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Wednesday, 01 July 2020

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Geology of the National Parks Through Pictures - Petrified Forest NP 

The Geology P.A.G.E. [21:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
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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 [...]

Grazing Disputes in Kyrgyzstan Reveal Pasture Access Concerns for Herders 

State of the Planet [18:00:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (55 visits) info
A clash between livestock herders in the central region of the country uncovers political, economic, and environmental concerns among pastoralist

New Podcast Episode: New York’s Pathway to Decarbonization 

State of the Planet [17:16:10]  recommend  recommend this post  (49 visits) info
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! 

Geology in the West Country [12:18:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
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 [...]

El junio jurásico de Carlos de Miguel 

Koprolitos [10:47:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (118 visits) info
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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 [...]

C19 Update with Texas + NN 

Seismos [00:34:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
2020-06-30 Total US C19 deaths 126,140 Last five daily = [2425  629  500  264  337] Future estimates    135941 +/- 2177  =  Aug 1 total (95% confidence)    141469 +/- 2177  =  Sep 1 Total world [...]

Mesozoic Insects Show Their True Colours 

Geology in the West Country [13:32:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
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 [...]

New papers on paleoseismology, earthquakes, and active tectonics (July 2020) 

paleoseismicity.org [11:14:25]  recommend  recommend this post  (67 visits) info
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, [...]

How are oysters farmed – and what’s the effect on subaqueous soils? 

SOILS MATTER, GET THE SCOOP! [10:19:20]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
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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? [...]

The impact winter model and the end of the age of the dinosaurs 

Letters from Gondwana [00:02:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (53 visits) info
“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 [...]
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