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Monday, 17 July 2017

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Kelvin-Helmholtz-Wolken #2 

Mente et Malleo [22:42:29]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
Im März hatte ich über eine Beobachtung einer interessanten Wolkenformation erzählt, die eine Kelvin-Helmholtz-Instabilität nachzeichneten. Auf Sixty Symbols gibt es dazu einige informative und anschauliche Videos, die ich hier nicht vorenthalten möchte.   Der Beitrag Kelvin-Helmholtz-Wolken #2 erschien zuerst auf Mente et Malleo.

Albertavenator è un troodontide? - aggiornamento - 

Theropoda [22:07:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
Sia chiaro, e nessuno si offenda... ma questa alluvione di paraviani nel 2017 pare irrispettosa verso altri cladi meno fortunati. Evans et al. (2017) descrivono un frontale quasi completo dalla Formazione Horseshoe Canyon (base del Maastrichtiano) del Canada, e sulla base delle sue caratteristiche uniche istituiscono un nuovo theropode, Albertavenator curriei. Gli autori confrontano

When People Must Make Way for Nature 

State of the Planet [19:33:06]  recommend  recommend this post  (68 visits) info
It is the black before dawn at the gate to the Kanha Tiger Reserve, in the highlands of central India. The still air carries a dank, penetrating chill. But it is hardly quiet. A buzzing line of tourists is [...]

Silent Stones of the Dry Cimarron 

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [17:51:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (40 visits) info
On a cool sunny day in May, I drove New Mexico State Road 456 down the valley of the evocative Dry Cimarron River. For hours I saw no one, aside from ghostly travelers conjured up by “Cimarron”—dusty [...]


ARCHEA [17:08:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info

Imaggeo on Mondays: Sediments make the colour 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [16:31:06]  recommend  recommend this post  (36 visits) info
Earth is spectacularly beautiful, especially when seen from a bird’s eye view. This image, of a sweeping pattern made by a river in Iceland is testimony to it. The picture shows river Leirá which drains [...]

We Have No Idea, by Jorge Cham and Daniel Whiteson 

Mountain Beltway [14:46:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info
Jorge Cham will likely be known to most of the folks who read this blog as the cartoonist behind the spot-on examination of grad school called Piled Higher and Deeper / PhD Comics. If you’ve read this comic, [...]

Yellowstone: weitere Erdbeben 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [09:20:47]  recommend  recommend this post  (60 visits) info
In den letzten Tagen hatte die Erdbebentätigkeit im Yellowstone Nationalpark etwas nachgelassen. Letzte Nacht gab es dann ein weiteres Erdbeben M 3,4 in 10 km Tiefe. Es gab mehrere Nachbeben die nur wenig [...]

Polypora Bryozoan Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [08:52:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (57 visits) info
Bryozoan fossils are pretty common but in general they are found in fragments or just large mats on limestone matrix. This fossil find is quite nice in that this bryozoan has part of its holdfast and [...]

De África a Gran Bretaña: Historia de una pleurodira eocena 

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [08:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (61 visits) info
El caparazón de una tortuga proveniente del Eoceno inferior de Sussex (Inglaterra), ha sido analizado en un artículo científico recientemente publicado. Contrastando con las otras tortugas hasta ahora [...]

Photo Essay: When People Must Make Way for Nature 

State of the Planet [19:28:35]  recommend  recommend this post  (68 visits) info
The forested Kanha Tiger Reserve, in the highlands of central India, is home to an abundance of rare wildlife. It also used to be home to thousands of people—that is, until they were moved out by the [...]

HMNS Weekly Happenings 

BEYONDbones [17:22:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (35 visits) info
BTS – Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum   Gladiators locked in mortal combat for the entertainment of the crowds in Rome’s Colosseum. “Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum” takes us into the violent [...]

The McKillop landslide: Ten years after 

Oakland Geology [17:03:14]  recommend  recommend this post  (70 visits) info
In December 2006, I read a series of news stories about a landslide in Fruitvale, on McKillop Road, that took out a house and threatened two more, so I checked it out and was so impressed I wrote it up for [...]

Why Renewable Energy Will Replace Fossil Fuels 

State of the Planet [14:50:53]  recommend  recommend this post  (62 visits) info
Renewable energy will displace fossil fuels when (not if) it becomes as reliable, cheaper, and more convenient. The polls indicate that the latent market for renewables in already in place, with young [...]

Experience an earthquake in your classroom! 

Earth Learning Idea [11:16:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (43 visits) info
This week's new ELI is 'An earthquake in your classroom; a classroom earthquake intensity scale.' This activity helps pupils to visualise what experiencing an earthquake of different intensities might be [...]

Superhéroes y dinosaurios XII: Stan Lee 

Koprolitos [08:53:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (45 visits) info
Cuando Jack Kirby y Joe Simon abandonan Fox Comics, crearán para Timely (Marvel Comics, 1939) al Capitán America (1941), ayudados por el joven Stanley Martin Lieber “Stan Lee” (1922), primo de la mujer [...]

Two new landslide videos from China: Liuzhou and Chamdo 

The Landslide Blog [08:26:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (142 visits) info
Two dramatic new landslide videos have appeared online from China: a rapid earthflow in Liuzhou and a riverbank collapse from

Second Chance Sunday! Remembering When We Were All Tied Up With Some New Additions 

BEYONDbones [00:00:02]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
The Beyond Bones Blog has been up and running for almost ten years now, and that’s great! But our readership rates haven’t always been as high as they are now. It’s been a long process, getting word out [...] | Impressum