Best Geology Education podcasts — Geology topics for students (Updated June 2018; image) public [subscription 1695766]
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Exhibit 1 - An actual granite countertop. In this episode of the Geology Flannelcast, we discuss what exactly is a granite countertop by definition and the difference between industrial granite and geological granite. We also cover some potentially overblown health issues associated with granite countertops. Podcast Episodes RSS…
In this episode of the Geology Flannelcast, we cover the topic of soil and how geologists can use soils that have turned into rock to determine ancient climates. Podcast Episodes RSS
This episode of the Geology Flannelcast is all about river deltas. We cover everything from the different types of deltas, to how to sediment of a delta builds, to what happens to the river water as it flows out of the delta. Podcast Episodes RSS
We're back from our brief hiatus! This episode of the Geology Flannelcast discusses Milankovitch Cycles, which are the main drivers of Earth's climate. Podcast Episodes RSS
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Good friend of the Flannelcast, Matt Sophy, is back on the show to talk about the geothermal energy field and his work in Indonesia. Matt took the image above at one of his test sites in Indonesia. Here's some more images that Matt gave us to post on the site. Podcast Episodes RSS
It's volume 3 of listener questions! We answer the questions from you, the listener! Podcast Episodes RSS
In this episode of the Geology Flannelcast we talk about a new theory as to what took out the dinosaurs and discuss megatsunamis and the possibility of one occurring along the U.S. east coast. Jesse also dives into what is real and fake about Indiana Jones. Podcast Episodes RSS
Examples of the dark linear features on Mars where flowing water was confirmed to have existed. Image: NASA NASA confirmed that there is flowing water on Mars this week. Flowing water was always speculated to have existed on the Red Planet, but this is the first time scientists have confirmed its existence. In this episode of the Geology Flanne ...…
This installment of the Geology Flannelcast covers Pluto, ancient viruses, and the ABC's of climate change. Podcast Episodes RSS
This episode of the Geology Flannelcast takes you through 4.6 billion years of Earth history. We tackle how the geologic time scale came to be, how it's broken down, and what it all means. Podcast Episodes RSS
In this installment of the Geology Flannelcast, the gang tackles the topic of Greenland's melting ice sheet. The uncover fact, fiction, and controversy. Podcast Episodes RSS
Photo: NASA This is a special episode in honor of the New Horizons probe that recently did its flyby of Pluto. The probe was launched specifically to perform a geologic investigation of Pluto Podcast Episodes RSS
This episode covers the history of human induced earthquakes, why they happen, and where they happen. Podcast Episodes RSS
This episode of the Geology Flannelcast covers turbidites, myths about Yellowstone volcano, and another earthquake in Nepal. Podcast Episodes RSS
Its the second installment of our listener questions episode! We talk about the earthquake in Nepal, volcanic eruption in Chile, and answer questions about Yellowstone, the Adirondack Mountains, underground cities, expanding Earth theory, and the Earth's inner inner core. Podcast Episodes RSS
Chris, Jesse, and Steve talk about the newest image of Pluto, why Mercury is so dark, the anniversary of a historic volcano, and sinkholes. Podcast Episodes RSS
Chris, Jesse, and Steve talk about the different types of volcanoes in this episode of the Geology Flannelcast. They also discuss the importance of the thermohaline current and what would happen if it stopped. Podcast Episodes RSS
In this episode of the Flannelcast, the gang talks about dark matter being linked to mass extinction events, NASA mission to put a probe on Titan, and the Burgess Shale. Podcast Episodes RSS
In episode 19 of the Geology Flannelcast Chris, Jesse, & Steve talk about the geology of U.S. National Parks. They cover everything from glacial geomorphology, to volcanoes, and rivers. Other topics covered include the discover of a two-layered inner core of Earth, how the Earth is constantly losing mass, and Jesse professes his love and fascin ...…
This installment of the Geology Flannelcast covers everything you ever wanted to know about Norman Bowen and his reaction series of igneous minerals. Also covered in this episode is an update on the official start of the Anthropocene, Jesse's take on time zones, and why Steve loves Harry Potter so much. Here is the link for the images of the my ...…
