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Friday, 12 July 2019

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TRAGOPHYLLOCERAS LOSCOMBI 

ARCHEA [22:38:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
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Tragophylloceras loscombi / Dorset Coast A very interesting Tragophylloceras loscombi (134 mm with the peristome / 41 mm) from Lower Pliensbachian deposits near the coastal village of Seatown near Charmouth on the Dorset coast of the UK. This lovely specimen is in the collection of the deeply awesome José Juárez Ruiz. He was amongst the many belemnite guards and ammonite shells of this

Earthquake! 

Geology in Motion [20:04:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
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Arrow points approximately to our location! In the early hours of this morning (2:51 a.m.), a M4.6 earthquake struck under the town of Monroe, east of Everett (red star).  We and many friends (black arrow), were awakened by shaking and rattling! I haven't been woken up by an earthquake in more than 50 years! We reported it to the USGS site where they gather data on how far the earthquake was felt; the map to the left compiled from such reports shows that the shaking intensity was V or less [...]

Podcast Discusses New Book About the Quest for Renewable Energy 

State of the Planet [18:03:52]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Award-winning investigative reporter Russell Gold discusses his new book, Superpower, in the latest episode of the Columbia Energy Exchange

Clear-Air Convection Strikes Again 

Ontario-geofish [13:18:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
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Reference In the 70's they used to study clear air convection.  They used lasers and found huge convection cells of very high velocity.  But all that was destroyed when the 'greenhouse gas' religion came [...]

Griechenland: Unwetter fordern Todesopfer 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [12:43:48]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
Heftige Unwetter über Griechenland forderten gestern 6 Todesopfer. Bei ihnen handelt es sich um Touristen, die ihre Ferien auf der Halbinsel Chalkidiki verbrachten. Mindestens 60 Personen wurden verletzt. Es [...]

Friday fold: Wiltondale, Newfoundland 

Mountain Beltway [11:23:42]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Here is an outcrop of folded limestone along route 430 in Newfoundland, inside Gros Morne National Park, just west of the crossroads called Wiltondale: A detailed look at the left antiformal portion of the [...]

Sangay fördert Lavastrom 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:51:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
In Ecuador ist der Sangay weiterhin aktiv. Es ist der 57. Tag der Eruption. Gestern emittierte der Vulkan eine hohe thermische Strahlung mit einer Leistung von 180 MW. Diese geht überwiegend von einem [...]

Career Spotlight: Paleomagnetist Xiangyu Zhao 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [07:14:13]  recommend  recommend this post  (39 visits) info
Xiangyu Zhao Interview Please describe your job duties while on the JR. What will you be doing on a daily... Read more

15th to 21st July 2019 

Geology in the West Country [17:54:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
NEXT WEEKS EVENTS 15th to 21st July 2019 THE FOLLOWING IS AN EXTRACT FROM BRISTOL AND WEST COUNTRY GEOLOGY CALENDARS MORE DETAILS CAN BE FOUND IN THE BRISTOL AND THE WEST COUNTRY CALENDARS AND ON [...]

Careers in Geoscience-for-Development: Some Tips and Resources 

Geology for Global Development [13:00:18]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
One of the most frequently asked questions put to me is ‘how does a geoscientist develop a career linked to international aid or sustainable development?’. Here are some thoughts, recently curated for the [...]

Trobadorets - Morelladon 

Koprolitos [11:41:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
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Trobadorets es un grupo de música familiar formado por Pau Sancho (voz), Gerard Chiva (guitarra española), Javi Ruá (guitarra eléctrica y cajón), Víctor Peris (batería), Dani Chiva (contrabajo), Mar [...]

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Lounge of the Lab Lemming [11:16:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (201 visits) info
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La evolución de las cavidades intracraneanas en cocodrilos eusuquios en el XVII Annual Meeting de la EAVP 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [10:50:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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Las cavidades intracraneanas son unas estructuras muy conservativas, y no son diferentes en el linaje de los cocodrilos. Sin embargo, a partir de una variada base de datos, se han descrito varias diferencias [...]

Experiments in Fossil Cleaning with Power Washer 

Louisville Area Fossils [05:09:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
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Earlier in the year, I was cleaning with a power washer and thought, "what if I tried this on some of soil stained fossils?". Well, I picked out a few pieces: crinoid plates that had been underwater [...]
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