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Thursday, 27 August 2015

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Welcome to guest blogger Dr. Sabine Lengger! 

Green Tea and Velociraptors [2015-08-27 19:48:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info

 Jurassic,Devonian; NO,US,NL,GB
Hi readers of “Green tea and Velociraptors”, my name is Sabine Lengger, I am a scientist, and I am an avid reader of Jon’s blog too. I started out my scientific career as a chemist / biochemist, and became more and more fascinated by the fields of environmental chemistry and molecular palaeontology. Since Jon spends all day [apparently] writing his thesis these days and asked for a guest writer, I thought I could add the occasional thought on fossils from my perspective. Below there’s a [...]

Geology of the National Parks in Pictures - Rocky Mountain NP 

The Geology P.A.G.E. [2015-08-26 23:16:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info

The next up on my tour of the geology of the National Parks in pictures is:Rocky Mountain National ParkFor our travels through Rocky Mountain NP, I have a lot of scenery photos, but not much in the way of strictly geological photos. It was mostly a scenic drive through the park. Also it has been a while since I was actually there so my remembrance of the features may be a bit hazy.Obligatory entrance signPanorama of some mountains. Ok, I really don't remember what this was for. But it's [...]

Trip of Goa – Chill Out Along Its Superb Beaches 

Liberty, Equality, Geology [2015-08-25 02:56:50]  recommend  recommend this post  (23 visits) info

If you are seeking a coastline location to chill out, Goa would be the best area for you. Also referred to as the “Pearl of Orient” Goa is internationally popular for its comforting weather problems, charming beaches, top quality hospitality and also interesting array of tourist destinations. Its pristine beaches populated with guiding as well […] The post Trip of Goa – Chill Out Along Its Superb Beaches appeared first on Liberty, Equality, and

Stepping-Stones to the Future 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2015-08-21 08:27:40]  recommend  recommend this post  (22 visits) info

Geology gives us a way to look back in time. But to see some of the earliest forms of life, you don't need a drilling ship like the JOIDES Resolution. You just need to take a trip to Shark Bay, Western Australia, to visit the Stromatolites. read

Some Isolated Tribes in the Amazon Are Initiating Contact 

Liberty, Equality, Geology [2015-08-14 02:56:40]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info

The recent emergence of isolated tribes from jungles in Peru and Brazil is challenging officials within countries to rethink their “no contact” policies also to prepare for a potential wave of “first contacts” because the Amazon wilderness that harbors the highly vulnerable indigenous groups will continue to shrink. “The everyone is going to emerge,” said […] The post Some Isolated Tribes in the Amazon Are Initiating Contact appeared first on Liberty, Equality, and

Rockies student projects, 2015 

Mountain Beltway [2015-08-12 20:43:16]  recommend  recommend this post  (36 visits) info

Another year, another batch of student projects from my Rockies field course, each intended to elucidate some aspect of the geology of the Montana / Wyoming Rocky Mountains for the general public: Geology of Grand Teton National Park (Marcell) Tilted glaciolacustrine beds near Glacier National Park (James) Blog on various aspects of the field course’s geology (Zack) A geologist’s guide to the Beartooth Highway (Peri) The Sawtooth Range and the

The Occurrence of Acid Rain 

Liberty, Equality, Geology [2015-08-12 10:26:53]  recommend  recommend this post  (38 visits) info

Acidity rain is really a natural process and happening around us. Water is an important element and required by life. Nearly 70% from the body’s biological creature is an element water. Therefore, no creature can and biological bio-diversity without water. Water on the top of earth by its character is split into two, namely freshwater […] The post The Occurrence of Acid Rain appeared first on Liberty, Equality, and

Geology of the National Parks in Pictures - Zion National Park: Take 2 

The Geology P.A.G.E. [2015-08-10 20:31:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (32 visits) info

The next up on my tour of the National Parks is a revisited park. You can see part one HERE.Zion National ParkObligatory entrance sign View down the Lower Fork Virgin River from the bridge that leads to the Emerald Pools Trail. Nice view up the cliff along the Emerald Pools Trail. The tired hiker on the trail. Under one of the many waterfalls along the trail. Some really nice crossbedding. View out of the Emerald Pools Trail into the main valley. Another view [...]

Living in the Lower Volcanic Cloud 

Liberty, Equality, Geology [2015-08-10 05:37:12]  recommend  recommend this post  (31 visits) info

Volcanic eruption not just stated the lives of humans, but additionally transformed the face area of character. Earth takes 100s of many years to get over the results of volcanic eruptions. The eruption of Mount Sinabung, Kelud, Merapi and a number of other active volcano isn’t uncommon for Indonesia. Actually the nation we reside in […] The post Living in the Lower Volcanic Cloud appeared first on Liberty, Equality, and

Just how to Design a Permanent Geological Exposure in a Landfill 

Liberty, Equality, Geology [2015-08-06 11:42:58]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info
One of the most typical spots for landfills are resolved quarries and quarries ideal for dump are an extremely precious resource that is why. In a growing number of instances suitable sites contain rare geological exposures of mineral showing steel which have to be held open after landfilling for educational and in addition typically for […] The post Just how to Design a Permanent Geological Exposure in a Landfill appeared first on Liberty, Equality, and

