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Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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9ISCPP in Zurich 

Ammonoidea [20:29:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info

Zurich and the Limmat River Symposium signage The Poster Hall A colorful

Guest post: the genesis of Davide Bonadonna’s Spinosaurus painting 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [20:24:26]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
In the last post I pointed out some similarities between Davide Bonadonna’s new Spinosaurus painting and Brian Engh’s Spinosaurus painting from 2010. I also suggested that Davide might have borrowed from Brian and might have crossed a line in doing so. I was mistaken about that, as this post will show, and I’m sorry.  I woke up this

Is the Highest Climb Sustainable, and Who Pays the Price? 

State of the Planet [19:52:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info

The Khumbu Icefall on Mount Everest is perhaps the most well-known and notoriously dangerous glacial feature on the planet. In a fresh post on the Glacier Hub blog, the Earth Institute’s Ben Orlove, writing [...]

MPA ESP Alumni Discuss Success After Graduation 

State of the Planet [18:36:20]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
As the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy Class of 2015 starts their second semester of courses, we invite you to learn more about the 682 alumni of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy

Cool! 3D Printing In The Geosciences 

Reporting on a Revolution [17:50:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info

Geological  Fabrication Laboratory!.. Yes.. the future is already here. and it is run by Franciszek Hasiuk of Iowa State University. He explains in a short note in GSA Today just why 3 dimensional  printing [...]

Mayon and Bardarbunga volcanoes. 

Geology in Motion [16:51:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info

Mayon volcano, copyright Tom Tam shot fromLingnon hill in Daraga Town near the volcano and his homeMayon, a stratovolcano of nearly perfect symmetry, in the Philippines is again active. It is one of the [...]

First results from Rosetta landing expected to be unveiled at AGU Fall Meeting 

AGU Meetings [16:40:08]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info

Scientists expect to present preliminary results from the first spacecraft to land on a comet at the American Geophysical Union’s Fall Meeting in December. That’s assuming, of course, that they first [...]

Daily Bárðarbunga update on 16-September-2014 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [15:47:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
This is the current status of Bárðarbunga volcano. This information might get outdated quickly if anything major happens. They are good now. Currant status of Bárðarbunga volcano at 13:47 UTC There is now [...]

Cottage Report - S16 

Ontario-geofish [14:17:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
Fine, cold October weather in September.  All alone with the dog. Will cut more firewood, but fishing alone with the puppy is nearly

Tag des Geotops 2014 im Harz 

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [13:39:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
Der Geopark Harz bietet verschiedene Veranstaltungen am 21.09.: Wann: 21.09.

ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΑ - Εγγραφές στα εργαστήρια 

Geowaves [10:56:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
Ανακοινώνεται ότι οι εγγραφές στις [...]

Eousdryosaurus nanohallucis gen. et sp. Nov: um novo dinossauro ornitópode do Jurássico Superior de Portugal 

ALT-SOCIEDADE DE HISTÓRIA NATURAL [10:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info

 Jurassic; PT,US,JO,ES,BR
Eousdryosaurus, o pequeno dinossauro que viveu num tempo de gigantesReconstituição de Eousdryosarus nanohallucis (crédito: Raúl Martin)Um grupo de investigadores associados do Laboratório de Paleontologia [...]

Deluge in Jammu and Kashmir. 

Environment and Geology [08:17:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info

Inadequate surface drainage and encroachment in the floodplains has caused the floods of Kashmir.ByDr. Nitish PriyadarshiGeologistRanchi. Heavy rainfalls battered the western Himalayas last week due to a [...]

September 16, 2014 News [08:10:29]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info

 Ordovician; OM,US,CA
Social Problems Drilling a Geothermal Well in NYC DNAInfo New York In Arid Areas: Water for Fracking or for Drinking ? CNBC California Replacing Canadian Crude with Domestic Bloomberg Citizen Oceanography [...]

Eousdryosaurus: pequeño gran dinosaurio 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [08:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info

En tiempos de titanes, siempre existen pequeños grandes hombres, que se lo digan a Perseo (lo sabemos, es un semidiós). Pues en el Jurásico Superior, también un tiempo de titanes, existían pequeños [...]

Polygnathus Conodont Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [03:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info

 Carboniferous; US
Here is a picture of a recently found conodont fossil fragment. It appears to be a Polygnathus sp. The fossil was found in the Jacobs Chapel Shale of Clark County, Indiana, USA which dates to the Mississippian [...]

