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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP451.5
EISBN: 9781786203328
...). Therefore, perhaps, short-term testing at the point of sale should be adopted in the UK in order to promote radon awareness and improve remediation rates. However, research by Crockett et al. (2006 a , b ) and Groves-Kirkby et al. (2006 a , b ) in the UK has suggested that tidal effects on radon...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP456.11
EISBN: 9781786203373
..., Natural Environmental Research Council, United Kingdom. Until the late 1980s tsunami science was mostly the province of seismologists, numerical modellers, geophysicists and historians; tsunamis received little attention from geologists (e.g. Bailey & Weir 1933 ; Coleman 1968 , 1978...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP461.5
EISBN: 9781786203427
... of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) and, following this, the Antarctic Treaty. SCAR works to coordinate and facilitate international cooperation in Antarctic science and to provide the Antarctic Treaty with scientific evidence, which allows international oversight on matters...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP456.12
EISBN: 9781786203373
... Prior to 3.11 the Japanese government Headquarters for Earthquake Research Promotion had estimated that there was an 80–90 per cent chance of a magnitude 7.7–8.0 subduction-type earthquake associated with slip over lengths up to around 100 km occurring in the Sendai region of NE Japan ( Fig. 3...
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... The Mesozoic and Paleogene pelagic carbonate rocks of the Northern Apennines have proved to be a fertile source for paleomagnetic research. Investigations of the magnetic properties of the Scaglia limestones illuminated the processes by which they were magnetized. Their directions of remanent...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 May 2016
DOI: 10.1130/2016.2520(37)
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 May 2016
DOI: 10.1130/2016.2520(38)
... African geological surveys are playing an important role in local and global development. Core functions are mapping, mineral exploration, geophysics, geochemistry, research, and geoengineering. Regulatory functions, geohazards, training, environment, water resources, and land-use planning...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 May 2016
DOI: 10.1130/2016.2520(39)
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 May 2016
DOI: 10.1130/2016.2520(02)
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 May 2016
DOI: 10.1130/2016.2520(23)
... (central and northern Kentucky) to define those geologic units spatially associated with the high radon values. This will enable College of Nursing researchers to systematically target areas with the most potential for high radon exposure levels. The latest collaboration will create five county maps using...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.3
EISBN: 9781862397125
... and Merlin Cavern, this chapter sets out evidence that 300 years of open access has resulted in significant disturbance to the features of geological interest. In particular, the integrity of the overall site for scientific research was affected by historical removal of speleothem formations long before...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.5
EISBN: 9781862397125
.... This chapter explores the interplay of scientific loess research and its geo-historical literary aspects as the foundations of modern loess geotourism. If not the largest European river, the Danube is certainly the most important because it has always had an immense role in merging different nations...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP430.18
EISBN: 9781862399624
... ), ecology. This contribution provides context for this ongoing research, reviewing current understanding of fishes from these two exceptional deposits. Examination of actinopterygians from the Chalk and London Clay has been intermittent following the major twentieth-century monographs of Smith Woodward...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP430.13
EISBN: 9781862399624
... Abstract Although primarily a pre-eminent palaeoichthyologist, Arthur Smith Woodward’s research and publications ranged across all major tetrapod groups: nevertheless, his contributions in this area have generally been overshadowed by involvement in the ‘Piltdown Man’ affair. Smith Woodward...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP434.15
EISBN: 9781862391581
... Wiman’s research spans across 52 years, with a total of 132 published papers (including his dissertation) giving an average of 2.5 papers per year. Included in this is Wiman & Edinger (1942) , which was listed as only a manuscript in his bibliography ( Bohlin 1937 , 1947 ), and a work...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP417.12
EISBN: 9781862397125
... been visited, the Lyngen Alps and the plateau region of Øksfjordjøkelen on the Bergsfjord Peninsula (Fig. 1 ). As part of university expeditions to these two areas, the authors carried out bibliographic research on the legacies of early tourists and climbers to north Norway, especially to locate...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP411.4
EISBN: 9781862396999
... have been described in detail by Baker et al. (2008) and Heap & Harris (2008) . The geomorphic development of the Barrow Island region is synthesized by Research Data Australia (1984) , and for the Dampier Archipelago by Semeniuk et al. (1982) and Semeniuk & Wurm (1987...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP411.3
EISBN: 9781862396999
... have existed in the present waterways, bays, inlets and drowned river valleys of today. Such sites would also have existed on the incised plains that stretched from the present coastline towards the edge of the continental shelf. One of the problems facing archaeologists researching the nature...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1130/2015.2516(05)
... and documentation of caves, plus some respected cave research outside of the geosciences, led to the second period of research, dating from 1983 to the present. This was a transitional period where karst was increasingly recognized and karst research methods were pioneered, although often by people lacking...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 June 2015
DOI: 10.1130/2015.2512(14)