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Tuesday, 13 February 2018

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Was löste Gashydrate am Ende der letzten Eiszeit auf? 

Gunnars Geo-Blog [19:21:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (39 visits) info
     Große Mengen des Treibhausgases Methan lagern als feste Gashydrate in den Kontinentalhängen der Ozeanränder. Sie sind nur bei niedrigen Temperaturen und hohem Druck stabil. Doch welche Faktoren können die Gashydratstabilität noch beeinflussen? Ein deutsch-norwegisches Forscherteam hat vor Norwegen Belege gefunden, dass die Menge des sich auf dem Meeresboden ablagernden Sediments

XI Olimpiada de Geología en Aragón 

WeBlog Aragosaurus [14:48:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
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Guillermo Martínez, estudiante del IES Valdespartera, es el ganador de la XI Olimpiada de Geología en Aragón El 9 de febrero tuvo lugar la fase territorial aragonesa en la Universidad de Zaragoza, a la que se habían inscrito 140 alumnos procedentes de 22 centros de las tres provincias aragonesas. Esta actividad pretende que los estudiantes se interesen en la Geología y que promuevan su difusión  La [...]

Poncho Pilates (Charlie Charmer) (I) 

Koprolitos [14:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (85 visits) info
Blob, blob. El aguacero era historia. Las gotas que se habían remoloneado en las copas de los frenolopsis y weichselias de la orilla se deslizaban ahora por las ramas más bajas, hidratándolas con su [...]

Last chance to enter the EGU Photo Contest 2018! 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [12:30:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (88 visits) info
If you are pre-registered for the 2018 General Assembly (Vienna, 8 -13 April), you can take part in our annual photo competition! Winners receive a free registration to next year’s General Assembly! But [...]

Small earthquake swarm on SISZ 6 km north-east of Selfoss town 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [11:59:46]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
Today (13-February-2018) at around 08:00 UTC a earthquake swarm started in SISZ just 6 km north-east of Selfoss town. This earthquake swarm is currently ongoing. Largest earthquake so far had the magnitude of [...]

Neue Eruption am Gunung Agung 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:02:38]  recommend  recommend this post  (40 visits) info
Auf Bali scheint der Gunung Agung doch nicht richtig zur Ruhe zu kommen. Heute eruptierte der gefürchtete Feuerberg erneut und schickte eine Aschewolke in den Himmel. Laut VAAC Darwin stieg diese bis in einer [...]

Climate Monday: NERSC Surface Pressure Observations 

Wooster Geologists [04:12:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
Although we often care more about the temperature and precipitation when we talk about weather, the most basic weather observation we can make is atmospheric pressure. Atmospheric pressure is really a measure [...]

S-C fabric in limestone, Camerino, Italy 

Mountain Beltway [13:54:32]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
Some scaly Italian limestone shows off two foliations (S and C) which reveal the kinematic motions that built the

Brontosmash: The Field Trip (the teaser) 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [12:27:36]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
This past weekend I was camping up the coast at Hearst San Simeon State Park, with my son, London, and Brian Engh. We went to see the elephant seal colony at Piedras Blancas. It was my first time seeing [...]

Cinezoico: el libro que nos habla de los dinosaurios a través de la historia del cine 

WeBlog Aragosaurus [10:34:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
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El Museo de Ciencias Naturales de la Universidad de Zaragoza presenta el viernes a las 19 horas el libro de Octavio David:  Cinezoico: el  libro que nos habla de los dinosaurios a través de la historia [...]

Diatom ooze: the weak link in submarine landslides? 

The Landslide Blog [08:37:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
A new paper in the journal Geology (Urlaub et al. 2018) proposes that the key factor that allows giant submarine landslides maybe the combination of compressible diatom ooze and a capping layer of low [...]

old-time academic burn 

Accidental Remediation [00:16:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (35 visits) info
Sometimes my work leads me in interesting directions. Working in East Coast Big City means that I occasionally deal with contamination that is centuries old. And because geology doesn't necessarily change that [...]
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