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Friday, 31 October 2014

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On the Road: Final Geo-challenge 

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [14:04:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
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Where am I?  what's all that weird orange rock?!  maybe I was out too long.Plants and Rocks is back from vacation, with one more geo-challenge to share.  But I had to wait until today to post it (hint).It was a land of strange and eerie rock creatures – hundreds of them!Those in the prime of life were spooky ...... but the old and dying evoked sympathy.  Though made of rock, their lives are short.Where on Google Earth? Click on image to see hordes of rock [...]

The known unknowns: Climate, Life, and the Solid Earth (Part V) 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [13:00:44]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
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After four fascinating instalments in the known unknowns series we have (sadly) come to the final post. Since the series began in September we have explored the top questions that still remain unanswered when it comes to understanding the inner workings of the planet as well as how the interplay of a number of systems

Friday fold: Four folds from VGFC 

Mountain Beltway [12:51:40]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
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Here are four folds from the Potomac Terrane (or maybe an “exotic unit” that looks like the Potomac Terrane, butted up against the Potomac Terrane) that I saw on the 2014 Virginia Geological Field [...]

Muchachos "modernos" (Dosis Diarias) 

Koprolitos [10:39:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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Y una vez más, nos complace traer por aquí al gran Alberto Montt, que publicó recientemente en su blog esta genial viñeta sobre los impedimentos que ponen los padres para salir con la gente

Pesadilla antes del plumaje 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [10:21:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
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Las plumas parecían ser una característica diagnóstica de las aves pero hoy en día se sabe que evolucionaron en formas mucho más basales de dinosaurios. Y por lo que sabemos de las aves, las plumas [...]

The Mannen rockslide: still standing 

The Landslide Blog [09:29:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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 NO
The Mannen rockslide in Norway continues to actively deform but has not, as yet, failed. There continues to be a great deal of interest in Norway in this event, putting the monitoring team under great

October 31, 2014 

Geology.com News [07:10:24]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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China Losing Its Stranglehold on Rare EarthsVox A Short History of Rare Earth ProductionGeology.com New Dinosaur: 85 Feet Long, 65 TonsNational Science Foundation Protecting the Great Barrier ReefBBC [...]

Clypeus plotii Echinoid Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [02:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
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While visiting the Gallery of Natural History at the Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park (1300 N. College Ave, Tempe Arizona 85281) I saw fossil specimen (AHS-NH#9854) Clypeus plotii (Leske, [...]

Archaeology in Houston? Uncovering Memorial Park’s History 

BEYONDbones [02:00:24]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
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Did you know that the US Army set up camp on the banks of Buffalo Bayou — where Houston’s beloved Memorial Park is today? Yes, Camp Logan was built as an emergency training center in World War I built in [...]

Solar and Wind Fill in for California’s Sagging Nuclear & Hydro 

Geology.com News [01:13:28]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
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“California has increasingly relied on natural gas and nonhydro renewables to meet growing demand and to compensate for recent losses in nuclear and hydropower.” Quote from the Energy Information [...]

APRENDIENDO A SER PEQUEÑO 

episcophagus [11:38:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
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Me creí grande Me crecí. Me sentí diferente, más inteligente, más hábil. Mejor. Mejor que los demás. Y me volví un imbécil. Me lo creí, sí, y me puse en un pedestal, mirando desde arriba, con [...]

I'm back... 

Raptor's Nest [10:28:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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After a long, long hiatus, I'll be slowly getting back to blogging, hopefully more on palaeo, R and data analyses (and the occasional scribbles and doodles - I won't call them palaeoart!).I shan't go into [...]

Images of Guatemala (4) – Fiesta at Lake Atitlan 

Geology for Global Development [10:00:30]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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Fiesta at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Guatemala is a country with many volcanic hazards, as shown in some of the previous images in this series, but also a country rich in culture and traditions. The image above [...]

The Airliner Chronicles: the San Andreas Fault in Southern California 

Geotripper [08:55:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
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The San Andreas fault at Cajon Wash and Lone Pine Canyon at the eastern end of the San Gabriel Mountains Oh how I love flying. I don't get all that many chances to do it, and flying on days with clear weather [...]

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: Upper Carboniferous seed casts from northeastern Ohio 

Wooster Geologists [06:29:51]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
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We haven’t had a paleobotanical fossil of the week for awhile, so here are a couple of nice seed casts from the Upper Carboniferous Massillon Sandstone exposed near Youngstown, Ohio. They fall within the [...]

Mine Water Management–Research Opportunities 

I think mining [02:13:01]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
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Today we completed a three-day EduMine webcast on  Mine Water Management.  Some thirty people from all over the world joined in.  Maybe you can join us next time we do this.  But for now, here are a few [...]

Earthquake exercise will help Guard, hospital, plan 

Utah Geological Survey - blog [01:34:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
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davisclipper.com An earthquake is due to hit in Davis and Salt Lake counties sometime between Nov. 3-6 and the National Guard, Davis Hospital and Medical Center, fire departments and utilities are already [...]

Presentación del libro póstumo de la paleontóloga Nieves López Martínez en Madrid. 

Tierra de Dinosaurios [00:12:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
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El miércoles 12 de noviembre a las 19:00 horas en el E.T.S de Ingenieros de Minas y Energía (Madrid), tendrá lugar la presentación del libro póstumo de la paleontóloga Nieves López Martínez titulado [...]
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