The Gaia Update is a (almost) weekly short news podcast on what the earth has been up to. It focuses on the three big natural disaster types: Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tsunamis, but also highlights other geology and earth science related news and research.
Information is from the following resources:
The USGS Eathquakes Page: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/
The Smithsonian Weekly Volcano Activity Report: http://www.volcano.si.edu/
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center: http://ptwc.weather.gov/
Research highlighted this week:
Godefroit Pascal, Sofia M. Sinitsa, Danielle Dhouailly, Yuri L. Bolotsky, Alexander V. Sizov, Maria E. McNamara, Michael J. Benton, Paul Spagna (2014) A Jurassic ornithischian dinosaur from Siberia with both feathers and scales, Science 25 July 2014: Vol. 345 no. 6195 pp. 451-455 DOI: 10.1126/science.1253351
McCrea RT, Buckley LG, Farlow JO, Lockley MG, Currie PJ, et al. (2014) A ‘Terror of Tyrannosaurs’: The First Trackways of Tyrannosaurids and Evidence of Gregariousness and Pathology in Tyrannosauridae. PLoS ONE 9(7): e103613. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0103613
NOTE: This one popped up top of the news page for AGU but it turns out it is a month old. Sorry!
Intro and outro music is provided by music alley, and is exerpts from polyambs by litvinov and nomerovskiy. Thank you Blessed Steno for watching over me as I start this project!