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Monday, 29 June 2020

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Infographic: Reefs Through Geologic History 

Reporting on a Revolution [08:32:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (242 visits) info
img is always sending me links to papers that I can download. It is a lure to get me to upgrade my membership. I am grateful for the riches that I have discovered on their site. Last week they sent me a gem-  Palaeoecology: Past, Present and Future by David J. Bottjer. It is a full length book on the field of paleoecology summarizing its scope, its methods, and giving an overview

Nomen ignotum (II): Cóctel de dinosaurios 

Koprolitos [11:24:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (199 visits) info
El Allodocus, creación de "Saurophaganax yea", un nombre mucho más original Algún placer debe dar eso de inventar dinosaurios cuando incluso hay páginas en Internet dedicadas a ello en exclusiva: en puedes acceder a la Wiki “Dinosaurios inventados”, donde hemos encontrado 27 especies nuevas, como el Deinonyrex, el Allodocus o el Baryosuchus. Como puede apreciarse, se trata de simples mezclas de taxones existentes (Deinonychus+Tyrannosaurus rex, [...]

Griechenland: Erdbeben Mw 5,5 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [10:27:12]  recommend  recommend this post  (95 visits) info
Die griechische Inselwelt wurde gestern von einem Erdbeben der Magnitude 5,5 erschüttert. Das Beben hatte die Magnitude 5,6 und manifestierte sich in einer Tiefe von 64 km. Die große Tiefe ist der Grund, [...]

Even During Lockdown, California Moves to Decarbonize Trucking 

State of the Planet [14:22:15]  recommend  recommend this post  (85 visits) info
California’s Air Resource Board and governor deserve enormous credit for moving ahead even in the face of the worsening pandemic. It demonstrates leadership, vision and

Cottage Report - June 29, 2020 

Ontario-geofish [20:25:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (64 visits) info
We had some cooler weather, then on Saturday, the bass season opened with a strong wind.  The cottage neighbour said the fish were practically jumping into the boat.  He didn't know we were coming up and [...]

Announcing ‘EI Teach’ for K-12 Educators 

State of the Planet [20:01:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info
The Earth Institute’s inaugural professional development training effort will provide cutting-edge content and tools to prepare K-12 educators to teach climate change in the


ARCHEA [15:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
What you're seeing here is a protuberance extruding from venter of Quenstedtoceras cf. leachi (Sowerby). It's a pathology in the shell from hosting immature bivalves that shared the seas with these Middle [...]

New Website Maps and Models the Science of Peace 

State of the Planet [15:36:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
The Sustaining Peace Project website highlights what we can learn from societies that have lived in harmony for

Turrialba: kleine Ascheeruption 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [11:37:26]  recommend  recommend this post  (92 visits) info
In Costa Rica eruptierte der Vulkan Turrialba eine kleine Aschewolke. Sie stieg gut 100 m über Kraterhöhe auf. Zuvor registrierten die Vulkanologen von OVSICORI UNA einen leichten Anstieg der Seismik. Es [...]

Climate alarmism 

Ontario-geofish [18:57:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (80 visits) info
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Deformed Trilobites 

Earth Learning Idea [12:12:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (48 visits) info
The new ELI today is 'Deformed Trilobites; using fossils to estimate the distortion of rocks'.Geologists can work out the stresses that rocks have undergone by looking at the ways in which fossils have changed [...]

Geology of the National Parks Through Pictures - Tumacácori NHP 

The Geology P.A.G.E. [00:48:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
My next post about the Geology of the National Parks Through Pictures was from a rather snowy trip to Arizona where my wife ran an Ironman and then we did a tour of some of Arizona's National Parks, that [...]

Asbest – wie ist die Situation in Deutschland? 

Mente et Malleo [22:11:09]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
Asbest war ja mal eine Wunderfaser. Er ist relativ beständig gegen Säuren, hält Feuer relativ gut aus und hat eine hohe Zugfestigkeit. Außerdem hat er noch die angenehme Eigenschaft, elastisch und zu [...]

Transitions ~ An Appreciation of Jennifer A. Clack 

Fossils and Other Living Things [22:38:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
Transitions.  Nothing surprising about being preoccupied these days by transitions, given the striking and powerful challenges to this country’s social and political norms.  In a situation of such [...] | Impressum