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Monday, 25 August 2014

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Water levels in Great Salt Lake approach record low 

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2014-08-25 18:38:03]  recommend  recommend this post  (27 visits) info

Check out this other article talking about the levels of Great Salt Lake that are approaching record lows. Andrew Rupke, a geologist and industrial minerals specialist here at the Utah Geological Survey, talks about the effects a low shoreline has on mineral density. Dave Shearer sees the evidence of water levels dropping in the

Drought Uplift 

Central Arizona Geology Club [2014-08-22 19:38:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info

Here is a article from Science Daily about the uplift rebound from the California DroughtUplift in CaliforniaHarry

This week at the George Observatory: Perseids Punch Through Supermoon on August 12 

BEYONDbones [2014-08-10 17:00:17]  recommend  recommend this post  (158 visits) info

If you follow astronomy websites, you’ve probably noticed that every month or so there’s an article about a meteor shower happening. There are meteors showers frequently throughout the year. Some showers are more active than others depending on various factors. … Continue reading

August Marks the 50 Year Anniversary of the "Symposiumon on Cenozoic Geology of the Colorado Plateau in Arizona" 

Earthly Musings [2014-08-04 22:53:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info

 Cenozoic; US
Cover of MNA Bulletin 44This work summarized the state of knowledge regarding the origin of the Grand Canyon and Colorado River  in 1964Is it really 50 years since the most famous symposium related to the origin of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon took place? Amazingly, it is true and August of this year marks that milestone. I was just a lad when this famous gathering took place, but many geologists who would become mentors to me were in attendance. And when I arrived for the first [...]

Andes may give clues to Utah quake researchers 

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2014-08-04 22:46:33]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info

Happy Monday! We hope you all had a great weekend. Here’s an article for your afternoon read—sometimes scientists will go the distance to learn about our local surroundings. Adolph Yonkee is traveling to the Andes Mountains, to learn more about the Rocky Mountains. READ

Are we due for another Dust Bowl? Part 2 

SOILS MATTER, GET THE SCOOP! [2014-07-31 15:00:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (39 visits) info

Question: With the lingering, severe drought in places like the Texas Panhandle and western Kansas, is the United States in for another Dust Bowl? Answer: In this article from CropQuest

Geologist’s Nightmares 

History of Geology [2014-07-16 18:35:30]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info

Adventurer Roy Chapman Andrews mentions in an article published in 1922 in the “Asia Magazine” and later in his book “On the Trail of Ancient Man” (1926), a strange creature, supposedly inhabiting the Gobi-desert: “Then the Premier asked that, if it were possible, I should capture for the Mongolian government a specimen of the allergorhai-horhai.

Drunk on Geology - Lava Cap 

The Geology P.A.G.E. [2014-07-11 18:55:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info

Our next entry into Drunk on Geology is Lava Cap. Lava Cap is a Californian wine:"Nestled in the lovely Sierra Nevada Foothills, Lava Cap Winery's handcrafted wines will awaken your senses. We are pleased to celebrate over 25 years of wine making with you."One of the neat things about this particular geologically friendly wine is that the Chardonnay, El Dorado bottle was tagged especially for the GSA meeting last year in Denver, celebrating GSA's 125th birthday. For a nice breakdown of the [...]

Glad You Asked: July 10, 2014 

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2014-07-11 01:28:32]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
We’re getting further into our wildfire season as summer heats up. Fires can start from both lightning and human causes, but did you know that rockfalls sometimes cause wildfires too? Check out our “Glad You Asked” article on what ignition source started Utah’s July 2012 Lighthouse Fire in Range Creek, Emery County. View the article

Glad You Asked: July 3, 2014 

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2014-07-02 23:10:09]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info

We reflect on our American heritage with July 4th on the horizon and our weekend adventures coming up. How about a little Utah history to go with it? Sedimentary rocks are telling teachers in piecing together Utah’s geologic history. Check it out in our “Glad You Asked” article

Mick Davis and resource investing: 2 

The Economic Geologist [2014-07-02 15:23:15]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info
As promised, here is the second article on Mick Davis. Again, it is a great read for a little glimpse into the investing and business development side of the mining industry. This article focuses more on his current venture, X2 Resources and its development. Have a read and let me know what you think. One

Curiosity Rover at One Martian Year News [2014-06-25 14:58:31]  recommend  recommend this post  (24 visits) info
NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover completed its first Martian Year (687 Earth days) on June 24. An article on lists some of the rover’s first year

Arctic Oil Challenges News [2014-06-23 16:55:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info

An article in the Taipei Times explains some of the challenges that come with drilling in the

Mapping Earth’s Magnetic Field News [2014-06-23 13:41:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info
The European Space Agency has an article that describes some of their work to map and monitor Earth’s magnetic field from

Slide Between a Hospital and a Highway News [2014-06-22 16:12:28]  recommend  recommend this post  (46 visits) info

A slide on a slope between the University of Minnesota Medial Center and the West River Parkway, blocked the highway and left the hospital at the edge of a cliff. Another article about the

The Geology of Diamonds News [2014-06-22 15:44:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (46 visits) info

The Gemological Institute of America has an article titled: “Recent Advances in Understanding the Geology of Diamonds”. Related: How Do Diamonds

Glad You Asked: June 19, 2014 

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2014-06-20 02:00:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (29 visits) info
So you think you’ve found a meteorite; is it really a meteorwrong? You found a strange rock. It is heavy, dark-colored, and magnetic; so you are thinking it must be from outer space. Find out more about meteorites in our “Glad You Asked” article

How the Age of a Diamond is Determined News [2014-06-16 17:03:04]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info

An article with four short videos on the Gemological Institute of America website explain how the age of a diamond is

Getting ready for the next big one! 

Climate and Geohazards [2014-06-13 13:02:16]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info

Ekbal’s article on the earthquake hazard faced by Istanbul has been published in NERC’s Planet Earth online magazine. Check it out on page 12 at:  

Coalbed Methane Resources of Pennsylvania News [2014-06-10 21:23:16]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info

The Spring 2014 edition of Pennsylvania Geology has an article by Antonette Markowski titled: “The State of Pennsylvania’s Coalbed Methane | Impressum