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Auf Papua Neuguinea ist der Inselvulkan Manam wieder aktiv. Nach kurzer Pause fördert er wieder Aschewolken. Aktuell detektiert das VAAC Vulkanasche in einer Höhe von 5.500 Metern über dem Meeresspiegel. Bei den Eruptionen der letzten Wochen [...]
'Sink hole! Demonstrate sink hole processes in action'
Sink holes commonly form over limestone bedrock, but also develop where the underlying materials are even more soluble, such as rock salt and gypsum deposits. This classroom activity models [...]
A while back I was visiting my cousin Kenny and he had this fossil under the microscope. The field of view might be 4mm. It has a blue glossy sheen to it. It appears to be a fragment of a fish fossil. The fossil was found in Indian Springs [...]
Protoeaster nodosus / Chocolate Chip Sea Star
If you're lucky enough to swim in the warm, shallow waters of the Indo-Pacific region, you may encounter one of the most charming of all the sea stars, the Protoeaster nodosus.
These beauties are [...]
The Broadway Valdez District is a swath of territory, named by city planners, centered on Broadway and extending from 23rd Street up to I-580. The area is undergoing redevelopment at a furious pace. For my purposes, the area will give birth to a [...]
According to latest news from Rúv on recent survey on Bárðarbunga volcano the cauldrons that appeared during the Holuhraun eruption (2014 – 2015) continue to grow in size and there has been increase in hydrothermal output in those cauldrons. [...]
As it says on my Twitter profile (@julesberrry), I am a bad recorder player. This "skill" enables one to attend things like playing recorder weekends in big old houses with lovely gardens! The recorder is a nice quiet instrument so one [...]
Still image taken from the time-lapse video on the AzGS web site showing the 1887 San Bernardino earthquake.
I've been contemplating a write-up of the recent earthquakes in southern California and I hope to get to that soon. In the meantime, this [...]
Tuzoia sinensis (Pan, 1957) / York Yuxi Wang Collection
A large extinct bivalved arthropod, Tuzoia sinesis (Pan, 1957) from Cambrian deposits of the Balang Formation. The Balang outcrops in beautiful Paiwu, northwestern Hunan Province in southern [...]