News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Wednesday, 01 July 2020
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 unfortunately got snowed out towards the end of the trip.
You can find more Geology of the National Parks Through Pictures as well as my Geological State Symbols Across America series at my website Dinojim.com.Arizona State Geological symbols can also be [...]
A clash between livestock herders in the central region of the country uncovers political, economic, and environmental concerns among pastoralist
As the Cuomo administration emerges from the hardest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, questions remain as to how the state plans to achieve its ambitious decarbonization
It's the Asteroid That Did it!
From a twitter feed, a reader of this blog, Anthony Brook, produced THIS PDF file. It concerns a paper which looks at the causes of the K/Pg extinction event. (This was the [...]
Desde hace ya algunos años, durante el mes de junio se celebra por parte de la comunidad fan el Jurassic June (o Junio Jurásico), 30 días de celebración en los que se conmemora de distintas maneras el [...]
Total US C19 deaths 126,140
Last five daily = [2425 629 500 264 337]
135941 +/- 2177 = Aug 1 total (95% confidence)
141469 +/- 2177 = Sep 1
Total world [...]
Mesozoic Insects Show Their True Colours
A correspondent sent me THIS LINK. It tells of some remarkably well preserved insects of mid-Cretaceous age. They have been found in amber, recovered from a mine in [...]
Time is flying, it feels as if I had posted the last paper updated just yesterday. However, a quick glance at the list shows that there are quite a few new studies that cover paleoseismology, seismic hazard, [...]
These days, oyster aquaculture is stirring up the conventional definition of agriculture. But exactly how does one grow a crop of oysters? More specifically, how are soils involved in this underwater process? [...]
“Lucifer’s Hammer killed the dinosaurs,” said US physicist Luis Alvarez, in a lecture on the geochemical evidence he and his son found of a massive impact at the end of the Cretaceous period. A year [...]