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Monday, 16 April 2018

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Use the view from your local area to tune yourself into the local geology 

Earth Learning Idea [18:59:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (58 visits) info
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The photo below shows teachers in Morocco trying out the Earthlearningidea 'The view from the site; using the view of the local area to tune yourself into the local geology' All the ‘lumps and bumps’ of a landscape are either natural or the result of human activity; larger features can only be natural. This activity uses these features as clues to the underlying geology and

Legalize All Drugs 

Ontario-geofish [13:01:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (56 visits) info
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Reference With Ontario about to elect the druggiest of all drug people, it is time to end the 'war'.  The only treatment for drugs and alcohol is 'controlled consumption'.  That's a program where the addict is allowed all the drugs they want, but the amount is tracked.  There is a high success rate as they want to taper down and join the real world. Cocaine is mainly a drug used with

News from the HayWired fault 

Oakland Geology [16:56:36]  recommend  recommend this post  (52 visits) info
The ruins of Morse & Heslop’s mill, Haywards, after the 1868 earthquake (Bancroft Library image) This week the media will mark San Francisco Earthquake Day, 18 April, as they always do but with an extra [...]

BlueSkiesResearch.org.uk: EGU2018 Day 5 

James’ Empty Blog [08:37:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (41 visits) info
One final push…we were back on paleoclimate again first thing, more data than models though a bit of a mix of both. Just as the session ended and I started to think about going in search of lunch, lunch [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Cordillera de la Sal 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [12:15:41]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
The photograph shows the Valle de la Luna, part of the amazing Cordillera de la Sal mountain range in northern Chile. Rising only 200 metres above the basin of the Salar de Atacama salt flat, the ridges of the [...]

Llámame... Megalosaurio 

Koprolitos [11:25:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
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Megalosaurus (1962, Neave Parker) “Londres. Acaba de terminar el primer trimestre académico y el rector está sentado en la taberna de Lincoln. Un tiempo implacable de noviembre. Tanto barro en las calles [...]

Monday Geology Picture: Another View of Formica Leo Volcanic Crater 

Georneys [20:42:50]  recommend  recommend this post  (8 visits) info
Last week I shared a picture of the beautiful and impressive Formica Leo, a volcanic crater located at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean. Last week’s picture showed [...]

Climate migration needs to be predicted and planned now. Geoengineering can slow down sea level rise but could also lead to international conflicts. CO2 as a natural resource. All in Jesse Zondervan’s Mar 8 - Apr 4 2018 

Geology for Global Development [13:00:50]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Each month, Jesse Zondervan picks his favourite posts from geoscience and development blogs/news which cover the geology for global development interest. Here’s a round-up of Jesse’s selections for the [...]

Keep your dumb ole T. rex 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [07:08:06]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Here at SV-POW!, we’re just not having it. Photo by Liguo Li, at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Also, because it’s only fair: Giant Irish Matt, to go with Giant Irish Mike. Don’t hold [...]

Scott Pruitt, Andrew Wheeler, and Regulatory Capture at the EPA 

State of the Planet [14:40:25]  recommend  recommend this post  info
There’s a new deputy in town: Andrew Wheeler, a fossil fuel fanatic who once served on the staff of snowball-wielding climate denier Senator James

Climate Monday: Repeat Photography 

Wooster Geologists [02:08:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (47 visits) info
The semester is winding down, so we only have a few more of these climate visualization posts to go. Today, I want to highlight repeat photography. Taking a picture of the same place several or many years [...]

HMNS Weekly Happenings 

BEYONDbones [23:45:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info
Lecture – What Makes Us Human? Lessons from the Study of Wild Chimpanzees by John Mitani This evening leading Primate behavioral ecologist John Mitani will reveal interesting parallels between humans and [...]

Kilauea: Hochstand des Lavasees 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:26:42]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
Der Lavasee im Pitkrater der Gipfelcaldera steht dieser Tage besonders hoch. Er befindet sich 20 m unterhalb des Randes des Overlook-Kraters im Halema‘uma‘u und ist vom Jaggar-Museum aus gut sichtbar. Seit [...]

Notes From A Slow Motion Disaster 

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [08:50:26]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
Assateague Nat. Seashore is one of the jewels of Maryland and I never tire of soaking in the beauty of this windswept barrier island at the edge of the continent. This past weekend I grabbed my camera and [...]

A Wooster Geologist returns to the Jurassic of southwestern Utah 

Wooster Geologists [10:16:23]  recommend  recommend this post  info
St. George, Utah — This week I’m exploring the wonderful Middle Jurassic Carmel Formation exposed in southwestern Utah. It is a rare bit of solo fieldwork I’m doing to prepare for a Wooster Independent [...]

How Would a Carbon Tax Impact the Economy? 

State of the Planet [17:15:52]  recommend  recommend this post  info
A recent episode of the Global Energy Exchange podcast, conservative economist Glenn Hubbard explains how "putting a price on carbon" might

Prediction of a large Oklahoma earthquake 

Ontario-geofish [23:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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Natgas futures are way up.  The stress shadow is over, but the trucks take a week to roll in.  As well, I think it is building.  If there isn't m6 energy in 2 weeks, then my hypothesis is a loser.  Of [...]
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