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Sunday, 12 January 2020

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OSM, PostGIS and Docker: an approach for automatic processing 

Digital Geography [22:31:26]  recommend  recommend this post  (127 visits) info
In the summer of 2019 Michael Marz started to extract most important items from OpenStreetMap and published those extracts as geopackages on his webpage. Back then I looked… The post OSM, PostGIS and Docker: an approach for automatic processing appeared first on Digital Geography.

Haiti earthquake 10 years commemoration 

Active Tectonics Blog [19:50:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (134 visits) info
January 12, 2010 was the devastating Haiti earthquake. Many are posting memories and thoughts about the event. Many others have higher quality scientific, engineering, and social science materials. I did not work on it directly but I developed a few slides for various lectures which referred to the event. I recall a moving lecture on the event by Eduardo Fierro who had been there for post earthquake response. The video may still be accessible (I am struggling to see it here, but the PDF is [...]

Lunar eclipse 

Earth & Solar System [19:25:59]  recommend  recommend this post  (126 visits) info
I’m not really a morning person. After being woken by the alarm every morning during the week, I usually like a bit of a lie in on a Saturday morning. But not yesterday morning, yesterday I was up even [...]

The Technical Corruption of a Vicious Hierarchy 

Ontario-geofish [15:36:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (56 visits) info
The Pickering nuclear incident has been blown over by the north wind and we'll never know what happened.  It got me to thinking if we are in a new era of big technical errors, caused by a vicious hierarchy. [...]

Taal Volcano in Philippines Has Phreatic Eruption 

Volcano Science And News Blog [11:10:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (100 visits) info
TAAL VOLCANO in the Philippines has had a phreatic eruption, with plumes reaching approximately 1 km high. The eruption was preceded by volcanic tremor, which suggests that magma intrusion has interacted [...]


ARCHEA [01:56:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (127 visits) info
This stunning specimen with her regal ridges — and small anomaly — is an Apoderoceras ammonite. Apoderoceras are an extinct genus of cephalopod, an active predatory mollusk belonging to the subclass [...]


ARCHEA [18:40:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (120 visits) info
Charmouth Nodule; Photo and prep: Lizzie Hingley The talented Lizzie Hingley of Stonebarrow Fossils found this beautiful chock-a-block nodule on Charmouth beach last year. The nodule contains a couple of [...]

Pickering Nuclear Incident - North Wind 

Ontario-geofish [13:31:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (87 visits) info
Just now, on the phone, we have a Pickering Nuclear alert.  Do not get out of bed, don't worry because we have a North Wind.   Pickering is always on the edge of disaster.  But we'll soon have bland, [...]

Berwisata ke Geopark Natuna 

Dogeng Geology [04:49:05]  recommend  recommend this post  (125 visits) info
Oleh : Muchlis Nurdiyanto Sudah tahu kan Kepulauan Natuna sudah menjadi geopark sejak Bulan November 2018 ? atau malah baru tahu ? memang pencanangan kawasan Natuna menjadi Geopark Nasional memang sudah lama [...] | Impressum