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Science Literature - Reappraising speciation in fossil gastropods

Science Literature - Reappraising speciation in fossil gastropods | Geology | Scoop.it
The integration of a comprehensive set of palaeoenvironmental data taken from the literature provides the necessary link between the observed phenotypic evolution and underlying parameters, potentially allowing evaluation ...
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Hot spot volcanoes: no plumes required?

Hot spot volcanoes: no plumes required? | Geology | Scoop.it
It’s a simple and well-known picture. Volcanoes form either at plate boundaries due to subduction or inside plates due to mantle plumes.
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Museum fossil find pushes snake origins back by 65 million years

Museum fossil find pushes snake origins back by 65 million years | Geology | Scoop.it
We may need to slither back the clock on snake evolution. In fact, we may have been pretty wrong about just how snakes evolved.
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Good News For Coastlines Everywhere: New Monitoring Technique For Oil & Gas

Good News For Coastlines Everywhere: New Monitoring Technique For Oil & Gas | Geology | Scoop.it
Stanford scientists use ocean waves to monitor offshore oil and gas fields.
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Fossils' surroundings shed light on extinction and environmental changes

Fossils' surroundings shed light on extinction and environmental changes | Geology | Scoop.it
Paleobiologist Mark Patzkowsky remembers when the insight that would set the direction of his career snapped into focus.
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Winchester earthquake: Tremor felt as far as Bournemouth

Winchester earthquake: Tremor felt as far as Bournemouth | Geology | Scoop.it
An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 recorded near Winchester was felt up to 38 miles (60km) away, the British Geological Survey (BGS) says.
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Particle Analysis in Geology, Pollution and Wear Analysis with Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy

Particle Analysis in Geology, Pollution and Wear Analysis with Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy | Geology | Scoop.it
For many years, automated SEM-based particle and feature analysis has been utilized in a number of applications such as technical cleanliness analysis and gunshot residue analysis.
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What Does Gavin Schmidt’s ‘Warmest’ Year Tell Us About Climate Sensitivity to CO2?

What Does Gavin Schmidt’s ‘Warmest’ Year Tell Us About Climate Sensitivity to CO2? | Geology | Scoop.it
Guest post by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism A friend of mine who works for the EPA emailed me a link ...
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Itronics Discovers Surface High Grade Zinc-Lead-Silver Mineralization

Itronics Inc., a diversified liquid fertilizer and silver producer and developer of unique technologies in the mining and other industries, today announced that its subsidiary, Whitney & Whitney, Inc., has identified surface high grade...
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Geologists solve mystery of Tibetan mountains

Geologists solve mystery of Tibetan mountains | Geology | Scoop.it
In the most comprehensive study of its kind, University of Kansas geologists have unraveled one of the geologic mysteries of Tibet.
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Incredible timelapse film shows Mexico volcano eruption

Incredible timelapse film shows Mexico volcano eruption | Geology | Scoop.it
This amazing timelapse footage shows the Colima volcano in Mexico erupting.
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Scientists probe Antarctic ice sheet for climate clues

Scientists probe Antarctic ice sheet for climate clues | Geology | Scoop.it
New data to help inform projections of sea-level rise Staff Report FRISCO — Drilling deep into Antarctic ice this month, researchers were able for the first time to take a close look at the groundi...
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The Rosetta probe discovered that comet 67P/C-G is light as a cork

Rosetta is collecting more comet data than any probe ever.
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Bristol geologist wins Vetlesen Prize for volcano work

Bristol geologist wins Vetlesen Prize for volcano work | Geology | Scoop.it
A British geologist whose work has improved the ability to forecast deadly volcanic eruptions is to receive the 2015 Vetlesen Prize.
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Millions Of Gallons Of Oil Settled At The Bottom Of The Gulf After BP Oil Spill

Millions Of Gallons Of Oil Settled At The Bottom Of The Gulf After BP Oil Spill | Geology | Scoop.it
Now that the oil is buried in the sediment of the Gulf's floor, it's part of the food chain, and could impact the health of fish and other marine life.
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"Life May Exist in the Milky Way that Dates Back 11 Billion Years"

"Life May Exist in the Milky Way that Dates Back 11 Billion Years" | Geology | Scoop.it
      "We now know that Earth-sized planets have formed throughout most of the Universe's 13.8-billion-year history, which could provide scope for the existence of ancient life in the Galaxy," said Tiago Campante, research leader from the...
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"Since the Beginning of Time, It is Almost impossible that Mars Ever had Water"

"Since the Beginning of Time, It is Almost impossible that Mars Ever had Water" | Geology | Scoop.it
        "Since the beginning of time, this planet was characterised by intense heat and volcanic activity, which would have evaporated any possible water and made the emergence of life highly unlikely," asserts ETH Zurich geophysicist Giovanni...
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Rock pores were the crucibles of early life on Earth suggests study

Rock pores were the crucibles of early life on Earth suggests study | Geology | Scoop.it
Using tiny glass capillary tubes, LMU scientists were able to show how rock pores sustained formation and reproduction of nuclei acids.
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University experts explain recent earthquakes in Connecticut

University experts explain recent earthquakes in Connecticut | Geology | Scoop.it
Photo Credit: Stuart Rankin Amy Kulikowski - Special to the Southern News  The recent earthquakes in the Eastern Connecticut area have spurred interest and worry in locals. However, according to th...
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Solar System Formed at the Dawn of the Milky Way Discovered with 5 Earthlike Planets

  "There are far-reaching implications for this discovery," said Tiago Campante, from the University of Birmingham's School of Physics and Astronomy, who led the research.

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Oceans Give New Insights On Elements Made In Supernovae

Oceans Give New Insights On Elements Made In Supernovae | Geology | Scoop.it
Science 2.0 Oceans Give New Insights On Elements Made In Supernovae Science 2.0 Some of that debris can actually make it to Earth over millions of years and settle as galactic dust in terrestrial archives such as deep-sea sediments or deep-sea...
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Asteroid's "Hard Drive" --Clue to Fate of Earth's Core Billions of Years from Now

Asteroid's "Hard Drive" --Clue to Fate of Earth's Core Billions of Years from Now | Geology | Scoop.it
      The dying moments of an asteroid's magnetic field have been successfully captured by researchers, in a study that offers a tantalising glimpse of what may happen to the Earth's magnetic core billions of years from now. Using a detailed...
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First Comprehensive 3D Map of Layers Deep Inside the Greenland Ice Sheet

Using ice-penetrating radar data and data collected from earlier airborne campaigns, scientists have built the first-ever comprehensive map of layers deep inside the Greenland Ice Sheet.
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A Visit to the Forgotten Volcano That Once Turned Europe Dark

A Visit to the Forgotten Volcano That Once Turned Europe Dark | Geology | Scoop.it
The following is excerpted from Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World, by Alexandra Witze and Jeff Kanipe (Pegasus Books, 2015).
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NASA Data Reveal Subglacial Lakes Refilling in Greenland

NASA Data Reveal Subglacial Lakes Refilling in Greenland | Geology | Scoop.it
New research found evidence of a drained and refilled subglacial lake in Greenland, revealing that surface meltwater can be trapped and stored at the bed of an ice sheet.
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Erupting Since August, Lava Field of Bardarbunga Volcano in Iceland Now bigger than Manhattan

Erupting Since August, Lava Field of Bardarbunga Volcano in Iceland Now bigger than Manhattan | Geology | Scoop.it
Iceland has its fair share of volcanic activity. The most recent of which, Bardarbunga's five-month eruption, has resulted in a lava field bigger than Manhattan.
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