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A team of scientists is measuring rock breakdown in the coldest, driest, and windiest place on the
The Real-Time Earth initiative is upgrading the technological capabilities of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and transforming the way its scientists study our
They are now using 'vortex' for every day cold weather. Northern Alberta at -40? Polar vortex. Here is the new air plume chart.
You should zoom that. The warm air is staying at the 49th, so it isn't a vortex in the States yet. This is [...]
Another massive mining-induced landslide occurred on 23rd January, this time at the Cobre Las Cruces mine in Spain . The volume is c.15 million cubic metres.
The post Cobre Las Cruces, Spain: another massive mining landslide appeared first on The [...]
I have made it to my 2000th posting and I thought I would write about something special. In the past, I have marked other milestone postings with reviews of favorite fossils or most visited pages. You can find links to those at the end of this post, [...]
This image shows a Cercis parvifolia (Redbud) fossil leaf found in the Florissant Formation of Teller County, Colorado, USA. It dates to the Eocene Epoch (56-33.9 million years ago) of the Paleogene Period. Thanks to Kenny for the microscope image. [...]
Brendan Buckley discusses his course, Predicting the Effects of Climate Change on Global Forests, which is offered this
During the night of 4-February-2019 a earthquake with the magnitude of 2,6 took place in Öræfajökull volcano. This earthquake was the start of an earthquake swarm that is currently ongoing. Earthquake activity in Öræfajökull volcano. Copyright [...]
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Each month, Jesse Zondervan picks his favourite posts from geoscience and development blogs/news which cover the geology for global development interest. This past month's picks include: Why it’s so hard to predict tsunamis, which climate [...]