News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Thursday, 16 May 2019
Lamont’s Radley Horton explains that enhanced forecasts and better communication can reduce climate risks and create new economic
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 portal. In each image, erosion or downward change of the Earth’s surface is colored in red, while deposition or upward change is colored in blue. We include a link to the change detection page for each dataset pair so you can run your own jobs and explore.
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
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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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 [...]
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, [...]