Geology Today Minerals and Fossils – thank you!

Today, the Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained 2012 Online Event closes. Looking back over the past two weeks, the organizers have been very happy with the level of interest that you have all shown during the event.

The scientific organizers as well as representatives from of the Geological Society, the Geologists’ Association and Wiley-Blackwell have all worked hard to produce this event, but the ones that have made it such a big success – are you!

The sheer number of people that have signed up as delegates – 1,406 in total – have overwhelmed us, and the activity and the lively discussions that have taken place tells us that you have enjoyed yourselves as much as we have.

The material that we presented to you during the past two weeks is only a small selection of the content available in Geology Today which is current as well as curriculum oriented. We certainly did not find room for all the articles from the Minerals Explained and Fossils Explained series in the program of this event.

However, even though we could only present you with selected articles from these series, we have produced two virtual issues which collect together online  all the Minerals Explained and Fossils Explained articles that have been published in Geology Today over the years. They can be found on the Geology Today homepages on Wiley Online Library. Please visit them here:

Minerals Explained

Fossils Explained

We hope you have found the Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained 2012 Online Event productive, and that you will remember Geology Today as a source of interesting and engaging news and information on geological and palaeontological material. We are looking forward to seeing more of you in the future!

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Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained, 14th of March

Today concludes the program of the Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained 2012 Online Event.

However, the event is not over yet. We have saved some exciting content for this final release, and today we are presenting you with a section on Vertebrates and one on Native minerals. As always, the scientific organisers are ready to respond to your queries and elaborate on the content!

Please access the content here:

Fossils Explained

Vertebrates

Minerals Explained

Native minerals

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Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained, 12th of March

Welcome to the second week of the Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained 2012 Online Event!

We still have loads of content that we are looking forward to sharing with you. In the Fossils Explained section, today is dedicated to Cenozoic invertebrates. In the Minerals Explained section, we are focusing on Ore minerals.

As usual, all content is freely available to you, and you can access it by activating the links below.

Please access the content here:

Fossils Explained

Cenozoic invertebrates

Minerals Explained

Some ore minerals

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Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained, 9th of March

Today concludes the first week of the Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained 2012 Online Event. We hope you have enjoyed the event so far and found it useful – the discussions have already been many and interesting, and we are looking forward to hearing more from you in the coming week!

Today’s release in the Fossils Explained section is dedicated to Mesozoic Invertebrates. In the Minerals Explained section, we are moving on to Rock-forming non-silicate minerals. You can access the content via the links below.

Please access the content here:

Fossils Explained

Mezosoic invertebrates

Minerals Explained

Rock-forming minerals III: non-silicates             

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Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained, 7th of March

Welcome to the second release of content for the Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained Online Event. We hope you have had time read through and digest the articles we presented to you Monday the 5th of March. If you have any queries or comments, please remember that our scientific board sits ready to respond and elaborate on any questions you might have.

Today’s program consists of articles on Palaeozoic invertebrates and the second part of the section on Rock-forming silicate minerals.

As mentioned before, all content is freely available to you by simply clicking on the links. Please also take time to read the introductory articles, written especially for this event.

Please access the content here:

Fossils Explained

Palaeozoic invertebrates     

Minerals Explained

Rock-forming minerals II: silicates

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Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained, Day 1 – Welcome!

Welcome all to the first day of the Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained 2012 Online Event!

The organisers have all looked forward to this day. We have worked hard to get here, and we are happy to present you with today’s content, which you will find below. In the Fossils Explained series, we are presenting articles on Taphonomy and exceptional biotas, and in the Minerals Explained series, today is dedicated to Rock-forming silicate minerals.

All content is freely available to you by simply clicking on the links. Please also take time to read the introductory articles, written especially and exclusively for this event. We are looking forward to your comments and questions. Our board of scientific organisers is ready to respond and engage in discussions with you.

We are looking forward to your company during the event, and we hope that we will all benefit from this opportunity to learn together.

Please access the content here:

Fossils Explained

Taphonomy and exceptional biotas       

Minerals Explained

Rock-forming minerals I: silicates

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Online Event News, 2nd of March

We are happy to let you know that all delegates at the Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained 2012 Online Event are entitled to a 20% discount on Wiley books. You will find a link to our online bookstore here.

In order to claim your 20% discount, simply use the Online Event Discount Code:

GTO20

Chose your books and enter GTO20 in the promotion code field on our shopping cart. The discount code will be valid for the entire month of March 2012.

We hope to see more of you at the Geology Today Minerals and Fossils Explained 2012 Online Event when we begin on the 5th of March!

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