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Thursday, 14 January 2021

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Postdoc position in Upper Plate Deformation at UNAM, Mexico City 

Paleoseismicity [23:49:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (42 visits) info
The following open position might be of interest to the Active tectonics andPaleoseismology community: UNAM is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Assistant for a 12 month fixed term appointment working on the exciting UNAM-CONACYT-funded project on “Spatial and Temporal Variations of Upper Plate Deformation across the Guerrero portion of the Mexican Subduction Zone” at the Institute of Geography and the Tsunami and Paleoseismology Laboratory, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), [...]

Geological Destination - The Bingham Canyon Mine 

The Geology P.A.G.E. [19:55:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (44 visits) info
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Identified as the largest open pit mine in the world, the Bingham Canyon Mine, also known as the Kennecott Copper Mine, is a local attraction here in Salt Lake City. The mine sits within the Oquirrh Mountains, on the opposite side from where I live. I had the frequent hopes of grabbing a good photo of the mine taking off from the Salt Lake airport and that time finally arrived when flying down to Arizona a couple of years ago.  View of the Bingham Canyon Mine facing west In the photo above [...]

El ADN antiguo desvela los secretos del lobo huargo de Juego de Tronos 

WeBlog Aragosaurus [19:50:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info
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 El aragosaurero Pere Bover, investigador ARAID en el IUCA de la Universidad de Zaragoza, ha colaborado en un artículo sobre la paleogenómica del lobo gigante (Canis dirus) que ha sido recientemente [...]

Assumption Variance 

Ontario-geofish [16:58:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info
 This will be a boring article that will quickly go into my backgrounder.Everything in life requires assumptions.  We make assumptions and then proceed.  Our brain has a built-in physics engine programed [...]

Study Paves Way for Rainwater Harvesting in Mexico City 

State of the Planet [14:30:16]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
The city has installed more than 20,000 systems for some its neediest

Megalodon Teeth 

Geology in the West Country [12:09:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
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Megalodon Teeth  Megalodons seem to be flavour of the month! Following on from Monday's story we have THIS ARTICLE from Bristol University's School of Earth Sciences. Megalodon means big tooth and the [...]

Vulkan-Update 14.01.21: Klyuchevskoy, Merapi, Soufrière 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:37:17]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
Das Vulkan-Update steht heute im Zeichen des Vulkans Klyuchevskoy auf Kamtschatka, der Ascheeruptionen erzeugte. Am Merapi ist die Seismik eingebrochen und am Soufrière bekommt man internationale [...]

Erdbeben 14.01.21: Sulawesi M 5,7 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [08:28:27]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
Heute Morgen manifestierte sich auf der indonesischen Insel Sulawesi ein Erdbeben der Magnitude 5,7. Das Hypozentrum lag in einer Tiefe von 30 km. Das Epizentrum wurde 35 km südlich von Mamuju lokalisiert. [...]

Planetary geologists are really the Solar System’s forensic scientists 

Speaking of Geoscience [18:46:04]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
By Brendan Anzures, Ph.D. Candidate and NASA Earth and Space Sciences Fellow I have always been much more impressed by the natural world than by anything envisioned by the human mind. The beauty and complexity [...]

To Build Climate Progress on Time Scales That Matter, Biden Should be Biden 

State of the Planet [16:00:41]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
The path forward requires negotiation, compromise, and open lines of communication with Republicans in Congress and elsewhere who have made climate change a

Earthquakes and sky bridges 

Ontario-geofish [13:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (33 visits) info
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 ReferenceThis is exciting.  Obviously I can't say anything because the condo is for sale at almost 5 million.  But it requires some faith.  I would buy it, if I were a billionaire.Faith RequiredThis is [...]

Jet Stream History 

Geology in the West Country [11:15:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
Jet Stream History  Where was the jet stream during the Younger Dryas? And how do you map it? And how does it matter? Read all about it HERE and HERE. The Younger Dryas was a period of cooling at the end of [...]

La fauna pretérita animada de William Robin Conway 

Koprolitos [10:35:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
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William Robin Conway es un diseñador gráfico originario de Westmeath (Irlanda). Estudió Diseño Gráfico, especializándose en medios digitales, y pasó a trabajar en una agencia de publicidad haciendo [...]
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