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Wednesday, 15 May 2019

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Geocoding with Microsoft’s Azure Maps 

Digital Geography [23:15:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info
API’s are getting more and more important as some (maybe the majority?) of GIS users don’t want to handle large datasets, don’t want to care about addresses and geo-coordinates, don’t want to create an own routing algorithm… As most of you might use Google, OSM or HERE for geocoding purposes I would like to introduce Azure Maps for this as well. Azure Maps We need to admit: No one is using Bing, am I right? No, seriously: Microsoft definitely missed the cloud computing and mapping [...]

Drilling the Seabed Below Earth’s Most Powerful Ocean Current 

State of the Planet [18:00:19]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
Starting this month, scientists aim to study the Antarctic Circumpolar Current's past dynamics by drilling into the seabed in some of the planet's remotest marine

applications for the Vokes Grants-in-Aid. Florida Museum 

WeBlog Aragosaurus [17:10:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
This award supports paleobiological research in the Invertebrate Paleontology Collection at the Florida Museum of Natural History by advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Typically, we award one to [...]

Study: U.S. methane emissions flat since 2006 despite increased oil and gas activity 

AGU Meetings [16:00:51]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Natural gas production in the United States has increased 46 percent since 2006, but there has been no significant increase of total US methane emissions and only a modest increase from oil and gas activity, [...]

Frack me nicely? 

earth-pages - Research News from the Earth Sciences [14:22:03]  recommend  recommend this post  (146 visits) info
‘There’s a seaside place they call Blackpool that’s famous for fresh air and fun’. Well, maybe, not any more. If you, dear weekender couples, lie still after the ‘fun’ the Earth may yet move for [...]

Snow in the East, nice video 

Ontario-geofish [12:46:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
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Reference The video isn't bad, but they put too much on the Sun.  But they did mention ocean cycles at the very end, in a very small voice.  They raise the point of flat temperatures. I wish they were [...]

Kilauea: Magma steigt auf 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:18:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
Nach Monaten der relativen Ruhe am Kilauea steigt nun wieder Magma auf. Die Schmelze erreicht die flach gelegene Magmakammer unter dem Halemaʻumaʻu-Krater. Die Vulkanologen des HVO berichten davon, dass seit [...]

Joffre Peak: a significant rock avalanche in Canada 

The Landslide Blog [08:18:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (36 visits) info
On Monday morning at 07:41 am local time, a significant rock avalanche occurred at Joffre Peak in British Columbia in Canada The post Joffre Peak: a significant rock avalanche in Canada appeared first on The [...]

Summer Internship with the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development 

State of the Planet [16:43:31]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
The Earth Institute is seeking an intern to work with the Office of Academic and Research Programs, primarily supporting the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable

‘What’s the Point of the Revolution if You Can’t Dance?’ 

State of the Planet [15:17:25]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
Nobel laureates and young feminist visionaries come together at a historic ‘Claiming our Space’ summit in

Linux -- Ditch Intel 

Ontario-geofish [12:58:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
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Reference Yes, this is patched, but it cuts down on performance.  If you use win, then you don't care about performance and I don't even think this security thing can get through the other security [...]

Dinosaurios en escenarios de Ghibli por Jorge Gonzalez 

Koprolitos [12:06:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
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Jorge Gonzalez es un ilustrador Puerto Cabello (Venezuela) especializado en el diseño de escenarios para videojuegos y películas de animación. En sus trabajos encontramos recreaciones de escenarios [...]

How does root depth affect the nearby soil? 

SOILS MATTER, GET THE SCOOP! [08:55:08]  recommend  recommend this post  (46 visits) info
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Roots are not passive actors in the exchange of nutrients with soil. Their growth helps the plant, and the
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