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Friday, 10 August 2018

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Ocean Policy Update 

Speaking of Geoscience [23:36:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (35 visits) info
By Lindsay Davis, GSA Science Policy Fellow On 19 June, President Trump repealed the National Ocean Policy and replaced it with an Executive Order Regarding the Ocean Policy to Advance

Learning from Past Climate Changes 

Letters from Gondwana [23:20:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (31 visits) info
  In the last 540 million years, five mass extinction events shaped the history of the Earth. Those events were related to extreme climatic changes and were mainly caused by asteroid impacts, massive volcanic eruption, or the combination of both.  On a global scale the main forces behind climatic change are: solar forcing, atmospheric composition,

Racehorse Fossil Fields- NEW UPDATE 

Northwest Geology Field Trips [19:41:39]  recommend  recommend this post  (33 visits) info
Thanks to subscriber Craig O for a detailed update on access to the fossil fields east of Bellingham. Craig visited Racehorse Fossil Fields with a church youth group on July 21. For the second time this summer [...]

Evolution of the River Nile 

earth-pages - Research News from the Earth Sciences [18:37:27]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
The longest river in the world, the Nile has all sorts of riveting connotations in terms of archaeology, Africa’s colonial history, the romance of early exploration and is currently the focus of disputes [...]

The hobbits of Flores: An update 

earth-pages - Research News from the Earth Sciences [18:00:23]  recommend  recommend this post  (32 visits) info
In October 2004 the world’s news media headlined the discovery of fossil remains of a tiny adult human on the Indonesian island of Flores, dated at around 18 ka. At only 1 m tall, with a brain cavity around [...]

Friday fold: Gnarly chert from Spy Rock 

Mountain Beltway [12:51:03]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
The Friday fold is an outcrop of folded chert from the Franciscan mélange in Mendocino County, California. (It should look familiar to anyone who's ever visited Marin Headlands near San Francisco.) The post [...]

2018 Expedition to Estonia 

Wooster Geologists [09:01:17]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
Bill Ausich (Academy Professor, Ohio State University) and I just finished an excellent research trip to Estonia. As is the custom on this blog, here are the relevant posts in chronological order: July 27: [...]

Earthquake swarm in south part of Katla volcano caldera 

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [00:22:31]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Today (9-August-2018) an earthquake activity increased in south part of Katla volcano caldera. It doesn’t appear that any earthquake in this swarm reached magnitude 2,0. Earthquake activity in south part [...]

Venomous, Poisonous, Dangerous: Our New Outreach Programs Take A Bite Of Popular Misconceptions About Animals 

BEYONDbones [19:17:50]  recommend  recommend this post  info
Kids crack me up. I’m a Wildlife on Wheels outreach presenter for HMNS, which means I regularly visit schools, daycares and other groups to educate the public about all sorts of animals. Throughout the [...]

Looking back at my ASI years 

Lounge of the Lab Lemming [18:06:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
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Help shape the conference programme: Inter- and Transdisciplinary Sessions at the 2019 General Assembly 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [14:01:57]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
Do you enjoy the EGU’s annual General Assembly but wish you could play a more active role in shaping the scientific programme? Now is your chance! But hurry, the session submission deadline is fast [...]

Setelah Digencet Lombok Terdongkrak Hingga 40 Cm 

Dogeng Geology [11:42:47]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
Pulau Lombok sedang mengalami tekanan sangat berat. Setelah mengalami gempa kuat dengan kekuatan 7.0 M yang didahului dengan gempa 6.4M, diketahui Pulau Lombok digencet dua patahan besar, ternyata Pulau [...]

Pterocoma pennata Crinoid Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [05:31:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
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Pterocoma pennata crinoid fossil found at Solnhofen Germany. Genus also known as Comaturella. Fossil dates to Jurassic Period. This fossil was on display at American Museum of Natural History in New York City [...]
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