News Coverage of Published GSA Science

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Feb. 2007 GSA Today science by R.J. Davies and colleagues, "Birth of a mud volcano: East Java, 29 May 2006," is discussed in an October 2017 National Geographic News article.

GSA Today science by Jean-Daniel Stanley and Pablo L. Clemente, "Increased Land Subsidence and Sea-Level Rise are Submerging Egypt’s Nile Delta Coastal Margin," is covered by USA Today and discussed in the National Geographic blog "Water Currents."

Geology science by J.E. Tierney and colleagues, "A climatic context for the out-of-Africa migration," is covered in New Scientist and the International Business Times.

GSA Bulletin science by K. Williscroft and colleagues, "Extensive Cretaceous methane seepage, Ellef Ringnes Island, Canadian High Arctic," is covered by the Washington Post.

Geology science by David S. Jones and colleagues, "A volcanic trigger for the Late Ordovician mass extinction? Mercury data from south China and Laurentia," is covered by the BBC, The International Business Times, and Yahoo! News.

The GSA Today Groundwork article by Jaap H. Nienhuis and colleagues, "A New Subsidence Map for Louisiana," published online ahead of print, received heavy news coverage, including articles in Yahoo! News, UPI, Time Magazine, the Boston Globe, The Times-Picayune, and LiveScience, and in the print edition of EARTH (p. 41).

Geology science by Thomas A. Hegna and colleagues, "Pyritized in situ trilobite eggs from the Ordovician of New York (Lorraine Group): Implications for trilobite reproductive biology," is covered in EARTH (p. 21 of the May/June 2017 issue).

The GSA Today science article by Nick Mortimer and colleagues, "Zealandia: Earth's Hidden Continent," which received heavy news coverage when it was first posted online, is discussed on the Open Mind blog and in articles by the Daily Mail, Smithsonian, the Boston Herald, and Reader's Digest .

GSA Today science by Giovanni Muttoni and Dennis V. Kent, "A Novel Plate Tectonic Scenario for the Genesis and Sealing of Some Major Mesozoic Oil Fields," is covered in EARTH (p. 20 in the May/June 2017 issue).

Geology science by Jun Yang and colleagues, "Persistence of a freshwater surface ocean after a snowball Earth," is covered in New Scientist.

Geology science by Kathleen C. Benison, "Gypsum gravel devils in Chile: Movement of largest natural grains by wind?," is covered by The Guardian, The New York Times, The Economist, Science News, The Weather Channel, and IFL Science.

GSA Today science by Patrick A. Burkhart and colleagues, "Savor the Cryosphere," is covered by LiveScience, Tree Hugger, Huffington Post Canada, ABC FOX Montana, the Associated Press wire service, the Seattle Times, the Washington Post, the Jakarta Post, Yahoo News, the Boston Globe, Sin Embargo, Science World Report, the New York Post, the Weather Channel, Mother Nature Network, and the India Times.

Geology science by S.L. Rathburn and colleagues, "The fate of sediment, wood, and organic carbon eroded during an extreme flood, Colorado Front Range, USA," is covered by Yahoo News UK and Scientific American.

Geology science by Sami Nabhan and colleagues, "Biogenic overgrowth on detrital pyrite in ca. 3.2 Ga Archean paleosols," is covered in a March/April 2017 (p. 25) article in EARTH.

Geology science by Elan J. Levy and colleagues, "Pore fluids in Dead Sea sediment core reveal linear response of lake chemistry to global climate changes," is covered by the Jerusalem Post.

The GSA Today article, "Increased Land Subsidence and Sea-Level Rise are Submerging Egypt’s Nile Delta Coastal Margin," by Jean-Daniel Stanley and Pablo L. Clemente, is discussed in the International Business Times, Quartz Africa, and Cairo Scene.

The GSA Today article, "Zealandia: Earth's Hidden Continent," by Nick Mortimer and colleagues, has been covered extensively, including articles in the Daily Mail (UK), Nature, the Huffington Post, Forbes, National Geographic, Time, CNN, USA Today, BBC News, Washington Post, NPR, and the ScienceNews print edition, 18 Mar. 2017, p. 11, and online.

Geology science by M.J. Genge and colleagues, "An urban collection of modern-day large micrometeorites: Evidence for variations in the extraterrestrial dust flux through the Quaternary," published online in December, is covered by ABC news Australia, Nature World News, Wired, the New York Times and a Scientific American Blog post .

Geology science by A.D. Czaja and colleagues, "Sulfur-oxidizing bacteria prior to the Great Oxidation Event from the 2.52 Ga Gamohaan Formation of South Africa," is covered by Science Magazine, and Science World Report

Geology science by J.M. Pownall and colleagues, "Rolling open Earth’s deepest forearc basin," is covered by Nature World News and Science World Report

The Science Explorer 8 Nov., covered Geology science by Sami Nabhan and colleaguesBiogenic overgrowth on detrital pyrite in ca. 3.2 Ga Archean paleosols.

A 17 Nov. Eos article covers GSA Bulletin science, "Emergence and evolution of Santa Maria Island (Azores)—The conundrum of uplifted islands revisited," by R.S. Ramalho and colleagues.

Geosphere science by Scott P. Hippensteel, "Carbonate rocks and American Civil War infantry tactics," was covered by Discovery News.

Open-access Geology science by Thomas R. Knott and colleagues, "Mid-Miocene record of large-scale Snake River-type explosive volcanism and associated subsidence on the Yellowstone hotspot track: The Cassia Formation of Idaho, USA," published online ahead of print on 7 March 2016, was covered by Science News, the Statesman Journal, the Casper Star Tribune, the Elko Daily Free Press, The Christian Science Monitor, and Discovery News.

Open-access Geology science by Fukashi Maeno and colleagues, "Morphological evolution of a new volcanic islet sustained by compound lava flows," published online ahead of print on 24 Feb. 2016, was covered by the Daily Mail (UK).

The Geology article, "The oldest Pinus and its preservation by fire," by Howard J. Falcon-Land and colleagues, published online ahead of print on 7 Mar. 2016, was covered by Science, Discovery News, the Daily Mail (UK), and BBC News.

Geology science by S.E. Grasby and colleagues, "Early Triassic productivity crises delayed recovery from world's worst mass extinction," is covered by Science News.

Geology science from 2010 by Noah J. Finnegan and colleagues, "Coupling of rock uplift and river incision in the Namche Barwa–Gyala Peri massif, Tibet," has recently been covered by LiveScience and Yahoo! News.

Geology science by M. Barham and colleagues, "The answers are blowin' in the wind: Ultra-distal ashfall zircons, indicators of Cretaceous super-eruptions in eastern Gondwana," is covered in New Scientist.

Geology science by Nigel J.F. Blamey et al., "Paradigm shift in determining Neoproterozoic atmospheric oxygen," is covered in The Scotsman, the Washington Post, and the Daily Mail.

Geology science by Aaron J. Cavosie et al., "Transformations to granular zircon revealed: Twinning, reidite, and ZrO2 in shocked zircon from Meteor Crater (Arizona, USA)," is covered by Space Daily.

Geology science by Sharon A. Newman et al., "Insights into cyanobacterial fossilization in Ediacaran siliciclastic environments," is covered in Eos.