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Monday, 01 September 2014

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Per-Capita Energy-Related CO2 Emissions by State 

Geology.com News [16:27:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
category→science_technology
 US
The Energy Information Administration has released per-capita energy-related carbon dioxide emissions by state data. Wyoming and West Virgina hold the #1 and #4 spots fueled by coal-fired electricity generation. North Dakota and Alaska are at #2 and #3 fueled by natural gas flaring. The data is from

Field work on the Grinnell Formation at Red Rock Canyon, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta 

Mountain Beltway [15:10:17]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
category→science_technology
 US,CA
Callan's Rockies field course students document faulting and jointing in Red Rock Canyon, Waterton Lakes National Park,

Sign up for Downtown Seattle Building Stone field trips 

Northwest Geology Field Trips [15:09:11]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
category→recreation
 US
Take a guided tour of downtown Seattle’s exotic and beautiful building stones. Tours are led by Seattle author and urban naturalist/geologist David B. Williams (author of Stories in Stone: Travels [...]

Early Morning Smoke 

Looking for Detachment [13:40:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
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 US
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The sun is about to rise through thick smoke blanketing the southern Humboldt Range. Here, the sun is up, and the smoke is so thick that the high part of the Humboldt Range, which would normally be [...]

Impara l'Inglese... con Sauroniops! 

Theropoda [13:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info

 PH,US
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La fama sconfinata ed ampiamente meritata di Sauroniops continua a mietere vittime! Il caso di oggi è segnalato dall'amico Davide Bonadonna: esiste un corso audio-testuale di inglese che include una lezione [...]

Guest Blog: Volcanology in Vanuatu! 

Geology for Global Development [11:00:08]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
category→science_technology
 VU
Ben Clarke and Eleri Simpson are about to start their 4th year at the University of Leicester. Having shown a strong interest in applying geoscience to development through the conversations we’ve had [...]

Latitude and its affect on solar radiation 

Earth Learning Idea [09:35:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
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The latest ELI is 'Hot or not? - investigating how latitude affects the amount of solar radiation received'. After doing the activity, pupils will be able to:- • explain that the rays of the Sun will be most [...]

From rainclouds to silver linings 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [08:28:08]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
We’ve been hanging by a thread for some time now.  read

Hemiptera heteroptera Insect Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [04:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
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 Cretaceous; IT,BR
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Here is a picture of a Hemiptera heteroptera insect fossil at the Museo di Paleontologia at Sapienza University of Rome Italy. Creatures like this existed at the time of the upper/late Cretaceous Period [...]

Monday paper: Use of phytoremediation and biochar to remediate heavy metal polluted soils: a review 

G-Soil [00:00:21]  recommend  recommend this post  (38 visits) info
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Paz-Ferreiro, J., Lu, H., Fu, S., Méndez, A., and Gascó, G.: Use of phytoremediation and biochar to remediate heavy metal polluted soils: a review, Solid Earth, 5, 65-75, doi:10.5194/se-5-65-2014, 2014. [...]

Cottage Report - Labour 

Ontario-geofish [14:15:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
Not great weather, cloudy, windy, sometimes hot, sometimes cold.  Started cutting wood for the fall. Neighbour took me out fishing in his 'Batmobile of fishing boats'.  We saw lots of fish on his scanner, [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: A massive slump 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [13:00:21]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info
category→arts_entertainment
One of the regions that has experienced most warming over the second half of the 20th century is the Potter Peninsula on King George Island in Antartica. It is here that Marc Oliva and his collaborators are [...]

The accuracy of palaeoart and the 'new' Spinosaurus 

markwitton.com blog [11:26:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
category→science_technology
 Cretaceous; MA
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Spinosaurus, big and small versions, poking about a stream in Cretaceous Morocco. Someone's about to ask if these chaps should have humps or sails - head to Palaeontology Online for my thoughts on this, and [...]

Best Western Denver Southwest 

Koprolitos [10:10:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
category→culture_politics
 RU,US
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Un día, Greg Tally se encontraba de excursión por Dakota Hogback en las Montañas Rocosas, muy cerca de Dinosaur Ridge, uno de los lugares con más abundancia de fósiles de Estados Unidos. Cuando vio [...]

Aufruf zur Blogparade: Ich untertage 

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [08:40:23]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info
Anlässlich der nächsten Sonderausstellung 2015 lädt der Heimatverein Hattingen zur Blogparade ein: Thema:

September 1, 2014 

Geology.com News [08:10:17]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info
category→business
 AR,IS,IN,NI,US
Shale Gas Basins in Argentina Energy Information Administration Homeowner Tips for Saving Water United States Environmental Protection Agency Eruptions in Iceland and Rabaul Eruptions Blog Surging Deliveries [...]

First Wooster paleontology field trip of the year: the glorious Ordovician of Ohio 

Wooster Geologists [03:41:38]  recommend  recommend this post  (32 visits) info
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 Ordovician; US
Today the Invertebrate Paleontology class at The College of Wooster drove south to one of our favorite outcrops: the Waynesville, Liberty and Whitewater Formations (= Bull Fork Formation) at the emergency [...]
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