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Last year I discovered why the Lake District is called that. I always thought it was a funny name for a bunch of pretty mountains and lots of cars. But it turns out there are all [...]
We have been at the research station for over a week now, and we only have a couple more days left before it's time for us to leave. The students have been making good progress on their research projects, and here's a bit about what some of the [...]
Auf der indonesischen Insel Java ist der Vulkan Semeru ausgebrochen. Das VAAC registriert Vulkanasche in 4300 m Höhe über dem Meeresspiegel. Da der Vulkan selbst über 3670 m hoch ist, stieg die Vulkanasche ca. 600 m über Kraterhöhe auf. Es [...]
It's neat that all the heat energy for Europe and the UK are in these plumes. But what a mess! In the old days when the Gulf Stream was a thing, the plumes would go straight to the UK, bringing lots of warmth. But now, who knows?
The UK [...]
Anthocyrtium hispidum Haeckel
Radiolarian microfossils, tiny, siliceous, single-celled organisms, make for excellent timekeepers. Think of them as the world's smallest clocks. These wee fellows have been living in the world’s oceans for over [...]
2019 marks 100 years since women were able to be elected as Fellows of the Geological Society, with the first eight elected in May 1919. They came from a diverse range of specialisms, backgrounds and experience - as part of our activities to mark [...]
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Non male per un blog nerd scritto in italiano :-)
Grazie a tutti i lettori.
Eruptions Can Give Sound Warnings
THIS ARTICLE tells us that volcanic eruptions can give sound warnings. Villarrica volcano in Chile radiated very low frequency sound waves (infrasound) before erupting in March 2015.
Volcanoes can be compared to [...]
This snow will eventually melt away. In a major ice advance it won't, and then it will build up.
We are going into a major ice age cycle. Lucky for us, the land is still depressed from the last one, so the ice won't build up. But in 5000 [...]
Bits and what? After wetting (hopefully) your appetite with the Machine Learning quiz / teaser I am now moving on to a series of posts that I decided to title