News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
2019 marks 100 years since women were able to be elected as Fellows of the Geological Society, with the first eight elected in May 1919. They came from a diverse range of specialisms, backgrounds and experience - as part of our activities to mark the anniversary, we're profiling each of them. Continue reading →
Bits and what? After wetting (hopefully) your appetite with the Machine Learning quiz / teaser I am now moving on to a series of posts that I decided to title
Heute steht der Popocatepetl in Mexiko erneut in den Schlagzeilen, weil er gestern 2 Aschewolken erzeugte, die bis in einer Höhe von 10.700 m über dem Meeresspiegel aufgestiegen sind. CENAPRED berichtete [...]
Am Sonntag gab es einen noch nie dagewesenen Blackout in großen Teilen des südamerikanischen Stromnetzes: In ganz Uruguay und in weiten Teilen von Argentinien, Brasilien, Chile und Paraguay kam es zu [...]
Gestern gab es ein schweres Erdbeben der Magnitude 5,9 (EMSC), welches die Provinz Sichuan erschütterte. Das Hypozentrum lag in 10 km Tiefe, das Epizentrum befand sich nahe der Stadt Yibin. Es wurden [...]
This is what they used to call a 'Beta Block'. A zone of dead air over North America. You can see that the ocean plumes are grinding to a halt. This will give us a nice extreme July that the warmies will [...]
A recent study finds that you don't need to be an expert to gather information that aids disaster prediction and
Sockeye Salmon / Oncorhynchus nerka
In the southern Interior, ice built up first in the northern Selkirk Mountains, then slowly flowed down into the valleys. Once the valleys were filled, the depth of the [...]
Seafood Bounty / Haida Gwaii, British Columbia
“When the tide is out, the table is set.” This wisdom from those who call Haida Gwaii home is still true today. The enormous difference between high and [...]
David Romero es un artista de San Antonio (Texas, Estados Unidos), actualmente afincado en Filadelfia, que estudió animación en la University of the Arts de esta última ciudad. Especializado en [...]
By Joshua Villalobos, Dean of Instructional Programs and Mission del Paso Campus Dean, El Paso Community College On April 10-12 the University of Illinois at Chicago and the National Association of [...]
Today's new ELI is "From ‘Rock detective’ to ‘Laying out the rock cycle’: investigate rocks to sort them into groups, add them to the rock cycle and name them"
This activity uses sorting [...]
Just in case anyone was in any doubt about the nature of the swivel-eyed loons who will shortly be picking our new
We have now posted the full Global Fatal Landslide Database online. This new version adds a further year of data, covering 2004 to 2017 inclusive.
The post The Global Fatal Landslide Database: full dataset [...]
Have you met our Lord and Saviour AutoML? Day two of the Kaggle Days was, what it had to be, a competition. Very interesting to be in a room with Grandmasters, Pros and then there’s me. But the real [...]
OpenTopography is collaborating with Land Information New Zealand to make 3D point cloud lidar data in New Zealand available for download, processing, and visualization. LIdar-derived DEM and DSM raster [...]