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Thursday, 17 May 2018

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In quest of monsters – last week’s Utah adventure 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [22:39:51]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info
Last Wednesday, May 9, Brian Engh and I bombed out to Utah for a few days of paleo adventures. Here are some highlights from our trip. We started at a Triassic tracksite on Thursday. But I’m not going to post any pictures of the tracks – those will be coming to a Brian Engh joint

Aprendiendo en un aula de 14 millones de años 

Investigación GeoPaleoBiológica en Somosaguas [20:36:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (56 visits) info
Una de las características más importantes de los Yacimientos Paleontológicos de Somosaguas es que se encuentran dentro de un campus universitario. Esta característica, que compartimos con solamente otro yacimiento en el mundo, permite a los alumnos de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid formarse de manera práctica en cómo se trabaja en un yacimiento cenozoico real. Tras el paso de

Session "Recent Earthquakes" at RST 2018, Lille, France 

Stephane on Blogger Earthquakes, geology and related topics... but not only [20:26:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (64 visits) info
With Caroline Holden (@Carolinenz59) from GNS Science in New Zealand, we convene a session on "Recent earthquakes : impacts and lessons" at the "Earth Sciences Meeting" in Lille, France, organized by the [...]

Evolución, lactancia y dientes en forma de pala 

Mundo Neandertal [18:53:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
El rol crítico que juega la lactancia materna en la supervivencia de un niño, podría haber llevado a que se esparciese una mutación que amplió los ductos mamarios, y modificó la forma de los dientes [...]

A bolt of insight 

AGU Meetings [17:33:31]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
A new study in the the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, observes rare terrestrial gamma ray flashes produced by lightning strikes. The post A bolt of insight appeared first on GeoSpace.

We Aren’t Doing Enough to Protect Prisoners During Natural Disasters 

State of the Planet [14:14:47]  recommend  recommend this post  (65 visits) info
When disaster strikes, prisoners' rights are often forgotten about. A new paper recommends changes that can help protect

Down to Earth Extra - June 

Geology in the West Country [11:36:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
Down to Earth Extra - June You can get the latest Down to Earth Extra HERE. Or you can read it on this page.

Kilauea: Schäden nach Erdbeben 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:19:15]  recommend  recommend this post  (71 visits) info
Das gestrige Erdbeben mit der Magnitude 4,2 richtete im Gipfelbereich des Vulkans einige Schäden an. Besonders schlimm hat es den Highway 11 getroffen, welcher zum Eingang des Hawaii Volcano [...]

Puertas Abiertas en Somosaguas 

Investigación GeoPaleoBiológica en Somosaguas [09:47:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (35 visits) info
Como habitualmente durante la campaña de excavación, se acercan nuestras Jornadas de Puertas Abiertas, las cuales tendrán lugar mañana viernes 18 de mayo y el sábado 19 de mayo por la tarde, en horario de [...]

Explaining the history of Australia’s vegetation 

AGU Meetings [08:00:05]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
New research explores how plants using the more complex C4 photosynthetic pathway to create sugar from sunlight expanded to dominate the Australian continent, and how climate change is likely to affect these [...]

Two strong earthquakes in Bárðarbunga volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [19:50:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
Today (17-May-2018) at 15:56 UTC an earthquake with magnitude 3,7 took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. Few minutes a larger earthquake happened at 16:00 UTC and had a magnitude of 4,0. A earthquake with [...]

The curse of being enmeshed in long odds 

Ontario-geofish [17:51:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
I'm just going to expand on my curse, which has some funny stories, and has made me into the obnoxious POOCH you see today. My main curse was getting into infrastructure and physics.  That was traditionally [...]

Giving the air conditioning company a nice choice 

Ontario-geofish [17:17:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
I have to pay $800 for the privilege of getting my new air conditioner installation to work.  This is an industry cabal thing. ************* I saw the bill at about $800.  I have never not paid a bill in [...]

Linux - new kernel having problems 

Ontario-geofish [13:07:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
I have a new Ryzen5 with the amdgpu, a built-in graphics processor.  In Linux-land, nobody is happy with it.  The new kernel 4.17 is the first one to tackle it.  It still can't give me a main console [...]

Team Jurassic Utah on the Ranch 

Wooster Geologists [11:17:41]  recommend  recommend this post  (33 visits) info
Santa Clara, Utah — We were fortunate today to work on the land of Eagle Mountain Ranch just north of Gunlock, Utah. The owners, Hyrum and Gail Smith, met us in the morning in their gorgeous ranch home [...]

El rigor científico y la mascota de los Toronto Raptors con Hannah Moss 

Koprolitos [10:04:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (53 visits) info
Hace ya un tiempo que tuvimos por aquí a la mascota de los Toronto Raptors, un velociraptor de color rojo que ameniza los partidos del equipo canadiense de la NBA. La imagen de este fiero terópodo se ciñe [...]

Airliner Chronicles: Do You Know California's Biggest Volcano? You May Be Surprised at the Answer 

Geotripper [09:20:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
The summit complex of Medicine Lake Highland, with Glass Mountain at the top, the Medicine flow center-left, and Medicine Lake at center-right. It's a real problem for a geologist to be flying through cloud [...]

Evacuating Volcano Country: Begin Your Preparations Today 

Rosetta Stones [05:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
In volcano country, there may not be a tomorrow -- Read more on | Impressum