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Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Students Learn from Faculty and Alumni about Energy Efficiency Careers 

State of the Planet [20:21:10]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
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The Earth Institute is expanding its professional development program with the addition of mini-career workshops that focus on particular areas of sustainability. The first of these workshops took place on April 17, 2014, and it focused on energy efficiency. The purpose of the workshops is to provide opportunities to students to learn from faculty and alumni, who are practitioners in various sustainability fields. Offering these workshops was one of the recommendations of the Professional [...]

A Resurgence in U.S. Manufacturing Requires a Sensible Mining Permitting Process 

Mineral Law Blog [20:14:44]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
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A new short video found at the website for Minerals Make Life - a National Mining Association initiative - illuminates the close ties between the widespread resurgence of manufacturing in the United States and the need for stable access to mineral resources.  As manufacturing experiences a resurgence in the United States, an expected 2 to 2.5 million jobs will be created by 2020.  While an estimated $6.2 trillion dollars’ worth of mineral resources could be mined here in the [...]

POTD April 23, 2014: The Windows Section, Arches National Park, Grand County, Utah 

Utah Geological Survey - blog [18:22:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
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The Windows Section, Arches National Park, Grand County, Utah Photographer: Adam McKean; © 2012 The Windows Section, Arches National Park, Grand

Research Summary: Tracking Water Chestnut and Other Invasive Species in Pennsylvania Lakes and Waterways Using iMapInvasives 

Lake Scientist [15:56:53]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
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 US
Invasive species in Pennsylvania’s lakes and associated waterways can be a threat to developed and natural systems, reduce water quality, degrade recreational experiences, and cause loss of biodiversity. [...]

Los dinosaurios de Salas de los Infantes (Burgos) en el XII Encuentro de Jóvenes Investigadores en Paleontología. 

Tierra de Dinosaurios [15:26:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
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Se celebró recientemente el XII Encuentro de JóvenesInvestigadores en Paleontología (EJIP) en la localidad de Boltaña (Huesca). Este congreso se ha convertido en una referencia para todos aquellos que han [...]

En el día del libro... presentación de un nuevo libro gratuito sobre el Diplodocus 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [14:58:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
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Como posiblemente sepa el lector, hoy es el día del libro. ¿Qué mejor día para presentar un nuevo libro sobre paleontología que éste? Hace escasas dos horas ha tenido la lugar, en el Museo Nacional de [...]

Müller, 1888. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der oberen Kreide am nördlichen Harzrand 

kreidefossilien.de [14:20:51]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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G. Müller, 1888. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der oberen Kreide am nördlichen Harzrand. Jahrbuch der Könglich Preussischen geologischen Landesanstalt und Bergakademie (Simon Schropp) Berlin 8 (1887):

Superárboles filogenéticos de sauropodomorfos en el XII EJIP 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [14:06:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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Entre los trabajos presentados en el pasado XII EJIP en Sobrarbe (Huesca), Adrián Páramo y Francisco Ortega presentaron un trabajo preliminar sobre tres tipos de algoritmos de elaboración de superárboles [...]

5th PATA Days in Busan, 21-27 Sept. 2014 – 2nd circular out now! 

Paleoseismicity [12:09:20]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
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 KR
Dear friends and colleagues, We are all looking forward to the 5th PATA Days meeting! Don’t forget to register for this conference in Busan, Korea. The meeting will take place from 21-27 September and [...]

Every time you publish behind a paywall, a kitten dies. 

Green Tea and Velociraptors [11:28:10]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
“Every day, people are denied access to something they have a right to.” That’s the opening line from a new appeal from students Joe McArthur and David Carroll. Open Access describes a form [...]

A pair of Pleurotomaria sp. Gastropods from France 

Views of the Mahantango [09:01:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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Here are a pair of Pleurotomaria sp. gastropods that come from a quarry near Evrecy (southwest of Caen), France that excavates rock from the Bajocian stage of the Jurassic. The rock is very distinctive with a [...]

