Geology Today

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Edited By: Peter Doyle

Online ISSN: 1365-2451

Just Published Articles

  1. A volcano under China's Great Wall (pages 219–221)

    Roger Mason

    Version of Record online: 28 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12137

  2. The spectacular fossils of the ‘water margin’: the Cambrian biota of Chengjiang, Yunnan, China (pages 233–237)

    Mark Williams, David J. Siveter, Derek J. Siveter, Sarah E. Gabbott, Xiaoya Ma, Mark A. Purnell and Peiyun Cong

    Version of Record online: 28 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12169

  3. Glacier-fed lakes as palaeoenvironmental archives (pages 213–218)

    Willem G.M. van der Bilt, Jostein Bakke, Kristian Vasskog, Torgeir Røthe and Eivind W. N. Støren

    Version of Record online: 28 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12166

  4. Prehistory as sonic inspiration: palaeontological heritage in popular music (pages 222–227)

    Mats E. Eriksson

    Version of Record online: 28 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12167

  5. Earthlearningidea—two million and counting: bringing Earth science ideas to teachers across the world (pages 228–232)

    Peter Kennett, Chris King and Elizabeth Devon

    Version of Record online: 28 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12168



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