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Monday, 23 November 2020

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Dinos of Disney - Primeval World on the Disneyland Railroad 

The Geology P.A.G.E. [19:38:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (109 visits) info
And for my last Dinos of Disney post for Disneyland (for now at least), I am looking at something that I had heard about but for some reason never experienced except for this last trip to Disneyland. The Dinos of the Disneyland Railroad (AKA Primeval World) Normally, when we rode on the railroad, we would take the Main Street, U.S.A. Station around to the various parts of the park we wanted to visit. The last stop we would get off would be at the Tomorrowland Station, because afterwards it [...]

Cumbre Vieja: Schwarmbeben auf La Palma 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [18:43:51]  recommend  recommend this post  (73 visits) info
Bereits am Samstag hat das Vulkanologische Institut der Kanarischen Inseln (INVOLCAN) mehr als 50 Erdbeben niedriger Magnituden unter dem Vulkan Cumbre Vieja festgestellt. Die Epizentren des Schwarms lagen überwiegend im Norden des Vulkans. Sie sammelten sich in einem länglichen Cluster, der sich in Nordwest-Südost-Richtung erstreckt. Die Hypozentren der Beben wurden in Tiefen um 30 km lokalisiert und damit in dem Bereich der Asthenosphäre, aus dem gerne Magma in die Erdkruste aufsteigt. [...]

Thanksgiving 2020: How to Have a Safe and Happy Celebration 

State of the Planet [18:13:44]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
With COVID-19 raging out of control, it's not safe to hold a traditional Thanksgiving celebration this year. But there’s still a lot we can do to enjoy this holiday

The Jungle Hill landslide 

Oakland Geology [17:01:18]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
Jungle Hill is an odd plot of city-owned land off 38th Avenue in East Oakland. It’s been something of an embarrassment since it collapsed in landslides in the 1910s, marring the carefully tended image of a [...]

Covid -- Masks useless after an hour 

Ontario-geofish [15:41:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
 ReferenceYeah, I wasn't going to touch this with a 10 foot pole.  But the kids inspired me when they drove to Hamilton to have a nice restaurant dinner, while Toronto is going into a lockdown.They ask all [...]

The State of Nuclear Energy Today — and What Lies Ahead 

State of the Planet [15:00:31]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
The IPCC has identified nuclear power as key to controlling climate change. Can new reactors bring about a nuclear

DOWN TO EARTH EXTRA - December 2020 

Geology in the West Country [10:54:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info
DOWN TO EARTH EXTRA - December 2020 The latest edition of Down to Earth Extra is HERE. And you can read it below. 

Cosmosaurios (I): La Luna 

Koprolitos [10:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (56 visits) info
Para concluir este año tan atípico, en el que el confinamiento nos ha vuelto más caseros que nunca y un poco a modo de catarsis, comenzamos esta nueva serie en la que te propongo un crucero que no podrás [...]

Nuestro supuesto pariente más antiguo parece que caminaba en cuatro patas 

Mundo Neandertal [17:22:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
Un nuevo estudio pone en duda que el homínido Sahelanthropus tchadensis, de 6 millones de años, sea nuestro ancestro más lejano conocido, algo que proponían sus descubridores al pensar que había sido [...]

Spiny Platyceras dumosum Snail Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [16:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (33 visits) info
  This fossil appears to be a Platyceras dumosum (Conrad, 1840) spiny snail (gastropod). It was found in 2020 in Clark County, Indiana USA. The layer it was found is called the Jeffersonville Limestone [...]

Why are big earthquakes so much more destructive than small ones? 

Earth Learning Idea [15:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
'Spaghetti quakes; why are big earthquakes so much more destructive than small ones?' This activity uses increasingly large bundles of dry spaghetti to demonstrate how each unit of logarithmic increase in [...]

C19 Update 

Seismos [12:59:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (70 visits) info

Merapi: Update 23.11.20 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:29:38]  recommend  recommend this post  (86 visits) info
Die Seismik am Merapi befindet sich weiterhin auf sehr hohem Niveau. Gestern ereigneten sich gut 510 Erschütterungen, die im Zusammenhang mit dem Domwachstum stehen. Das war der dritt höchste Wert in dieser [...] | Impressum