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Inner Earth Could Have Caused Ancient Climate Change - RedOrbit

Inner Earth Could Have Caused Ancient Climate Change - RedOrbit | Geology | Scoop.it
RedOrbit Inner Earth Could Have Caused Ancient Climate Change RedOrbit “If the long-range spin-spin interactions are discovered in future experiments, geoscientists can eventually use such information to reliably understand the geochemistry and...
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Earthquakes make instant gold seams

Earthquakes make instant gold seams | Geology | Scoop.it
Gold deposits form almost instantly as a result of pressure
changes caused by earthquakes.
The phenomenon takes place in fault jogs -- cracks connected to
the main fault line in an earthquake system.
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Oxygen-Poor 'Boring' Ocean Challenged Evolution of Early Life - Science Daily (press release)

Oxygen-Poor 'Boring' Ocean Challenged Evolution of Early Life - Science Daily (press release) | Geology | Scoop.it
Oxygen-Poor 'Boring' Ocean Challenged Evolution of Early Life Science Daily (press release) Reinhard, now a postdoctoral fellow at Caltech and soon to be an assistant professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, explained that chromium and...
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Study: early birds had four wings

Study: early birds had four wings | Geology | Scoop.it
The ancestors of modern birds probably had four wings
rather than two, according to a study of fossils found in a Chinese
museum.
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Navarre Minerals commences drilling at Black Range project - The Stawell Times-News

Navarre Minerals commences drilling at Black Range project - The Stawell Times-News | Geology | Scoop.it
Navarre Minerals commences drilling at Black Range project The Stawell Times-News "A recent program of soil geochemistry completed over a large (2900m by 700m) demagnetized feature co-incident with a gravity low is providing further evidence to...
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Taruga Gold defines gold mineralised structure in Niger - MENAFN.COM

Taruga Gold defines gold mineralised structure in Niger - MENAFN.COM | Geology | Scoop.it
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Taruga Gold defines gold mineralised structure in Niger
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Historic soil geochemistry had returned assays up to 19.91g/t gold at an untested anomaly in the Black Hills prospect and 13.63g/t gold at the Fatatako prospect.
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Japan's huge quake heard from space: study - AFP

Japan's huge quake heard from space: study - AFP | Geology | Scoop.it
Japan's huge quake heard from space: study
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A specially fitted satellite circling the Earth was able to detect the ultra-low frequency sound waves generated by the massive shift in the planet's crust, when the 9.0-magnitude quake struck.
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Lunar Impact Created a Sea of Molten Rock Six Miles Deep

Lunar Impact Created a Sea of Molten Rock Six Miles Deep | Geology | Scoop.it
An analysis of the data from NASA’s Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter reveals that molten rock covered the Moon’s surface on more than one occasion, showing that an impact event produced a sea of melted rock 220 miles across and at least six miles deep...
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Astronomers Find Alien Worlds 'Stranger Than Science Fiction' - Huffington Post UK

Astronomers Find Alien Worlds 'Stranger Than Science Fiction' - Huffington Post UK | Geology | Scoop.it
Astronomers Find Alien Worlds 'Stranger Than Science Fiction'
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Sand dunes are among the most widespread wind-formed features on Mars. Their distribution and shapes are affected by changes in wind direction and wind strength.
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Four Dinosaur Egg Species Identified in Lleida, Spain - Science Daily (press release)

Four Dinosaur Egg Species Identified in Lleida, Spain - Science Daily (press release) | Geology | Scoop.it
Four Dinosaur Egg Species Identified in Lleida, Spain
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One of the main problems faced by palaeontologists when studying fossil remains is determining the age of the sediments that contain them.
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Glaciers Contribute Significant Iron to North Atlantic Ocean - Science Daily (press release)

Glaciers Contribute Significant Iron to North Atlantic Ocean - Science Daily (press release) | Geology | Scoop.it
Glaciers Contribute Significant Iron to North Atlantic Ocean
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Ice sheets and glaciers are now also thought to contribute iron from sediments on the bottom of calved icebergs and glacially-derived dust.
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Satellite Data Reveals a Shift in Vegetation Growth at Northern Latitudes

Satellite Data Reveals a Shift in Vegetation Growth at Northern Latitudes | Geology | Scoop.it
In a newly published study, scientists examined the relationship between changes in surface temperature and vegetation growth, finding that temperature and vegetation growth at northern latitudes now resemble those found at 4 degrees to 6 degrees...
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Living (and Sometimes Dying) with Karst - Scientific American (blog)

