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Wednesday, 06 December 2017

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Door 6 – Earth’s nearest neighbour 

Geological Society of London blog [11:00:12]  recommend  recommend this post  (74 visits) info
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The brightest planet in the Solar System, Venus is sometimes called a ‘sibling planet’ of Earth, due to their similar size, mass, proximity to the Sun and bulk composition. In November, Sami Mikhail of the University of St Andrews visited the Geological Society to speak about his research into the formation and composition of our … Continue reading →

Gunung Agung: Status unverändert 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [11:06:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (36 visits) info
Am Gunung Agung hat sich in den letzten 24 Stunden nicht viel verändert: Eine Dampfwolke steigt bis zu 2 km über den Krater auf. Nachts war schwache Rotglut zu erkennen, welche vom wachsenden Lavadom ausgeht. Es wurden weiterhin Erdbeben registriert, wobei die Anzahl der langperiodischen Beben (Niedrigfrequenz-Erdbeben) in den letzten Tagen stieg. Heute Morgen (Nachmittag auf ... Weiterlesen ...

Scientists capture Earth’s “hum” on ocean floor 

AGU Meetings [17:56:09]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
Researchers have successfully quantified Earth’s vibrational “hum” using seismic instruments on the bottom of the ocean. A new study determined at the ocean bottom the frequencies at which the Earth [...]

Cartogram maps provide new view of climate change risk 

AGU Meetings [16:15:06]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
Scientists have developed cartograms — maps that convey information by contorting areas — to visualize the risks of climate change in a novel

My GSW Presidential address 

Mountain Beltway [13:37:23]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
I can hardly believe it but tonight I wrap up my tenure as the 2017 President of the Geological Society of Washington. In our Society, it’s a tradition for the President to give the final talk of the year, a [...]

Pegadas da Gronelândia mostram os mais antigos vestígios de saurópodes 

Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal [17:29:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
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A Formação de Fleming Fjord do Triásico Superior do centro-leste da Gronelândia preserva uma fauna fóssil diversificada, incluindo ossos e pegadas. Os trilhos de grandes arcossauros quadrúpedes da [...]

Lode a [CENSURA]: Prologo autobiografico 

Theropoda [17:57:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
Il 6 Dicembre è una data importante per me: oggi è il giorno in cui, tre anni fa, scoprimmo lo scheletro di Machimosaurus rex. Eppure, c'è un giorno che ricorderò come persino più eccezionale di oggi. [...]

Lode alla Piccola Halszka - Prima Parte: Aldilà di qualsiasi aspettativa 

Theropoda [19:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
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Ukhaa Tolgod (fonte: Wikipedia) Non sappiamo esattamente quando questa storia sia iniziata. Le prime fasi di questa avventura sono incerte e nebulose. In base alla documentazione raccolta, riteniamo che in [...]

Heather Britton: Can Animals be Used to Predict Earthquakes? 

Geology for Global Development [21:43:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
One of the most common questions faced by the disaster risk reduction community relates to earthquake prediction (see this Geological Society briefing on prediction vs. forecasting). The disaster risk [...]

Small earthquake swarm in western Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ) 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [19:34:32]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
During the night of 6-December-2017 there was a small earthquake swarm on western part of Tjörnes Fracture Zone (TFZ). Few earthquakes happened and the largest one had a magnitude of 3,1 and was felt in [...]

Arizona Geology e-Magazine touts new earth fissure maps 

Arizona Geology [17:16:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
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For our most recent blog, which showcases our Fall-Winter Arizona Geology e-Magazine article, "Arizona Geology e-Magazine touts new earth fissure maps", visit our new digital site: [...]

europäische Pflanzen auf anderen Kontinenten - Startvorteil durch Menschenhand 

Gunnars Geo-Blog [17:44:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
     Internationales Forschungsteam mit Konstanzer Beteiligung veröffentlicht Studie zur Ausbreitung europäischer Pflanzenarten auf anderen Kontinenten • Dokumentation der aus Europa auf andere [...]

Facettenaugen sind ein evolutionärer Dauerbrenner 

Gunnars Geo-Blog [17:47:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
     Moderne Facettenaugen folgen in ihrem Konstruktionsprinzip im Wesentlichen einer schon mehr als 500 Millionen Jahre alten Funktionsweise. Das ergaben Untersuchungen an fossilen Trilobiten, [...]
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