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Friday, 11 January 2019

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Barrier island sand dunes recover at different rates after hurricanes 

Geospace [14:55:33]  recommend  recommend this post  (52 visits) info
Sand dunes on coastal barrier islands buffer the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts from oncoming hurricanes. Every year, millions of public and private dollars fund the restoration of these barrier islands, but managers often focus on the recovery of smaller sand dunes and aim at making them bigger, for better storm protection. But new research presented at the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting last month finds sand dunes on these barrier islands don’t all recover at the same rate. Small dunes go back to [...]

Friday fold: more from Utah 

Mountain Beltway [02:11:15]  recommend  recommend this post  (38 visits) info
For the final Friday fold of 2018, we return to Utah's Slate Canyon, where "Mountain Beltway" reader Octavia Sawyer shares an anticline with parasitic folds shaped like "sea serpents." The post Friday fold: more from Utah appeared first on Mountain Beltway.

The Outdoor Nature Lab at the Great Valley Museum Takes Shape 

Geotripper [09:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
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For thirty years it was nothing more than a dream, something hoped-for, but never realized for lack of funds. Ten years ago it became a possibility when our country passed Measure E to redevelop the campus of [...]

Triassic Park is Temporarily Closed: What Happens at Petrified Forest During a Government Shutdown 

Chinleana [05:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
[Disclaimer: I am a furloughed Federal employee and this is a personal blog. It is not my intent to take a political side or to make a a political statement here. I am simply explaining what a shutdown is for [...]

To GRE or not to GRE 

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by Jane Willenbring, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego Here’s to 2019 and a scenario probably eerily familiar to university faculty admitting students to Earth Science [...]

Final Legislation Passed by 115th Congress 

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By Laura Szymanski, GSA Science Policy Fellow During the lame-duck session of the 115th Congress, Congress was able to pass several bills that have been signed into law, although many that were expected to [...]
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