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A lot of new papers have been published on paleoseismology, earthquake geology, active tectonics and tsunamis last month. We have research on slowly deforming regions, on the active tectonics of Mexico, New Zealand, Armenia, and Iran, new data from [...]
Rathlin Island lies north of mainland Northern Ireland, a few miles offshore. I spent three lovely days there this past summer, investigating the geology and appreciating the wildlife (puffins and other sea birds, and seals). The geology is pretty [...]
Teil des Cephalothorax, Abb. 48 aus Fritsch & Kafka, 1887 - Turon, unteres Turon (Brießnitz-Formation) - Ort: Brücke über den Gebergrund (A17),
, genaue stratigraphische Zuordnung unsicher - Cenoman, oberes Cenoman bis unteres Turon (Dölzschen-Formation / Briesnitz-Formation) - Ort: Anschlussstelle A17 Dresden-Südvorstadt,
The fossil pictured appears to be a Pterotocrinus depressus crinoid
calyx. It was found in the Glen Dean Formation of Grayson
County, Kentucky, USA. The fossil is about 2 cm wide. This animal dates to
Chesterian, Upper Mississippian Period.
I recently mentioned that I had a bunch of stories in my back pocket that were aging so that they wouldn't be quite as fresh in the memories of others. This is one of them.
A long time ago, I wrote about inconvenient deaths and fieldwork.
Michael Puma, an associate research scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and a Center for Climate and Life Fellow, works to improve understanding of the fragility of the global food system and how it might respond to major [...]
The building that houses Autotrends Body Shop, on Broadway’s Auto Row, is trimmed with larvikite, a remarkable decorative stone from the area of Larvik, Norway, in the southern part of the Oslo Graben. It’s a steel-blue stone, just under [...]
Today (5-October-2016) a minor earthquake swarm took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. Largest earthquake in this swarm had the magnitude of 3,8 and the second largest earthquake had the magnitude of 3,0. Other earthquakes where smaller in magnitude. [...]