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Wednesday, 06 March 2013

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En la pelu... 

El Vinosaurio [23:56:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (36 visits) info
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Early Cambrian Molecular Fossils Recovered 

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Molecular fossils extracted from the Early Cambrian section in the Three Gorges area, South China Authors: 1. Kentaro Yamada (a) 2. Yuichiro Ueno (a, b) 3. Keita Yamada (c) 4. Tsuyoshi Komiya (d) 5. Jian Han (e) 6. Degan Shu (e) 7. Naohiro Yoshida (b, c) 8. Shigenori Maruyama (a, b) Affiliations: a. Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Tokyo Institute

M3.4 earthquake Oklahoma 

Ontario-geofish [22:50:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
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These earthquakes have all been surprisingly uniform in size, and the only really interesting thing is that they continue at a steady pace.  I'll only report on them from now on if they are over

Georéférencer une image sous Qgis grâce à geoportail 

Digital Geography [22:12:55]  recommend  recommend this post  (40 visits) info
Quantum Gis permet de géoréférencer des images (jpeg, tiff, png) en définissant des points de l’image dont on connait déjà les coordonées. Un méthode simple pour connaitre les coordonnées de [...]

Falkland Islands Wolf Mystery Solved 

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University of Adelaide researchers have found the answer to one of natural history's most intriguing puzzles – the origins of the now extinct Falkland Islands wolf and how it came to be the only land-based [...]

Perceptual rainbow palette – the goodies 

MyCarta [21:12:59]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
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Perceptual rainbow palette - Matlab function and ASCII files In my last post I introduced cubeYF, my custom-made perceptual lightness rainbow palette. As promised there, I am sharing the palette  with [...]

CIM on Mining Blogs and Bloggers: Jack Caldwell & I THINK MINING 

I think mining [19:28:54]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info

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I thank the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM) Magazine for their recent posting of a two-page spread about me and this blog.  You can access the full piece at this link.  Peter Brand who wrote the article [...]

Geo-Video - How Old is that Rock? 

Gunnars Geo-Blog [19:12:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
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Cool, Carl Sagan, Stephen Hawking und Arthur C. Clarke auf einmal! 

Gunnars Geo-Blog [19:11:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
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Daily Geology Photos – March 6 

Geology News [18:22:39]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
A summary of photos posted on flickr today, tagged with “geology.” Displayed below are 29 geology-related photos were added to flickr today. Similar Posts on Geology News: Daily Geology Photos [...]

Discussing Climate, Cities and Food 

State of the Planet [18:14:54]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
Last week, the Earth Institute and the International Research Institute for Climate and Society hosted a discussion on cities, food and climate. What were people saying? Find out in this Storify recap of [...]

Big turnout for Havasu Canyon flood talk 

Arizona Geology [17:43:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
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About 400 people turned out Monday night in Apache Junction for my talk on the Havasu Canyon floods of 2008 and 2010. The talk was part of the 2013 Arizona Lecture Series hosted at the Apache Junction High [...]

Video: Geo-Wall 2013 Competition 

GeoPrac.net [17:25:54]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
The Geo-Wall competition is a student competition sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE to build a model mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining wall that must stand up to simulated static, lateral and [...]

700 Megapixel: Der Plauensche Grund 

kreidefossilien.de [17:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Drei zoombare Aufnahmen vom Plauenschen Grund (Ratssteinbruch-Nord und

Video: Demo of pLog Tablet Geotechnical Data Collection Software 

GeoPrac.net [17:19:40]  recommend  recommend this post  (33 visits) info
 This video was taken at Geo-Congress 2013 with Scott Deaton, President of GeoPrac.net sponsor Dataforensics. pLog Tablet geotechnical data collection and data management system runs on a ruggedized [...]

El primer registro de Sorex margaritodon de Europa occidental está en Atapuerca 

WeBlog Aragosaurus [16:39:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (38 visits) info
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Nuestros aragosaureros y miembros del EIA, Juan Rofes (Universidad del País Vasco) y Gloria Cuenca Bescós (Universidad de Zaragoza), acaban de publicar un artículo en la prestigiosa revista alemana [...]

Sink holes in Arizona 

Wry Heat [16:02:11]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
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Ever since the tragic story of a Florida man being dropped into a sink hole while sleeping, there have been inquiries to the Arizona Geological Survey about sink holes in Arizona – and there are many [...]

