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Monday, 11 February 2019

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Challenges & Conclusions from the 6th Int’l Colloquium on Historical earthquakes & Paleoseismology studies, Han-sur-Lesse, Belgium 

Paleoseismicity [09:28:41]  recommend  recommend this post  (118 visits) info
The 6th Int’l Colloquium on Historical earthquakes & Paleoseismology studies took place in October 2018 in Han-sur-Lesse, Belgium. Our colleagues Koen Van Noten, Thierry Camelbeeck, and  Thomas Lecocq have put together a nice summary of this event, pointing out future challenges in the field: From 24 to 26 October 2018 55 scientists from 14 countries gathered at Han-sur-Lesse in Belgium for the annual gathering of the Colloquium on Historical earthquakes and Seismology. During this well [...]

Hurricane Maria: a first analysis of landsliding in Puerto Rico 

The Landslide Blog [08:13:08]  recommend  recommend this post  (103 visits) info
Detailed analysis by the USGS and others shows that Hurricane Maria triggered at least 40,000 landslides in Puerto Rico in 2017 The post Hurricane Maria: a first analysis of landsliding in Puerto Rico appeared first on The Landslide Blog.

ARS report - Feb 11, 2019 

Ontario-geofish [15:03:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (91 visits) info
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The Atmospheric River Storm (ars without the 'e') report. The Big Fat ARS that has been warming North America is finally moving off.  It still has one big snow storm to dump on Toronto, and then we [...]

Ocean current report - Feb 9, 2019 

Ontario-geofish [12:53:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (91 visits) info
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Not much change, but a few interesting things. The saline current from the Arctic becomes stronger as cold water from the North Atlantic sucks into it.  I've never seen this, but it probably confirms [...]

Deutschland: Erdbeben M 2,9 in der Eifel 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [09:58:51]  recommend  recommend this post  (58 visits) info
Update 12.02.2019: In der gleichen Region ereignete sich heute ein weiteres schwaches Erdbeben der Lokal-Magnitude 2,6. Die Tiefe des Erdbebenherdes wird mit 8 km angegeben. Update 14:15 Uhr: Die Daten zum [...]

Foraminiferas from Ireland 

Louisville Area Fossils [05:59:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
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I do not think these remains of microscopic creatures are fossils yet. Here are three images of some foraminifera found near the Plassey ship wreck, Killagoola, Aran Islands off coast of Galway, Ireland. They [...]

What happened when? Working out sequences of events 

Earth Learning Idea [21:59:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
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New ELI today - 'What happened when?: sorting out sequences using stratigraphical concepts. Are the age-based stratigraphical concepts principles or laws? – and how do you use them?' The stratigraphical [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: A slice of fossil life 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [12:25:57]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
I am a petrographer at the University of Padova, Italy, studying the metamorphic rocks that form the deep Earth’s crust beneath our feet, and what happens when they get so hot to start to melt. I’ve spent [...]

Camp Life in Antarctica and the Importance of Epoxy 

State of the Planet [15:12:17]  recommend  recommend this post  info
From cooking to going to the bathroom, here’s what daily life is like in a remote Antarctic

Studying Sustainability in Israel: It’s Complicated 

State of the Planet [14:57:16]  recommend  recommend this post  info
MPA in Environmental Science and Policy students travel to Israel to learn more about the geopolitical climate and resource management as a tool for

Best grow light for cannabis and microgreens 

Ontario-geofish [21:40:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (91 visits) info
You must start your tomatoes from seed soon.  As well, you must start your cannabis for the summer. This is a way for me to make money if you order this light.  I replaced all my old lights because they [...]

Russian Military fills garbage dump with day-old sushi, Climate Change blamed 

Ontario-geofish [19:24:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (85 visits) info
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Reference Oh, I couldn't make this up. Tons of very fat and healthy bears stormed the open garbage dump for a feast.  While they were there, they had a look around. This place is on an island, [...]

Así se hizo "La marca doble del diablo" 

Koprolitos [09:45:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (52 visits) info
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Como ya sabrás, estamos de estreno: ha nacido Ediciones Koprolitos, que debuta con La marca doble del diablo, una novela negra de ambientación mesozoica que no va a dejar a nadie indiferente. Los propios [...]

Advice from a Grad Student 

Wooster Geologists [17:14:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
I caught up with Wooster Geologist Clara Deck (’17) at the AGU meeting in December. Clara is a grad student who has been doing exciting research on glaciers. I asked her to tell us a little about her [...]

EGU’s response to potential changes to the European Research Council 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [15:00:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
A major re-organisation of the European Commission’s Research and Innovation Directorate General is scheduled to take place this year with a goal to revise staff reporting procedures and increased [...]

When Bugs Were Big, Plants Were Strange, and Tetrapods Stalked the Earth: A Cartoon Prehistory of Life Before Dinosaurs, by Hannah Bonner 

Mountain Beltway [12:58:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
It has been a while since I’ve reviewed any kids’ books here, but this one was so good that I just have to tell you about it. My son is now 6 and a half years old, and he’s interested in all sorts of [...]

grants annually for small-scale research projects in the field of systematics 

WeBlog Aragosaurus [12:01:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
The Councils of the Linnean Society (https://www.linnean.org/) and the Systematics Association (http://www.systass.org/) jointly administer the Systematics Research Fund (SRF) that provides grants annually [...]
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