August 6, 2015 News [2015-08-06 08:10:09]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info

Pilanesberg Ring Dike ComplexNASA Earth Observatory Russia Oil and Gas ReportEnergy Information Administration Cambridge Museum Rediscovers ‘Magna Carta of Geology’BBC Video: The Geology of Ogof Ffynnon Ddu (Cave of the Black Spring, South Wales)Caving News Video: Underground and Alluvial Mining of Sapphire in Sri LankaGemological Institute of America Corundum: The Mineral of Ruby and

Best Car Rental Deals – Dubai 

Liberty, Equality, Geology [2015-08-06 07:52:08]  recommend  recommend this post  (24 visits) info

Because Dubaiis public transport service is unstable, rentacar may be the only choice to travel around Dubai. This is because there’s no need pay substantial cab cost simply to travel few kilometers inside the metropolis or to hire a chauffeur. But before leasing an automobile in Dubai, there are things that are specific that someone […] The post Best Car Rental Deals – Dubai appeared first on Liberty, Equality, and

Living Rock: An Introduction to Earth's Geology 

Gunnars Geo-Blog [2015-07-20 22:28:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (42 visits) info

Odds and Ends 

Earthly Musings [2015-07-12 18:58:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (47 visits) info

Houston, We Have Geology!Occasionally, I post various items that are not exotic or from faraway places. I'll be leaving for Alaska soon to run a wilderness river (the Tatshenshini) and so look for a post from that trip soon. In the meantime, here are a few odds and endsI just loved the above-the-fold headline in this mornings Arizona Daily Sun! Geology plays a prominent role in the upcoming New Horizons mission to Pluto. As you can imagine, Flagstaff has more than a passing [...]

GfGD Annual Conference 2015 (1) – Conference Theme 

Geology for Global Development [2015-07-07 09:00:23]  recommend  recommend this post  (36 visits) info

In September the ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ will be agreed – an ambitious set of targets, building on the Millennium Development Goals. These goals and associated work plans will set out how the world will work to promote poverty eradication, change unsustainable consumption patterns and facilitate sustained and inclusive economic growth, social development and environmental protection over the next 15 years (2015-2030). Specific goals are likely to include [...]

Inspiring young female scientists through B-WISER 

Wooster Geologists [2015-07-07 00:05:03]  recommend  recommend this post  (48 visits) info

Wooster, OH – [Guest bloggers Chloe Wallace and Mary Reinthal] When thinking about geology, people tend to think first about rocks. We do love our rocks, preferably pillow basalts, but when Wooster’s campus hosted hundreds of young women science enthusiasts, we wanted to teach them a practical field skill: pace and bearing. Buckeye Women In Science,

Benefits of Mangrove in Daytona Beach 

Liberty, Equality, Geology [2015-07-03 12:09:28]  recommend  recommend this post  (34 visits) info

Mangrove forest will be the term applied to refer to a set of trees or shrubs that reside and grow in tidal locations. Mangrove forests are generally also known as Mangrove, since the majority of plant population which lived in these forests is a mangrove plant. Mangrove forests are dominated by various common trees and […] The post Benefits of Mangrove in Daytona Beach appeared first on Liberty, Equality, and

Latest papers on paleoseismology, active tectonics, archaeoseismology, and tsunamis 

Paleoseismicity [2015-07-01 09:44:04]  recommend  recommend this post  (82 visits) info

In case you need a good read for your summer holidays, here are the latest papers on paleoseismology and related fields. Today including a IAEA TecDoc about paleoseismology, an early paper on the Gorkha quake, coral paleoseismology, some tectonic geomorphology in Spain, clastic dykes, and tectonic uplift of an island in Chile. Enjoy! Brandes, C., Steffen, H., Steffen, R., & Wu, P. (2015). Intraplate seismicity in northern Central Europe is induced by the last glaciation. Geology, G36710-1. [...]

Connect to the actual Natural World associated with Wildflower For Rejuvenation 

Liberty, Equality, Geology [2015-06-27 16:22:06]  recommend  recommend this post  (58 visits) info
When you are out there inside a little known part of the country (possibly there due to your job) as well as wondering just ways to feel connected, all of a sudden a familiar wildflower attracts your attention. You have seen this blossom before, but exactly where? Maybe it was on the nature hike somewhere […] The post Connect to the actual Natural World associated with Wildflower For Rejuvenation appeared first on Liberty, Equality, and

Degree of Interior Design 

Liberty, Equality, Geology [2015-06-27 16:19:17]  recommend  recommend this post  (58 visits) info
Earning an Interior planning degree is becoming one of the most popular degrees provided by accredited universites and colleges. At this period, interior design is actually regulated in twenty-four states. Thus if you are looking at entering the world of interior planning it is recommended that you generate a bachelors degree in Interior planning before […] The post Degree of Interior Design appeared first on Liberty, Equality, and | Impressum