¡Marchando otra de varanoideo! Arcanosaurus ibericus, el lagarto de Salas 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [14:58:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
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 Cretaceous
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Después de presentaros al varanoideo de Lo Hueco, es el momento de conocer a su primo de Burgos. Y es que ayer tuvo lugar la presentación en sociedad de una nueva especie de escamoso del Cretácico Inferior [...]

Vienna for the EGU General Assembly: arriving, sleeping and exploring the city 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [13:00:46]  recommend  recommend this post  (139 visits) info
How to get to Vienna and what to do when you’re there – a brief, and by no means comprehensive, introduction: Getting here Vienna’s International Airport is served by many of the major [...]

G. K. Chesterton on preparing slides for a talk 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [11:06:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (39 visits) info
It turns out that G. K. Chesterton conveniently summarised all of my advice on slide preparation more than a century ago: This is the sort of [slides] we like (For you and I are very small), With pictures [...]

Científicos resuelven el misterio del lobo de las Malvinas. 

Tierra de Dinosaurios [10:19:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (47 visits) info
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Científicos de la Universidad de Adelaida (Australia) han encontrado la respuesta a un misterio sin resolver desde hace 320 años: los orígenes del ahora extinto lobo de las Malvinas, el único mamífero [...]

Ptyocephalus yersini trilobite from Utah 

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I found this enrolled specimen of Ptyocephalus yersini in a small baggie while sorting through some boxes. The label only states that it comes from the Ordovician of Utah, but some research led me to the [...]

Memorial Service for Lauren Wright, Death Valley Geologist 

Geotripper [08:06:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info
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[jules' pics] tropical veg and lizzie 

James’ Empty Blog [07:22:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info
[1, somewhere in Hawai'i. 2-5, Hawai'i tropical botanical garden. January 2013] -- Posted By Blogger to jules' pics at 3/06/2013 03:22:00

Ghana: Recent Offshore Discoveries 

Geology.com News [06:43:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
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UPI.com reports on oil discoveries off the coast of Ghana by Hess Corporation and Tullow

Mount Cleveland: One of the Most Active Volcanoes in the Aleutian Arc 

Geology.com News [06:39:06]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
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Mount Cleveland is an active stratovolcano in a remote part of the Aleutian Islands. Eruptions there can produce ash plumes that are a threat to air

Mysterious Rocks: Part Six 

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [04:17:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (45 visits) info
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             ” Forensic paleo Biology”, as I’ve dubbed this new science can be practiced by youngsters of all ages. The rocks used [...]

Two New Miocene Crocodilian and Hippolike Anthracothere Found in Panama 

The Dragon’s Tales [01:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (40 visits) info
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 Neogene
University of Florida paleontologists have discovered remarkably well-preserved fossils of two crocodilians and a mammal previously unknown to science during recent Panama Canal excavations that began in 2009. [...]

Make the most of your Spring Break by earning badges at Eagle Week! Be a triple threat March 11 through 13 

BEYONDbones [22:49:18]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
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Some people might lounge away their Spring Break on a deck chair or — worse — in front of the television. But not you. You’re a doer, not a sitter. You take life standing up, not splayed out on the [...]

Donations needed for march [updated] 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [22:01:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
This is a sticky blog post. Too see the newest blog post. Please scroll down to read it. This is a short blog post. Too read the original long blog post please do so here. Current status of my debt … [...]

Arizona Mining Association hires non-miner as president 

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New Y Chromosome Discovery Places Modern Humans 100k Years Older Than Fossils Indicate 

The Dragon’s Tales [21:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
A newly discovered Y chromosome places the most recent common ancestor for the Y chromosome lineage more 100,000 years before the oldest known anatomically modern human fossils A geneticists have discovered [...]

The Science of Sinkholes - Geo Video 

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More Etna Eruption Fireworks 

Eruptions [19:11:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
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Etna has decided to keep up the pace this month — after multiple impressive lava fountains last week, the volcano took a short breather than included some small explosive eruptions from the summit [...]

Check out this sneak peak! 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [18:41:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info
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Hi All! You are in for a wonderful treat! We are working on an e-book about the JR - to be released in the beginning of April. Here is a guest post [...]

Frozen in time: ice cores and climate - March 7th 

Geology in the West Country [18:21:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (50 visits) info
Reminder for tomorrow's Bath Geological Society lecture:- 'Frozen in time: ice cores and climate'Professor Eric Wolff FRS, Science Leader (Chemistry and Past Climate) at British Antarctic Survey and Honorary [...]

