News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Some geology and evolution material for your perusal.1) I came across this well crafted documentary by Niles Eldredge and Stefano Dominici on the history of the development of ideas on the birth of species. It is a paleontologist's perspective with fossils being given the centre stage. A great many personalities who contributed to the early thinking on the origin of species are featured.
Ontogenesi del cranio di Tyrannosaurus rex. Immagine da Carr (2020)L'ontogenesi di Tyrannosaurus è probabilmente quella meglio nota e studiata in Theropoda (fossile). L'approccio più o meno implicito che abbiamo quando la descriviamo è che essa sia una forma "estrema", nel senso che la differenza anatomica e morfologica tra giovane e adulto è spinta al massimo. Tuttavia, pur non in forma così
In the foreground is skinny Spike, the hawthorn. Behind is Flash, the maple (red canopy).
Since my last report, there has been only a little change in the trees I'm following. Flash's canopy has become [...]
The pediatrician and founder of Columbia's National Center for Disaster Preparedness also talks about childcare, climate change, and what's next for
One of the little animals I see daily in Kitsilano, Vancouver, are the very busy, highly comic rodents we know as squirrels. They spend their days busily gathering and caching food and their nights resting [...]
ReferenceArctic sea ice extent declined more slowly during August 2021 than most years in the past decade, and as a result, this year’s September minimum extent will likely be among the highest since [...]
We had the little Pacific heating event in July, and now it's over. I'm waiting for noaa, but they'll show the same
You should know that I write from compulsion. I am an 'intellectual depressive'. Writing does not improve my condition, since I get no accolades from it. Serotonin can only be produced in the brain by [...]
A Columbia Climate School Ph.D. student recounts a research expedition into an active volcano in the Aleutian
New models project number of migrants within countries of six regions of the world to be up to 216 million by
Cuando Recep Tayyip Erdogan inauguró Wonderland Eurasia en Ankara durante el pasado marzo de 2019 lo denominó "el parque temático más grande de Europa" y "un símbolo de orgullo" para Turquía. El [...]
ReferenceThis is one of those articles straight from the Dickens 'Office of Circumlocution' . It shows that over the centuries the Jet Stream has had huge variations, but now it will be dominated by carbon [...]
And the other plot shows the temperatures trending at 5th.The PR department may actually mention '5th warmest'. They have a limit and didn't broadcast '13th warmest' for the US. They somehow used PR-Math [...]
My card got a flurry of charges with immediate cancellations. I supposed that was so I wouldn't see it. Then a big charge for a thousand bucks went through. The credit card company immediately emailed [...]