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Registration is now open for the 2018 Virginia Geological Field Conference, A yearly conference highlighting Virginia’s geological diversity: http://vgfc.blogs.wm.edu/2018-vgfc/ This year’s field trip will focus on the geology of the [...]
The Tien Shan takes up about 20 mm/yr of N-S shortening as a result of the India-Eurasia convergence. Recent paleoseismological studies have shown that the shortening is accommodated by a large number of faults, whose slip rates are relatively low. [...]
Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists D.C. – Maryland – Virginia Chapter (www.aeg-bwh.org) Thursday, September 20, 2018, from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Amphora Restaurant in Vienna, VA. AEG Members $40, Non-members $45 (includes [...]
This blog is part of a series addressing issues further explored in GSA’s Pardee Session Women Rising: Removing Barriers and Achieving Parity in the Geosciences. Attend the Women Rising session, 1:30 – 5:30 p.m., Monday,
Experts from around the Earth Institute weigh in on some of the biggest questions about Hurricane
Okay, so I said there wouldn't be any hurricanes this year, but here they come.
Problem is that they are going over cold water. If they get into the Gulf or follow that prong of hot water, then they can get up to something.
If they miss [...]
Yesterday (8-September-2018) there was a strong earthquake swarm 88 to 90 km north of Kolbeinsey Island. Due to distance from the SIL network it is impossible to know how large and strong this earthquake swarm actually was. Largest earthquake [...]
This article is a sticky one. Comments close after 15 days. The current situation is that my hardware is in need for upgrade and replacement. The fact is that I can’t afford this at the moment on my own. That … Continue reading →
Nach langen Jahren der Vorbereitung geht nun ein europäisches Forschungsprojekt an den Start: EUNADICS. Ziel des Projektes, an dem 12 EU-Staaten beteiligt sind, ist es die Luft auf schädlichen Partikeln zu untersuchen. Bei diesen Partikeln könnte [...]
Low clarity levels from 2017 caused by record drought and then record rains and high temperatures don’t negate progress on clarity overall.
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