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Friday, 03 July 2015

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What’s up? The Friday links (84) 

Paleoseismicity [2015-07-03 19:37:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (31 visits) info
Isn’t it too hot to be inside and reading? For the night here are some short news on the top 100 paper of all time, the Landers earthquake and Landsat data. Today is Friday and here are your links! The top 100 papers Nature explores the most-cited research of all time together with Thompson Reuters, based on their Web of Science. Most of the top papers are from biology, computer science, statistics or crystallography – and I couldn’t find

Governor appoints members to Oil & Gas Conservation Commission 

Arizona Geology [2015-07-03 19:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (26 visits) info

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Gov. Doug Ducey reappointed four members and one new member to the Arizona Oil & Gas Conservation Commission.  This is the first time in a number of years that all the positions are filled. The AZOGCC consists of five members appointed by the Governor and one ex-officio member, the State Land Commissioner. The Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) provides administrative and staff support.

Unforced variations: July 2015 

Real Climate [2015-07-03 13:00:36]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info
This month’s open thread. How about a focus on cimate science this time? Data visualizations

Make your own rain 

Earth Learning Idea [2015-06-29 18:06:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info
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Have you tried the ELI 'Mini-world water cycle; a water cycle demonstration model in a box'? Make a sandy ‘beach’ in the box and add the shallow ‘sea’. Switch on the lamp (‘Sun’) and wait for a few minutes for the water to become warm (or ‘cheat’ by adding warm water from the kettle). Add the freezer pack to cause the effect of cooling air which will form ‘clouds’. After a time, the

Mark Your Calendars for these events happening at HMNS 6/29-7/5 

BEYONDbones [2015-06-29 03:00:07]  recommend  recommend this post  (1 visit) info
Bust out your planners, calendars, and PDAs (if you are throwback like that), it’s time to mark your calendars for the HMNS events of this week! Lecture – Climate And The Demise Of Maya Civilization By Andre DroxlerMonday, June 296:30 … Continue reading

Domes galore: Mono Craters, Long Valley 

Magma Cum Laude [2015-06-28 02:17:42]  recommend  recommend this post  (62 visits) info

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Being the guest lecturer on a geology trip is great, especially if you get to talk about your favorite geologic features. But what does one do when volcanology day is over and it's time for the students to do a moraine mapping project? Naturally, sit on a convenient rock and observe some lovely lava

Pholadella radiata pelecypod from the Ludlowville formation of New York 

Views of the Mahantango [2015-06-25 09:01:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info

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The diversity of pelecypods that are found within the Devonian aged (Givetian stage) Moscow formation is pretty amazing. At a time when brachiopods were still somewhat dominant, pelecypods had become a strong part of the ecosystem in their own way. That is why I love it when I find another species that I've never seen before. Pholadella radiata is the muse of this post and is a nicely decorated shell that reminds me of the extant Arcidae family of shells. The specimens I found are all small, [...]

Nature, An ADHD Natural Treatment 

Liberty, Equality, Geology [2015-06-23 17:01:57]  recommend  recommend this post  (30 visits) info
My mother’s warning;You are going to rot your head out.. still rings through my head whenever I spend a lot of time in front of the tv. I were raised in a time when mothers shooed their children out – rain, snow or shine – to acquire a breath of outside. Our telly tuned straight […] The post Nature, An ADHD Natural Treatment appeared first on Liberty, Equality, and

Carbonate Essentials Short Course 

Seismos [2015-06-22 15:15:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (28 visits) info

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Just a note to let everyone know that I will be teaching my new 1-day short course on Carbonate Essentials (CE) for the first time on June 15 at the China University of Petroleum in Qingdao.  General outline: Geology Rock Physics Wireline Seismic 101 Horizons Attributes Many thanks to the Chinese American Petroleum Association (CAPA) for arranging and facilitating this course. It culminates over 10 years of working on carbonates at Saudi Aramco, the [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: A voyage through scales – The Badlands National Park, South Dakota. 

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2015-06-22 12:33:46]  recommend  recommend this post  (75 visits) info

 Paleogene,Cretaceous; US,CN
Layer upon layer of sand, clay and silt, cemented together over time to form the sedimentary units of the Badlands National Park in South Dakota, USA. The sediments, delivered by rivers and streams that criss-crossed the landscape, accumulated over a period of millions of years, ranging from the late Cretaceous Period (67 to 75 million years ago) throughout to the Oligocene Epoch (26 to 34 million years ago). Interbedded greyish volcanic ash layers, sandstones deposited in ancient river [...]

