An Introduction to Geology: 1 (updated)


Lunar collision

Lecture 1 handouts:

2014_IntroGeol_Lect1_SML (PowerPoint)

2014_IntroGeol_Lect1_SML (PDF)

Useful links:

James Hutton: Founder of Modern Geology (American Museum of Natural History article)

Neptunism vs Plutonism (a Scientific American article)

Charles Lyell and uniformitarianism (University of California Berkeley article)

Darwin the geologist (Darwin correspondence project)

How to use zircons to trace the earliest rocks on Earth (AMNH article)

The Oldest Rock In The World (National Public Radio article)

Archaean life and rocks (University of California Museum of Paleontology article)



Earth scientist in North Yorkshire, fossilist on the Dinosaur Coast. Director of the Yorkshire Fossil Festival and palaeontologist with Hidden Horizons. Can be found cricketing for Ovington CC. Can be found twittering as @fossiliam.


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