News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Friday, 27 March 2020
The iconic Velociraptor mongoliensis, described by Osborn in 1924, belongs to the Dromaeosauridae, a family of highly derived small to mid-sized theropod dinosaurs closely related to birds. Their fossils have been found in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, South America and Antarctica. They first appeared in the mid-Jurassic Period, but their fossil record in
I monti Altai sono una catena montuosa imponente; fanno parte della fascia orogenica dell’Asia centrale, formatasi nel paleozoico durante l’amalgamazione dell’Asia (ne ho parlato in questo post). Dal punto di vista geologico la storia di questo orogene e di tutta l’Asia a nord dell’allineamento Karakorum – Tibet mi affascina tantissimo (non solo perché dalle nostre parti è abbastanza sconosciuta); ma per un’altro dei miei pallini, l’antropologia intesa come storia del genere [...]
So it seems the Govt got the memo (I'll add a link when I see a write-up of Gove's comments). Though their estimate of 3-4 days for the doubling period is still longer than the data indicate - it was probably [...]
Gruta na Arrábida mostra que os neandertais também eram pescadores. Além de alimentos de origem terrestre, os neandertais comiam peixes ósseos, tubarões, golfinhos, focas, tartarugas, imensos moluscos, e [...]
Recently, I shared this image of our greyhound, Beau, next to a Velociraptor* skeleton on social media. Twitter quickly lit up with likes and comments...
We test-mounted a Velociraptor skeleton yesterday, [...]
During January 13-17, in 2020, Hokudan 2020, an international symposium on active faulting, was held in Awaji City, Japan, in order to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Kobe earthquake. Along with recent [...]
Today (27-March 2020) an earthquake swarm took place this morning east of the village of Kópasker. This earthquake swarm seems to be mostly over now at the writing of this article. Largest earthquake had a [...]
Ichthyosaur Basioccipital Bone / Liam Langley
A very exciting find of an Ichthyosaur basioccipital bone. This is the bone next to the skull that connected to the vertebrae. He found this in situ so not very [...]
Si hay un periodo del Mesozoico en el que destacaba la elegancia y el refinamiento ese es sin duda, el Jurásico. La finura y el buen gusto que exhibían los diferentes grupos de dinosaurios que componían [...]
Calymene celebra is the state fossil of Wisconsin and a somewhat common fossil in the white/light grey/tan Silurian aged dolostones that can be found across a number of midwest states. Rocks like this [...]