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This is a short update about the eruption in Bárðarbunga volcano. Not much has changed since the update on Wednesday 7-Januar-2015. If there was an drop in the eruption, it was temporary and the eruption in Holuhraun has … Continue reading [...]
Mt. Ruapahu, an active volcano on the North Island of New Zealand
A new world came into being a little over eighty years ago. It formed in the mind of an English scholar, a world with a vivid geography that was populated by a plethora of men, [...]
This is the short update for Bárðarbunga volcano for Monday 5-January-2015. No major change has been reported in the eruption in Holuhraun during the weekend. The eruption continues mostly in the same phase as before. The lava now … Continue [...]
What, you might reasonably ask, is this image? This is, after all, a blog about topics arenaceous, and folded paper ornaments would, while somewhat seasonal, hardly seem relevant. But a couple of explanations: first, ever since I was a
A wilderness surprise: Joe Domecq Wilderness Park
Wilderness [wil′dər nis]:
1. A neglected or abandoned area of a garden or town.
2. An area essentially undisturbed by human activity together with its naturally developed life community.
"At first it may seem to be a piddly little dribble through the farmlands and forests of rural New Jersey, but careful observation shows Monmouth County's Big Brook to be a glass-bottomed boat sailing through a Late Cretaceous [...]
The EGU2015 will be held from 12 – 17 April in Vienna, but the abstract deadline is much closer: Day after tomorrow, 7 January! So if you haven’t already done so, it’s time to have a look at paleoseismology-related sessions at EGU: [...]
January seems to be the month of deadlines. Abstracts for the EGU2015 must be submitted until 7 January and there are two more deadlines that paleoseismicity.org readers should consider: 8 January: abstracts and travel grant application for the [...]
A recent addition to my collection is this piece of black shale from the Whetstone Gulf formation, Ordovician (Sandbian stage) near Worth, NY. It's been prepped to expose some exquisitely preserved Triarthus eatoni trilobites cavorting on an algal [...]
Think of some idea that you think is loony that other people believe in and adamantly support. My list would include alien abductions, the face on Mars, conspiracy theories about the Apollo moon landings, and thinking that Che Guevara or Hugh [...]