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Introducing Geoindicators - Tools for Accessing Rapid Geological Changes

  What are Geoindicators?
Geoindicators are measures (magnitudes, frequencies, rates, trends) of geological processes and phenomena, occurring at or near the Earth's surface and subject to changes that are significant for understanding environmental change over periods of 100 years or less. ... [3310 bytes more >>]


The geoindicator checklist in a new Spanish translation by N.J. and A.M Bejerman was distributed on a CD to the participants of a symposium on applied geology held in Mar del Plata, Argentina in October 2009. This was sponsored by the Asociacion Argentina de Geologia Aplicada a la Ingenieria. For information on the CD, which contains both the English and Spanish versions, contact

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