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Friday, 14 September 2018

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Astronaut Shannon Walker Talks About Becomming A Space Explorer And Sheds Some Light On The Future Of Women In Space 

BEYONDbones [23:49:04]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
This fall, in collaboration with Houston Museum of Natural Science, Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies is offering Women in Space, a course (open to the general public) highlighting women who have played pivotal roles in the U.S. space program as astronauts, engineers, flight controllers, researchers and mentors for the next generation of space

The Atterholt and Wedel (2018) SVPCA abstract and talk are now available on PeerJ Preprints 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [23:32:32]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Here’s the story of my fascination with supramedullary airways over the last 20 years, and how Jessie Atterholt and I ended up working on them together, culminating with her talk at SVPCA last week. (Just here for the preprint link? Here you go.) Way back when I was working on my Master’s thesis at the

Magnitude 4,2 earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [20:13:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info
Today (14-September-2018) at 10:40 UTC an magnitude 4,2 earthquake took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. Second largest earthquake in this swarm had a magnitude of 2,9. Other earthquakes that happened were [...]

Mummified penguins tell of past and future deadly weather 

Geospace [18:10:14]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
New research links the mummified remains of penguin chicks in Antarctica to two massive weather-related calamities that could become more commonplace with climate change. The post Mummified penguins tell of [...]

NAD 83 vs NAD 27 

Grindgis [14:41:57]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
Hello grind GIS people, again I thought to write on the difference and this time between NAD 83 and NAD 27. I have listed 9 differences between these two.   1.    North American Datum 27 (NAD 27) is based [...]

Living in a new Age 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [12:00:38]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
If you were suddenly told you were living in a different time period, what would your immediate reaction be? Changes in the calendar – even if it’s just terminology – have proven emotive in the past. In [...]

Typhoon Mangkhut, Hurricane Florence and the earthquake in Hokkaido 

The Landslide Blog [01:40:54]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
In a short space of time, Typhoon Mangkhut, Hurricane Florence and the earthquake in Hokkaido all have the potential to generate large numbers of landslides The post Typhoon Mangkhut, Hurricane Florence and [...]

Black Rock Desert Finale 

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [19:40:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
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This post is a “finale” in two ways: it’s the final post in a series about the Black Rock Desert volcanic field (1), and it features the final act of a six-million-year performance … maybe. While [...]

The Tyrannosauroids from the Southern Hemisphere. 

Letters from Gondwana [15:29:05]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info
Tyrannosauroidea, the superfamily of carnivorous dinosaurs that includes the iconic Tyrannosaurus rex, was mainly distributed in the Northern Hemisphere. However, a few specimens from Australia (Timimus [...]

Friday fold: Ferruginous sediments in Barberton Mountain Land 

Mountain Beltway [13:47:07]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
A trip back to Archean sedimentary rocks in Barberton, South Africa, reveals a few folds on the roadside... The post Friday fold: Ferruginous sediments in Barberton Mountain Land appeared first on Mountain [...]

Island: Erdbeben M 4,1 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:27:39]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
Auf Island ereignete sich ein mittelstarkes Erdbeben der Magnitude 4,1. Das Hypozentrum lag in 4,5 km Tiefe. Es folgten zahlreiche schwache Vor- und Nachbeben. Der Ort des Geschehens lag beim Vulkan Grímsnes [...]

Katla: Hohe Gas-Konzentrationen 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [01:05:42]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
Isländische und Britische Wissenschaftler bestätigten abermals, dass sich der Vulkan Katla auf eine Eruption vorbereitet. Sie haben ungewöhnlich hohe Konzentrationen vulkanischer Gase nachgewiesen. [...]
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