nacimiento fault system. The northern edge of the Peninsular Ranges batholith formed a natural conduit for the fluvial system that deposited the Sespe Formation. Figure 5. Late Paleocene–Early Eocene course...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2006
GSA Bulletin (2006) 118 (1-2): 39-64.
... by monazite growth at 447 ± 4, 411 ± 3, and 398 ± 3 Ma. 12 06 2005 10 06 2004 06 06 2005 Geological Society of America 2006 Wilmington Complex U-Pb geochronology SHRIMP zircon monazite The Wilmington Complex of northern Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania is located...
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Published: 01 August 2016
American Mineralogist (2016) 101 (8): 1820-1838.
... and metamorphism as middle Silurian (~425 Ma) through middle Devonian (~385 Ma) and demonstrate the diachronous nature of orogen development. The Rosemont Shear Zone is identified as a major tectonic boundary in southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware separating the rifted Laurentian margin from younger...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 September 2008
Geology (2008) 36 (9): 691-694.
... for informative discussions, and C. Wallace and P. Muir (Museum of Tropical Queensland) for assistance with coral species verification. We acknowledge grants from the Royal Society (UK) and the Natural Environmental Research Council (UK) (Dating Allocation 1135.1005) to Perry, from the James Cook University Merit...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP281.7
EISBN: 9781862395299
... became enchanted by the professor's wife. She is young, pretty, distinguished in name and race … She is as modest as she is learned and as learned as she is womanly … . She does not despise the natural leadership of men nor seek to turn society and the world upside down that women may usurp function...
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Published: 01 February 2008
Mineralogical Magazine (2008) 72 (1): 429-431.
... of the mineral vivianite [Fe 3 (PO 4 ) 2 ·8H 2 O] for this element. We report here preliminary results of an experimental study designed to test the efficiency of As(III) and As(V) uptake by natural vivianite at acid, near-neutral and alkaline pH at T = 4°C, which is representative of Lake Baikal-type...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1144/SP339.10
EISBN: 9781862395879
.... This palaeoecological profile of the Red Hill site provides a view of the status of terrestrialization towards the end of the Late Devonian. The range of depositional settings at the site and the penecontemporaneous nature of the deposits provide a diversity of fossil evidence for the interpretation of a relatively...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1130/2011.0020(01)
EISBN: 9780813756202
... in 1993 as field crews from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia–University of Pennsylvania began systematic exploration of exposures of the Catskill Formation principally in Clinton, Lycoming, and Tioga Counties. Natural, unweathered exposures of the Catskill Formation are rare...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1130/2011.0020(01)
EISBN: 9780813756202
... material, they were able to describe the first confirmed seed from the Late Devonian, Archaeosperma arnoldii ( Pettitt and Beck, 1968 ). Recent paleobiological investigations into the Catskill Formation were initiated in 1993 as field crews from the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia–University...
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