News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Saturday, 18 September 2021
On a recent trip to Alpena, Michigan USA with several amateur paleontologists from Louisville and one from Chicago, we visited a local paleontologist Paleo Joe (aka Joseph Kchodl). This picture is of one of his trilobite fossils from Oklahoma. This fossil is known as Huntonia huntonensis (Ulrich & Delo, 1940). It was found in the Haragan Formation and existed in the Devonian Period.
Learn more about this trilobite in the Oklahoma Geological Survey Bulletin 123 Trilobites of the [...]
Meet the Magma Tree
Two correspondents have brought THIS ARTICLE to my attention - many thanks and keep them coming! The article is based on AN ARTICLE (£) in Nature Geoscience. (The pound sign indicates that you need to pay to read it.)
The article describes research which has been going on for decades. Using seismometers to determine the inner structure of the earth is now developing to describe the plumes which bring volcanism to the unexpected parts of the globe. And now researchers [...]
Elaborazione in falsi colori del dettaglio di una delle scansioni tomografiche realizzate al ESRF su MPC D-102/109. Notare la struttura del sedimento.Come fanno i paleontologi a identificare la collocazione [...]
The continued fragmentation of Pangaea across the Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous led to large-scale tectonic processes, on both regional and global scale, accompanied by some of the largest volcanic [...]