My Daughter With Whom I am Well Pleased 

The Dragon’s Tales [18:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
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And you can see she is becoming her own person.  Yep, that's her little brother there, too.  She is only 8 but she has come a long way from

ADOT estimates $35 million to repair landslide damage to US 89 

Arizona Geology [17:28:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
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 ADOT issued an announcement yesterday that the initial estimate is $35 million to 'repair' US 89 from the February 20 Bitter Springs landslide [photo credit ADOT].  They did not elaborate on what the [...]

700 Megapixel: Der Plauensche Grund 

kreidefossilien.de [17:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (37 visits) info
Drei zoombare Aufnahmen vom Plauenschen Grund (Ratssteinbruch-Nord und

I’m talkin’ Yesteryears and shit… 

drip | david’s really interesting pages... [17:20:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
So… here’s my take on the yesterdays phenomena. Yo. It starts off with… I’m considering an alternative ending in which the Therizinosaur claws its way out of the huge sauropod’s [...]

Snow day II 

Mountain Beltway [16:49:40]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
There’s something so awesome about a heavy snowfall, so transformative – it really inspires me. I went out skiing this morning, and I’ve never seen our house looking more beautiful. The snow [...]

Of Douglas Firs and Bald Eagles 

New Stories in Stone [16:36:12]  recommend  recommend this post  (31 visits) info
My wife and I bought our house for a simple reason: the ... [ continue

One of the many diverse results of being a geology major: the adventures of Will Driscoll (’05) in evolutionary ecology 

Wooster Geologists [15:38:24]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
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WOOSTER, OHIO–Yesterday Greg Wiles and I attended a Biology Department Seminar given by our former student Will Driscoll (Geology ’05). Will was in all our standard departmental courses and did his [...]

Snow day! 

Mountain Beltway [14:25:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (69 visits) info
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It’s lovely here in the Fort Valley this morning! Lily went skiing: Lola sat in the window:

A first-timer’s guide to the 2013 General Assembly 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [12:59:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (38 visits) info
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Will this be your first time at an EGU General Assembly? With over 11,000 participants in a massive venue, the GA can be a confusing and, at times, overwhelming place.  To help you find your way, we have [...]

Plane Views: Nome to Anchorage 

Georneys [10:42:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
A few months ago, I shared some pictures taken during a set of four flights from Cape Town, South Africa to Nome, Alaska: Cape Town to Amsterdam Amsterdam to Minneapolis Minneapolis to Anchorage Anchorage to [...]

¿Dinosaurios y bosques en el siglo XXI? 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [09:49:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info
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MJ nos envía una denuncia que la Plataforma Cívica Contra el Uso Banal del Término Dinosaurio (PCCUBTD) no puede dejar pasar. Hace unos días, Carles Arnal (Comissió Forestal d'Acció Ecologista-Agró) [...]

Memorial Service for Lauren Wright, Death Valley Geologist 

Teaching the Earth Sciences [08:43:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (45 visits) info
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(cross posted from geotripper.blogspot.com)Jim Calzia, Geologist Emeritus, USGS, has asked me to pass on this announcement about a memorial service for Lauren Wright, long time explorer of Death Valley [...]

Ammonite Carved Crystal Skull 

Koprolitos [08:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (24 visits) info
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Cuanto menos inquietante. Es lo único que puedo decir acerca de esta calavera-ammonite que comercializa Skullis, empresa dedicada a la creación de todo tipo de calaveras en cristal y minerales. Y ya te [...]

Off topic: Stunning Crab Photos from Arthur Anker! 

Echinoblog [06:52:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info
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Today, a little diversion from echinoderm as we feature, once again, the stunning invertebrate zoology photography of Arthur Anker featuring some of his favorite animals! A "strawberry crab" (Pelia [...]

WaterNow: Stream Conditions Delivered by Phone 

Geology.com News [06:40:03]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
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“For the first time, anyone can find out the current conditions on thousands of rivers and streams across the country, right from their phone, using USGS’ latest system WaterNow. WaterNow makes the [...]

Venus Through the Rings of Saturn 

Geology.com News [06:04:10]  recommend  recommend this post  (46 visits) info
“Peering over the shoulder of giant Saturn, through its rings, and across interplanetary space, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft spies the bright, cloudy terrestrial planet, Venus. The vast distance from [...]

The Falklands Wolf and the Land Bridge 

About Geology [01:55:04]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
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National Geographic blogger Ed Yong has written a highly readable account of a paper in Nature about Darwin's dog—not the great naturalist's pet, but a strange doglike animal found by the first visitors [...]

CGI has Come a LOOOOONG Way: 

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Literally everything in that video is fake.  Its all
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