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New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Monday, 24 April 2017
The new ELI is 'Investigating small-scale sedimentary processes AND modelling mighty rivers' This activity uses the ‘Mighty River in a small gutter’ Earthlearningidea activity at different scales.
The ‘Mighty river in a small gutter’ can be used to investigate surface processes, caused by water currents, in the classroom at two different scales.
Pupils of all ages can learn a lot from
GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [14:00:43]
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The selection committee received over 300 photos for this year’s EGU Photo Contest, covering fields across the geosciences. The fantastic finalist photos are below and they are being exhibited in Hall X2 (basement, Brown Level) of the Austria Center Vienna – see for yourself! Do you have a favourite? Vote for it! There is a voting terminal (also in Hall X2), just next to the exhibit. The results will be announced on Friday 28 April during the lunch break (at
Neil Richard Gaiman (1960) comenzó colaborando en diversas revistas británicas como crítico o entrevistador, papel que le permitió establecer contacto en 1986 con Alan Moore, que le animó a escribir sus [...]
Nei precedenti post, ho
mostrato le differenze a livello del cinto pelvico tra Anchiornis
e Aurornis, che sosterrebbero la distinzione dei due taxa.
Alcuni lettori hanno sollevato interessanti obiezioni alla [...]
I defer to those who know more about such things, so are these Kelvin-Helmoltz clouds I saw today over the Sierra Nevada east of Madera? We were driving home on Highway 99 in the Great Valley when we saw [...]
The March for Science is over, but the fight for science is just getting started.
-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
This morning, I was invited to review a paper — one very relevant to my interests — for a non-open-access journal owned by one of the large commercial barrier-based publishers. This has happened to me [...]
A few days ago a newspaper in New Zealand highlighted the potential Wellington earthquake landslide problem. Research is ongoing into this key
GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [08:00:08]
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Welcome to the 2017 General Assembly! This is the first full day of sessions and there’s a feast of them to choose from. Every day we’ll be sharing some super sessions and events at EGU 2017 here on GeoLog [...]
This image is of a Ptychodus decurrens
(Agassiz) shark tooth fossil from the Cretaceous Period. Found in the Chalk of Kent England. Displayed at
British Natural History Museum London as of August 2016.