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Monday, 19 June 2017

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HMNS Weekly Happenings 

BEYONDbones [22:41:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (44 visits) info
Mixers & Elixirs   It’s time to mix it up!   Mixers and Elixirs is back for the summer with live music, food trucks, cash bars and intelligent nighlife with a twist.   Fridays from 7-10 p.m.   June23 – Mango Punch   July 21 – Electric Circus   August 11 – Grupo Kache  

The Dangers of the Field in Southern Manitoba 

Daily Fossil [22:26:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
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Going out into the field to dig for fossils may sound like an easy, simple task. After all, it is just Manitoba! How dangerous can it be? Southern Manitoba houses no poisonous wildlife, few natural disasters, and is generally a safe environment. However, one must always be mindful of the unique threats posed by the Manitoba “back 40”. One of the first, and most prominent, threats while out in the field is the sun! Southern Manitoba is infamous for the drastic temperature changes that [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Airplane views of the Alps 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [18:50:14]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
The forward scattering of sunlight, which is caused by a large number of aerosol particles (moist haze) in Alpine valleys, gives the mountain massifs a rather plastic appearance. The hazy area in the [...]

Minoan Earthquakes: Breaking the Myth through Interdisciplinarity 

Paleoseismicity [18:06:46]  recommend  recommend this post  (97 visits) info
In a recent post on this forum, Angela Landgraf shared a digest of the long and winding road having led to the publication of Seismicity, Fault Rupture and Earthquake Hazards in Slowly Deforming Regions. [...]

Brooklyn Landing, Brooklyn Creek 

Oakland Geology [17:01:55]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
The first Western inhabitants of this area, the Peralta family, were horse people rather than boat people. They did much of their business, with the mission and the town of San Jose in the South Bay, by land. [...]

Trump’s Attack on Renewable Energy 

State of the Planet [14:44:39]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
The companies that develop cheaper and more reliable renewable energy and energy storage technologies will drive fossil fuel companies from the marketplace. Since Trump’s team won’t help, let’s convince [...]

Geological Society Council Member on Queen’s Birthday Honours List 

Geological Society of London blog [13:20:10]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info
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Congratulations to Tricia Henton, Council member and lately Non-Executive Director at The Coal Authority, who has been awarded the MBE for services to the Environment and Professional Education in the [...]

Cottage diary 

Ontario-geofish [12:27:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Friday - sunny and hot, with thunderstorms everywhere.  My boat is finally fixed and it starts up fine.  We can stay outside until 7 pm, until the press of mosies moves in on the insect lamps. Sat. - The [...]

My 19th Pair of Reviews 

ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule [05:50:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
As an Art Evolved member, I post a pair of my reviews here every so often, the 1st being positive & the 2nd being negative. I'd greatly appreciate you reading & voting "Yes" for said reviews in the [...]

Evening measurements at Masaya and the last few days. 

Volcano Blog by Tom Pering [00:12:34]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
The eerie and stunning lava lake at night. It has been a busy few days here in Nicaragua with lots more data collection. We have done a fair bit of fieldwork using all of our equipment in various locations [...]

E ist für Erionit – Mineralogisches Alphabet 

Mente et Malleo [20:35:02]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
Das Mineral Erionit gehört zu der Mineralfamilie der Zeolithe und es wurde nach dem griechischen Wort ěrion für Wolle benannt. Damit ist auch schon eine seiner Erscheinungsformen gut beschrieben. Das [...]

Lace Curtain in the Desert 

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [18:36:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (75 visits) info
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Why would there be a lace curtain out in Utah’s West Desert, and why would anyone want to see it? Maybe it's in a ghost town (they're popular)—a faded old curtain hung by some hopeful soul long ago, now [...]

Slow boat from China 

New Stories in Stone [18:00:03]  recommend  recommend this post  (89 visits) info
Various people keep asking when my new book, Waterway: The Story of Seattle’s Locks and Ship Canal, co-authored with Jen Ott, will be in stores. I usually tell them that it’s literally on a boat from [...]

Los mundos prehistóricos de Ray Palmer 

Koprolitos [16:38:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
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Raymond Arthur Palmer (1910-1977) fue atropellado a los siete años por un camión de la leche que le destrozó la columna. La operación a que fue sometido le terminó dejando lisiado de por vida (enano y [...]

Monday Geology Picture: Bogenfels Arch, Sperrgebiet, Namibia 

Georneys [14:19:47]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
I’m up in Namibia this week, so I thought it would be appropriate to share a picture that I took over the weekend of Bogenfels Rock Arch, which is located in the Sperrgebiet region of Namibia. I previously [...]

seasonal blahs 

Accidental Remediation [12:54:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
This is the second year that I've fallen off the blogging wagon in starting mid-February to late March, and I think you can look back to previous years and see at least a fall-off at the same time. The problem [...]

Nuugaatsiaq: A large landslide-induced tsunami on Saturday night? 

The Landslide Blog [08:33:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
Late on Saturday, a substantial tsunami struck the village of Nuugaatsiaq in Greenland. The most likely cause would appear to be a very large

Fire & Rain, and Heat as Well. 

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [05:15:13]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
Intense heat, with low humidity has led to a horrible catastrophe in Portugal. The hot and dry weather in Europe led to a firestorm in Portugal that killed at least 60 people. A strong upper level high [...]
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