Current Earth Sciences Library News, No. 531 – the Moments of wonder edition

In case you missed it News

James Jackson was awarded the Woolaston medal by the Geological Society for 2015. In case you don’t know what that is here’s a little more about it and a list of prior recipients

Talking of the Geological Society

They are having a big book sale on if you fancy

Bullard News

Until further notice I will be going to the Bullard first on Monday mornings & so the library office will be shut.

Don’t be fooled by the closing gender gap in science PhDs News

What’s really happened is that fewer men – not more women– are studying for PhDs, new US research reveals read more here

Controversial News

Oklahoma had 3 times as many earthquakes as California in 2014, is fracking responsible?

World Map & language fun

“Type in any word in any language” and MAP IT Warning – recreates the experience of a badly dubbed film.

Video fun

Thanks to a Tweet from Richard Harrison for this – a MUST WATCH

Publications – due to some technical problems with eprints this is a reduced list

Brown, Caleb Marshall and VanBuren, Collin S. and Larson, Derek W. and Brink, Kirstin S. and Campione, Nicolás E. and Vavrek, Matthew J. and Evans, David C. (2015) Tooth counts through growth in diapsid reptiles: implications for interpreting individual and size-related variation in the fossil record. Journal of Anatomy.

Lopez-Mir, Berta(CASP) and Muñoz, Josep Anton and García Senz, Jesus (2015) Extensional salt tectonics in the partially inverted Cotiella post-rift basin (south-central Pyrenees): structure and evolution. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 104 (2). pp. 419-434. ISSN 1437-3254 (Print) 1437-3262 (Online)

Lopez-Mir, Berta(CASP) and Anton Muñoz, Josep and García Senz, Jesús (2014) Restoration of basins driven by extension and salt tectonics: Example from the Cotiella Basin in the central Pyrenees. Journal of Structural Geology, 69. pp. 147-162. ISSN 01918141

Liu, Alexander G. and Mcilroy, Duncan and Matthews, Jack J. and Brasier, Martin D. (2014) Confirming the Metazoan Character of a 565 Ma Trace-Fossil Assemblage from Mistaken Point, Newfoundland. Palaios, 29 (8). pp. 420-430. ISSN 0833-1351

Perrier, Vincent and Bogolepova, Olga K. (CASP) and Gubanov, Alexander P. and Siveter, David J. and Williams, Mark (2015) A pelagic myodocopid ostracod from the Silurian of Arctic Russia. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 34 (1). pp. 51-57.

Winpenny, B. and Maclennan, J. (2014) Short Length Scale Oxygen Isotope Heterogeneity in the Icelandic Mantle: Evidence from Plagioclase Compositional Zones. Journal of Petrology, 55 (12). pp. 2537-2566. ISSN Print ISSN 0022-3530 – Online ISSN 1460-2415


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