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A place to learn about geology for teachers, students, rock hounds, and geology enthusiasts. Gary Lewis is an Australian-born geologist who loves to share his passion for all things ‘geology’. In the GEO podcast, Gary takes you on a journey to learn about rocks, minerals, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers and so much more. It does not matter if you have no experience in geology, Gary will help you to understand the fundamentals of our planet so you can have a greater understanding about when you see when visiting your backyard, your local creek, cliff or beyond.

 

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Divergent plate boundaries - what are their features?
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) In this episode, I talk about the geological and topographic features of ...
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The Evidence for Plate Tectonics
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) In less than 12 minutes, I summarize the major pieces of evidence ...
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Tsunami - the science behind the waves
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) In this episode, I talk about the science of Tsunamis - those ...
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Limestone Caves - how do they form (the chemistry of solution caves)
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) In this episode, I talk about solution  (Limestone/marble) caves and how they ...
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Earth's Magnetic Reversals, Polar Wandering and Plate Tectonics
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) In this episode, we chat about the Earth's magnetic field and how ...
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Mineral Occurrence through to Ore Deposit.  What do these terms mean?
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) In this episode, I talk about the differences between a mineral occurrence, ...
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Oil - how oil is formed and trapped
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) How is oil formed and trapped so we can use it as ...
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Relative Dating - working out what happened first, second...
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) How does a geologist work out the sequence of events when looking ...
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Erosion - moving stuff around
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) Erosion is the moving of broken-down rock materials from one place to ...
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Weathering - breaking down in place
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) Often the most misunderstood part of the tri-process weathering-erosion-deposition cycle, weathering is ...
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Starting off collecting - a beginners guide
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) Today we talk about places you can go to start collecting rocks ...
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The Science of Gold
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) Gold is an amazing metal and has been used by humans for ...
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Earthquakes - what you need to know!
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) What are earthquakes?  How are they formed? What is causing the shaking?  ...
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Silicate minerals - for non scientists
You can find this podcast on iTunes right here. The silicate minerals are the building blocks for all the rocks on Earth.    They follow a system of formation and ...
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Geoscience jobs - just some of the types of geologist!
You can find this podcast on iTunes right here. There are just so many different roles and specialties in the field of geology.  Many of these jobs have different titles ...
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All about granite
You can find this podcast on iTunes right here. In this episode, I talk about the rock type granite - why I love it, how it forms and what minerals ...
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Simple rock classification - igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks
You can find this podcast on iTunes right here. In this episode, I outline the simple classification of rocks into the groups igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. And finally - ...
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Introduction to Plate Tectonics
You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here. (Go on...subscribe and not miss the new episodes) Learn the basics of the theory of Plate Tectonics in less than ...
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Mineral Color and Streak
In this episode, I talk about mineral color and streak as ways to identify minerals in your collection.  The big take away from this, is that color alone is not ...
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Mineral Hardness
In this episode, I talk about mineral hardness and how you can use common materials around your home to create your own mineral hardness kit.  I explain how the Mohs ...
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Why geology?... and how I got into geology
In this episode, I talk about how I became interested in geology and about the four reasons I think geology is important.  These are:
  1. Understanding the past will help ...
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