Geologic Map of the Panguitch Lake Quadrangle, Garfield and Iron Counties 

Utah Geological Survey - blog [01:45:47]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info

By: Robert F. Biek, John J. Anderson, Edward G. Sable, and Peter D. Rowley The Panguitch Lake quadrangle lies in the central part of the Markagunt Plateau in southwest Utah and includes Panguitch Lake, a [...]

2014 10-Day Geology Themed Rafting Trip in Grand Canyon 

Earthly Musings [19:45:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info

 Cambrian,Jurassic; US,NZ,AU
My Grand Canyon 10-Day rafting trip this year was extra special. We had 13 excited participants ready to learn a little geology and take some hikes to Grand Canyons' great places. But also, there were two [...]

Research Experience for Undergraduates focused on Stream Restoration 

Watershed Hydrogeology Blog [17:54:55]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info

Collaborator Jason Vogel at Oklahoma State asked me to spread the word about their cool new REU on stream restoration, starting this summer. Application deadlines are February 15th and the program runs May 26 [...]

jonastone-Kundenserie: Interior-Designerin Jasmin Sand setzt auf jonastone 

Natursteine-Blog [17:27:54]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
Für jedermann? Sicher nicht: Naturstein ist ein besonderer Bodenbelag, der das Eigenheim zu einem ganz besonderen Ort verwandelt. Deshalb gibt es auch nicht DEN klassischen jonastone-Kunden: Ob [...]

Spiny Water Flea Invades Lake Champlain 

Lake Scientist [16:43:55]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info

The Lake Champlain Basin Program confirms that the invasive spiny water flea has made it into the lake, according to Northeast Public Radio. Though it isn’t good news, the effects[...] The post Spiny Water [...]

Gas In Storage Still Low After the Cold 2013-2014 Winter News [16:05:10]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
Working gas in underground storage remains well below the five year average after significant drawdown during severe cold conditions in many gas consuming areas in Winter

Inauguración de “La Costa de los Dinosaurios” en Logroño 

DinoAstur. Blog sobre La Costa de los Dinosaurios [14:40:46]  recommend  1 recommendations  (17 visits) info

Como comentábamos hace unos días en este blog (DinoAstur, 8-9-2014), la exposición itinerante “La Costa de los Dinosaurios” ha viajado hasta La Rioja. Arriba, rueda de prensa presentando la [...]

Update from the Lake: Tracks and Things... 

Looking for Detachment [14:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info

...on the beach at Butt Valley Reservoir, also seen here and here. Probably dog. Deer? Sasquatch — I mean, human. Crawdad. Small crawdad pinchers. Finger is red from blackberries. Corbicula [...]

Mapbox Studio tutorial 1: Installation, GUI and a first map 

Digital Geography [12:35:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
The new Mapbox Studio was unveiled and we want to give you a first tutorial to master the installation, understand the GUI and create your first map. What do I need? a webbrowser to download Mapbox Studio a [...]

Conferencia. Fossils from Gabon show early steps toward multicellularity and the oldest biodiversity 

WeBlog Aragosaurus [10:36:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (24 visits) info

 Cambrian; FR,ES,GA,AL,AU,MX
Informaros que el  próximo jueves 17 de Septiembre a las 12:30 en el Salón de Actos del  Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra de la Universidad de Granada el Profesor Abderrazak El Albani [...]

Devonochonetes scitulus brachiopod from the Silica Shale 

Views of the Mahantango [09:01:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info

 Devonian; US,CA,DE,TH
I'm pleased to have an example of Devonochonetes scitulus from the Silica Shale near Sylvania, OH. This is a somewhat common brachiopod in the Givetian stage of the Devonian and I've found it in several units [...]

Royal Tyrrell Poster Contest 

ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule [08:12:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info

2014 Palaeo Arts Contest at the Royal Tyrrell Museum. This year, museum scientists have selected a Lambeosaurus skull to interpret through art. The annual Palaeo Arts Contest is open to [...]

University of Michigan Online Repository of Fossils News [08:05:12]  recommend  recommend this post  (32 visits) info

The University of Michigan Online Repository of Fossils (UMORF) is a project of the University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology to increase the accessibility of fossil specimens through online 3D and 2D [...]

Mt Polley: Directive 74 or Bust 

I think mining [05:02:32]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info

I have written extensively in this blog about the Alberta Directive 74. Generally I have been derogatory about the Directive. For example at this link I write the following: That incredibly silly Alberta [...]

Gamers Unite: See how you’d fare in battle with Battleship Texas at HMNS 9/20 and 11/11 

BEYONDbones [03:00:04]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
This post was written by guest blogger Andy Bouffard, Wargame Facilitator. “To a wargamer, wargames are not abstract, time-wasting pastimes, like other games, but representative of the real… You can [...] | Impressum