Living (and Sometimes Dying) with Karst - Scientific American (blog) | Geology | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog) Living (and Sometimes Dying) with Karst Scientific American (blog) When the bit of metamorphic rock that would become Florida's basement rifted off of proto-Africa in the time of Pangea, a basin formed as the baby...
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Hundreds Of Dinosaur Fossil Eggs Found In Spain - The Inquisitr

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Hundreds of dinosaur fossil eggs were discovered in northeastern Spain including four species never before seen in the region.
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Curiosity Mars Rover Sees Trend in Water Presence - NASA

Curiosity Mars Rover Sees Trend in Water Presence - NASA | Geology | Scoop.it
SlashGear Curiosity Mars Rover Sees Trend in Water Presence NASA The sedimentary rocks at Yellowknife Bay likely formed when original basaltic rocks were broken into fragments, transported, re-deposited as sedimentary particles, and mineralogically...
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5-Million-Year-Old Saber-Toothed Cat Fossil Discovered in Florida

5-Million-Year-Old Saber-Toothed Cat Fossil Discovered in Florida | Geology | Scoop.it
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Scientists say that a new genus and species of extinct saber-toothed cat has been unearthed in Polk County, Fla.
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Extreme Water in Earth's Interior - Science Daily (press release)

Extreme Water in Earth's Interior - Science Daily (press release) | Geology | Scoop.it
Extreme Water in Earth's Interior Science Daily (press release) "The knowledge of these structural properties of water in the deep earth is an important basis for the understanding of chemical distribution processes during metamorphic and magmatic...
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'Parallel universe' of life in oceanic crust could be Earth's largest ecosystem

'Parallel universe' of life in oceanic crust could be Earth's largest ecosystem | Geology | Scoop.it
Deep beneath the ocean floor off the Pacific Northwest coast,
scientists have described the existence of a potentially vast realm
of life, one almost completely disconnected from the world
above.
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Strange Spaghetti-Shaped Creature Is Missing Link: Discovery Pushes Fossil ... - Science Daily (press release)

Strange Spaghetti-Shaped Creature Is Missing Link: Discovery Pushes Fossil ... - Science Daily (press release) | Geology | Scoop.it
Strange Spaghetti-Shaped Creature Is Missing Link: Discovery Pushes Fossil ...
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Montserrat volcano poses a constant danger - Planet Earth

Montserrat volcano poses a constant danger - Planet Earth | Geology | Scoop.it
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Montserrat's volcano is a threat to the island's inhabitants even when it is not erupting, say scientists. Souffriere Hills volcano, Montserrat.
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Souffriere Hills forbidden zone... two-thirds of Montserrat was covered in ash and ruined by a massive eruption of the Mt Souffriere in 1995. The capitol Plymouth and William H. Bramble airport were buried and many Montserratians evacuated or relocated to relatively nearby Antigua.

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Shale boom adds nearly 500000 jobs (Video) - Pittsburgh Business Times

Shale boom adds nearly 500000 jobs (Video) - Pittsburgh Business Times | Geology | Scoop.it
Shale boom adds nearly 500000 jobs (Video)
Pittsburgh Business Times
Companies are spending billions to dislodge natural gas from a band of shale-sedimentary rock called the Marcellus shale that underlies Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New York.
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Curiosity's rock analysis shows Mars could have supported life - TechHive

Curiosity's rock analysis shows Mars could have supported life - TechHive | Geology | Scoop.it
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Curiosity's rock analysis shows Mars could have supported life
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The findings announced Tuesday morning show that the sedimentary rock Curiosity drilled into contains sulfur, nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and carbon.
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Solar proton event seen in paleo records

Solar proton event seen in paleo records | Geology | Scoop.it
From the AGU weekly highlights: Large solar proton event explains 774-775 CE carbon-14 increase Tree ring records indicate that in 774-775 CE, atmospheric carbon-14 levels increased substantially.
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Iowa Meteorite Crater Confirmed - Space Daily

Iowa Meteorite Crater Confirmed - Space Daily | Geology | Scoop.it
Iowa Meteorite Crater Confirmed Space Daily The Iowa and Minnesota airborne geophysical surveys are targeting an igneous intrusion, known as the Northeast Iowa Igneous Intrusive complex, that may be similar to the Duluth layered igneous complex...
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Ancient Fungus, Algae Discovered In 2.7-Million-Year-Old Mud At Bottom Of ... - Huffington Post

Ancient Fungus, Algae Discovered In 2.7-Million-Year-Old Mud At Bottom Of ... - Huffington Post | Geology | Scoop.it
Ancient Fungus, Algae Discovered In 2.7-Million-Year-Old Mud At Bottom Of ...
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The fungi correlated closely with the amount of organic carbon in the sediments, suggesting they contribute to recycling carbon in the seafloor, Orsi said.
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