Cretaceous creatures

Dr James Crampton takes you inside the ...

Oldest at the bottom

The geologist looking at this cliff near ...

Sandwich stratigraphy

Next time you have a sandwich, use the ...

Comparing radiocarbon dating methods ...

Dr Christine Prior is Team Leader of the ...

Using index fossils

Trilobites lived at a different time to ...

Differences in rocks

Professor Richard Price introduces some of ...

Joan Wiffen and her fossils

Joan Wiffen and colleagues were famous for ...

What is an isotope?

Dr Fiona Petchey from the Waikato Radiocarbon ...

Peat cores and climate change

Dr Marcus Vandergoes, a paleoecologist at GNS ...

The rock cycle

Through many different processes, any of the ...

Rocks and Ice Ages

Watch this animated video and find out more ...

Matching fossils in rocks

Rocks in different places can be put into ...

Fossils in sedimentary rock

Much sediment is deposited at sea, where it ...

Earth’s magnetic field

The Earth has a magnetic field extending ...

Two approaches to dating

A geological timescale is one example of how ...

Late Cretaceous dinoflagellates

The times when dinoflagellates appeared and ...

How old is that dinosaur?

Dr James Crampton, paleontologist at GNS ...

Radioactive decay

The graph shows a radioactive decay curve for ...

Dating rocks near Whanganui

Some of the relative and absolute methods of ...

Dating the Ōkārito core

Dr Marcus Vandergoes, of GNS Science ...

Fossil plants as paleoclimate ...

Professors Jane Francis and Matt Huber ...

New Zealand geological timescale

This diagram shows the Jurassic period ...

Dinoflagellate fossils

The presence of these two fossil ...

Joan Wiffen

Joan Wiffen was an example of a citizen ...

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