News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Wednesday, 05 December 2018
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 off, we have a comet approaching, followed by a whole lot of meteors. Not happy news for our
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 on pricing.
ps. what I mean is mathematically, I don't think this chart can go down. We're in a big crash now with homes at 20-30%. But the average price will stay up if more big
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
New research indicates that seismic noise may be a game changing tool in tracking aquifer water health, especially in drought-sensitive areas.
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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 [...]
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 [...]