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Tuesday, 09 October 2018

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US stops ocean current maps 

Ontario-geofish [22:58:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (47 visits) info
Sad.  I used these a lot to map the change in the major ocean currents.  I suspect it was because of me they stopped.  :)  Now, I only have the ocean surface temperature map.  During the glory days, I could watch the big El Nino form and dump all it's heat energy all over the earth.  I was watching the Gulf Stream die.  Now, we just have carbon physics, with no measurements.  Still, they

Beautiful fault scarps in Northern Ecuador (Billecocha region) 

Stephane on Blogger Earthquakes, geology and related topics... but not only [22:56:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
Seventy kms north of Quito and 25 km west of Ibarra, Northern Ecuador, the Western Cordillera is cut by beautiful fault scarps, close to the mountain range edge  (~ 4000 asl) with the Inter-Andean valley. Here is what we can see in the field: The car is parked within the sagpond, where fine sediments are expected to accumulate at the toe of the fault scarp. We excavated this scarp and expected (fine) sediments to evidence the potential successive offsets along this fault. This [...]

Florida: Hurrikan Michael kommt 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [21:19:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
Update 10.10.18: Am Mittwoch Abend MESZ traf der Hurrikan Michael die Küste von Florida. Kurz zuvor hatte der Sturm ordentlich an fahrt aufgenommen und wurde auf einen Hurrikan der Kategorie 4 hochgestuft. Im [...]


ARCHEA [16:13:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info

Google Plus to shut down 

Ontario-geofish [15:24:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info
As the last living user of g+, I must object.  It's like they are tearing down my ghost town, where I'm the last one.  Of course, this could all be rumours, and the living dead can stumble one.  I'll keep [...]

El GBE en las XXXIV Jornadas de la SEP 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [08:36:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
Y Septiembre pasó y como sucede otros años la paleontología se mueve a ritmo de congreso. Y este año tocaba la celebración conjunta del IV Congresso Ibérico de Palentologia y las XXXIV Jornadas de [...]

Fiona’s talk on documentary music at TetZooCon 2018 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [00:08:11]  recommend  recommend this post  (85 visits) info
Last night, Fiona and I got back from an exhausting but very satisfying weekend spent at TetZooCon 2018, the conference of the famous Tetrapod Zoology blog run by Darren Naish — the sleeping third partner [...]

This Index Measures Progress and Sustainability Better Than GDP 

State of the Planet [19:04:39]  recommend  recommend this post  (148 visits) info
By accounting for human, social, and natural resources, the Inclusive Wealth Index can help guide sustainable

Linux - State of amdgpu - ryzen 

Ontario-geofish [15:32:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info
4.18 and 4.19 still hang with a black screen. 4.17 is much better, and it only freezes when I compile 4.18 or 19.  I can now choose screen resolutions, which is new. This is still a regression.  Maybe 4.20 [...]

Un disfraz artesanal de Concavenator en Wallapop por Eloi F. 

Koprolitos [08:43:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
Eloi F. es un usuario de Wallapop residente en Benicarló (Castellón, España) que ha tenido la idea de elaborar sendos disfraces del dinosaurio conquense Concavenator corcovatus. Ambos disfraces están [...]

Too close for comfort – a rockslope failure at Shongtong in northern India 

The Landslide Blog [08:27:36]  recommend  recommend this post  (118 visits) info
A video has been posted showing a major rockslope failure at Shongtong in Kinnaur, northern India. Workers at the foot of the slope had a very near miss. The post Too close for comfort – a rockslope failure [...] | Impressum