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New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Monday, 13 November 2017
Concurrent with the announcement that human carbon emissions reached a new peak this year, Galen McKinley, a researcher at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, discusses the difficulties of tracking the sources and destinations of carbon
Surprisingly, the town of Piedmont has its share of woodland trails — well they’re paved sidewalks, but they’re unused, covered with duff and overhung with untended shrubbery. On a weekday afternoon, you can walk quietly on miles of these soft paths and encounter only a handful of property workers. It’s in that spirit that I […]
Yesterday I went to check on “my” boxelder, the one I’m following. I’m limited to weekend visits, as weekdays belong to the Gustav A. Larson Company, which rents warehouse space next to the tree. [...]
Have you tried modelling the chemical weathering of limestone? Try the Earthlearningidea 'Karstic scenery - in 60 seconds'
This activity can be used in any science or geography lesson and leads into a [...]
An international team of scientists, led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), has produced a new map showing how much heat from the Earth’s interior is reaching the base of the Antarctic Ice
Dass das Geoid der Erde eher einer schrumpeligen Kartoffel gleicht, anstatt einer glatten Murmel ist keine neue Erkenntnis. Exakte Messungen des Schwerefelds der Erde enthüllten dies schon vor einigen Jahren. [...]
Lecture – Texas Genealogy – Tracing Your Texas Roots by Lynna Kay Shuffield Whether your Texas lineage goes back to an Austin colonist or an even earlier pioneer, or you are just interested in colorful [...]
2017 University of Maryland Geology Colloquium Series Friday, November 17th 2017 at 3:00 pm in PLS 1130, College Park campus Matthew Kohn Boise State University Shear heating controls mineralogy, seismicity, [...]
The Geological Society was founded on 13th November 1807 - 210 years ago today!
Ten years ago, we celebrated our 200th birthday with a year long programme of events - here's some highlights of what took [...]
In this neck of the woods, mountains are there for a reason. It is a sign of compression. It gets a lot worse up in the 'stan' countries. So you have mountains and you have valleys. The mountains are [...]
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Jazzosaurus Rex es el título de un disco del prolífico (más de 130 grabaciones) saxofonista estadounidense de jazz David Murray (1955), editado por la casa Red Baron (¿Un aviador alemán, decís? Pues a [...]
In der Vulkaneifel nahe der Ortschaft Kretz bei Mendig findet sich ein kleiner archäologischer Schatz: ein echtes Römerbergwerk. Hier wurde zur Zeit des römischen Imperiums der so genannte Trass unter Tage [...]