News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Wednesday, 14 August 2019
The Seismological Society of America has currently three interesting calls for papers. BSSA Call for Papers: Special Issue on the 2019 Ridgecrest, California, Earthquake Sequence: https://www.seismosoc.org/bssa-call-for-papers/ SRL Data Mine Focus Section: 2019 Ridgecrest earthquake sequence: https://www.seismosoc.org/publications/calls-papers/srl-call-for-papers/ SRL Call for Papers: Historical Seismograms: Challenges and Successes in Preservation, Digitization, and (Re)Analysis: [...]
Yeah, like all new exercise toys, this one is neat. Whether it ends up in a dusty corner, is another matter.
I find exercise to be boring. I can't stand it because my brain rejects 'boring' quite violently. I can't do yoga because if I bend down, my scalp gets itchy. I read that up and it's a deadly brain tumour. Oh well.
This is from Germany, and it is promoted by bikini models,
Sea ice in the Bering Sea reached record-low levels during winter 2018, thanks to persistent warm southerly winds. These conditions caused the ice to retreat to the northern reaches of the 800,000 square mile [...]
Morning in Port Angeles, looking across the Salish Sea
It was the third day of our journey through Cascadia, and after our exploration of the Olympic Peninsula, it was now time to leave the United States. [...]
Die Aktivität am Stromboli ist weiterhin hoch. Das LGS Florenz berichtete gestern von strombolianischen Explosionen die Tephra mehr als 200 m hoch auswerfen. Am Vortag wurde die Auswurfshöhe mit mehr als 300 [...]
Artificial and modified organisms could become essential tools to fight climate change, clean up pollution, protect biodiversity, and
Glaciers in West Antarctica have thinned and accelerated in the last few decades. A new paper provides some of the first evidence that this is due to human activities. by Eric Steig It’s been some time [...]
An exquisite fossil specimen of an Eusthenopteron Fordi from the upper Devonian (Frasnian), Eescuminac Formation, Miguasha Park, Bay of Heat, Gaspé, Quebec, Canadian Museum of Natural History, Miguasha [...]
My old guy lambasted me for being inscrutable. He says I think too fast for anybody, and things just zoom over their heads. I don't mind that, otherwise I'd be in FB all the time, and the warmie heavy guns [...]
Una nueva hipótesis sobre la extinción de los dinosaurios a cargo de Fake Science, uno de nuestros blogs de cabecera. Parece ser que los dinosaurios desaparecieron por la tristeza que les ocasionaba no ser [...]
Last September I spent a day in the LACM Herpetology collections with Jessie Atterholt, looking at weird features in crocs, lizards, snakes, and salamanders. I’ll have more to say about the specific things [...]
Over the last century, geoscientists have made incredible contributions to our understanding of the Earth, the solar system, and beyond. Inspired by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and...
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This is a summary of some of the key details that underpin the discussion of anthropogenic vs. natural forcing in driving glacier change in West Antarctica. This is useful background for the paper by Holland [...]
We hope you enjoyed the first season of the Cosmic Cast, thanks to all our guests who came on this year! All our episodes are now available to stream on Spotify and iTunes: If there are any topics you … [...]