You probably recognize the curious landscapes of the Enchanted City of Cuenca in Spain or the famous Aggtelek caves, in Hungary, these last ones being a World Heritage Site since 1995. What you may not know is that these two places have something in common: they are two types of karst relief. In today’s post we are going to tell you what a karst relay is and how the structures that characterize it are formed
The first occidental men in access to the ruins of the city of Petra was a swiss archaeologist called Johann Ludwig Burckhardt that was disguised as a Jordan and discovered that way the old capital of the Nabataeans. Currently, the historical enclave of Jordany is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and it is protected by UNESCO.
The Ebro Delta is one of the most significant geographical features of Spain due to its immense biodiversity and for being one of the most humid areas of Catalonia. All its wild nature contrasts immensely with the human cohabitation and the agricultural transformation.
The Cretaceous period is the third and last geological period from the Mesozoic Era. It’s divided as: Upper Cretaceous and Lower Cretaceous. It started after the Jurassic Period and lasted 79 million of years, during which 70% of the existing species and practically all dinosaurs were extinguished. The highlight of the Lower Cretaceous was the rupture of the supercontinent Pangea and Gondwana in two, thus giving place to what we know today as South America,
In this course not only we will delve into hydrogeology applications using ArcGIS, but also into geology related mapping and analysis. One of the most demanded courses by our students is the “Introduction to hydrogeology and ArcGIS applications” online course. Instructed by Matija
Seismic tomography is a technique for imaging the subsurface of the Earth based on seismic waves produced by earthquakes or seismic activity. Over recent weeks tomography has gained media attention after it was applied to one of the 7 Wonders of the World; the Pyramids of Egypt. The news is very interesting in terms of human knowledge. An international team of scientists has used the flow of muons (elementary particles produced when cosmic rays collide with atoms