Geology Today

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Edited By: Peter Doyle

Online ISSN: 1365-2451

Just Published Articles

  1. Physical geology of the Fogo volcano (Cape Verde Islands) and its 2014–2015 eruption (pages 153–159)

    Peter Worsley

    Article first published online: 31 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12102

  2. Books (page 160)

    Article first published online: 31 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12103

  3. Nannofossils: the smoking gun for the Canarian hotspot (pages 137–145)

    Valentin R. Troll, Frances M. Deegan, Steffi Burchardt, Kirsten Zaczek, Juan-Carlos Carracedo, Fiona C. Meade, Vicente Soler, Mario Cachao, Jorge Ferreira and Abigail K. Barker

    Article first published online: 31 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12100

  4. The great 1815 eruption of Tambora and future risks from large-scale volcanism (pages 132–136)

    R. Gertisser and S. Self

    Article first published online: 31 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12099

  5. Geodigest (pages 122–131)

    Article first published online: 31 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12098




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Geology Today provides an entertaining and instructive read for all people interested in the Earth sciences.

• Articles and Features review topics of current interest from all aspects of Earth Science – written for the general reader by experts in the field.

• Geodigest reports on news from the geological community, recent research that has appeared in the specialist journals, geological happenings and discoveries and geological conferences.

• A lively correspondence section allows readers to air and share their views and to respond to items appearing in the journal.

• Fossils Explained

Fossil–Lagerstätten, John Nudds and Paul Selden

• Minerals Explained

Olivine Group, R.J. King

• Rocks Explained

Rapakivi granites, Axel Müller

• Building Stones Explained

Sandstone, Barry J. Hunt

• Geohazards Explained

Collapsing volcanoes: the sleeping giants' threat, Thomas Shea and Benjamin Van Wyk de Vries


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