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Sunday, 22 November 2020

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JURASSIC SUNRISE FORMATION OF NEVADA 

ARCHEA [23:39:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (64 visits) info
The entrance to the Pliensbachian-Toarcian localities at Joker Peak and Mina Peak Members of the Sunrise Formation, Nevada, USA.The Jurassic ammonites of this section were first studied by Dr. Paul Smith, past Chair of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia and more recently by Andrew Caruthers et al.Caruthers and his team took a goodly look at the Early Jurassic coral fauna.

Paleo in Pop Culture - The Millennium Tree of Disney 

The Geology P.A.G.E. [20:51:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (67 visits) info
Continuing the Geology and Paleontology thread at Disney Parks is the Millennium Tree located on the Redwood Creek Challenge Trail in Disney's California Adventure. The Millennium Tree is the cross section of a real redwood trunk that records over 1,000 years from the time it sprouted up through the 1930's. Paleontologists actually use tree rings and cross sections like this to do many things, not the least of which is discovering what our planet's climate was like over the past several [...]

Productus wortheni Brachiopod Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [19:03:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
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  This picture is of a Productus wortheni (Hall, 1858) brachiopod fossil. It existed in the Mississippian Period. The fossil was found in Carwood Formation (part of the Borden Group) of Washington County, [...]

Pompeji: Neue Gipsleichen vorgestellt 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [15:43:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (67 visits) info
Gestern wurde in Pompeji ein weiterer Fund vorgestellt, der medial große Aufmerksamkeit auf sich zieht: es handelt sich um die Gipsabgüsse zweier Opfer des Vesuv-Ausbruchs vom 24. Oktober 79. Bei den Opfern [...]

Stromboli: Dritte starke Explosion 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [11:09:27]  recommend  recommend this post  (60 visits) info
In der Nacht von Freitag auf Samstag ereignete sich eine weitere starke explosive Eruption am Stromboli. Es war bereits die Dritte in diesem Monat. Das LGS berichtet davon, dass die Explosion um 0:33 Uhr [...]

C19 Update 

Seismos [15:49:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (64 visits) info
 

Trabajando sobre los nuevos restos de ornitópodo descubiertos en las minas de arcilla de Morella 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [12:50:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (159 visits) info
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La aparición de restos de dinosaurio es relativamente frecuente en las explotaciones de arcilla cercanas a la localidad de Morella. Estos restos pertenecen a la fauna que habitó esta zona hace unos 125 [...]

Landscapes: In The Shadow Of A Giant 

Reporting on a Revolution [05:18:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (59 visits) info
Even regular visitors to the Himalaya occasionally come across a sight that makes them stop in their tracks and gape. A few years ago in the Goriganga valley, a couple of days walk north of Munsiyari, [...]
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