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:

The Smithsonian Weekly Volcano Activity Report:

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center:

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!

WALTER H. F.  SMITH and KAREN M. MARKS, (2014) Seafloor in the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Search Area, Eos, Vol. 95, No. 21, 27 May 2014

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!