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Lithosphere science by Susanne Jänecke and colleagues, "Durmid ladder structure and its implications for the nucleation sites of the next M >7.5 earthquake on the San Andreas fault or Brawley seismic zone in southern California," was covered by several local TV stations, inlcuding , ABC Eyewitness News, ABC 10 News, and KESQ, and by the Daily Mail.
Geosphere science by N. McMillan and colleagues, Direct measurement of advective heat flux from several Yellowstone hot springs, Wyoming, USA, was covered by Yahoo! News on 5 June.
Geology science by A.K. Behrensmeyer and colleagues, The Oltulelei Formation of the southern Kenyan Rift Valley: A chronicle of rapid landscape transformation over the last 500 k.y., was picked up by UPI on 16 March.
Geology science by Morelia Urlaub and colleagues, Diatom ooze: Crucial for the generation of submarine mega-slides?, is covered by a 13 Feb. AGU Landslide Blog post and by LiveScience (14 Feb.).
Geology science by L. Zhang and colleagues, Deccan volcanism caused coupled pCO2 and terrestrial temperature rises, and pre-impact extinctions in northern China, is covered in National Geographic (7 Feb.).
Geosphere science by A.U. Gold and colleagues, Spatial skills in undergraduate students—Influence of gender, motivation, academic training, and childhood play, is covered in the Boulder Daily Camera (6 Feb.).
Geology science by M.S.Delucia and colleague, Thermochronology links denudation of the Great Unconformity surface to the supercontinent cycle and snowball Earth, is covered by Eos (2 Feb.).
Geology science by D.L. Schutt and colleagues, Moho temperature and mobility of lower crust in the western United States, is covered in Newsweek (1/30).
Geology science by A.R. Nordsvan and colleagues, "Laurentian crust in northeast Australia: Implications for the assembly of the supercontinent Nuna," is covered in The Guardian (19 Jan.), Yahoo! News (22 Jan.), the New York Daily News (22 Jan.), and Smithsonian (24 Jan.).
Geology science by R.M. Pollyea and colleagues, "Geospatial analysis of Oklahoma (USA) earthquakes (2011–2016): Quantifying the limits of regional-scale earthquake mitigation measures," is covered by Newsweek (1/1), KPVI News (1/12), and Tulsa World (1/12).
Geology science by T.M. Gibson and colleagues, "Precise age of Bangiomorpha pubescens dates the origin of eukaryotic photosynthesis," is highlighted on LiveScience (27 Dec.) and Yahoo! News (2 Jan.).
Geology science by S.M. Drake and colleagues, "Discovery of a meteoritic ejecta layer containing unmelted impactor fragments at the base of Paleocene lavas, Isle of Skye, Scotland," was covered on 14 Dec. by the International Business Times, 15 Dec. by Newsweek and the Argyll Free Press, and 18 Dec. by the Mirror.
Geology science by V. Levin and colleagues, "Seismic evidence for a recently formed mantle upwelling beneath New England," has been covered extensively, including articles by the Boston Globe, National Geographic, Tech Times, Newsweek, UPI, LiveScience, NBC Connecticut, New Hampshire Public Radio, USA Today and Yahoo! News .
Geology science by G. Swindles and colleagues, "Climatic control on Icelandic volcanic activity during the mid-Holocene," is covered by a 30 Nov. The Economist article and by Scientific American on 21 Dec., and by NPR and Yahoo! News on 22 Dec.
Geology science by V. Levin and colleagues, "Seismic evidence for a recently formed mantle upwelling beneath New England," is covered by a 30 Nov. Newsweek article.
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, Cairo Scene, the Daily News Egypt (20 Jan. 2018), and Bloomberg News (25 Jan. 2018).
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, and was named one of the 17 most amazing moments in science by CTV News.
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 colleagues, Biogenic 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.