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Thursday, 11 October 2018

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Discover geology with Lego! 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [14:31:36]  recommend  recommend this post  (79 visits) info
Science communication is becoming a widely recognized skill for both established and budding geoscientists alike. Outreach activities are beneficial in many ways, as they not only showcase science to the general public, but also give scientists the chance to develop transferable skills. If you’re in the market for a creative geoscience activity, one that especially appeals to a younger audience, look no further! In this guest blog post, Stephanie Zihms, a geomechanics postdoc at Heriot-Watt [...]

Introducing Dynamoterror dynastes, the powerful terror ruler. 

Letters from Gondwana [22:44:12]  recommend  recommend this post  (77 visits) info
Tyrannosauroidea is a relatively derived group of theropod dinosaurs more closely related to birds than to other large theropods such as allosauroids and spinosaurids. The clade originated in the Middle Jurassic, approximately 165 million years ago, and for most of their evolutionary history, tyrannosauroids were mostly small-bodied animals that only reached gigantic size during the

Shiveluch eruptiert Aschewolke 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [12:50:07]  recommend  recommend this post  (62 visits) info
Nach längerer Pause meldet sich der Shiveluch auf Kamtschatka mit einer Ascheeruption zurück. Das VAAC Tokyo registrierte Vulkanasche in einer Höhe von knapp 4 Kilometer. Die Aschewolke driftet in [...]

Hurrikan Michael verwüstet Teile Floridas 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:50:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (42 visits) info
Der Hurrikan Michael traf Gestern auf die Küste des US-Bundesstaates Florida und richtete entlang der Küste katastrophale Schäden an. Mindestens 1 Person starb. Der Sturm hatte kurz vor seinem Landgang noch [...]

That IPCC thing 

James’ Empty Blog [01:28:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (38 visits) info
Hello faithful blog readers. After a long absence I'm going to try to post some things again. Got a small backlog of ideas to write about and a little bit of free time to work at them. I'll start with the [...]

Papua Neuguinea: Starke Erdbeben 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:05:44]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
Gestern Abend ereignete sich in Papua Neuguinea eine Serie starker Erdbeben. Es wurden 5 starke Erdbeben registriert. Diese hatten Magnituden zwischen 7,0 und 5,9. Das Hypozentrum des Hauptbebens wurde von 100 [...]

New IPCC Report Offers New Data, Stern Warnings, Hope 

State of the Planet [21:12:40]  recommend  recommend this post  (24 visits) info
The report shows that every degree of warming matters for livelihoods in most

NASA gets 'old company disease' 

Ontario-geofish [13:56:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
Reference New technology can only get built by 'purists', that is, intellectual depressives who worship physics, like me.  Right now, SpaceX is full of them.  However, all organizations and companies [...]

Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture: Applications Now Open! 

State of the Planet [14:48:31]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held at Columbia University in New York City in June 2019. Applications are now open, and will be assessed on a rolling

German global DEM now freely available 

earth-pages - Research News from the Earth Sciences [13:55:30]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
In  2007 and 2010 two radar-imaging satellites were launched by the German space agency DLR, TerraSAR-X and Tandem-X respectively. After 2010 both orbited in close, side-by-side formation, sometimes as little [...]

Healthy Lakes Have Real, Calculable Value for Humans 

Lake Scientist [15:42:06]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
Interdisciplinary research provides an in-depth look at how humans and lakes affect each other, and how we value healthy lake ecosystems. The post Healthy Lakes Have Real, Calculable Value for Humans appeared [...]

Das Erdbeben von Sulawesi /Palu vom 28. September 2018 und der Tsunami 

Mente et Malleo [21:51:17]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Am 28. September 2018 um 18:02 Ortszeit wurde die Minhassa Halbinsel auf Sulawesi von einem starken Erdbeben der Magnitude 7,5 erschüttert.Kurz darauf überschwemmte ein Tsunami die angrenzenden Küsten und [...]

Changes in Polar Jet Circulation Bring More Saharan Dust to the Arctic 

AGU Meetings [18:07:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (49 visits) info
Researchers at NYU Abu Dhabi, along with other global scientists, have identified a new mechanism by which warm dust travels from the Sahara Desert to the Arctic Circle, which has been proven to affect rising [...]

Pre-industrial anthropogenic CO2 emissions: How large? 

Real Climate [19:50:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (41 visits) info
Guest article by William Ruddiman Fifteen years after publication of Ruddiman (2003), the early anthropogenic hypothesis is still debated, with relevant evidence from many disciplines continuing to emerge. [...]

Las tortugas pleurodiras de Gadoufaoua (Niger) en las XXXIV Jornadas de la SEP 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [10:10:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (35 visits) info
El origen de varios linajes de tortugas fósiles ibéricas es Africano. En concreto, las Pleurodiras proceden de esa región gondwánica. El área de Gadoufaoua, en Niger, es la localidad más antigua de [...]

Verter Hierro en los Océanos: ¿Receta para un Desastre o Solución Ambiental? (II) 

El pantano del Purussaurus (The Purussaurus Swamp) [21:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
En el post anterior habíamos visto como, en las primeras décadas del siglo veinte, se estableció que el hierro era importante para el crecimiento de las algas microscópicas. La disponibilidad del [...]

#MikeTaylorAwesomeDinoArt at TetZooCon 2018 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [19:57:48]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info
The afternoon of Day 1 at TetZooCon 2018 was split into two parallel streams: downstairs, some talks that I would have loved to see; and upstairs, a palaeoart workshop that I was even keener not to miss out [...]

Sesar Kambing dan Sesar Flores Apakah Sama ? 

Dogeng Geology [12:23:30]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
Tentunya masih ingat Sesar Flores yang kemarin mengagetkan saat menggetarkan Lombok Utara. Nah, akhirnya banyak yang bertanya apakah Sesar Kambing ini kepanjangan dari Sesar Flores dan apakah akan bertindak [...]

Behold the SummonEngh! 

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [14:26:23]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
Congratulations go out to Brian Engh as he has been awarded this year’s Lazendorf palaeoart prize for his stunning ‘Savage Ancient Seas’ piece. If you don’t know Brian and his work it’s high time to [...]

Q&A, episode 6 

Mountain Beltway [12:11:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
A reader asks about Callan's source of inspiration, a fitting question given the advent of Earth Science Week, which this year has as its theme "The Earth as Inspiration." Brace yourself for a tantalizing [...]

Gempa Situbondo M6.4 (11 Okt 2018), bergeraknya Sesar Kambing. 

Dogeng Geology [03:25:29]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Belum selesai kita dikagetkan dengan Gempa Palu Donggara, kita sudah dibangunkan oleh Gempa Situbondo dengan magnitudo M6,4.   Dari kajian ringkas dan sederhana dari data peta geologi serta penelitian [...] | Impressum