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But for the vagaries of the weather, we would never have seen it. Running field studies courses in the winter and spring always involves an element of chance, but in the dry year that we've had, it seemed safe enough to schedule a trip to Yosemite [...]
The photo below shows teachers in Morocco trying out the Earthlearningidea 'The view from the site; using the view of the local area to tune yourself into the local geology'
All the ‘lumps and bumps’ of a landscape are either natural or the [...]
Furrows on the flank of Barcena filmed Sept. 12, 1952.
Barcena volcano was born on August 1, 1952, on Isla San Benedicto, located about 300 nautical miles off the west coast of Mexico and over 8 months a cone was built and its exterior became [...]
The ruins of Morse & Heslop’s mill, Haywards, after the 1868 earthquake (Bancroft Library image) This week the media will mark San Francisco Earthquake Day, 18 April, as they always do but with an extra message for 2018 — this year will be [...]
One final push…we were back on paleoclimate again first thing, more data than models though a bit of a mix of both. Just as the session ended and I started to think about going in search of lunch, lunch arrived in the form of sandwiches for the [...]
Forest soils are an important natural resource in the United States. Almost one-third of U.S. soil is in forests. These include highly managed forest plantations, farm woodlots, national forests and
The semester is winding down, so we only have a few more of these climate visualization posts to go. Today, I want to highlight repeat photography. Taking a picture of the same place several or many years apart can be a striking demonstration of [...]
Das VAAC Darwin zeigt heute Morgen Meldungen von 4 Vulkanen die Vulkanasche eruptierten. Die höchste Eruptionswolke stammt vom Sinabung auf der indonesischen Insel Sumatra: die Vulkanasche stieg bis in einer Höhe von 5 km auf. Die Seismik zeigte [...]
With Ontario about to elect the druggiest of all drug people, it is time to end the 'war'. The only treatment for drugs and alcohol is 'controlled consumption'. That's a program where the addict is allowed all the drugs they want, [...]
Besides the usual 'Warming is Freezing Us' stories in the Guardian, this week's scare story is all about microplastics killing us.
Here I put in some comments with the replies.
hasmis 2h agoI've never had a problem with teabags in the compost. [...]