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Friday, 19 December 2014

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Door 19: Ghosts of the Museum – The Unfortunate Toad 

Geological Society of London blog [11:00:38]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
It’s the final extract from the always entertaining Magazine of Natural History! This one’s from 1839, and concerns a somewhat brutal experiment on an unfortunate toad…. ON THE 10th of September, 1836, I had a living toad put into the … Continue reading

BlueSkiesResearch.org.uk: Project ICAD and UKCP09 

James’ Empty Blog [10:20:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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Clarity on Antarctic sea ice. 

Real Climate [10:08:33]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
category→science_technology
I’ve always been a skeptic when it comes to Antarctic sea ice. I’m not referring here to the tiresome (and incorrect) claim that the expansion of sea ice around Antarctica somehow cancels out the [...]

Frohe Weihnachten & Blogpause 

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [09:32:41]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
category→business
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My latest paper: Patterns of movement at the Ventnor landslide on the Isle of Wight 

The Landslide Blog [09:10:02]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
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 GB
In my latest paper, just published in the journal Landslides, my co-authors and I examine monitoring data for the Ventnor landslide in southern

Schizophoria schnuri brachiopod from Morocco 

Views of the Mahantango [09:01:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
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 Devonian; US,MA,PL
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I am aware of the brachiopod Schizophoria from fossils that I've bought or traded for from the Silica Shale of Ohio, the Lime Creek formation of Iowa and the Skaly beds of Poland. The specimens below come from [...]

December 19, 2014 

Geology.com News [07:10:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
category→recreation
 CU,US
Spotlight on Gemology at GSAGemological Institute of America Gemology Articles on Geology.comGeology.com Oil and Gas Industry Faces Its Methane ProblemNational Geographic Geoscience Occupation Growth Over the [...]

MS student opportunity in urban hydrology and biogeochemistry at Kent State University 

Watershed Hydrogeology Blog [03:12:14]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
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 IN,US
We seek a highly motivated masters student to start in June 2015 to study urban hydrology and biogeochemistry with Dr. Anne Jefferson (ajeffer9@kent.edu) in the Watershed Hydrology Lab [...]

Rocks: the larger they are, the faster they crumble 

AGU Meetings [01:39:20]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
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 AQ,US
Sooner or later, mountains crumble into boulders, boulders crumble into rocks and pebbles, and so on, until wind and rivers carry sand and dust into the ocean, completing the geologic rock cycle. "But how [...]

Quality control of aerosol measurements filters out important readings 

AGU Meetings [01:26:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
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 KR
The hardworking AERONET (AErosol RObotic NETwork) instrument in Baengyeong, South Korea was having a rough day. Every 15 minutes, the telescope-like device pointed its barrel at the sun to record its light and [...]

What’s up? The Friday links (63) 

Paleoseismicity [10:00:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
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A short week full of Christmas events and defenses and farewells has passed here at my university, so this round-up is also to remind myself what I’ve missed… Today is Friday and here are your [...]

QGIS 2.8: A Preview 

Digital Geography [09:12:12]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
category→gaming
QGIS 2.6 landed recently on this planet and it already brought great improvements to our daily work with geodata, the way we publish our results and the convenience in our workflows. But due to the very [...]

Jahresrückblick 2014 bei jonastone 

Natursteine-Blog [09:08:44]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
category→arts_entertainment
Geschäftsführer Oliver Hönig im Interview Das Jahr neigt sich dem Ende zu und macht dem neuen Platz. Während wir uns darauf freuen, was 2015 an neuen Entwicklungen, Herausforderungen und [...]

La felicitación navideña dinosauriana de Brian Colley 

Koprolitos [09:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
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El año pasado veíamos por aquí la serie de ilustraciones sobre rodeo y dinosaurios del artista estadounidense Brian Colley, que continúa con su pasión por los dinosaurios y nos regala esta postal [...]

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: Beautiful trace fossils from the Upper Ordovician of southern Ohio 

Wooster Geologists [05:15:46]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
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 Ordovician
Every year we highlight at least one of the fossils found and studied by Wooster’s Invertebrate Paleontology class as part of their field and laboratory exercises. This year it is this nice slab of trace [...]

Sterilizing for Mars 

AGU Meetings [01:53:57]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
category→science_technology
“Leave no trace.” It’s a central ethic of wilderness exploration. Pack your supplies in, pack your waste out, and leave the natural landscape unspoiled. But when it comes to the newest frontier of [...]

Paper to Predator: Making your own shark with sandpaper! 

BEYONDbones [01:30:27]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
category→culture_politics
Have you ever touched a living shark? Sounds like a scary proposition, but you can do so safely at Shark! The Touch Tank Experience.  Before you reach into that tank observe shark’s skin (above). How [...]

Dinosaur Tournament Season 2, Part 7 

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [00:08:30]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
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So today, I decided to make a dinosaur tournament with 16 dinosaurs. I want you to choose who you think is cooler looking out of the dinosaurs below. Parasaurolophus VS Tsintaosaurus Zhuchengosaurus VS [...]
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