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Thursday, 25 May 2023

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ARCHEA [21:07:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (75 visits) info
Back in the Cretaceous in what is now the heart of the Indochinese Peninsula, a group of mighty spinosaur with an unusual split sail were playing and hunting in the local waters. Picture an alligator whose legs grew especially long, add a big split sail on his back and arms that could grasp. That's kind of what these big therapod dinosaurs looked like.The first fossil remains

Two nice pneumatic Allosaurus vertebrae 

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [20:47:03]  recommend  recommend this post  (35 visits) info
I spent last week bombing around Utah and western Colorado with Dave Hone, who was over from England to visit those states for the first time in his life. We did some fieldwork out at Brachiosaur Gulch and visited quite a few museums and quarries around the Dinosaur Diamond, in a sort of mini-recapitulation of

Back To the Future with David Davis 

Speaking of Geoscience [20:15:03]  recommend  recommend this post  (48 visits) info
By Elizabeth Long, GSA Associate Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion As we look forward to commemorating a remarkable milestone, the tenth anniversary of our On To the Future (OTF) program, we [...]

Montreal Protocol Is Delaying First Ice-Free Arctic Summer 

State of the Planet [19:03:01]  recommend  recommend this post  (49 visits) info
New research from Columbia climate scientists shows that the 1987 ozone treaty, designed to protect the ozone layer, has postponed the occurrence of the first ice-free Arctic by as much as 15


ARCHEA [00:27:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
Nootka Fossil Field Trip. Photo: John FamThe rugged west coast of Vancouver Island offers spectacular views of a wild British Columbia. Here the seas heave along the shores slowly eroding the magnificent [...]

Cottage report May 25, 2023 

Ontario-geofish [19:42:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (50 visits) info
 No blackflies, but only two dragonflies.  Ps the official word is that chart of ocean temperatures is only 60 to 60, and has no

New Method Predicts Extreme Weather Events More Accurately 

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Columbia engineers have developed a machine-learning algorithm that will aid in understanding and mitigating the impact of extreme weather events, which are becoming more frequent in our warming | Impressum