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Igneous Rocks
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Metamorphic Rx
Plate Tectonic Primer
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Tectonic Rock Cycle
Geologic Evolution of
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Its the System! Yes. But What Kind of System 2015 GSA Annual Meeting Baltimore

Lessons and Applications of Chaos/Complexity to the Geosciences 2011 GSA Annual Meeting, Minneapolis.

The Hidden Evolution in the Virginia SOLís - pdf version; CTA Earth and Environmental Science Academy, James Madison University, Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Complex Systems Theory (keynote address: Cutting Edge Workshop on complex systems, Carlton College)

AGU Strategies and Rubricsfor teaching Complex Systems Theory to Novices 2011 AGU meeting, San Francisco
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He has all his skill.
If he shoots for a brass buckle
He is already nervous.
If he shoots for a prize of gold
He goes blind
Or sees two targets--
He is out of his mind!