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New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Monday, 11 February 2019
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 [...]
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 had shifted and nothing was growing. These lights are fantastic, but you need at least two or three per shelf. They are strong at 18 inches, and work up to 24 inches with a 45 deg spread.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
MPA in Environmental Science and Policy students travel to Israel to learn more about the geopolitical climate and resource management as a tool for
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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 [...]
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 [...]
From cooking to going to the bathroom, here’s what daily life is like in a remote Antarctic