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Wednesday, 05 December 2018

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Drotops armatus Trilobite Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [18:25:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
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This trilobite fossil was on display at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York city in July 2018. The trilobite fossil is named Drotops armatus. It was found in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco and dates to the Devonian Period. Accession number is Fl-84362. Donated by Andy Secher. Learn more about the museum at https://www.amnh.org/ Their trilobite exhibit was made

Loyalty Islands: Erdbeben Mw 7,6 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [09:47:55]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
Die Gegend der Loyalty Islands wurde von einem sehr starken Erdbeben der Magnitude 7,6 erschüttert. Das Epizentrum lag offshore, gut 110 km von der Küste des nächsten Eilandes entfernt. Die Tiefe des Erdbebenherdes wird mit 30 km angegeben. Es wurde Tsunami-Alarm gegeben und tatsächlich soll es eine relativ kleine Hafenwelle gegeben haben. Dank der großen ... Weiterlesen ...

Our presentations are up at the 1st Palaeo Virtual Congress 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [10:01:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
The 1st Palaeontological Virtual Congress is underway now, and will run through December 15. Mike and I have two presentations up: “What do we mean by the directions ‘cranial’ and ‘caudal’ on a [...]

Deep-Fry Apocalypse Delayed for a Day 

Ontario-geofish [12:35:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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Reference Global temperatures as determined by satellites, the 'gold standard'. Below, is the extraction since 2014 You can see the huge El Nino of 2016-17.  This month's global temps have gone down, [...]

Malibu: Planet Labs images of the first round of mudflows 

The Landslide Blog [03:28:55]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Malibu - Planet Labs have captured remarkable before and after SkySat images of the first round of mudflows following the recent wildfires The post Malibu: Planet Labs images of the first round of mudflows [...]

November GeoRoundUp: the best of the Earth sciences from around the web 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [17:48:03]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Drawing inspiration from popular stories on our social media channels, major geoscience headlines, as well as unique and quirky research, this monthly column aims to bring you the latest Earth and planetary [...]

The Great Geoadvent: Door 5 

Geological Society of London blog [19:12:40]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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Throughout advent, we're sharing some of our favourite entries to Earth Science Week photography competitions past and present - all of which feature the beautiful geology of the UK and Ireland. Check back [...]

Tracking Aquifer Water With Seismic Noise 

Lake Scientist [16:26:39]  recommend  recommend this post  info
New research indicates that seismic noise may be a game changing tool in tracking aquifer water health, especially in drought-sensitive areas. The post Tracking Aquifer Water With Seismic Noise appeared first [...]

Volcanism and the Justinian Plague 

earth-pages - Research News from the Earth Sciences [15:14:39]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Between 541 and 543 CE, during the reign of the Roman Emperor Justinian, bubonic plague spread through countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. This was a decade after Justinian’s forces had had begun to [...]

Arctic Ice Volume Crosses Lanes Again 

Ontario-geofish [19:19:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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My usual source has frozen up, so I went to the Danes.  In November, the arctic ice volume powered past the other years, and may be going for a world record. Basic Physics - Cold is merely the absence of [...]

HMNS’ Guide to Astronomical Events in December 2018 

BEYONDbones [23:28:10]  recommend  recommend this post  info
  Can the stars tell you about your future? No. But our resident astronomer James Wooten can tell you what stars to look for in the future! This December is an action packed month, celestially speaking. First [...]

Moby Dichthyosaur 

Theropoda [21:27:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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L'esemplare studiato da Lindgren et al. (2018). Lindgren et al. (2018) descrivono un esemplare superbamente conservato dell'ittiosauro Stenopterygius dal Giurassico Inferiore tedesco. L'esemplare conserva [...]

Spring 2019 Earth Institute Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities 

State of the Planet [15:12:33]  recommend  recommend this post  info
A variety of undergraduate research assistant positions are available for the upcoming semester. Apply by January 31,

Toronto real estate continues flat 

Ontario-geofish [21:37:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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One house in the neighbourhood sold real fast.  I expect they priced it low.  Other houses are languishing.  I don't know what a big crash would look like on this chart, since there would be such a variance [...]

Un nuevo #dinovember de Dyna Soar 

Koprolitos [08:42:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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En Koprolitos somos muy fans de Dyna Soar y sus #dinovembers (como ya habéis podido comprobar en años anteriores aquí o aquí). Una vez más ha escogido diferentes personajes dinosaurianos de series de [...]
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