News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Saturday, 09 February 2019
NEXT WEEKS EVENTS
11th to 17th February 2019
THE FOLLOWING IS AN EXTRACT FROM BRISTOL AND WEST COUNTRY GEOLOGY CALENDARS
MORE DETAILS CAN BE FOUND IN THE BRISTOL AND THE WEST COUNTRY CALENDARS AND ON THE WEB SITES OF THE RELEVANT SOCIETY OR ORGANISATION.
Course - The Geology of Eruptions, Earthquakes and Tsunamis
Mon, 11 February, 19:30 – 21:30
Wynstones School, Stroud Road, Whaddon, Gloucester (map)
The Geology of Eruptions, Earthquakes and [...]
An Interesting Blog
A correspondent has brought THIS BLOG to my attention and it is well worth a look.
The latest entry is a review of last years earthquakes and the conclusion is that 2018 was an entirely "normal" seismic year. And he has the statistics to prove it!
The post which I found most interesting was THIS ONE linking earthquakes and volcanism in last years activity in Hawaii. There is an interesting video showing the many small earthquakes. It is best seen in the blog but the [...]
Now that I have a name for the plumes, I can go ahead with a report, just like the currents. An ARS is a 'thing'. It has energy, momentum, vector velocity, and moves a lot of heat energy around. [...]
Die Philippinen wurden gestern von einem Erdbeben der Magnitude 5,9 erschüttert. Das Hypozentrum lag in 12 km Tiefe, kurz vor der Küste der Insel Mindanao. Nächstgelegener größerer Ort war Surigao City. [...]
Der Ätna auf Sizilien ist weiterhin aktiv. Aus der Boccan Nuova steigen sporadisch Aschewolken auf. Die hellbraune Färbung der Vulkanasche zeigt, dass es sich sehr wahrscheinlich um altes Material handelt. [...]
This trilobite is a Calymene sp. found in the Waldron Shale. The fossil was found in Bartholomew County, Indiana USA and dates to the Silurian Period. It was found years ago but it is small thus easy to x-ray. [...]