Boulder, Colo., USA New Geology articles posted online ahead of print on 6 Dec. cover fossil estuarine fauna from the Austrian Miocene; a "natural wind tunnel" experiment on the Chinese Loess Plateau; frictional melting of a microgabbro in water; glacial moraines in Colorado; new topographic data from Venus; solving a major issue concerning melt extraction from Earth's mantle; and experimentally generated volcanic lightning.
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Long-term ecosystem stability in an Early Miocene estuary
Martin Zuschin et al., University of Vienna, Department of Palaeontology, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria, firstname.lastname@example.org. Published online ahead of print on 6 Dec. 2013; http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G34761.1.
In the face of the ongoing biodiversity crisis, ecosystem stability is one of the most important research topics in ecology and paleoecology. Coastal marine areas include the most endangered ecosystems of our planet, and estuaries are a cas
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