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Thursday, 14 March 2019

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Bomb Cyclone on the Way 

Ontario-geofish [19:53:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (72 visits) info
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On the sea, it would be called a hurricane, but here it is a cyclone.  You can see the centre over Iowa. With the mimic map, you can see it was caused by a Pacific plume slashing down on us and sucking up the Gulf warm air which would normally just stay there.  This shows the last 72 hours. Now, the warmies are going to say this is climate change, but this is due as much to

Ocean currents - Mar 14, 2019 

Ontario-geofish [11:45:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (66 visits) info
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My ocean current guy remains swamped and is days behind.  I can't complain.  These currents are dated Mar 11. The Atlantic current is disorganized, but there is an attempt to push water to the north.  This should result in a warmer Gulf of Mexico, which gives Toronto warm air.  The ocean temperatures don't show a reduction in southern warmth, but I suspect the warm area will shrink

Losses from landslides in South Korea 

The Landslide Blog [08:23:15]  recommend  recommend this post  (48 visits) info
A new paper in Engineering Geology documents loss inducing landslides in South Korea from 1970 to 2018, revealing that 1728 people have lost their lives. The post Losses from landslides in South Korea [...]

Seattle: Schwarmbeben 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:54:27]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info
Vancouver Island, bei der US-Metropole Seattle, wird derzeit von einem Schwarmbeben der besonderen Art heimgesucht: innerhalb weniger Stunden ereigneten sich mehr als 240 Mikrobeben, die im Verdacht stehen, [...]

Mayon heizt weiter auf 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [09:30:14]  recommend  recommend this post  (24 visits) info
Gestern ereignete sich noch eine 6. phreatische Eruption am Vulkan auf den Philippinen. PHILVOLCS veröffentlichte ein Bulletin, in dem die Eruptionen beschrieben werden. Demnach gab es um 9:06 Uhr (200 Meter) [...]

A much more pleasant day in southwestern Utah 

Wooster Geologists [08:14:22]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Hurricane, Utah — This is our morning view to the north from our Team Utah headquarters in Hurricane. The snowy Pine Valley Mountains were especially beautiful as the clouds lifted overnight. Such colors. A [...]

Mounted sauropods in dorsal view! 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [00:30:25]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Mike’s and Matt’s excellent adventure in Pittsburgh continues! Today was Day 4, and just as yesterday offered us a unique opportunity to see the mounted Dipodocus and Apatosaurus skeletons up close on a [...]

The Festival of Drunkenness and Other Ancient Vacation Destinations 

BEYONDbones [00:44:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
As this year’s Spring Break Celebrations reach their peak, many college kids are probably partaking in what they believe are the most epic vacations ever. However, history begs to differ, and I’ll explain [...]

Climate Change Getting You Down? Here Are Some Coping Strategies 

State of the Planet [14:02:28]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
Psychologist Wendy Greenspun shares techniques for dealing with climate burnout and staying resilient in the face of humanity’s greatest

Mr. DNA 

Koprolitos [09:17:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
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Inspirado por la explicación de InGen durante la visita turística por Jurassic Park sobre cómo se clonan los dinosaurios en el parque, Bruce Yan ha realizado este diseño de camiseta para Mondo [...]

Earthly Impressions: Drinking Tea at the Tilt of the Earth is an Ecological Act 

Friends of the Pleistocene [01:45:53]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
On March 1st and 2nd, smudge studio staged a micro-production at the Henry Art Gallery, Seattle. Our project was hosted by the Earthly Impressions:  Book, Text and Archive in the Anthropocene symposium, [...]

Neck ontogeny in Tyrannosaurus rex 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [13:34:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Having spent much of the last few days playing with the cervical vertebrae of a subadult apatosaur, and trying to make sense of those of the mounted adult, neck ontogeny is much on our minds. Here’s an [...]
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