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Monday, 24 April 2017

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Modelling mighty rivers and small-scale processes 

Earth Learning Idea [15:52:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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

Photo Contest finalists 2017 – who will you vote for? 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [14:00:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
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

Los mundos prehistóricos de Neil Gaiman 

Koprolitos [14:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
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 [...]

Par(avian) Olimpiadi 

Theropoda [10:55:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
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 [...]

Kelvin-Helmoltz Clouds Over the Sierra Nevada? 

Geotripper [08:19:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info
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 [...]

One Simple But Effective Action You Can Take for American Science - Today 

Rosetta Stones [06:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
The March for Science is over, but the fight for science is just getting started. -- Read more on

Declining a review request for a non-open journal 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [11:27:15]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info
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 [...]

The Wellington earthquake landslide problem 

The Landslide Blog [08:58:50]  recommend  recommend this post  (24 visits) info
A few days ago a newspaper in New Zealand highlighted the potential Wellington earthquake landslide problem. Research is ongoing into this key

At the Assembly 2017: Monday highlights 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [08:00:08]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info
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 [...]

Ptychodus decurrens Shark Tooth Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [03:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (33 visits) info
This image is of a Ptychodus decurrens (Agassiz) shark tooth fossil from the Cretaceous Period. Found in the Chalk of Kent England. Displayed at the British Natural History Museum London as of August 2016. [...] | Impressum