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Emma Versteegh

Palaeo-proxies and trophic positions

I like it when people show how a proxy works, or how it doesn't. Today at Goldschmidt I enjoyed several presentations doing exactly that. The day started with Johanna Noireaux showing that boron

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Views from, and of, Florence

The Florence skyline is dominated by the dome and bell-tower of the Duomo, or Santa Maria del Fiore, the large cathedral in the centre of the city

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Music of the spheres

I am sitting in a hot lecture theatre in the Università deli Studi, Florence, two days before the start of the proper business of Goldschmidt 2013

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Andy Bray

Tour of Florence

Welcome to Florence Goldschmidters! This is my first visit to this beautiful city and as Simon has been at a workshop on the chemical interactions in geothermal fluids

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Andy Bray

Introducing the Bloggers of Goldschmidt 2013

It isn't long until the start of the annual V.M. Goldschmidt conference, the main international meeting for geochemists to share and discuss ideas

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New worlds, New perspectives
Andrew Rushby

The Atmospheric Mirror

When viewed from space, the Earth glows like a blue marble under the light of the distant Sun. Azure oceans lap against the jagged coastlines and pale clouds swirl gracefully across its face

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Why did we do it?! Our look into the writing of a Geochemical Perspectives article

How did it all start? When I (Fred) was first contacted to write an article for Geochemical Perspectives by the Editorial Board, and strongly encouraged by Eric Oelkers to do so

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From water to wine

For most of us, our science is a passion, and we work nearly non-stop. A recent study of worldwide downloads from scientific journals reveals our habits

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Christopher Pearce

The law of straightness

In my previous post, ‘A geochemistry ditty’, I penned what is possibly the geekiest poem you will ever come across. I was therefore pleasantly surprised when several people got in touch to say ...

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The Old Days

Why do I write this blog? It is to show that the path to where you want to go is not always easy. I was trained as a metamorphic petrologist at the University of Kiel in Germany and as a petrologist

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Pedal-powered conference: making tracks to the European Geosciences Union General Assembly

The idea was simple: combine a bicycle-touring vacation with alternative transportation to a conference. The European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly took place in Vienna

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On Field Classes

Having just got back from a field class, I’m at a loss of what to do. The rush of returning to the office on Friday afternoon to crack out a Goldschmidt abstract

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