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What is unusual about widespread sedimentary deposits and other features of the sedimentary record? Learn more on the subject from this short article: https://www.grisda.org/was-there-a-great-genesis-flood-1

Lazarus Taxa

What are "Lazarus taxa"? What can we learn form them about order in the fossil record? Explore this subject in this short article: https://www.grisda.org/lazarus-species-1

Glaciations

Does the geologic record preserve evidence for the occurrence and extent of former ice ages? What kind of information is used to make these inferences? Learn more on glaciations and the geologic record…

Cambrian Explosion

What is the Cambrian explosion? Why was Darwin puzzled by it? Learn more about this topic in this short article: https://www.grisda.org/cambrian-explosion-and-darwins-doubt-1

Plate Tectonics

Plate tectonics is an example of scientific revolution, where a new way of understanding data from nature was established over a short interval of time. Learn more about how plate tectonics relates to…

Catastrophic Earth Science

Do you want to learn more about the history and significance of catastrophism in geology? Here is a short article on the topic: https://www.grisda.org/catastrophic-earth-science-a-realistic-science-1

Catastrophism

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Clash of Ideas, Episode 2

This episode, centered around the town of Predazzo in the Dolomites of Italy, addresses the early modern geology controversy on the origin of granites. At stake in this debate was much more than the origin…

Clash of Ideas, Episode 4

This episode explains how an enigmatic suite of dark rocks in the Swiss Alps bears witness to the enormous tectonic forces which have been unleashed in the past history of our planet. If you are a teacher,…

Megabreccias

Ever heard of megabreccias? Learn more about them at http://bit.ly/Megabreccia

Flat Gaps

Have you ever heard of "paraconformities"? Learn more about them at http://bit.ly/Flat_Gaps