News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Sunday, 10 February 2019
I love being part of the scientific process of naming new organisms and placing them into the grand narrative that is the history of life. It is a kind of rescue — retrieving species from oblivion by giving them identities. Carolus Linnaeus, the father of taxonomy, said it well: The first step in wisdom is
I want Canada to put some money into this. Everybody knows that the electric car is not for a cold country, and it doesn't scale because of the rare earths. Hybrids will be good for a while.
But the piston engine needs to die. That's why I'm reading the physics of the Methanol Fuel Cell. I was disappointed at the current state of affairs. This fuel cell needs to be coupled with a
All the pictures in this post are from the Tuolumne River Parkway Trail in Waterford.
All in all, it's been a good year (so far). One can judge the quality of a year on the basis of many things, and in this [...]
The earliest fossils are bacterial mats at a couple of billion years ago. But this article goes into single bacteria life as far back as 3.5 billion years. So life appeared quite quickly after [...]
Der Poás in Costa Rica eruptierte am Freitag 7 Mal. Bilder der LiveCam zeigen die phreatischen Eruptionen. 4 der Explosionen ereigneten sich am frühen Morgen in Serie. Eine 2. Serie ereignete sich gegen 10 [...]
Die bergmännisch interessanten Aufschlüsse finden sich am Talschluss und südliche Talflanke des Pflerschtales, eines Seitentales nahe am Brenner in den Ötztaler Alpen gelegen. Die Nordflanke des Tales [...]
Johannes Böhm, 1909. Inoceramus Cripsi auct. In: Schröder & Böhm (Hrsg.): Geologie und Paläontologie der Subhercynen Kreidemulde. Abhandlungen der Preußischen Geologischen Landesanstalt, Neue [...]