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Friday, 29 August 2014

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Matt Cornah - My Friend Jeff 

Koprolitos [10:02:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
category→arts_entertainment
 Jurassic; GB
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Atiende al temita que se marca Matt Cornah, cantante de Wigan (Gran Bretaña), para la productora australiana Cheeky Moon. El protagonista de la canción es el actor Jeff Goldblum. Bueno, en realidad es el personaje que encarna en Jurassic Park, el matemático Ian Malcolm. Aunque para ser sinceros, la estrella del videoclip es un cuadro con la imagen de Malcolm.La pintura que se encuentra sobre estas líneas es obra del artista John Larriva (ya hablamos de ella por aquí) y se llama "Ian [...]

Sonderführung durch das Eiszeitmuseum 

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [09:02:44]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info

 DE
Wissenschaftliche Museumsführung zu den Eiszeiten in Holstein: Wo: Eiszeitmuseum Lütjenburg

Conularia from Bolivia 

Views of the Mahantango [09:01:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info

 Devonian
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These are some Conulariids from Bolivia that I received as part of "grab bags" of fossils I purchased on E-bay. Nothing was labelled but based on pictures from this seller on E-bay, I have tentatively assigned [...]

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: Orthid brachiopods from the Middle Devonian of New York 

Wooster Geologists [07:14:59]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
category→science_technology
 Devonian; US
On the first day of the Invertebrate Paleontology course at Wooster, I give all the students a fossil to identify as best they can. Everyone gets the same kind of specimen, and they can use any means to put as [...]

Mt Polley: Why It Failed 

I think mining [05:42:27]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
category→science_technology
 US
There is a great silence of information about the geotechnical issues possibly involved in the failure of the Mt Polley tailings dam.  No reports have been released; no letters published; no statistics [...]

Just a Neat Moment in My Day... 

Geotripper [05:27:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
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I'm back at work this week teaching geology, and after an unexpectedly busy summer organizing trips, I needed the rest! Being back on campus also allowed me to reacquaint myself with the campus [...]

Russian Cadoceras Ammonite Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [03:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
category→science_technology
 Jurassic; IT,RU
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Here is a picture of a Cadoceras sp. ammonite fossil at the Museo di Paleontologia at Sapienza University of Rome Italy. Creatures like this existed in the middle Jurassic Period (ICS geological timescale: [...]

“Glad You Asked” August 28, 2014 

Utah Geological Survey - blog [01:13:06]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
category→science_technology
 US
With recent geologic hazards like the North Salt Lake landslide, and Napa, California’s large earthquake, perhaps this “Glad You Asked” article can come in handy. Are you thinking of buying a [...]

sample packaging 2 

Accidental Remediation [00:29:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info
category→business
I recently discussed the various requirements/procedures/biases involved in shipping samples to a commercial lab. So what if you don't use a commercial carrier, but instead either bring the samples over [...]

August 29, 2014 

Geology.com News [08:10:13]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
category→science_technology
 IS,IN,JP,GB
Glacier Melting Above Bardarbunga Volcano (Iceland) Yahoo! News Developmental Plasticity:How Walking Fish Adapt to Land Los Angeles Times World’s Oldest Wine Cellar Discovery.com China’s Shale Gas [...]

Latest episode of Arizona Mining Review online 

Arizona Geology [05:48:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
category→arts_entertainment
 US
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Geosonnet 7 

Lounge of the Lab Lemming [05:40:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
category→science_technology
The Schrödinger bacteria’s Barsoom, Where robots scan the wadi of the Styx. There died, or never lived a microbe bloom When déjà vu and Dejah Thoris mix, Her hungry eyes fixed on Hadean seas, [...]

Hudbay announces $8 million Rosemont Copper drilling program 

Arizona Geology [05:15:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
category→business
 US
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I reported a couple weeks ago that Hudbay Minerals, new owner of the Rosemont Copper project [right, credit Rosemont Copper], was planning a drilling program to confirm the extent and quality of the ore [...]

Eruption has started on the fissure swarm 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [02:20:24]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
Eruption has started in the dyke area. The eruption appears clearly on Míla web camera. It can be viewed here. More details

Thinking about spinal cords 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [00:45:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
category→culture_politics
I’m scrambling to get everything done before I leave for England and SVPCA this weekend, so no time for a substantive post. Instead, some goodies from old papers I’ve been reading. Explanations [...]

Update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes at 22:21 UTC 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [00:21:13]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
category→science_technology
This is a short update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes. This information is going to get outdated quickly. I am not going to use pictures from now on (in most cases), since the situation now is complex [...]
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