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The 2015 Shlemon Specialty Conference, organised by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, is entitled "Time to Face the Landslide Hazard Dilemma: Bridging Science, Policy, Public Safety, and Potential
There are caves and there are caves. Many of them were discovered long ago, and the easily accessible ones suffered grievous damage. In earlier days, cave decorations (speleothems) were broken off as souvenirs in the sadly mistaken belief that they [...]
I am sorry for this late update. I was working on my server computer. More details at the end of this article. Overview of weekend (18 – 19-October-2014) activity in Bárðarbunga volcano Strongest earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano during [...]
Second meeting on Active Faults and Paleoseismology in two weeks, so I am on the road again. Today, the 2nd Iberfault meeting in Lorca/Murcia/Spain starts focussing on A multidisciplinary approach to the study of active faults, earthquakes and [...]
The High Plains have their quiet times. Sure, there are the vicious winter storms, the days when the wind blows hard, and the summer thunderstorms. But other times the wind may be just a light breeze through the grass, maybe a hawk soaring [...]
What caused the mass extinction 65 million years ago?
a) It was a meteorite impact and the resulting environmental crises.
b) No, it was the Deccan basalt eruptions and the resulting environmental crises.
c) It was both, the meteorite impact and [...]
Many of you will remember a hike I completed last October in southern Utah (link here). This year, a similar group of friends went into Grand Gulch, a marvelous little canyon located on Cedar Mesa. You can access the BLM web site for Grand Gulch [...]
The Energy Information Administration reports that the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico is the nation’s most prolific oil producing area. Six formations within the basin have provided the bulk of Permian’s 60% increase in oil output [...]
Back in 2010 I found a Devonian brachiopod fossil with a fibrous or needlelike mineral growth in it. I was trying to determine what this was. Last week while touring the Gallery of Natural History section of the Arizona Historical Society Museum at [...]
moabtimes.com Dozens of adults and kids gathered on the lawn adjacent to the Museum of Moab last Friday afternoon, Oct. 10, to celebrate “National Fossil Day” during the first Moab Dinosaur Festival. READ