News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Thursday, 24 November 2022
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 injection sites, but this is a huge injection zone. All the earthquakes that happened in Oklahoma a while ago, are now happening here.Normally, this would be nothing, but the size of the zone is an
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 important ichthyosaur fossil back in 1857 when alum production was still a necessary staple of the textile industry. Without that industry, many wonderful specimens would likely never have
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. Unlike continental mountain chains, these undersea mountain ranges are invisible to our day to day gaze. Source: Gretchen L. Früh-Green et.al. Diversity of magmatism,hydrothermal [...]
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 [...]
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
The December edition of Down to Earth Extra has been published. You can dowload it from HERE or you can read it below.