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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 149–171.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Gisli Palsson; Heather Anne Swanson Abstract “Nature” and “social life” tended to be separated by Enlightenment thinkers, setting the stage for a long-standing tension between geology and social-cultural theory. Such a division suppressed the liveliness that humans have often attributed to material...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 498–500.
Published: 01 November 2019
... biological domains. Thus, just within the sciences, they demand a multidisciplinary approach—another of the key features emphasized by the Manifesto. In terms of the geological study of the Anthropocene this wide range of analysis is taken for granted. Both geology and Earth system science (the...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 295–309.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Jonathan Woolley Abstract Drawing in nightmares, shadows, and loneliness, this article follows a rarely trodden and difficult path across the shifting geology of Norfolk, a track marked by fleeting glimpses and horrible signs of the deadly consequences of deep time and human choice. A subject of...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 273–294.
Published: 01 May 2018
... destructive of time itself . We approach volcanism through the construct of a “speculative geology” that draws on a recent return to metaphysical themes in philosophy as well as a growing interest in geologic processes in the arts, humanities, and popular culture. In this way, alongside cause-effect relations...
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Environmental Humanities (2019) 11 (2): 465–466.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Marine Coastal Research Station in Las Cruces for a two-day thinkshop. Participants included Catalina Bauer (art); Catalina Correa (art); Laura Gallardo (atmospheric science); Gabriel González (geology); Román Guridi (theology); Claudio Latorrre (paleoecology); Sergio Navarrete (marine biology); Eric...
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Environmental Humanities (2017) 9 (2): 454–455.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., much like geology and geography, has remained geocentric, down-to-earth, and earth-bound. How else would we manage to “ground” our observations, tap cognitive worlds, and produce thick descriptions, long considered the hallmarks of the discipline? This has clearly been changing significantly in recent...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 4 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Geologic Now: Responses to Material Conditions of Contemporary Life, ed. Elizabeth Ellsworth and Jamie Kruse (Brooklyn, NY: Punctum Books, 2013), 31. 24 Halperin, “Physical Geology,” 52. 23 Val Plumwood, “Journey to the Heart of Stone,” in Culture, Creativity, and Environment: New...
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Environmental Humanities (2012) 1 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 May 2012
... dramatic developments and upheavals.” 31 A shift happens when theoretical paradigms like ecology and affect collide, and new ways of understanding the earth become available. What does such an approach to geology teach us in Cascadia? In the Anthropocene, we are ourselves a geological force, and so...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 149–153.
Published: 01 May 2014
... disciplines, across publics, and across social practices. Bibliography Crutzen P. J. , and Stoermer E. F. “ The ‘Anthropocene.’ ” Global Change Newsletter 41 ( 2000 ): 17 – 18 . Crutzen P. J. “Geology of Mankind.” Nature 415, no. 6867 (2002): 23. Ehlers Eckart . Das...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 215–234.
Published: 01 November 2016
... produce intended effects? How do these questions bear on the idea of the Anthropocene? Despite its economic importance, geology is not a glamour science. Yet geology has made fundamental contributions to scientific knowledge. Geologists established the immense age of Earth, and Alfred Wegener’s...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2020
...–2392039 . Nixon Rob . Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2011 . Parikka Jussi . A Geology of Media . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2015 . Parikka Jussi . “ Deep Times of Planetary Trouble...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (2): 240–244.
Published: 01 November 2016
... era of the human species’ own making”; as “the crease of time,” it also invokes the “folding of radically different temporal scales: the deep time of geology and a rather shorter history of capital.” 10 Without aiming to add an extra piece of critique to a constantly growing posthumanist...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 338–342.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Serpil Oppermann © 2018 Serpil Oppermann 2018 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). To emphasize “the central role of [hu]mankind in geology and ecology,” Paul J. Crutzen and Eugene F. Stoermer proposed the term...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2018
... geologic features shaped by cycles of uplift, sedimentation, and erosion. His famous phrase, “no vestige of a beginning, no prospect of an end,” invoked a cyclical temporality: deep time was the endless cycling of geology, with no need for meaning, history, or linear progression. 9 Hutton, Stephen Jay...
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Environmental Humanities (2020) 12 (1): 186–189.
Published: 01 May 2020
... that interests us—and no longer ‘nature’—then we must learn to inhabit what could be called a metamorphic zone , borrowing a metaphor from geology, to capture in a single word all the ‘morphisms’ that we are going to have to register in order to follow these transactions.” 1 The morphisms of which...
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Environmental Humanities (2018) 10 (1): 257–272.
Published: 01 May 2018
... “Homeland” video shows Mongolians of the future left wandering through a barren geology trying to piece together a history from what they find buried in the dust: a portrait of Chinggis Khan; a sign pointing the way to a mine; a photograph of trees by a lake; a dribble of water in a plastic bottle. The...
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Environmental Humanities (2014) 5 (1): 233–260.
Published: 01 May 2014
... community has been drawn into a geological discussion of epochal markers normally confined to earth science/geology and normally focused on the distant past. As a result, a number of possible indicators that might, in thousands of years, constitute clear evidence of the Holocene's end, are being discussed...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 8 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 May 2016
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Environmental Humanities (2021) 13 (1): 21–44.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., to understand the lines showing the uptick in oil extraction, we must account for the depths of oil extraction. “Depths of Addiction” affirms Michael Watts’s claim that “hard rock geology is a science of the vertical.” This verticality depends on an assemblage of “spatial technologies and spatial...
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Environmental Humanities (2016) 7 (1): 133–150.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 3 ( 2013 ): 129 - 147 . Crutzen Paul . “ Geology of Mankind .” Nature 415 , no. 23 ( 2002 ): 23 - 23 . Crutzen Paul . “ The Anthropocene .” In Earth Systems Science in the Anthropocene , edited by Ehlers E. and Krafft T. , 13 – 18 . Berlin : Springer, e...