An Introduction to Geology: 7

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Ice and Water, Argentina (from Wikimedia Commons)

Lecture notes (pdf file): 2013_IntroGeol_Lect7_climate

Oxygen isotopes as ancient temperature proxies (from the JOIDES Resolution project).

Using earthworm poo as a palaeo-thermometer (the original paper can be read here).

Milutin Milankovitch: Seeking the Cause of the Ice Ages (from AMNH)

A tutorial on Milankovitch cyclicity (from Science Courseware)

Erratics: rocks from afar (pebbles of the Yorkshire Coast, by Coast Alive).

Mapping the glacial deposits and landforms of the Vale of York: Hall_etal2010_gcl_map_ValeYork (paper by Hall et al. 2010).

Coastal erosion maps (from the Environment Agency).

Coastal Explorer, assessing coastal erosion in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

An overview of the Snowball Earth hypothesis (Gabrielle Walker’s book is highly recommended).



Earth scientist in North Yorkshire, fossilist on the Cote de Saur. Director of the Yorkshire Fossil Festival and palaeontologist for hire. Can be found twittering and facebooking as @fossiliam.


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