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Wednesday, 10 October 2018

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Leymah Gbowee Addresses United Nations General Assembly 

State of the Planet [16:21:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (168 visits) info
At U.N. events in September, the Nobel Peace laureate called for a broader understanding of peace and security, and better inclusion of women in

Post-Doctoral Position in Tectonics / Structural Geology at IPGP (Paris, France) 

Paleoseismicity [17:44:42]  recommend  recommend this post  (144 visits) info
The following open position may be of interest for the tectonics community: The Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris has an opening for a post-doctoral position to carry out research in tectonics and structural geology. The project (PI: Martine Simoes) is funded by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) to assess active deformation and seismic hazards in slowly deforming orogens, by quantifying deformation over various timescales, from long-term geological deformation down in time to [...]

Morocco and the Sahara Desert 

Earthly Musings [21:48:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (64 visits) info
I recently accompanied a Smithsonian Journeys trip called Splendors of Morocco. What a fantastic itinerary, with stops in Rabat (the capital), Fes, over the Middle Atlas to Erfoud in the Sahara Desert, [...]

Smoke from wildfires has cooling effect on water temperatures 

AGU Meetings [20:07:33]  recommend  recommend this post  (44 visits) info
Smoke generated by wildfires can cool river and stream water temperatures by reducing solar radiation and cooling air temperatures, according to a new study in California’s Klamath River Basin. A new study [...]

Application of GIS in Architecture 

Grindgis [14:28:12]  recommend  recommend this post  (39 visits) info
Architecture is one of the most common fields where GIS not only applies well but adds immense value to. GIS has been applied in the field of architecture in many ways. Below are some of the applications of [...]

Gene Likens: inaugural Helz lecture 

DC Geology Events [21:39:30]  recommend  recommend this post  (38 visits) info
The University of Maryland’s Department of Geology hosts its inaugural Helz Lecture on October 18th, and we hope that you can join us.  The Helz Lecture is a new lecture series graciously supported by Drs. [...]

Indonesien: Erdbeben in der Bali-See 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [22:31:04]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
In Indonesien bebte die Erde mit einer Magnitude von 6,0. Das Hypozentrum lag in 10,3 km Tiefe in der Bali-See, gut 30 km vor der Küste der Insel Java und 60 km nordöstlich der beliebten Urlaubsinsel Bali. [...]

Los sorprendentes dinosaurios de Chris Doehling 

Koprolitos [09:31:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info
Christopher Doehling es un ilustrador criado en los suburbios de Orlando (Florida, Estados Unidos). Desde niño se mostró apasionado por el dibujo y pronto decidió que se buscaría la vida con ello, [...]

Two developing large landslides – Mannen (again) and Diamante 

The Landslide Blog [08:46:48]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info
News today of two large, developing slope instabilities, one at Diamante in Argentina and the other at Mannen, yet again, in Norway The post Two developing large landslides – Mannen (again) and Diamante [...]

Il terremoto e lo tsunami di Sulawesi del 28 settembre 2018. 

scienzeedintorni [11:13:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
Il 28 settembre un forte terremoto M 7.4 ha colpito la parte NW dell’isola di Sulawesi, preceduto 3 ore prima da un evento M 5.9 con un epicentro ad una trentina di km più a sud rispetto a quello [...]

Hurricane sucks up the last heat in the Atlantic 

Ontario-geofish [13:22:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (53 visits) info
It's very impressive.  I had thought there would be one hurricane left and it would have to go over the Gulf of Mexico.  That's because it's the last reserve of heat energy for the season. This is a [...]

It’s Totally Possible to Limit Global Warming to 1.5 Degrees 

State of the Planet [22:54:06]  recommend  recommend this post  (41 visits) info
We have nearly all the tools we need to avoid a climate catastrophe—we just need to start using them, and

Der Geysir und der Müll 

Mente et Malleo [20:57:47]  recommend  recommend this post  (38 visits) info
Dass Menschen furchtbar gerne absonderliche Dinge in Wasser werfen, ist sicher bekannt. Oft genug ist es ein Ärgernis und Umweltverschmutzung, und manchmal kann man damit sogar Geysire zerstören, wie ich an [...]

Applications of GIS in Real Estate 

Grindgis [14:44:48]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info
GIS can be used in various industries and one of these industries is the real estate. Besides mapping of the areas in real estate, GIS can also play an important role spatial analysis and determination of the [...]

[jules' pics] Muffin 

James’ Empty Blog [19:54:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
Cottonwoods instead of ash trees Muffins instead of cream cakes (but still cappuccinos) Universal toileting singly occupied, thus much less frightening than a Dutch version I experienced recently (where [...]

La presencia de carcarodontosaurios en el Jurásico Superior de Portugal 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [08:55:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (24 visits) info
Hace unos días se publicó en la revista Journal of Paleontology los resultados del estudio de un nuevo dinosaurio terópodo asignado al grupo de los carcarodontosaurios. El ejemplar fue descubierto en 2002, [...]

Ätna: Neue thermische Anomalie am NE-Krater 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [01:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
Der Ätna ist weiterhin dabei aufzuheizen und kleinere Ascheeruptionen zu produzieren. Im aktuellen Sentinel-Foto sieht man, dass im Norden der Schnee schmutzig aussieht. Diese Verschmutzung ist frische [...] | Impressum