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Thursday, 07 December 2017

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Door 7 – Wrapping up for Christmas! 

Geological Society of London blog [11:00:13]  recommend  recommend this post  (54 visits) info
This post by Florence Bullough originally appeared on Four Degrees, part of the EGU blogs network. In our second look at links between geology and Christmas, Flo Bullough investigates the geological origins of wrapping paper… The use of wrapping paper was first documented in ancient China, where it was invented in the 2nd century BC. … Continue reading →

Air Dominus Rex 

Koprolitos [19:46:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (32 visits) info
En plena vorágine jurassicworldiana (si se me permite el uso de este palabro), con filtraciones, teasers, trailers y demás mandangas rondando por las redes, recuperamos este diseño de camiseta del [...]

London Lecture: Earth Vs Venus_ November 2017 

Gunnars Geo-Blog [17:54:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
Why Earth developed into the crucible of life, and Venus into a hostile

THE FORCE: A musical tribute to Princess Leia 

Gunnars Geo-Blog [17:58:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info

Cauldron in Öræfajökull volcano continues to get deeper and wider 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [16:33:02]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
Latest news of the cauldron that has formed in Öræfajökull volcano is not good. According to the news on the cauldron got larger by 20 meters over a 9 day time period. Current shape of the cauldron [...]

Deutsche Rohstoff: Tin International/Lithium Australia Joint Venture veröffentlicht erste Lithium Ressourcenschätzung 

Rohstoff Blog [10:01:58]  recommend  recommend this post  info
„Inferred“ Ressource von 25Mt und 0,45 % Li2O für das Sadisdorf Projekt ausgewiesen Mannheim/Leipzig/Perth. Das Joint Venture von Tin International und

Environmental Science and Policy Program Strengthens Its Commitment to Student Veterans 

State of the Planet [19:56:24]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Student veterans may now receive up to $20,000 in a grant or tuition waiver, which is matched by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. The post Environmental Science and Policy Program Strengthens Its [...]

Gunung Agung und die Krise 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [20:20:08]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Der Gunung Agung gibt keine Ruhe und die Krise dort sorgte für internationales Aufsehen, welches zu einer Schlammschlacht in den Medien führte. Diesbezüglich ist kürzlich ein Artikel in der Huffington Post [...]

Technical post [English text: do not use Google Translator function!] Comparison between Halszkaraptor and Alvarezsauroidea 

Theropoda [18:48:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
This is a technical post that aims to reply to those suggestions on a chimerical status of Halszkaraptor based on (not described neither specified) similarities between the skull of H. escuilliei and those of [...]

Klyuchevskoy mit Eruptionsserie 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:48:07]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
Der Vulkan auf Kamtschatka ist wieder sehr aktiv geworden. In den letzten 24 Stunden eruptierte er 7 Aschewolken, die vom VAAC Tokyo registriert wurden. Die Vulkanasche stieg dabei bis in Höhen von 6 km auf. [...]

Regionaler Klimawandel: Trocken im Südwesten, feucht im Nordosten Deutschlands 

Gunnars Geo-Blog [18:08:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
     Führende Klimaforscher in Deutschland, darunter Forscher der Uni Hohenheim, stellen erstmals aktuelle belastbare Klimaprojektionen für Deutschland und die Flusseinzugsgebiete vor. Heiße und [...]

Mainzer Physiker schlagen neue Methode zur Überwachung von Atommüll vor 

Gunnars Geo-Blog [18:10:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
     Wissenschaftler zeigen Szenarien zur Nutzung von Neutrinodetektoren in atomaren Zwischenlagern auf Um radioaktives Material in Atommülllagern besser zu überwachen und sicherer aufzubewahren, [...]

Canada is attacked again by the Windsor Hum 

Ontario-geofish [13:04:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Reference I've written a lot on the hum, seeing that it is closely related to earthquake effects.  These people are located on a 'drumming sediment', which resonates exactly with the frequency of the [...]

EGU 2018: Registration open 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [13:15:33]  recommend  recommend this post  info
The EGU General Assembly brings together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting that covers all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The conference is taking place in Vienna on [...]

Global Temperatures Falling Again 

Ontario-geofish [00:05:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
I knew the results of this chart before it came out.  That's because Toronto temperatures follow it exactly.  September and October had a big rise because of weird interactions with the cold and Atlantic [...]

Lode alla Piccola Halszka - Seconda Parte: Intuizione, Oblio e Rivelazione dei raptor di Halszka 

Theropoda [06:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Come ho annunciato nel precedente post, il nuovo fossile che abbiamo introdotto è stato battezzato Halszkaraptor (Cau et al. 2017), in onore di Halszka Osmólska (1930-2008). Inoltre, abbiamo anche introdotto [...]

Understanding Earth’s Geologic History to Predict the Future 

State of the Planet [18:40:03]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Organic geochemist Pratigya Polissar is developing new tools to look at the history of plants and ecosystems on Earth over the past 20 million years. The post Understanding Earth’s Geologic History to [...] | Impressum