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Fast and furious: witnessing the birth of Africa's new ocean's blog

By The Afar Rift Team

A quick post to report our first day in London before the exhibition opens this Saturday.....

Today was our first day in the Southbank Centre. Team members travelled from Bristol, Leeds...

By The Afar Rift Team

From professors to PhD students, the Afar Rift research group involves scientists from lots of different disciplines. Many of these members will be at the Southbank Centre during the exhibition....

By The Afar Rift Team

At the Fast and Furious exhibition stand you will see how a new ocean is being created right now in Africa. We'll also have some rare pieces of volcanic rock from another ocean, the Atlantic,...

By The Afar Rift Team

We're almost ready to assemble our stand for the first time! We'll be writing about some of the specific parts of out exhibit in the next week or so. In the meantime, meet Nick:

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By The Afar Rift Team

The exhibition is fast (and furiously!) approaching and we have a lot of team members to introduce to you. So, without further ado, here's our next team profile:

 

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By The Afar Rift Team

The Afar Rift research group is an international collaboration between geoscientists from many different universities and countries.

Some of the most important research on Afar is being...

By The Afar Rift Team

Only two weeks left until the exhibition starts!

Our next team profile is of Dr James Hammond, a seismologist from Bristol who, when not sampling some of Ethiopia...

By The Afar Rift Team

Here's the next instalment of our 'meet the team' blog posts. All the scientists featured in these blogs will be at the Southbank Centre during the summer fair.

If you would...

By The Afar Rift Team

Welcome to the first of our 'meet the team' profiles!

In the run up to the summer fair we'll be introducing various members of our team and finding...

By The Afar Rift Team

Welcome to the Afar Rift blog! We are an international research group studying exciting geological activity in the Afar desert, Ethiopia. Most people think that geology is pretty slow (it...