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Friday, 19 May 2017

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Primeros visitantes en Somosaguas 

Investigación GeoPaleoBiológica en Somosaguas [23:56:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
Después de los tres primeros días con salidas de campo de la asignaturas de la facultad, por comparación, la excavación mañanera de hoy ha resultado muy tranquilita. Apenas una decena de excavadores nos afanábamos en la noble tarea de limpiar, excavar y localizar todos los fósiles de nuestras cuadrículas. Entre las piezas a destacar, un fragmento de defensa de Gomphotherium ha sido extraido

Peak performance 

James’ Empty Blog [22:52:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
A few weeks ago, I took part in the annual Three Peaks Race (spring version). In contrast to the autumn version that jules and I helped to marshall, participants in the spring event do not have to carry a bicycle but may walk or jog unencumbered bar a waterproof layer and bar of chocolate. Not too much walking though, as the time cut-offs are fairly severe. A 4 week gap from Manchester

Viatge al centre de la Terra(ssa). Capítol I 

Bloc de camp [21:46:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
Com la cosa es llarga, aquesta entrada la farem a pams. Comencem pel primer Les cinc ciutats més poblades de Catalunya són Barcelona, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Badalona, Terrassa i Sabadell. Per què [...]

Early Tanpopo mission results show microbes can survive in space 

Geospace [15:43:29]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
Clumps of microbes can survive in space for at least a year – and perhaps longer, according to Japanese researchers conducting an experiment on board the International Space Station

High levels of radioactive material migrating down into soil around Fukushima 

Geospace [15:42:06]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info
High levels of radioactive cesium remain in the soil near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and these radionuclides have migrated at least 5 centimeters down into the ground at several areas since the [...]

El mosasaurio de plastilina de Elías García Ledo 

Koprolitos [13:31:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
Elías García Ledo es un ilustrador español que vive en Londres desde 2010. Estudió publicidad audiovisual y ha trabajado como diseñador gráfico para agencias como Young & Rubicam, CP Proximity, [...]

Zuul crurivastator 

Geology in the West Country [11:50:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
Dinosaurs meet Ghostbusters - what not to like? Judy Hible has brought THIS ARTICLE to my attention. Zuul crurivastator is reported as having a remarkable similarity to monster from the 1984 film [...]

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: A bouquet of barnacles on a pectenid bivalve from the Upper Miocene of Virginia 

Wooster Geologists [06:01:26]  recommend  recommend this post  (132 visits) info
These beautiful fossils were found in York State Park and kindly donated by Mae Kemsley (’16). It was a surprise gift I found on my doorstep! They are fossil barnacles completely covering the exterior of a [...]

Sustainability Students Awarded SPS Student Leadership Honors 

State of the Planet [16:15:03]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
The Office of Student Affairs hosted SPS Student Leadership Banquet to award SPS Student Groups and Student Leaders to commemorate the advancement of the student life experience at SPS done by the efforts of [...]

New technique provides earthquake risk for major cities worldwide 

Geospace [15:42:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
Scientists have developed snapshots of the likelihood of major earthquakes occurring in megacities around the world using a new statistical approach for estimating earthquake risk. The new technique, called [...]

Landowners seize Chapman Valley Park 

Ontario-geofish [15:32:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
On a day that will live in infamy, the greedy landowners have seized a popular ravine walking trail.  This is an incitement to violence that never exists in Canada.  We believe in peace, order and good [...]

Next week 22nd to 28th May 2017 

Geology in the West Country [11:51:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
NEXT WEEKS EVENTS 22nd to 28th May 2017 The following is an extract from Bristol Geology Calendar More details can be found in the Calendar and on the web sites of the relevant Society or organisation. [...]

Piton Fournaise: die Eruption die keine war 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [09:22:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (7 visits) info
Gestern wurde das Wetter am Piton de la Fournaise etwas besser und die Vulkanologen konnten mit einem Heli einen Rundflug machen, um die vermeintliche Eruptionsstelle zu besichtigen und sie fanden: nichts, [...]

Terrestrial floras at the Triassic-Jurassic Boundary in Europe. 

Letters from Gondwana [03:34:54]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
Over the last 3 decades, mass extinction events  have become the subject of increasingly detailed and multidisciplinary investigations. Most of those events are associated with global warming and proximal [...] | Impressum