News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet: Lithologs
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Saturday, 18 March 2023
Our group of 23 American and Bangladeshi students and professors traveled from the Jamuna River to the Ganges and Gorai Rivers and then down to an embanked island on the edge of the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove
Venus Erupts! - or did in 1991
This story has started to appear in various places - for example HERE, HERE and HERE. All these are based on THIS ARTICLE in Science. It is well known that studying Venus is very difficult. The surface is an extraordinarily hostile environment - high pressures and temperatures.
Its surface has been mapped by radar from satellites orbiting the planet. In particular the Magellan satellite did this in the early 1990s. And some areas were mapped twice. And one [...]
We have our new map of the ocean currents, and it looks about the same as always. I haven't detected a major change for the last couple of years.What is the mechanism of the Pacific Ocean cycles? The [...]
Look how epic this little guy is! He is a crab — and if you asked him, the fiercest warrior that ever lived. While that may not be strictly true, crabs do have the heart of a warrior and will raise their [...]
This is a bad place to have an earthquake. Right at the port facilities, and you know that all the foundations are sludge. We'll see the reports later.ps. not a thrust earthquake, so the ground [...]
Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution Specimen Catalog Number: USNM PAL 39942 Specimen GUID: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/m3d84e97de-ad18-4d93-b196-63b98eb801e1 Specimen [...]