Geology Today

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Edited By: Peter Doyle

Online ISSN: 1365-2451

Just Published Articles

  1. Ten years on: what can Google Earth offer the geoscience community? (pages 216–221)

    A.E. Mather, S. Mills, M. Stokes and R. Fyfe

    Article first published online: 19 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12119

  2. Virtual field teaching has evolved: benefits of a 3D gaming environment (pages 222–226)

    Tom Argles, Shailey Minocha and David Burden

    Article first published online: 19 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12116

  3. ArcGIS to Unity: a design pipeline for creation of 3D terrain in serious egames for geology (pages 237–240)

    Annabeth Robinson, Clare E. Gordon, Jacqueline Houghton, Geoffrey E. Lloyd and Daniel J. Morgan

    Article first published online: 19 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12121

  4. Issue Information (pages i–iv)

    Article first published online: 19 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12074

  5. Digital field mapping—making the change from paper to touchscreen technology (pages 232–236)

    R.J. Muir

    Article first published online: 19 NOV 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gto.12120




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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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