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Recently I was asked for advice about searching for fossil shark teeth in Maryland. I described sites on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay and on the Potomac River, and added a crucial bit of information: these sites are on tidal waters. [...]
I did not make this up. Current plans call for glass, bentonite and copper to make up for a lack of good geology. They all bake together with radioactivity and water.
It's a fun thing that you cannot have a good plan with strict [...]
Re-posting from 1/10/20. Our organizational meeting is on Thursday, January 30, at 5:30 PM in Science Community Center Room 326 (the Geology Lab). If you can't make the meeting but wish to join the class, contact me.
Some lands are harsh and lie [...]
Graptolites (Graptolita) are a group of colonial animals known primarily from Middle Cambrian deposits. The biological affinities of the graptolites have always been debatable.
Originally regarded as being related to the hydrozoans, graptolites are [...]
Today (26-January-2020) at 14:25 UTC an earthquake with magnitude of Mw3,7 in Bárðarbunga volcano. This was a single earthquake but that does not rule out a second earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano is going to happen in next few hours. That [...]
In the last post, we looked at some sauropod vertebrae exposed in cross-section at our field sites in the Salt Wash member of the Morrison Formation. This time, we’re going to do it again! Let’s look at another of my faves from the field, with [...]
14 stations. 2 players. 1 museum. These are the key components to an event designed to challenge the body, mind and fears that lurk within. In a journey through the halls, participants must rely not only on their skills, knowledge and courage, but [...]
Icelandic Met Office has declared uncertainty level because of inflation in the mountain called Þorbjörn (no Global Volcanism Profile) that started on 21st of January 2020. This inflation has been followed by earthquake swarm activity that is [...]
Zwischen den Karibik-Inseln Kuba und Jamaika hat sich ein schweres Erdbeben ereignet. Es hatte die Magnitude 7,7 und manifestierte sich in 10 km Tiefe. Das Epizentrum lag 133 km nordwestlich von Lucea auf Jamaika. Es wurde eine Tsunami-Warnung [...]