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Monday, 10 June 2019

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Every Place Has a Story: Prichard, Oregon's Smallest State Park 

Geotripper [23:13:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
I've been visiting Florence, Oregon for a number of years, and it is a beautiful place. The Siuslaw River reaches the sea near the town and at the northern edge of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Sea Lion Caves lie hidden in the coastal cliffs just north of town. But Florence holds one other distinction: it has Oregon's smallest state park. It's called Prichard State Wayside, and

New Podcast: U.S. Natural Gas in a Changing Climate 

State of the Planet [20:01:19]  recommend  recommend this post  (127 visits) info
In this episode of Columbia Energy Exchange from Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, host Bill Loveless is joined by Karen Harbert, the president and CEO of the American Gas

Una motivazione storica (ma non logica) delle teste dei salamandroni bipedi di Billy World (aka "raptor") 

Theropoda [19:47:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info
In un post recente, ho mostrato che le ricostruzioni dei "raptor" del Franchise di Billy World siano molto inaccurate (e brutte). Alcune di quelle caratteristiche sono palesi cialtronate, delle grossolane [...]

The Lincoln Square landslide of 1958 

Oakland Geology [17:10:48]  recommend  recommend this post  (162 visits) info
The Lincoln Square shopping center, which I featured in my previous post, has nothing to do with President Lincoln, just as Lincoln Avenue has nothing to do with Honest Abe (it was named for Lincoln Rhoda, son [...]

The Right Way to Host a Vaccine Debate 

State of the Planet [14:50:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (46 visits) info
Scientists often have a disadvantage during vaccine debates. Fortunately, one Facebook group has found a

Scotland’s Earth-shattering secret: how to find a meteorite impact crater 

Geological Society of London blog [12:25:28]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
Samuel Lickiss, Production Editor in the Geological Society's Publishing House, on two papers published today in the Journal of the Geological Society with very different ideas about the potential location of [...]


ARCHEA [10:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (208 visits) info
This lovely fossil is Daihua sanqiong, an unusual animal that shares characteristics with our modern comb jelly.The specimen was found in mudstones south of Kunming in the Yunnan Province of southern China by [...]

VIII Jornadas Internacionales sobre Paleontología de Dinosaurios 

WeBlog Aragosaurus [09:12:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Nos ha llegado información de las Las VIII Jornadas Internacionales sobre Paleontología de Dinosaurios y su Entorno que se celebrarán del 5 al 7 de septiembre próximos. Se acaba de publicar la tercera [...]

Career Spotlight: Paleontologist Mariem Saavedra Pellitero 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [06:13:23]  recommend  recommend this post  (103 visits) info
Mariem Saavedra Pellitero Interview   Please describe your job duties while on the JR. What will you be doing on... Read more

Sinabung eruptiert Vulkanasche 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [01:00:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
Dieser Artikel erhielt und 10.00 Uhr Updates zum Agung und Krakatau! Auf der indonesischen Insel Sumatra ist der Mount Sinabung ausgebrochen. Am späten Nachmittag (Ortszeit) erfolgte eine starke Explosion. [...]

U.S. Climate Change Litigation in the Age of Trump: Year Two 

State of the Planet [18:00:14]  recommend  recommend this post  (108 visits) info
A new report documents 94 attempts by the Trump Administration to undermine climate protections in 2017 and 2018—and finds that the courts have largely constrained these

Lairg Meteorite or Minch Meteorite? 

Geology in the West Country [16:12:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (32 visits) info
Lairg Meteorite or Minch Meteorite? Recently I was with WEGA in the North West Highlands of Scotland and among many other sites we visited the Stac Fada member of the Stoer Group.  Now two papers have [...]

California Can’t Compromise on Cars 

State of the Planet [14:13:07]  recommend  recommend this post  (82 visits) info
California is not going to compromise on cars. Lots of older Californians remember smog so thick you could not see the mountains surrounding Los Angeles from within L.A. They do not want to go back to those [...]

Sea shells and their habitats 

Earth Learning Idea [11:03:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
Sea shell survival; how are common sea shells adapted to their habitats? This activity gives an an introduction to the relationship between the features of shells of bivalves and their habitats. Many [...]

Kids with guns (Capitán Artiglio) 

Koprolitos [09:58:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (31 visits) info
Conocido desde 2016 como Capitán Artiglio (un personaje de videojuego de los 90), el turinés Julien Cittadino (nacido en 1993) comenzó ilustrando discos y carteles de conciertos. En 2018 debuta en el [...]

An image of the state of the Hidtroituango powerhouse 

The Landslide Blog [08:14:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (95 visits) info
Images have been published showing the extreme levels of damage, caused by flooding, to the Hidroituango powerhouse in Colombia. The post An image of the state of the Hidtroituango powerhouse appeared first [...]

Global temps down, northern mid collapses 

Ontario-geofish [01:28:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (116 visits) info
This is just proven and well-established data.  Nothing that the Inquisition can rant about.  Global temps have gotten over the little El Nino and going down. Neato.  What's really weird is that [...]


episcophagus [00:44:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
La semana pasada vimos por fin los últimos episodios de la T8 de GoT. El final me dejó un poco meh, porque esperaba que matasen a más gente (empezando por Jon, o sea, GusanoGris estaba tó loco degollando [...] | Impressum