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Geology / Earth Science (delete where necessary)In 2006, something dramatic happened in geoscience education in Western Australia. That year, the long standing (and mandatory) provision to teach Geology at Year 11/12 (equivalent to UK Key Stage 5; [...]
A remarkable colliery at Hatfield Stainforth near Doncaster yesterday has caused large-scale disruption to a railway
Now with sound. Is this a coincidence with the passage (in a few hours) of the near miss asteroid 2012 DA14?? Possible I guess, but darn suspicious. Any Astronomy experts out
The geology map of the Hatfield Stainforth landslide site shows the site is underlain by alluvium. This suggests a bearing capacity
Earthquakes Debate over whether some faults detected beneath Japanese reactors are active or not is holding up nuclear restart. http://www.nature.com/news/quake-fears-rise-at-japan-s-reactors-1.12368 Seismic imaging of section of the Alpine Fault in [...]
What you see above is a bit of oyster shell with some curious small gouges in it. The oyster is Ilymatogyra (Afrogyra) africana (Lamarck, 1801) from the En Yorqe’am Formation (Cenomanian) exposed in Hamakhtesh Hagadol, southern Israel. The deep [...]
Pochi minuti fa, il contatore delle pagine aperte ha raggiunto al cifra simbolica del milione.
The complicated decision on whether to and how much to rebuilt coastlines after destruction from a major storm lies at the intersection of geology, climate change, sea level rise, preserving communities and livelihoods, and the economics of [...]
Das Elbsandsteingebirge befindet sich etwa 30 Kilometer südöstlich vom Dresdner Stadtzentrum. Es erstreckt sich beiderseits der Elbe zwischen Pirna und Decín (Tetschen) auf tschechischer Seite. Der Elbsandstein ist als Bau- und Werkstoff [...]
Jules and I are supposed to be en route for the PAGES Open Science Meeting in Goa, but due to the situation turning out not necessarily to our advantage, we aren't. So I suppose I might as well write this blog post instead.
We knew from ages back [...]