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Saturday, 01 August 2020

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Disparità dimensionale 

Theropoda [18:33:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (60 visits) info
Uno dei motivi del grande successo di Dromaeosauridae è sicuramente la disparità dimensionale esistente tra le specie di questo gruppo, che permetteva loro di sfruttare una ampia gamma di ambienti e nicchie ecologiche. L'immagine sopra rende bene l'idea più di qualsiasi discorso.

Sea level is down - August 1, 2020 

Ontario-geofish [18:17:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (85 visits) info
This fine chart has always followed the world temps.  Temps go up and water expands.  La la.It has showed our little warm spell, and now is plunging.  This month, the sea level has gone down, so I expect the world temps to be also down.  We'll see in a few days.  The UK has had a few hot days in summer, so everybody is happy.  The Arctic ice volume is going way down, so that will be a nice


ARCHEA [15:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (88 visits) info
This large, showy bivalved arthropod is a Tuzoia sinesis (Pan, 1957) from Cambrian deposits of the Balang Formation. The Balang outcrops in beautiful Paiwu, northwestern Hunan Province in southern China. The [...]

Unforced Variations: Aug 2020 

Real Climate [13:45:47]  recommend  recommend this post  info
This month’s open thread for climate science issues. People might want to keep an eye on the Arctic sea

Why is testing for soil microbes important? 

SOILS MATTER, GET THE SCOOP! [07:31:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (97 visits) info
 Soil microbes like bacteria, fungi and actinomycetes are important for many reasons. They help move nutrients to and from the soil. They help with plant growth. They even help make substances that hold soil [...]

Forced Responses: Aug 2020 

Real Climate [13:48:03]  recommend  recommend this post  info
This is the bimonthly thread on climate solutions. Climate Science discussions should go

Come riconoscere una pagina web scientifica attendibile? 

Theropoda [10:34:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (58 visits) info
La rete è una enorme fonte di informazione scientifica. Tuttavia, l'informazione online non è tutta uguale. Il proliferare delle informazioni contraffatte (fake news) e della pseudo-scienza (che si atteggia, [...]

Maple Seed Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [05:54:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (53 visits) info
This image shows a Maple seed fossil found in the Florissant Formation of Teller County, Colorado, USA. The field of view (FOV) is 10 mm. It dates to the Eocene Epoch of the Paleogene Period. Thanks to Kenny [...] | Impressum