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Mechanical and chemical division of Earth.
Today's video deals with a topic of tectonics: the difference between crust and lithosphere. Many people mix these two things, and hopefully this video will help you to know when to talk about crust, and [...]
Thanks to Walter for bringing to my attention this particularly resonant and compelling image from the recent coverage of the investigation of a dramatic shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico. Here’s part of the original report from NOAA: NOAA,
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An earthquake of magnitude Mw6.1 (EMSC data; USGS: M6.0) rocked Northern Italy on 20 May, 2012 at 2 am UTC. The epicentre was located on 35 km NNW of Bologna in the Po Plain at around 10 km depth. Media … Continue reading
Nuovo aggiornamento di Tetanurae, sempre in base alle informazioni tratte da Carrano et al. (2012).
Questo nuovo aggiornamento deriva dall'aggiunta di un singolo OTU: CV 00214, l'esemplare che per molto tempo è stato riferito a "Szechuanosaurus [...]
Nos ha llegado información de un curso de Iniciación de Espelología. Este Curso se desarrollará del 6 al 11 de Junio del 2012. Lo organiza en el Centro de Espeología de Aragón (firstname.lastname@example.org) [...]
What's going on in eastern Arizona? Suddenly the area is a hot bed for more unusual natural resources like potash, carbon dioxide, and helium. Teri Walker, reporter with the Holbrook Tribune-News interviewed me for a story in yesterday's [...]
Die Geologie (in diesem Fall ihres Zweiges der Paläontologie) war ist ( wohl immer noch, und in ihren Anfangsjahren erst recht) eine von Männern dominierte Wissenschaft. Doch ausgerechnet eine Frau war es, die einige der [...]
WATCH FOR ROCKS - Travels of a Sharp-Eyed Geologist [2012-05-20 15:58:30]
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It’s been eleven days and 790 miles since my last post (does it sound like I’m confessing some grave sin here?). Well, I had to get where I was going, and I did travel 2oo sightseeing miles out of my way to get there. Plus it’s hard to type in [...]
At least a few parts of the dinosaurian family tree are still relatively little studied and are controversial. One of these is the ankylosaurian dinosaurs, though a new paper seeks to delve into this problem and produced a new and comprehensive [...]