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Tuesday, 15 September 2020

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C19 Update 

Seismos [18:27:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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Arctic ignores California politics 

Ontario-geofish [17:35:00]  recommend  recommend this post  info
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 We love this.  What is real reason for California fires?After years of partial El Ninos, and beetles, the burn inventory has gone through the roof.  And everybody has to have illegal covid parties in the middle of the woods.  And finally we have our old California drought pattern, which usually means 7 years of drought.The Arctic ice is coming for us!  That's the temp right above, and

SAGE versus reality 

James’ Empty Blog [17:31:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
Something I've been meaning to do for a while is look at how well the SAGE estimates of the growth rate of the epidemic have matched up to reality over the long term. For the last 3 months now, SAGE have [...]

Kamtschatka: Erdbeben Mw 6,4 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [12:04:26]  recommend  recommend this post  (43 visits) info
In Zentralkamtschatka (Russland) bebte die Erde mit einer Magnitude von 6,4. Das Epizentrum lag 22 km westlich von Esso. Das Hypozentrum befand sich in großer Tiefe, genauer in 320 km Tiefe. Solche [...]

Grimsvötn: Erdbeben M 3,3 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [09:40:15]  recommend  recommend this post  (49 visits) info
Heute Nacht gab es einen Erdstoß der Magnitude 3,3 in der Nähe des Grimsvötn Vulkans. Das Epizentrum befand sich 11,1 km östlich von Hamarinn. Der Erdbebenherd lag mit 3,8 km relativ flach. Hamarinn ist [...]

AMNH Tour the Hall of Vertebrate Origins Video 

Louisville Area Fossils [04:54:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (6 visits) info
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  Today, I found a great video series being created by the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York city. During the Covid epidemic, the museum is publishing videos every Friday at 1 PM EST as [...]

Earthquake advice for Oaklanders 2: The ground 

Oakland Geology [00:01:39]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
In my last post I talked about the Hayward fault itself, the actual crack in the ground. I argued that the extra hazard of living right on the fault doesn’t add much to the risk, which is already high for [...]

U.S. Should Launch a National Energy Innovation Mission to Reach Climate Goals 

State of the Planet [15:49:18]  recommend  recommend this post  (38 visits) info
A new report details a plan to kickstart energy innovation in the

We Love Dinosaurs (2020) 

Koprolitos [11:21:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (42 visits) info
Esta pequeña pieza de animación es toda una declaración de amor por los dinosaurios y otras criaturas mesozoicas por parte de su creador, el alemán Christian Warstat. Apasionado de las películas de las [...]

How are wetland plants and soils different from drier soils? 

SOILS MATTER, GET THE SCOOP! [08:51:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (80 visits) info
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Wetlands provide a wide range of services, such as water purification, wildlife habitat, and flood control. But what exactly is a wetland? Wetlands are transitional zones between land and aquatic ecosystems. [...]

The skull of Carnotaurus 

Letters from Gondwana [03:47:21]  recommend  recommend this post  info
The iconic Carnotaurus sastrei was collected in the lower section of La Colonia Formation, Chubut Province, Argentina, by an expedition led by Argentinian paleontologist José Bonaparte. In 1985, Bonaparte [...]
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