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Sunday, 15 April 2018

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After the Deluge: Dam! We Almost Lost a Dam! 

Geotripper [01:41:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (160 visits) info
But for the vagaries of the weather, we would never have seen it. Running field studies courses in the winter and spring always involves an element of chance, but in the dry year that we've had, it seemed safe enough to schedule a trip to Yosemite National Park in early April. But as the previous two posts have shown, an epic atmospheric river storm, a Pineapple Express, pummeled the area

Why do forest soils need to be managed? 

SOILS MATTER, GET THE SCOOP! [08:07:23]  recommend  recommend this post  (148 visits) info
Forest soils are an important natural resource in the United States. Almost one-third of U.S. soil is in forests. These include highly managed forest plantations, farm woodlots, national forests and

Eruption am Sinabung 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [11:10:27]  recommend  recommend this post  (134 visits) info
Das VAAC Darwin zeigt heute Morgen Meldungen von 4 Vulkanen die Vulkanasche eruptierten. Die höchste Eruptionswolke stammt vom Sinabung auf der indonesischen Insel Sumatra: die Vulkanasche stieg bis in einer [...]

Microplastics in Everything 

Ontario-geofish [14:32:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (113 visits) info
Besides the usual 'Warming is Freezing Us' stories in the Guardian, this week's scare story is all about microplastics killing us. Here I put in some comments with the replies. hasmis 2h agoI've never had [...]

The mysterious grooves on Barcena volcano 

Geology in Motion [00:58:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (131 visits) info
Furrows on the flank of Barcena filmed Sept. 12, 1952. Barcena volcano was born on August 1, 1952, on Isla San Benedicto, located about 300 nautical miles off the west coast of Mexico and over 8 months [...] | Impressum