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The SSA meeting in Denver (April 2017) will be full of interesting sessions on paleoseismology and earthquake geology, among them: The Future of Past Earthquakes, Session Chairs: David Schwartz, Ramon Arrowsmith, William Lettis, Koji Okumura, [...]
The Tectonic Studies Group (TSG) will organise a field trip to Death Valley in April 2017. The trip will be of particular interest for those who wish to learn more about tectono-volcanic processes, tectono-sedimentary processes, and the Basin and [...]
This meeting in Mongolia will include a very nice paleoseismological field trip! This is the conference website: http://www.iag.ac.mn/mn/index.php?pid=107 and here is the announcement: The Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (IAG) of the Mongolian [...]
Back at the start of September, I noted that Tschopp and Mateus (2016) had published a petition to the ICZN, asking them to establish Diplodocus carnegii as the type specimen of the genus Diplodocus — a role that I argued it already fulfils in [...]
Weather balloons, launched from the NWS offices around the country, are often found and they have instructions on where to mail them so they can be reconditioned and used again. Most are never seen again though, but what are the odds that the [...]
Behind door 17, a guest post from Cotton On’s Kerry Ollerenshaw and Science From the Start’s Dr Laura Hobbs – if you create a dinosaur tree decoration, let us know in the comments, on their Facebook pages or via #geoadvent on twitter! “Earth [...]
Hi JOIDES fans and followers! I've posted my first video diary about life onboard the ship, just a little hint of what is to come in the next few weeks.
Check it out on our Vimeo page HERE.
Bad Weather Forecast
Today (15-December-2016) a minor earthquake swarm took place in Katla volcano. Largest earthquake in this swarm had the magnitude of 2,0. Other earthquakes where smaller in magnitude. Due to bad weather in Iceland at the moment the sensitivity … [...]