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Thursday, 16 May 2019

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Lounge of the Lab Lemming [14:15:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (263 visits) info
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A Peek Inside HMNS’ Secret Education Collections 

BEYONDbones [02:20:24]  recommend  recommend this post  (136 visits) info
By Jayme Schlimper, Overnight Program Manager and Curator of Education Collections Hello! Today I want to let you in on a secret. Hidden in the museum is a magical room full of everything you could ever imagine. A Room of Requirement, if you will (and if you are a Harry Potter fan). It’s called Education

Climatologist Testifies to Senate Subcommittee Regarding Costs of Extreme Weather 

State of the Planet [22:18:26]  recommend  recommend this post  (90 visits) info
Lamont’s Radley Horton explains that enhanced forecasts and better communication can reduce climate risks and create new economic

Earthquake in 2009 intensified American Samoa’s rising sea levels 

AGU Meetings [16:01:19]  recommend  recommend this post  (82 visits) info
The 2009, magnitude-8.1 Samoa earthquake dealt a great deal of damage to the Samoan Islands: Tsunami waves as high as 14 meters (46 feet) wiped out multiple villages, claiming nearly 200 lives and severely [...]

A World-Class Trackway in the Coconino Sandstone Announced in Grand Canyon 

Earthly Musings [16:17:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (59 visits) info
In December, 2016 I posted a piece about a trackway found along the Bright Angel Trail (see here). That site has received a lot of national attention in the last year and is being studied in detail by Dr. [...]

Turrialba erneut ausgebrochen 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:28:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (43 visits) info
In Costa Rica ist der Vulkan Turrialba erneut ausgebrochen. Das VAAC Washington registrierte heute 2 Aschewolken, die bis in einer Höhe von 3500 m über dem Meeresspiegel aufgestiegen sind. Der Vulkan selbst [...]

Los disfraces de dinosaurio de MorphCostumes 

Koprolitos [09:18:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
Hace algún tiempo os mostrábamos los disfraces hinchables que habían surgido con motivo del estreno de Jurassic World. Algunos de ellos, como el tiranosaurio, han alcanzado bastante fama y es posible ver [...]

Topographic Differencing Showcase 

OpenTopography Blog [20:28:51]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
OpenTopography recently released on-demand vertical differencing. Here, we showcase a range of anthropogenic, geomorphic, and tectonic processes imaged using topographic differencing on OpenTopography’s [...]

Jacqueline Klopp Helps Public Transit to Grow Sustainably 

State of the Planet [19:16:29]  recommend  recommend this post  (84 visits) info
She’s finding new ways collect and share data in rapidly growing cities — and the results will help to build a healthier future for the entire

Artists in New York City Call for Climate Change Awareness 

State of the Planet [17:11:15]  recommend  recommend this post  (71 visits) info
Sustainability Management student Amy Bohnenkamp reports on how artists in New York have been raising their voices to make the public more aware of climate change


ARCHEA [09:28:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (53 visits) info
A beautiful detail of a Walliserops, a genus of spinose phacopid trilobite of the family Acastidae found in the Lower to Middle Devonian strata near Foum Zguid, Tata Province, Souss-Massa, southeastern [...]

A major, fatal retaining wall failure from Basaksehir in Istanbul, Turkey 

The Landslide Blog [08:40:19]  recommend  recommend this post  (40 visits) info
On Tuesday 16th May 2019 a large retaining wall failed in the Basaksehir district of Istanbul in Turkey, killing a passing motorist. The post A major, fatal retaining wall failure from Basaksehir in Istanbul, [...]

Lots of Rain v. Many Rainy Days 

Wooster Geologists [18:00:57]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
The other day while on the phone with my sister, she complained about how bad the weather was. “It’s rained like every day since April 1st” was the statement. That was an exaggeration, so she then [...] | Impressum