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Tannis McCartney
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An incorrect version of a press release about my recent publication has been picked up by a geology news site. I'm hoping they will be able to update their story soon, but in the meantime, here is the corrected version of the press release that I actually approved:

http://asnews.syr.edu/newsevents_2016/releases/chris_scholz_paper.html

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I miss the prairie skies.
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AGU15 Day 0: The day the rifting people came together
I arrived in San Francisco yesterday (Saturday), and had a lovely afternoon exploring my new temporary neighborhood. This morning I had an early start, navigating Muni to get downtown for a Geoprisms RIE (Rift Initiation and Evolution) mini-workshop.  The m...

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Kids don't belong in universities.
Don't let the title fool you This post isn't about students, it's about how we treat them.  The fall semester is underway for most of us. The students I TA saw me yesterday in their lecture, but I won't meet them until the week after next. The start of a ne...

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Good thing the spring flowers have started blooming-it might snow tomorrow.
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The new SRTM data released yesterday looks great!  I'm excited to have a higher resolution digital elevation model for the Lake Malawi Region!  Here's a comparison of the new 30m resolution data with the 90m resolution data.

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New, higher resolution digital elevation model data for Africa
Yesterday, it was announced that NASA released 30m resolution SRTM data for Africa. You can read the press release here .  I'm pretty happy they started with the African data - I am making some new maps of my research area this week, so it is exciting to be...

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Remnant glacial features are everywhere in Central New York, but did you know Green Lakes State Park has  "reefs?"

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Friday night pie-ence
Friday nights tend to be one of the most productive times of the week for me. It probably has to do with being able to relax and stop thing about to-do lists and just focus on making figures or writing R scripts, or thinking through problems. Last night, ho...

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Unconformities: comparing gaps in my blog record with gaps in the rock record.
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