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Monday, 12 August 2019

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ARCHEA [21:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (145 visits) info
If you were a fish living in the warm turquoise waters off the coast of Bonaire in the southern Caribbean Sea, you may not hear those words, but you'd see the shrimp sign language equivalent. It seems Periclimenes yucatanicus or the Spotted Cleaner Shrimp are doing a booming business in the local reefs by setting up a Fish Wash service. That's right, a Fish Wash. You'd be hard pressed to

Outreach Internship Opportunity at the Earth Institute 

State of the Planet [20:39:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
The Earth Institute is seeking interns and current students to support its Professional Development program and assist with outreach for the 2020 All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career

Scientists Link Climate Change to Melting in West Antarctica 

State of the Planet [17:00:24]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
A new study shows, for the first time, evidence of a link between human-caused global warming and melting of the West Antarctic Ice

The Lego (TM) method of showing weathering, erosion, transportation and deposition 

Earth Learning Idea [15:13:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
Today's new ELI is another in our ELI Early years series: 'The LegoTM method of showing weathering, erosion, transportation and deposition: using LegoTM bricks to demonstrate sedimentary processes' The [...]

Metamorphic evidence of plate tectonic evolution 

earth-pages - Research News from the Earth Sciences [12:13:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (138 visits) info
Read about tracking ancient paired metamorphic belts using data mining and statistics as a guide to the evolution of modern plate tectonics at Earth-logs Eclogite: the red-brown mineral is garnet, omphacite is [...]

Would you like to give SV-POW! your money? Seriously? Well, OK then. 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [10:36:08]  recommend  recommend this post  (37 visits) info
It’s a bit shocking to find that SV-POW! is going on for twelve years old. (Our very first post was on 1st October 2007, so we’re about fifty days short of that anniversary.) It’s cost us almost nothing [...]

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Active Tectonics, Uni Oxford 

Paleoseismicity [09:30:01]  recommend  recommend this post  (120 visits) info
The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford is currently recruiting a PDRA in Active Tectonics Research: We seek to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work closely with Professor [...]

Education Brings Sectors Together to Address Fluorosis in Alirajpur 

State of the Planet [16:00:32]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
A new project from the Center for Sustainable Development and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory will use education interventions to try to curb fluorosis, caused by high fluoride levels in drinking water, in [...]

The Automobile and New York City 

State of the Planet [14:23:51]  recommend  recommend this post  (32 visits) info
The private automobile should be seen as a valuable piece of a complex, varied system of transit. It should not simply be shunned but electrified, accommodated and

Piton de la Fournaise: Neuer Ausbruch hat begonnen 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:36:17]  recommend  recommend this post  (100 visits) info
Gestern Nachmittag (Ortszeit) begann am Piton de la Fournaise der 4. Vulkanausbruch in diesem Jahr. Seismische Daten deuteten darauf hin, dass sch auf der Ostflanke eine Spalte öffnete. Sie liegt auf deutlich [...]

Los mundos prehistóricos de Joe Gill 

Koprolitos [10:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (79 visits) info
Joe Gill (1919-2006) fue un prolífico guionista que debutó en Marvel durante la Edad de Oro del cómic norteamericano (los años 40), donde sustituyó a Joe Simon cuando abandonó el Capitán América, [...] | Impressum