Mark Your Calendars for these events happening at HMNS 6/22-6/28 

BEYONDbones [2015-06-22 03:00:23]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
Bust out your planners, calendars, and PDAs (if you are throwback like that), it’s time to mark your calendars for the HMNS events of this week! Film Screening – Queen Of The Sun: What Are The Bees Telling Us?Tuesday, June … Continue reading

The Ghost of Bill Heads for The East Coast 

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-06-21 00:14:45]  recommend  recommend this post  (66 visits) info

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It’s a summer weekend here in the Mid-Atlantic and that means thousands are on the beaches from Fire Island To Ocean City in Maryland,while at the same time, the Firefly music festival just north of Dover in Delaware has drawn a crowd of 95,000 people to see such acts as Paul McCartney (I typed that name standing up of course) and Snoop Dog. Now, add in the remains of Bill

Back to Seymour, Back in time: Part One 

BEYONDbones [2015-06-17 18:51:44]  recommend  recommend this post  (25 visits) info

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Far up in north Texas, past Ft. Worth and Wichita Falls, past the point where the flora turns from trees to shrubs, past a town with a funny name, Megargel, pop. 203, past a massive wind farm with tall white … Continue reading

I Want to Know What Love Is (Foreigner) -Lirik, Chord, Review 

Liberty, Equality, Geology [2015-06-16 08:15:18]  recommend  recommend this post  (64 visits) info
“I wanna know what love is, I want you to show me, I wanna feel what love is, I know you can show me”. For fans of slow rock music of all time, probably remember the lyrics above fragment which is part chorus of a song kunci gitar slank legendary world. The song is one […] The post I Want to Know What Love Is (Foreigner) -Lirik, Chord, Review appeared first on Liberty, Equality, and

Mine Water Management & Treatment 

I think mining [2015-06-16 06:31:28]  recommend  recommend this post  (40 visits) info
A bit of self promotion.  There is still time to sign up and join us next Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings (PST) for the EduMine course on Mine Waste Management and Treatment.  See this link for details. This is an entirely new course–none of the materials we will present have been presented before.  The reason

Mark Your Calendars for these events happening at HMNS 6/15-6/21 

BEYONDbones [2015-06-15 03:00:54]  recommend  recommend this post  (17 visits) info
Bust out your planners, calendars, and PDAs (if you are throwback like that), it’s time to mark your calendars for the HMNS events of this week!     Lecture – Climate And The Demise Of Maya Civilization By Andre DroxlerTuesday, … Continue reading

Flood Threat Growing for Texas 

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-06-15 02:50:52]  recommend  recommend this post  (32 visits) info

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There is growing concern that a tropical cyclone may be forming in the Gulf tonight, and it will likely impact the Texas coast by late Monday. This system will probably not have time to reach hurricane strength but it does not matter since the threat is heavy flooding rains. While it will probably cross the coast well SW of Houston the heavy rains may affect the entire Texas coast, and

Transitioning from Geotechnical Consulting to Contracting | 2015-04-28 | National Driller 

GeoPrac.net [2015-06-15 01:06:02]  recommend  recommend this post  (19 visits) info
National Driller magazine had a nice article not to long ago interviewing Kord Wissman about his transition from consulting to contracting. Kord is the President of Geopier Foundation Company (owned by Tensar). He has some very interesting insights, it's worth the read. I admire Kord as well for his involvement with the Geo-Institute and the GBA, he is very generous with his time and talents, more of us should be like him! I think GBA members can listen to his 'Going to the Dark Side' [...]

Ice cream science: Make a cool treat to beat the summer heat 

BEYONDbones [2015-06-12 13:00:18]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
It’s getting to that time of year when it’s so hot and yucky outside that everything cold is better. It’s also a time for telling kids about how, when you were their age, if you wanted ice cream you had … Continue reading

Headed into the Back of Beyond (Again) 

Geotripper [2015-06-11 08:09:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (40 visits) info

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I had hoped to finish our blog journey through the most dangerous plate boundary, but there was just too little time between real-world trips. The next journey is taking me and nearly two dozen students on a trip through time, both geological and anthropological. Our combined geology and archaeology class is exploring the fascinating landscapes of the Ancestral Pueblo people and other groups
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