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Saturday, 09 November 2019

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Ten Years as an Arizona Humanities Speaker Comes to an End 

Earthly Musings [22:34:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info
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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. [...]

Ongoing earthquake swarm in Askja volcano 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [19:21:06]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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"

DEEPLY GROOVY DORIPPE SINICA 

ARCHEA [18:04:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (38 visits) info
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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 [...]

Fun with climate and math 

Ontario-geofish [15:55:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
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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! 

Geology in the West Country [13:52:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (36 visits) info
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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 [...]

BlueSkiesResearch.org.uk: Marty Weitzman: Dismally Wrong. 

James’ Empty Blog [10:14:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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 [...]

Scientific Cross-dressing 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [17:50:30]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
The day passes pleasantly while we are doing two things: 1) waiting for the Mexican permit to drill on the... Read more

11th to 17th November 2019 

Geology in the West Country [14:01:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info
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 housing -- condos up, sales down 

Ontario-geofish [13:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
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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 [...]
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