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New ELI+ today 'What might be the marker for the ‘golden spike’ at the end of the Anthropocene? How is geological time subdivided and what are likely future human impacts on the Earth?'
One of the latest scientific debates is about whether [...]
As we have seen most countries and states show lognormal behavior for cumulative C19 deaths, but a few do not. These seem to be regions with sparse data. Our guest region today, Romania, is just such a case -- as is Arkansas has been since April 28. [...]
Para todos los amantes de pasear entre las vitrinas del Museo Geominero, incluido el Gran Wyoming de El Intermedio, vaya este recorrido que nos ha ayudado a recopilar nuestra compañera Pepa Torres. Y para los que lo que echan de menos no es el [...]
The immediate and apocalyptic stakes of climate change can be overwhelming to the point of despair. Can we stay motivated by clinging to optimism, or are we better off accepting the value of a partial
The ocean breezes moderate our weather, and when they stop we get 'default' weather, which is just caused by the Sun overhead. Now we can plant tomatoes.
But it is still very cold over Northern Canada. That's why I am keeping my poly tunnel [...]
An estimated 1 in 4 adults in the UK experience a mental health issue each year. For Mental Health Awareness Week, the Geological Society is looking at ways to support the wellbeing of geoscience students and professionals. Many of us may have come [...]
Edenville Dam Breach
One of my favourite blogs (The Landslide Blog) has 3 very interesting articles about the the breaching of this dam in Michigan USA.
The FIRST gives the news and the information that its licence had been withdrawn.
Retispira leda is a Bellerphonid type gastropod that had a large, conispiraled shell with a wide flaring "skirt" at the front aperture of the shell. The shell must have been thin walled as I most often find it crushed nearly flat. The key [...]
Geologists, park rangers, artists and one famous science guy explore the science of Mount St. Helens in many free events today
-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
All I got from Mt St Helens (MSH) in the days following its May 18, 1980 eruption was a few pretty sunsets. I was an undergraduate student in my first year at the University of Utah, and most of the ash cloud passed far north of Salt Lake City. MSH [...]