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9 December 2010

Animated laminae

More of the new scientific medium* I showed you on Wednesday: animated GIFs of super-small stuff, to give a sense of depth. This time, I included a 1 mm scale bar: These are laminations of silt and clay in the rhythmites of the lower Konnarock Formation. If the above image moves too fast for your eye to keep up with, here’s another version of it, which is set to a …


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Gravel and sand

Another image from Turkey… Tell me, fluvial folks and sedimentary soothsayers, what do you see here? Here’s a bigger version, if that helps.


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