Projekt: Stollenöffnung Silbersee 

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [08:09:28]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
Ein ehemaliger Steinbruch in dem statt Mutproben demnächst Führungen stattfinden

Mining-Influenced Water Treatment and Coal Ash 

I think mining [05:14:13]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
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 US
Here is a new document from the US EPA on treating mine-affected waters.  Free to download at this link and worth so doing. The document is titled:  Reference Guide to Treatment Technologies for [...]

more favorite posts 

Accidental Remediation [02:34:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
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Last month, I compiled a list of favorite posts organized by label. When I went through that exercise, I ended up with a bunch of other posts that didn't quite make the cut. Here's the runner-ups, with the [...]

Learning about Luidia! 5 Things about The OTHER Sand Star! 

Echinoblog [00:50:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
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Luidia clathrata from the Wikipedia page! thank you! Probably one of the most frequently encountered but unappreciated of starfish is Luidia, a genus of seastar that occurs in tropics all throughout the [...]

Bits, Cones and Logs! 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [16:13:36]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
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The drill heads have a limited life before the cutting bits and bearings are worn away. The expertise of the drilling crew is paramount when it comes [...]

'Earth Dramas' Back Pages 

earth-literally [15:44:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
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In April 2014 I published a book entitled ‘Earth Dramas: Ancient Mysteries and Modern Controversies’ on Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP), which takes advantage of the worldwide reach of Amazon. The [...]

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park: An Unexpected Place for Some Unexpected Science 

Speaking of Geoscience [15:00:30]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
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 US
by Ivan Gabriel Carabajal  Introduction I had never heard of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C&O Canal NHP) before applying for the Geological Society of America’s Mosaics in [...]

On Climate Change, Glaciers, and the Rock Record 

Up-section [14:35:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
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Paul Hoffman (Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University) is one of the best orators I've seen. When I saw this talk by Paul Hoffman at McGill last year I was completely blown [...]

EPA Considers Options for Plugging the Leaks in Oil and Natural Gas Systems 

AAPG GEO-DC Blog [14:15:12]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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White papers are a guide to regulations that EPA may issue. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued five white papers on oil and gas sector emissions for public comment. You have until June 16 to [...]

Blogs and social media at the Assembly – tune in to the conference action 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [13:00:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
Blogging GeoLog will be updated regularly throughout the General Assembly, highlighting some of the meeting’s most interesting sessions, workshops and lectures, as well as featuring interviews with [...]

Cetiosaurus oxoniensis is — finally! — the type species of Cetiosaurus 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [11:51:48]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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 US
We all remember Upchurch and Martin’s (2002) description of the Rutland Cetiosaurus, which remains by some distance the best British sauropod specimen in the literature; and the same authors’ [...]

European Geosciences Union – General Assembly 2014 (Part 2) 

Geology for Global Development [11:00:05]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
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 AT
A couple of weeks ago we outlined the ways in which we will be participating in the EGU General Assembly taking place in Vienna next week.  On our blog over the next few days we ask a few of the GfGD team who [...]

Earth Day 2014 — Conservative environmentalism — seeking balance 

The GeoChristian [08:16:19]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
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Today was Earth Day, 2014. For many, it was a day to celebrate the Earth, to give thanks for its fruitfulness, and to express concern about threats to both the planet and we humans that inhabit it. As a [...]

Dinosaur Fossil 

Koprolitos [08:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
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Si te gusta este diseño de camiseta que presenta Monster Trunk, deberás darte prisa en comprarla, ya que pertenece a una tirada limitada de 50 unidades. Puedes hacerte con ella por algo menos de doce libras [...]

Closing of the Smithsonian's National Fossil Hall ~ What Becomes of Stan, Hatcher, and Diana? 

Fossils and Other Living Things [04:10:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
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 Cretaceous; US
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It is so quiet on the shore of this motionless lakeyou can hear the slow recessional of extinct animalsas they leave through a door at the back of the world,disappearing like the verbs of a dead language . . . [...]

Large landslide in east Iceland (Ímatindi, Vaðlavík) 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [01:21:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info

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According to Rúv News an landslide fell in East Iceland last week (best guess). This appears to be an large landslide. It did closed down an road close to two abandoned farms in the nearby area. This [...]
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