Bizmuth is a really neat mineral We're back from our holiday season break, and better than ever! In this episode of the Flannelcast Jesse talks about the big blue hole, Chris talks about Legos, and Steve and Jesse go head to head in household mineral use trivia! Listen to Episode 17 - Minerals now! Great Blue Hole in Belize. Listen to Episode 1 ...…
The Flannelcasters chat with Dr. Gary Stinchcomb. Gary is a professor at Murray State University. His research is in defining the Anthropocene boundary. He also has an article in the November 2014 issue of Discover magazine. Podcast Episodes RSS
This episode of the Geology Flannelcast is all about geothermal energy. Special guest Kelly Blake joins the crew in this edition of the Flannelcast. Kelly works at a geothermal field in California. The Flannelcasters also talk about the recent volcanic eruption in Japan and why its not like the other eruptions. Also, here is the link for the re ...…
In this installment of the Flannelcast, we cover everything you wanted to know about how oil is formed and its history. We also cover some currently erupting volcanoes, earthquakes, really big dinosaurs, and the newly solved mystery about the sliding rocks in Death Valley. More info on news stories Bardarbunga erupts in Iceland Drednoughtus - T ...…
The Flannelcasters talk about coal, former U.S. President Herbert Hoover, zinc prices, and other pieces of investment advice in this installment of the Geology Flannelcast. Podcast Episodes RSS
In the 12th installment of the Geology Flannelcast, the gang talks about hurricanes, why you shouldn't travel with horses, Jesse's current living situation, and that Steve's wife is about to give birth at any second. Luckily she holds off until after the podcast is over. Too bad, it would have made great ratings! Podcast Episodes RSS…
In this episode the Flannelcasters cover ice ages, carbon nanotubes, dehumidifiers, and Jesse starts his career and a struggling 90s rapper.
We've been talking about this for a while now, and here it is! The Flannelcasters tackle the questions that you, the listeners, provided. California falling off the US, Jupiter, fracking, mid-ocean ridges, landslides... you name it, we cover it in this episode.
This episode the Flannelcasters talk about William "Strata" Smith. He was dubbed the "Father of English Geology". The gang also talks about really big dinosaurs, debters prison, and Victorian England.
In this installment of the Geology Flannelcast Chris, Jesse, and Steve discuss the most fundamental question in all of geology- how does a rock become a rock. The gang also talks about how Yosemite Valley formed, what happens when lightening strikes a mountain, and Jesse's favorite month of the year.…
For the 3rd and final mini Flannelcast, Steve talks about his research in analyzing the lead in the soils of Philadelphia. Spoiler alert: tacky Led Zeppelin references ahead! Jesse is still searching for an intro/outro song.
This is 2nd installment of the mini Flannelcasts. Jesse teaches everyone how to reconstruct the climate from 100 million years ago using soils, Chris tries to dominate the conversation, and Steve lays down the law.
This episode is the first of 3 shorts featuring each of the Flannelcasters area of research and expertise. This dose of the Flannelcast features Chris Seminack giving a low down on hurricanes, barrier islands, and why New Orleans is has a real issue with sea-level rise. As per the norm, antics ensue and Steve gives his 2 cents about getting san ...…
In Episode 4 we talk about remote sensing, Galileo, ghost sounds, volcanoes & global warming, Heathcliff, and more valuable life lessons from the Flannelcasters. As promised here is the video that talks about why the planets orbit in a preferred plane in space.
In Episode 3, the flannelcasters are joined by special guest Matt Sophy. The gang reviews the natural disasters of 2013, how to speak Icelandic, cooking pasta. and the greatest cinnamon rolls in the world. Special thanks to the USGS for publishing an article which inspired this podcsast. Click here for the full article. I promised to post the M ...…
Chris, Jesse, and Steve explain everything you wanted to know about the Appalachian Mountains, Jesse talks about his rock that is 1 billion years old, Iceland drills for magma, and how glaciers carved up the Rockies. Also check out Glaciers in Rocky Mountain National Park throughout time.
Chris, Jesse, and Steve tackle plate tectonics, their favorite Canadians, why physicists hate geologists, and how to podcast on the beaches of Hawaii in the inaugural episode of the Geology Flannelcast