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Thursday, 24 November 2022

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Fog of the 60's returns 

Ontario-geofish [14:34:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (130 visits) info
 One thing about being old is that 'what goes around, comes around.'.  We had such pea-soup fog in the 60's and never had those again.  It could have come from burning coal at Lakeview.  But here it is again!Nothing much new on this chart.  Looks like there will be a big hit of a Pacific plume on the Arctic cold mass.  This is like breaking in billiards.  You never know where the cold is going

Los mundos prehistóricos de Jan 

Koprolitos [14:26:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (56 visits) info
Hace algunos meses, allá por febrero, tuvimos noticia de la publicación de “Sueños frikis”, la última aventura del superhéroe más castizo y desastroso: Superlópez. Su padre, Jan, ha decidido concederle la jubilación que, a sus 82 años, parece que a él le está vedada. En todo caso, creemos que es de justicia que, al menos, cuente con un pequeño homenaje desde este blog. Naturalmente, eso implica que, además de parodias heroicas, nuestro autor ha dedicado alguna vez sus [...]

Lots of earthquakes again in Texas 

Ontario-geofish [21:50:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
 A bunch, near the M5.3 but these are M5's.  I would generally round out the number because of sparse seismometer coverage.  You could not have a more isolated site.  I can't see any roads for the [...]


ARCHEA [18:40:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info
Yorkshire CoastYou may recall the eight-metre Type Specimen of the ichthyosaur, Temnodontosaurus crassimanus, found in an alum quarry in Yorkshire, northern England. The Yorkshire Museum was given this [...]

GeoNews Autumn/Winter 2022 Edition 

Geology in the West Country [11:53:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
GeoNews Autumn/Winter 2022 Edition  The latest edition of GeoNews - the Geo Conservation Newsletter - has been published. You can get it HERE or read it below.

Mid Oceanic Ridges: Geodiversity And Biodiversity 

Reporting on a Revolution [08:20:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Mid Oceanic Ridges. Unlike continental mountain chains, these undersea mountain ranges are invisible to our day to day gaze.  Source: Gretchen L. Früh-Green Diversity of magmatism,hydrothermal [...]

French Hildoceras bifrons Ammonite Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [13:49:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
Above is an image of an Hildoceras bifrons (Bruguière, 1789) ammonite fossil. It dates to the Jurassic Period (Toarcien) and was found at La Verpilliere (Isère), France. It was displayed at Muséum [...]

Down to Earth Extra December 2022 

Geology in the West Country [11:41:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
Down to Earth Extra December 2022 The December edition of Down to Earth Extra has been published. You can dowload it from HERE or you can read it below.

A Study Offers New Insights Into the Record 2021 Western North America Heat Wave 

State of the Planet [17:00:22]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Several weeks during summer 2021 saw heat records in the western United States and Canada broken not just by increments, but by tens of degrees, an event of unprecedented extremity. To what degree was it [...] | Impressum