Rich Pancost win Wolfson Merit award

EAOG member Rich Pancost (Organic Geochemistry Unit, School of Chemistry, Bristol University) has won coveted Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award in the latest funding round to study ‘The response of hydrological and biogeochemical cycles to past global warming.’ The project will exploit cutting-edge geochemical techniques and build on collaborations across the Faculty of Science . . . → Read More: Rich Pancost win Wolfson Merit award

Sea level rise less from Greenland, more from Antarctica, than expected during last interglacial

Sea level rise less from Greenland, more from Antarctica, than expected during last interglacial.

World Environment News – A Worker Collects Crude Oil Sample – Planet Ark

World Environment News – A Worker Collects Crude Oil Sample – Planet Ark.

Dating an ancient episode of severe global warming

ScienceDaily (June 16, 2011) — Using sophisticated methods of dating rocks, a team including University of Southampton researchers based at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, have pinned down the timing of the start of an episode of an ancient global warming known as the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum (PETM), with implications for the . . . → Read More: Dating an ancient episode of severe global warming

WHOI : Oceanus : Four Men. Twelve Hours. One Crucial Sample.

The prize they coveted amounted to nothing more than about four gallons of natural gas and less than a half-cup of oil. Where it came from, however, made it unique.

Scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) sought the definitive sample of petroleum from the Macondo well that was tapped by the . . . → Read More: WHOI : Oceanus : Four Men. Twelve Hours. One Crucial Sample.

Featured Photo (Summer 2011)

An old image of Interlaken, with Jungfrau, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland. This will be our next IMOG venue in September 2011 From: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Photochrom Collection. Public domain image