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Sunday, 15 April 2018

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Microplastics in Everything 

Ontario-geofish [14:32:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (96 visits) info
Besides the usual 'Warming is Freezing Us' stories in the Guardian, this week's scare story is all about microplastics killing us. Here I put in some comments with the replies. hasmis 2h agoI've never had a problem with teabags in the compost. For coffee, I use a standard paper filter which also is good in the compost. The thing about micro plastic reminds me of the big scare

Eruption am Sinabung 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [11:10:27]  recommend  recommend this post  (115 visits) info
Das VAAC Darwin zeigt heute Morgen Meldungen von 4 Vulkanen die Vulkanasche eruptierten. Die höchste Eruptionswolke stammt vom Sinabung auf der indonesischen Insel Sumatra: die Vulkanasche stieg bis in einer Höhe von 5 km auf. Die Seismik zeigte in den letzten Stunden 2 Episoden mit Tremor. Detaillierte Berichte der Vulkanologen liegen noch nicht vor. Dukono ... Weiterlesen ...

Why do forest soils need to be managed? 

SOILS MATTER, GET THE SCOOP! [08:07:23]  recommend  recommend this post  (126 visits) info
Forest soils are an important natural resource in the United States. Almost one-third of U.S. soil is in forests. These include highly managed forest plantations, farm woodlots, national forests and

The mysterious grooves on Barcena volcano 

Geology in Motion [00:58:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (113 visits) info
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Furrows on the flank of Barcena filmed Sept. 12, 1952. Barcena volcano was born on August 1, 1952, on Isla San Benedicto, located about 300 nautical miles off the west coast of Mexico and over 8 months [...]

After the Deluge: Dam! We Almost Lost a Dam! 

Geotripper [01:41:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (138 visits) info
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But for the vagaries of the weather, we would never have seen it. Running field studies courses in the winter and spring always involves an element of chance, but in the dry year that we've had, it seemed safe [...]
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