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Wednesday, 13 March 2019

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Mayon: weitere phreatische Eruptionen 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [21:36:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info
Der Mayon auf den Philippinen ist heute recht munter gewesen und erzeugte 5 phreatische Eruptionen. Die letzten beiden Ausbrüche schufen Aschewolken, die bis in einer Höhe von 4000 m über dem Meeresspiegel aufstiegen. MIROVA registriert eine schwache thermische Strahlung mit einer Leistung von 4 MW. Es ist nicht auszuschließen, dass es bereits wieder schwaches Domwachstum ... Weiterlesen ...

Thecodontion 

Theropoda [20:54:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Ok, alcune introduzioni (C)autobiografiche per spiegare questo post. Sono un paleontologo dei vertebrati che studia dinosauri e altri fossili mesozoici. Sono italiano. Ascolto Metal [ma non solo] da quando avevo 15 anni. Però non amo il Black Metal. Vabbè, nessuno è perfetto. La premessa serve per dare una misura della stima che ho per questo gruppo Black Metal di Roma, chiamato

5.5 Magnitude Quake Strikes Kilauea 

Volcano Science And News Blog [19:55:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
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HILO HAWAII - A magnitude 5.5 earthquake has struck Kilauea about 7.45 miles WSW of Pu'u'o'o crater at a depth of 6.72km. The quake occurred within the same relative area as the large magnitude 6.9 quake [...]

An Explanation of Sustainable Economics 

State of the Planet [16:52:17]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development was pleased to welcome Alexander Quinn, director of sustainable economics at Hatch to its Sustainable Development Speaker Series this

How Pollution and Greenhouse Gases Affect the Climate in the Sahel 

State of the Planet [13:54:27]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
A recent study is the first to show that pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions have directly affected the 20th century evolution of rainfall over a

What does a poisonous Southwestern plant, its insect pollinator, some famous paintings, Native American pottery and an eye exam have in common? 

Written In Stone...seen through my lens [10:27:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (57 visits) info
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After visiting a number of museums in Italy during the summer, a curious coincidence occurred while hiking in Utah's Zion Canyon in the fall. But, it didn't stop there and continued the following week in [...]

Presenting at the General Assembly 2019: A quick ‘how to’ from the EGU 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [07:30:29]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
The schedule is out, presentation slots have been assigned and it’s time to start thinking about putting yours together. Whether you have an oral, poster or PICO slot, we have a suite of simple guidelines [...]

Derrrrr 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [04:48:07]  recommend  recommend this post  (257 visits) info
Separated at birth. Left: Apatosaurus lousiae holotype CM 2018, cast skull associated with specimen. Right: Matt Wedel. Scientists have long wondered how such a bloated beast could etc.

Tree-Following—the Chosen One 

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [17:19:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (64 visits) info
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Actually two. I’ve chosen a tree to follow, actually two—a pair growing next to the building that houses the Department of Visual & Literary Arts at the University of Wyoming. They were planted on [...]

Controlling Invasive Carp at a Blue-Ribbon Fishery 

Lake Scientist [15:19:14]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Lake managers at a blue-ribbon fishery in Utah are removing invasive carp using chemical means and restoring water quality in the process. The post Controlling Invasive Carp at a Blue-Ribbon Fishery appeared [...]

Viajando al Mesozoico con Elisa Marazzi 

Koprolitos [12:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (67 visits) info
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Elisa Marazzi es una artista de Piacenza (Italia) apasionada con el diseño de tatuajes y la ilustración en general. Hace algunos meses realizó una serie de ilustraciones en acuarela inspirada en la era [...]

Team Jurassic Utah endures polar conditions 

Wooster Geologists [08:13:15]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
Hurricane, Utah — Well, maybe not fully polar, but it was very cold and windy in southern Utah today. Our glove-less fingers were numb, and the bitter gusts penetrated our pitiful parkas. We collected some [...]

Four huge beasts 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [04:59:40]  recommend  recommend this post  (271 visits) info
Left to right: Allosaurus fragilis, Apatosaurus louisae, Homo sapiens, Diplodocus carnegii.

Working with 3D seismic data in Python using segyio and numpy (mostly) 

MyCarta [04:19:31]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
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Between 2 and 3 years ago I started turning my long time passion for image processing, and particularly morphological image processing, to the task of fault segmentation. At the time
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