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Friday, 21 April 2017

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'Be it Proclaimed' - Salute to Dr. Mary Poulton (Univ AZ) 

Arizona Geology [23:49:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (138 visits) info
Sen. McCain aide (l) reading letter thanking Mary Poulton (r). At today's Arizona Mining Alliance luncheon, Dr. Mary Poulton, Professor, University of Arizona, was honored for her long service to America's mining industry and to her students and colleagues at the University of Arizona. Mary's impact was felt far and wide as evinced by the letters acknowledging Mary's contribution to

April Educator How-To: Make a Roman Mosaic 

BEYONDbones [23:38:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (120 visits) info
Mosaics were common features, in both public spaces and private homes, in ancient Rome. Mosaics are beautiful, but also historically important. Mosaics provide a visual record, detailing everyday life, by depicting items such as food, dress, pets, and people. This common art form provides a looking glass into the past. The mosaic below depicts several

Pseudoflowers—Trick or Treat? 

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [18:50:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (117 visits) info
A flower-less rockcress. Every spring some of our rockcresses forego flowering, and instead grow terminal clusters of fragrant yellow leaves dotted with sugary goo. But why? Generally plants produce [...]

Managing the Colorado River | 27 April 

Arizona Geology [18:47:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (113 visits) info
Interested in the fate of the Colorado River in a period of overallocation, drought and climate change? Come join the discussion next Thursday, 27 April at 4:00 p.m. on the campus of the Univ. of [...]

Türkei: 2 x Mw 5,0 Erdbeben 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [23:25:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (109 visits) info
In der Türkei gab es heute 2 Erdbeben mit der Magnitude 5,0. Das erste Hypozentrum lag in 6 km Tiefe westlich des Ortes Usak. Das Zweite in 10 km Tiefe östlich von Izmir. Gerade hier ist ein weitaus [...]

Bonapartesaurus rionegrensis un nuevo hadrosáurido en la Patagonia 

WeBlog Aragosaurus [17:25:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (105 visits) info
Nuestra aragosaurera Penélope acaba de publicar un trabajo en el JVP con la descripción de un nuevo hadrosaurio de Argentina. Hace unos días la vimos estudiando otro ornitópodo en el Museo de Rincón de [...]

Dinosaur Pack Hunters 

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [14:06:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (103 visits) info
After I saw Jurrasic Park, I wondered if some dinosaurs actually did hunt in packs.    Mapusaurus lived 97-94 mya, the same time as argentinosaurus. A single mapusaurus certainly couldn’t hunt this giant. [...]

Don’t lose your cool – Thu, Apr 20 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [07:59:19]  recommend  recommend this post  (96 visits) info
After many back-to-back hours of measuring rock properties on the cores, our group is being challenged. Our skillfully crafted work plan on who does what, [...]

Now what? – Wed, Apr 19 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [07:53:59]  recommend  recommend this post  (95 visits) info
We have reached our target depth in the current hole and will move to another hole nearby to go deeper. This has to happen because we can only drill to a [...]

The next broadcast is after I wake up today, tonight. 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [01:55:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (84 visits) info
Good morning! Zaoshang Hao! (good morning in Mandarin). I can technically say this for my entire working day except for today when I get up a little early [...]

Coma Niddy - That's not a dinosaur 

Koprolitos [10:16:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (51 visits) info
Coma Niddy es el alter ego de Mike Wilson, un educador científico que se ha especializado en componer canciones de hip-hop con temática científica. Ha rapeado de nanotecnología, de exoplanetas, de [...]

More essential stuff 

Ontario-geofish [15:58:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (116 visits) info
My mercenary streak continues.  The last one was so successful, that I got 2 clicks and one order.  That will probably give me $2.  I will continue in the tone of the famous hammer-schlammer catalogue. [...]

Video: Auge in Auge mit einer Lawine 

Mente et Malleo [18:58:02]  recommend  recommend this post  (112 visits) info
Nepal wird immer wieder von Erdbeben heimgesucht. Diese Erdbeben können auch zusätzlich Lawinen auslösen. So auch in diesem Video, in dem  einmal ein Paar beim Hiken unterhalb des Mount Everest [...]

Entstehung von Goldlagerstätten in Südafrika 

Gunnars Geo-Blog [18:05:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (107 visits) info
     Deutsch-kanadisches Forscherteam entdeckt neuen Bildungsmechanismus in früherem marinen Sedimentbecken 20.04.2017/Kiel. Der Witwatersrand in Südafrika beherbergt das größte bekannte Goldvorkommen [...]

EGU 2017: Follow the conference action live! 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [15:00:24]  recommend  recommend this post  (104 visits) info
Earlier this month we shared a post on how you can keep up to date with all the science being presented at the General Assembly via our social media channels. This week we share with you how you can tune into [...]

What’s on for early career scientists at the Assembly in 2017 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [11:27:59]  recommend  recommend this post  (101 visits) info
This year, there’s a great line-up of early career scientist (ECS) sessions at the General Assembly. Not only that, but there are opportunities to meet those that represent you in the Union, get to know [...]


Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [05:21:07]  recommend  recommend this post  (96 visits) info

Solving the mystery of Megatherium diet. 

Letters from Gondwana [08:25:48]  recommend  recommend this post  (95 visits) info
Around 10,000 years ago, Argentina was home of numerous species of giant Xenarthrans, giant ground sloths (relative to tree sloth) and glyptodontids (relative to tiny extant [...]

Inoceramus labiatus Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [04:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (83 visits) info
This image is of an Inoceramus labiatus (Schlotheim) pelecypod fossil from the Late Cretaceous Period (Turonian). Found in the Upper Chalk Oldbury near Heytesbury Wilts England. Displayed at the British [...] | Impressum