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Thursday, 11 January 2018

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Gestein des Jahres 2018 – Steinkohle 

Mente et Malleo [22:14:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Das diesjährige Gestein des Jahres, die Steinkohle,  hat wirklich eine interessante Karriere hingelegt. Einstmals als schwarzes Gold gesucht., war es der Treibstoff, der Mobilität möglich machte und die Wirtschaft in Gang hielt. Es versprach Wärme … Weiterlesen Der Beitrag Gestein des Jahres 2018 – Steinkohle erschien zuerst auf Mente et Malleo.

La sequenza sismica del Matese a cavallo fra 2013 e 2014 e i magmi dell'Appennino meridionale 

scienzeedintorni [21:20:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (33 visits) info
Il lavoro appena uscito su Science Advances sulla sequenza sismica del Matese è davvero importante, soprattutto perché identifica una nuova classe di terremoti nelle fasce orogeniche attive. Purtroppo il solito can can mediatico di un giornalismo italiano che non sa di Scienza, ma ne parla in maniera sballata ha spostato l’asse della discussione nell’opinione pubblica su cose inesistenti come il rischio sismico associato alla questione. Si è trattato in effetti di una sequenza strana, [...]

NYC is Suing Five Major Oil Companies Over Climate Change 

State of the Planet [20:30:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (37 visits) info
Columbia University expert weighs in on the potential impacts of the

You can't get that here! 

Geology in the West Country [18:16:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
Hypatia Stone - Somewhat Unusual! A stone found in the deserts of Egypt and named after the first female astronomer has a composition unlike anything seen on Earth - no silicates, tiny diamonds, metallic [...]

Why Thawing Permafrost Matters 

State of the Planet [17:42:33]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
As the Arctic warms, the unfreezing of permafrost poses a threat to the

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation Keeps Lake Clean 

Lake Scientist [17:15:01]  recommend  recommend this post  (40 visits) info
Louisiana nonprofit organization monitors water quality on Lake Pontchartrain. The post Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation Keeps Lake Clean appeared first on Lake Scientist.

Earthquake warning systems are hard, but not having one is worse. 

Highly Allochthonous [13:00:06]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
The premise of earthquake early warning systems is simple. An earthquake produces several different kinds of seismic waves that race away from the rupture point. Because they are different kinds of vibrations, [...]

Nova espécie de peixe jurássico de Portugal 

Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal [10:37:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Guimarotaichthys problematicus é o novo género e espécie de peixe fóssil do jurássico de Portugal, nomeadamente do Kimmeridgiano da Mina da Guimarota. Apesar de ser reconhecer que se trata de uma nova [...]

Von Schlammlawinen und Schneechaos 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [09:25:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
Kaum ein Tag, an dem es nicht neue Nachrichten über klimabedingte Naturkatastrophen gibt. Leider übersteigt es meine Kapazitäten über alle zu schreiben, daher beschränke ich mich hier auf die Ereignisse, [...]

A Look at Ten Years of Geotripping: Into the Great Unknown...Blogging About the Greatest Adventure 

Geotripper [01:38:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (63 visits) info
The Greatest Adventure... Life is funny. Experiences and events will sneak up on you, and you'll look back and say that was incredible. Sometimes you finally get a chance to see a place for the first time, [...]

Collaboration between scientists and stakeholders vital to climate readiness in Alaska 

Geospace [18:21:11]  recommend  recommend this post  (68 visits) info
Alaskan residents rely on sustenance species like salmon, caribou, and moose, but their needs can be at odds with companies mining natural resources and conservationists. The state’s future will depend on [...]

Las cartas dinosaurianas de la expansión "Ixalan" de "Magic, The Gathering" (II) 

Koprolitos [18:14:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
En esta segunda tanda de las cartas con referencias dinosaurianas de "Ixalan", la nueva expansión de "Magic, The Gathering", encontramos ilustraciones de artistas como Simon Dominic, Jonathan Kuo o Sam [...]

Experts Examine Costs and Benefits of Investment Incentives 

State of the Planet [17:21:14]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info
Each year, the U.S. spends more than $50 billion trying to attract business headquarters and keep factories open. How much do taxpayers actually benefit from

Landslide breccias in Papago Park 

Mountain Beltway [13:17:19]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
A visit to Papago Park, north of Tempe, Arizona, reveals hanging wall rocks from the South Mountain detachment fault, a long way from South Mountain. Also, feast your eyes on these gorgeous red sedimentary [...]

Deutsche Rohstoff AG: Seltenerdenprojekt der Ceritech erhält Fördermittel in Höhe von 1,2 Mio. EUR 

Rohstoff Blog [12:54:42]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
Mannheim/Leipzig. Ein von der Ceritech AG geführtes Projektkonsortium hat eine Förderzusage des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) im Rahmen

Sinabung mit Ascheeruption 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:11:21]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Update: Inzwischen sind schöne Fotos der Eruption aufgetaucht, die in unserer FB-Gruppe geteilt wurden. Sie zeigen, dass es sich um eine explosive Ascheeruption ohne Abgang eines pyroklastischen Stroms [...]

Dr. Richard Alley’s Amazing Talk at the Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society is a Must Watch 

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [06:16:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
I’ve been at the AMS Annual Meeting all week and as always it was an adventure in learning in so many ways. My highlight was seeing two good friends become Fellows of the Society. Those in the Detroit area [...] | Impressum