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Thursday, 06 December 2018

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Hitlers Geologen 

Geschichte der Geologie [21:37:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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Im April 1941 gründete der Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler den SS-Wehrgeologen Bataillon 500, eine Einheit von Militärgeologen die der "Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler", eine der Eliteeinheiten der Schutz-Staffel, zugeteilt war und ungefähr 400 bis 600 Mann umfasst.  Die Einheit setzte sich aus deutschen, niederländischen, skandinavischen und italienischen Akademiker und Experten zusammen, die  bereits zur SS gehörten, aber nun von anderen Abteilungen, wie z.B. das Ahnenerbe,  in die neue [...]

Ameropiltonia lauradanae and Comptonaspis swallowi Trilobite Fossils 

Louisville Area Fossils [18:44:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
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This trilobite fossils were on display at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York city in July 2018. The trilobite fossils are named Ameropiltonia lauradanae (right) and Comptonaspis swallowi (left). It was found in the Chouteau Formation of Saline County, Missouri, USA and date to the Mississippian Period. Accession number is Fl-80136. Donated by Andy Secher. Learn

GSA 2018 – Kirk Bryan Field Trip – At the Edge of the Laurentide Ice Sheet: Stratigraphy and Chronology of Glacial Deposits in Central Indiana 

Speaking of Geoscience [17:31:42]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info
By Harriet Cornachione, GSA Science Communication Intern – Ph.D. Candidate in Geology Utah State University Indiana geologists locate the southern boundary of the Laurentide ice sheet Building on the [...]

Funding Opportunities for Travel and Field Research in Spring 2019 

State of the Planet [16:37:17]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Applications for the Spring 2019 Global Fellows and Travel Grant Programs are now open! Apply today for funding for your sustainability

The Great Geoadvent: Door 6 

Geological Society of London blog [15:36:29]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) 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 [...]

Ätna zeigt hohe thermische Anomalie 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [14:49:10]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
Am Ätna wird eine hohe thermische Anomalie registriert. Auf MIRVOA wurden 162 MW angezeigt. Das ist der höchste Werte seit der Eruption vom August. Ursache der Wärmestrahlung ist der Lavastrom, der vom [...]

Lombok: Erdbeben M 5,5 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:07:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
In den letzten Wochen war es relativ ruhig geworden, um Lombok und Bali. Da wurde die Ruhe heute Nacht durch ein Erdbeben der Magnitude 5,5 gestört, welches sich in 15 km Tiefe manifestierte. Das Hypozentrum [...]

Wintertime Arctic Sea Ice Growth Slows Long-term Decline: NASA 

AGU Meetings [17:06:24]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
New NASA research has found that increases in the rate at which Arctic sea ice grows in the winter may have partially slowed down the decline of the Arctic sea ice cover. As temperatures in the Arctic have [...]

From Acid Rain to Cyanobacteria, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies is a Leader in Environmental Monitoring 

Lake Scientist [16:00:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
New York’s Cary Institute has a long history of important environmental monitoring contributions, from pivotal acid rain research to long-term road salt monitoring. The post From Acid Rain to Cyanobacteria, [...]

Scientists find causes of firenado in deadly Carr Fire 

AGU Meetings [15:26:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
Climate, weather set the stage for uncontrollable inferno in Redding, California. The post Scientists find causes of firenado in deadly Carr Fire appeared first on GeoSpace.

Wait a Minute...What Happened to the Rocks I Picked Out? 

Geotripper [10:22:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
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Something kind of extraordinary happened on campus this week. I was pausing between classes and saw a large truck and a crane downstairs in the staging area for the Great Valley Outdoor Nature Lab. The crane [...]

6th December Death Match 

Theropoda [08:13:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
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M. rex e H. escuilliei alla stessa scala. I due animali non si incontrarono mai, dato che il primo visse in Tunisia 130 milioni di anni fa, ed il secondo in Mongolia, 75 milioni di anni fa. (Artwork di D. [...]
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