Layman’s sample practice: geology for everyone

Layman’s sample practice: geology for everyone The layman’s sample practice of the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) is a unique national practice in raw material exploration and research. Its primary purpose is to increase knowledge related to Finnish...

IGI launches educational resources to support learning

IGI launches educational resources to support learning The Institute of Geologists of Ireland (IGI) wants to ensure that members of the public have access to facts on the critical role of mineral exploration and mining to our sustainable future. The IGI, the...

The Glaciers of the Pyrenees

The Glaciers of the Pyrenees The Pyrenees mountain range is a geographical feature located in southwestern Europe, lying across the border between Spain, France and Andorra (Figure 1). The range runs from the Atlantic Ocean (Gulf of Biscay) to the Mediterranean Sea...

In between Barrandian and eternity

In between Barrandian and eternity A STORY OF MY GRANDFATHER JIŘÍ KOVANDA AND HIS GREAT FRIEND VOJEN LOŽEK In the past months, I have been in touch with more librarians and their institutions than ever before. My reasoning was simple, I wanted to help my grandfather...