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On Earth-Literally blog Prof. Philip Allen of Imperial College London has posted key learning points of a series of lectures on Basin Analysis.
1) Introduction And Genetic Basin Classification
2) More Of Lithospheric Stretching, Including Passive [...]
Great photographs of artificial endocasts taken from several specimens of Amurosaurus. It is a pretty cool paper for the descriptions and figures but the conclusions.....
Saveliev et al. argue that hadrosaurids could not have used crests for visual [...]
Das folgende vier Minuten lange Video von Yaman Ozakin vermittelt einen schönen Eindruck vom Kazıklı Boğazı (könnte man als “Tal der Pfähle” übersetzen), dem Klerrerparadies am Fuße der der Aladağlar:
While writing yesterday’s little post about the Berlin Archaeopteryx, I realised that of all the specimens I had covered on here, somehow the Munich one had never made it. A dig though my files turned up a couple of far-from-perfect photos of [...]
Oh, I cannot resist a meme involving top ten lists! Eric Klemetti at Eruptions started it on the topic of liking volcanoes. He was followed by Callan at Mountain Beltway on geologic structures, Siim Sepp at Sandatlas on sand, Silver Fox at [...]
Yesterday (05.02.2012) there was an new earthquake swarm in Katla volcano. This activity suggests that it was due to dike intrusion as before in the Katla volcano caldera. The largest earthquake was ML2.1 with the depth of 0.1 (~100 meters) … [...]
Solange uns das aktuelle Hoch die kalte sibirische Luft nach Mitteleuropa schaufelt, herrschen fast ideale Bedingungen für Wintersport. In den Wintersportorten in den Bergen sind die Bedingungen für Ski und Rodel entsprechend gut. Doch man [...]
This fossil appears to be an Icriodus angustus? conodont found in either the upper Devonian New Albany Shale or Middle Devonian Beechwood Limestone of Clark County, Indiana. Conodonts have been found in the southern Indiana for a while. In 1938, a [...]
While the U.S. and Canada continue to look for a winter that has yet to arrive, it seems that the cold and snow have shown up across the pond in Europe. The BBC is reporting that temps dropped to -38 ºC in the Ukraine overnight, and there are [...]
I’ve been collecting and studying fossils from the Upper Ordovician of the Cincinnati region for three decades now, but I’ve never seen another specimen like the one pictured above. An amateur collector, Howard Freeland, generously [...]