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Monday, 30 March 2015

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On Our Way: Avoiding the Storm 

State of the Planet [16:24:19]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
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 AU,
We are now aboard the R/V Palmer and on our way to East Antarctica. Due to two storms in our direct way we are heading west first to go around the storms and we’ll then head south on their backside. After passing the 200 mile zone off of Australia we turned some of the instruments on

Help a Mammoth, Win a Shirt! 

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [16:13:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
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Just about every crowdfunding campaign I've seen has included some form of this refrain: Even if you can't afford to donate, helping spread the word is a great form of support. It's true. You may have seen my post last week about my funding campaign to publish the children's book Mammoth is Mopey, a collaboration with my wife, Jennie. And if you follow me on Twitter, you've most certainly seen me mention it a few (dozen) times. So, if you're sympathetic with the mission of the book - to put [...]

Collignoniceras woollgari Ammonite Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [15:34:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
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This Collignoniceras woollgari juvenile ammonite fossil is on display at the Mesa Verde National Park as of August 2014. The ammonite existed in the Late Cretaceous Period (Campanian). The area is rich in [...]

Georgia Tech Crab Lab: guest post on the art of sidewinding 

Through the Sandglass [15:22:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
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 US
Over the life of this blog, I have written a number of times on the remarkable and innovative work carried out at Georgia Tech’s Crab Lab, investigations into hoe critters get around in loose sand and how [...]

Ötzi – der Mann aus dem Eis 

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [14:21:55]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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 DE
Eröffnung der Sonderausstellung: Wo: Schleswig-Holsteinisches Eiszeitmuseum, Nienthal 7, Lütjenburg Eröffnung

Imaggeo on Mondays: Drumlins Clew Bay 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [13:30:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
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 CN,IE,GB,
During ice ages landscapes are sculpted by the power of advancing glaciers. From rock scratches, to changing mountains and the formation of corries, cirques and aretes, through to the formation of valleys and [...]

Monday Geology Picture: Cross-Bedding Near Bondi Beach, Australia 

Georneys [10:00:22]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
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 AU
I’m visiting Australia at the moment and will have a few blog posts to write up once I’m back at home. For now, though, here’s a sneak peek at some geology in Sydney. I took this picture [...]

March 30, 2015 

Geology.com News [08:10:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
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 US,
A Shrinking River Threatens the U.S. SouthwestVoice of America Gem & Mineral Shows this SpringTheVug.com Bills Piling Up for WV Airport with Landslide ProblemsCharleston Daily Mail Landslide Threatens [...]

A hypothesis about the cold winter in eastern North America 

Real Climate [15:31:05]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
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 US,
The past winter was globally the warmest on record. At the same time it set a new cold record in the subpolar North Atlantic – and it was very cold in the eastern parts of North America. Are these things [...]

Bouncing back after the Ice Age 

Earth Learning Idea [14:42:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
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Today's new Earthlearningidea activity is 'Isostasy 2; 'bouncing back' after the ice. This idea demonstrates the effects on a continental land mass of a large ice sheet growing and then melting. This ELI can [...]

Las esculturas dinosaurianas de bronce de Alain Bellino 

Koprolitos [13:56:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
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 FR
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Alain Bellino nació en 1955 en Niza (Francia) y desde niño acudía al taller de restauración y ornamentación de metales de su padre, entrando de lleno en ese mundo en los años 80. Tras muchos años de [...]

Super excited to board JOIDES Resolution for IODP expedition 355 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [13:05:30]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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Just arrived in Colombo to board the JOIDES Resolution as shipboard science party for IODP expedition 355.  read

Driving Across the Most Dangerous Plate Boundary in the World: These Rocks are All Wrong! 

Geotripper [09:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
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 US,
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The view from Muir Beach Overlook, midway between San Francisco and Point Reyes National Seashore Point Reyes National Seashore: Is it land's end, or ocean's end? From a human point of view, it is the [...]

Evidence of Interaction between Two Late Triassic Apex Predators 

Chinleana [06:57:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
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 Triassic
I've been away for a bit, but am interested in trying to get back into the swing of things here so please bear with me.  This is a paper from late last year that I haven't mentioned before. Drumheller, S. [...]
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