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Thursday, 21 May 2020

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Two at Home Projects for Kids with Sensory Sensitivities 

BEYONDbones [23:54:03]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
If you’re at home with a kiddo who has sensory sensitivities, it can be difficult to find new things to do. Here are a few activities that we’ve found to be helpful for students who we’ve met at HMNS! If your kiddo also loves to visit HMNS, but isn’t able to at the moment, we

On To the Future – Gender Inclusivity 

Speaking of Geoscience [22:43:07]  recommend  recommend this post  (43 visits) info
By Jazzy Graham Davis, graduate of Portland State University, 2019 GSA On To the Future (OTF) program participant My name is Jazzy, and nothing about me is represented by your typical geologist. I am Latinx, disabled, and transgender using gender-neutral pronouns. Though the reason I became a geologist is the same as almost everyone else,

Mount St. Helens, Nachtrag 

Mente et Malleo [19:53:36]  recommend  recommend this post  (35 visits) info
Zu meinem letzten Beitrag hat sich ja eine ganz interessante Diskussion über die Geschwindigkeit des pyroklastischen Stromes am Mount St. Helens entwickelt. Ich persönlich bestehe ja auch nicht auf den gut [...]

While No One Was Watching: Changing Environmental Regulations Under the Trump Administration 

State of the Planet [15:29:14]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
The administration is using the pandemic to stop enforcing many environmental and health protections. In a recent webinar, experts discussed what has happened, and what it

Moving Watershed Hydrology online in 3 days: how I did it, how it went, and how I’m working to make it better next time 

Highly Allochthonous [13:35:22]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
When Kent State “pivoted to online” in mid-March, I was about half-way through my Watershed Hydrology class. For context, this class typically has about 20-25 undergraduate students, from geology, [...]

Zyklon Amphan: Landfall 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [11:52:41]  recommend  recommend this post  (48 visits) info
Am Mittwoch traf der gefürchtete Zyklon Amphan auf Land und richtete in Indien und Bangladesh Verwüstungen an. Es wurden Windgeschwindigkeiten von bis zu 185 km/h gemessen. Damit waren die Winde schwächer [...]

Mittelmeer: Erdbeben Mw 5,8 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [11:09:55]  recommend  recommend this post  (58 visits) info
Mitten im Mittelmeer gab es nachts ein Erdbeben der Magnitude 5,8. Das Hypozentrum lag in 10 km Tiefe. Die Lage des Epizentrums ist ungewöhnlich, da sich das Beben an keiner der bekannten Subduktionszonen [...]

Sakurajima eruptiert bei Windstille 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:42:39]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
Der japanische Vulkan Sakurajima legte gestern eine gute Performance hin und eruptierte 8 Aschewolken. Die Asche stieg dabei bis auf einer Höhe von 4000 m auf. Dieser Umstand ist allerdings nicht nur der [...]

Professing in a Pandemic 

State of the Planet [17:20:15]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
The COVID-19 lockdown taught a writing professor and her students that it is important to be flexible, to listen, and to use whatever a situation brings to

New Study Supports Universal Glacier Slip Law 

State of the Planet [14:00:28]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
The study explains how friction alters the velocity of glaciers. It could have important implications for improving sea level rise

Welcome, GlacierHub! 

State of the Planet [13:30:58]  recommend  recommend this post  info
The website dedicated to glaciers, climate change, and indigenous cultures is moving to its own blog on State of the

Employer support for wellbeing 

Geological Society of London blog [11:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (69 visits) info
For Mental Health Awareness Week, the Geological Society is looking at ways to support the wellbeing of geoscience students and professionals. In the final of four blogs, we describe how employers can promote [...] The EGU review 

James’ Empty Blog [11:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
Well.. that was a very different EGU! We were supposed to be in Vienna, but that was all cancelled a while back of course. I might have felt sorry for my AirBnB host but despite Austria banning everything [...]


Koprolitos [10:35:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (59 visits) info
En 2017, Sherard Jackson, guionista, dibujante y animador estadounidense, comenzó a publicar el webcómic "Darbi" en el portal WebToon. La historia trata sobre las desventuras de un pequeño tiranosaurio [...] | Impressum