Monthly Archives: October 2012

Conglomerates, strain and students

Good structural localities near campus is a wonderful thing to have. One of several good sites in the vicinity of the U of Bergen campus is the strained conglomerates of Sandviksfjellet. You will find a short description on my website … Continue reading

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Rocha de Ipanema

A bonus attraction for structural geologists visiting Rio is the gneisses and sheared granitic rocks that crop out several places within and near the city. Nice garnetiferous (kinzigitic) gneisses crop out at the E end of Ipanema (Leblon). These rocks … Continue reading

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Geologia estrutural: Structural Geology in Portuguese

The Portuguese edition of my book¬†Structural geology¬†was released at the 46th Brazilian Geological Congress in Santos, Brazil last week. I had the great pleasure of being present at the conference, meeting many colleagues and students from all over Brazil. The … Continue reading

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