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Friday, 19 December 2014

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December 19, 2014 

Geology.com News [07:10:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
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 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 Next DecadeAmerican Geosciences Institute Predicted Geoscience Workforce ShortageAmerican Geosciences Institute Eight Countries that Win or Lose Big from Oil Price PlungeUSA Today Don’t Expect a Cuban Oil BonanzaPolitico Now

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  (7 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 fossils collected by Curtis Davies (’15) on our August 31 field trip to the emergency spillway in Caesar Creek State

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

Watershed Hydrogeology Blog [03:12:14]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 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 

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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 

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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 [...]

Sterilizing for Mars 

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“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  (11 visits) info
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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 

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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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