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Last year I discovered why the Lake District is called that. I always thought it was a funny name for a bunch of pretty mountains and lots of cars. But it turns out there are all [...]
We have been at the research station for over a week now, and we only have a couple more days left before it's time for us to leave. The students have been making good progress on their research projects, and here's a bit about what some of the [...]
It's neat that all the heat energy for Europe and the UK are in these plumes. But what a mess! In the old days when the Gulf Stream was a thing, the plumes would go straight to the UK, bringing lots of warmth. But now, who knows?
The UK [...]
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Non male per un blog nerd scritto in italiano :-)
Grazie a tutti i lettori.
Anthocyrtium hispidum Haeckel
Radiolarian microfossils, tiny, siliceous, single-celled organisms, make for excellent timekeepers. Think of them as the world's smallest clocks. These wee fellows have been living in the world’s oceans for over [...]
Bits and what? After wetting (hopefully) your appetite with the Machine Learning quiz / teaser I am now moving on to a series of posts that I decided to title
Auf der indonesischen Insel Java ist der Vulkan Semeru ausgebrochen. Das VAAC registriert Vulkanasche in 4300 m Höhe über dem Meeresspiegel. Da der Vulkan selbst über 3670 m hoch ist, stieg die Vulkanasche ca. 600 m über Kraterhöhe auf. Es [...]
Yeah, first ever scientific paper linking the 'Great Mush' of continents to baking the co2 out of the deep crust. I came to that conclusion a long time ago.
These guys are leaving out the Mesozoic, but I supposed they will come to [...]
2019 marks 100 years since women were able to be elected as Fellows of the Geological Society, with the first eight elected in May 1919. They came from a diverse range of specialisms, backgrounds and experience - as part of our activities to mark [...]
This snow will eventually melt away. In a major ice advance it won't, and then it will build up.
We are going into a major ice age cycle. Lucky for us, the land is still depressed from the last one, so the ice won't build up. But in 5000 [...]