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Wednesday, 06 November 2019

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Manam erzeugt paroxysmale Eruption 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [20:08:51]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
Der Vulkan Manam in Papua Neuguinea ist wieder ausgebrochen und erzeugte eine kleinere paroxysmale Eruption. Das VAAC registrierte Vulkanasche in einer Höhe von 3000 m über dem Meeresspiegel. Zudem liegen Augenzeugenberichte und Fotos vor, die von Claudio Jung in unserer FB-Gruppe geteilt wurden. Auf den Fotos sieht man die Aschewolke und zudem eine kleine Fontäne ... Weiterlesen ...

More on the Younger Dryas causal mechanism 

earth-pages - Research News from the Earth Sciences [18:37:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
Colour-coded subglacial topography from radar sounding over the Hiawatha Glacier of NW Greenland (Credit: Kjaer et al. 2018; Fig. 1D) Read about new data from lake-bed sediments, which suggest that a major impact around 12.8 thousand years ago may have … Continue reading →

How does plate tectonics work? 

earth-pages - Research News from the Earth Sciences [18:28:09]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
Read about a new computer model that charts the co-evolution of the mantle and lithosphere, i.e. the linkages between deep convection and plate tectonics. Still from a movie of simulated breakup of a [...]

Chaos and the Palaeocene-Eocene thermal maximum 

earth-pages - Research News from the Earth Sciences [18:08:29]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
Read how chaotic behaviour in the Solar System may have affected Milankovich cycles in the late

Sensitive But Unclassified 

Real Climate [16:37:51]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info
The US federal government goes to quite a lot of effort to (mostly successfully) keep sensitive but unclassified (SBU) information (like personal data) out of the hands of people who would abuse it. But when [...]

The Big Antarctic Freeze 

Geological Society of London blog [15:40:14]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
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At The Geological Society in September 2019, Professor Caroline Lear delivered a public talk entitled ‘The Big Antarctic Freeze’. Amy Woodward, a second year Geophysics student at Imperial College, wrote [...]

Kilauea und Mauna Loa mit erhöhter Seismik 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [12:28:36]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
Die beiden hawaiianischen Vulkane Kilauea und Mauna Loa sind seismisch sehr aktiv. Am Kilauea manifestieren sich die schwachen Erdstöße in 2 Bereichen: an der Südküste bei Pahala und in der Gipfelcaldera. [...]

Hangin' (Mr. Lovenstein) 

Koprolitos [09:42:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
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COLGADOVIÑETA 1¡Chocad esos cinco, chicos!VIÑETA 2Vamos... ¿alguien?No me dejéis colgado...150 millones de años después...J. L. Westover es el autor del conocido webcómic Mr. Lovenstein, con [...]

What followed the K-Pg extinction event? 

earth-pages - Research News from the Earth Sciences [18:19:02]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
Reconstruction of the 35 kg early Palaeocene mammal Taeniolabis (credit: Wikipedia) Read about processes connected with the Chicxulub impact that may have influenced the K-Pg mass extinction and the evolution [...]

VIPS RESEARCH FROM THE FIELD 

ARCHEA [17:09:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (35 visits) info
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Meet Fergusonites hendersonae, a Late Hettangian (Early Jurassic) ammonite from the Taseko Lakes area of British Columbia, Canadian Rockies. I had the very great honour of having this fellow, a new species of [...]

The Historic Giant Screen Theatre Gets a Face Lift 

BEYONDbones [16:27:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
Everything seems to happen on the nines here at HMNS. The Houston Scientific Society was founded in 1909. Our exhibits moved to the zoo at Hermann Park in 1929, becoming the Houston Museum of Natural History. [...]

Arctic Ice Volume Rate the highest ever seen on Earth 

Ontario-geofish [15:14:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
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I just love that headline.  Because their concept of 'ever' is since 1980.  It's like the warmie concept of 'unprecedented'.  The wobbly ice volume curve is now the steepest 'ever', or since 1980, if [...]

South Sandwich Island: Erdbeben Mw 6,3 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:28:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
Gestern Abend bebte es bei den Südlichen Butterbrot-Inseln, genauer, mitten im ozeanischen Nirgendwo zwischen Feuerland, Kap Hoorn und der Antarktis. Das Beben hatte eine Magnitude von 6,3 und lag in 10 km [...]

The Sedimentologists’ Plight 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [02:10:33]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
Redrilling sites 1545 and 1546 for fresh microbiology samples has an unintended side effect: sediments that had been drilled before... Read more
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