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Wednesday, 01 July 2020

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El junio jurásico de Carlos de Miguel 

Koprolitos [10:47:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (141 visits) info
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 aniversario de la archifamosa película Jurassic Park, estrenada (al igual que muchas de sus secuelas) durante este mes.En este contexto, Carlos de Miguel Chaves (o Carlosdino en redes), paleontólogo, miembro del podcast DinoBusters y colaborador habitual de este blog, ha realizado una [...]

New papers on paleoseismology, earthquakes, and active tectonics (July 2020) [11:14:25]  recommend  recommend this post  (72 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, earthquake geology, etc. Let me know if I’ve missed something cool. Stay safe! Ferrario, M. F., Livio, F., Capizzano, S. S., & Michetti, A. M. (2020). Developing the First Intensity Prediction Equation Based on the Environmental Scale Intensity: A Case Study from

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

Letters from Gondwana [00:02:56]  recommend  recommend this post  (60 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 [...]

New Podcast Episode: New York’s Pathway to Decarbonization 

State of the Planet [17:16:10]  recommend  recommend this post  (50 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  (22 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 [...]

Geology of the National Parks Through Pictures - Petrified Forest NP 

The Geology P.A.G.E. [21:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 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 [...]

Grazing Disputes in Kyrgyzstan Reveal Pasture Access Concerns for Herders 

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

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

SOILS MATTER, GET THE SCOOP! [10:19:20]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info
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? [...]

Mesozoic Insects Show Their True Colours 

Geology in the West Country [13:32:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 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 [...]

C19 Update with Texas + NN 

Seismos [00:34:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) 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 [...] | Impressum