News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Saturday, 09 November 2019
On October 30, 2019 and after ten years, I gave my final talk as an Arizona Humanities Speaker. It was in 2009 that I submitted my initial application to the program and gratefully, I was accepted. In those ten years I estimate that I have given over 50 presentations around the state of Arizona to audiences from Ajo to Grand Canyon, and Lake Havasu City to Springerville.The program is a fantastic bargain for libraries, civic groups, informal education groups, and historical societies. [...]
Since earlier this week (Week 45) there has been a ongoing earthquake swarm in Askja volcano. Largest earthquake in this swarm so far had a magnitude Mw2,8 while other earthquakes have been smaller in magnitude. This earthquake activity is happening on a fault that is North – South directions. The earthquake activity is happening just … Continue reading "Ongoing earthquake swarm in Askja volcano"
A beautiful example of the decapod, Dorippe sinica, from Holocene deposits near Shizuoka, Japan. This regal fellow has a strongly sculptured carapace. He looks like he would have been quite the bruiser moving [...]
So, we leave the physics behind for now. We do some obvious math.
This is the temperature trend as determined by the RSS people. They take the direct satellite temperatures which are the 'gold' [...]
My Big Prize!
Someone has asked why I was at last Saturday's Festival of Geology. The answer is that I was collecting first prize in the Photo Competition. £100, thank you very much! The photo is of Banded [...]
De mortuis nil nisi bonum and all that, but I realise I only wrote this down in a very abbreviated and perhaps unclear form many years ago, in fact prior to publication of the paper it concerns. I was sad to [...]
The day passes pleasantly while we are doing two things: 1) waiting for the Mexican permit to drill on the... Read more
NEXT WEEKS EVENTS
11th to 17th November 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 [...]
Toronto continues to limp along. Condos are still up a little and they continue to build the huge towers with a frenzy. As we know, nearly all luxury units are empty, and being kept like investing in [...]