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Indonesian Volcano Erupts, Thousands Evacuated - Prensa Latina

Indonesian Volcano Erupts, Thousands Evacuated - Prensa Latina | Geology | Scoop.it
Indonesian Volcano Erupts, Thousands Evacuated Prensa Latina Indonesian Volcano Erupts, Thousands Evacuated 06 de marzo de 2013, 12:21Jakarta, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Around 1,500 people were evacuated today after the Tangkuban Perahu volcano in...
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NASA satellite data shows a decline in water vapor

NASA satellite data shows a decline in water vapor | Geology | Scoop.it
Guest post submitted by Ken Gregory, Friends of Science.org An analysis of NASA satellite data shows that water vapor, the most important greenhouse gas, has declined in the upper atmosphere causing a cooling effect that is 16 times greater than …...
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What Antarctica Looked Like Before the Ice - LiveScience.com

What Antarctica Looked Like Before the Ice - LiveScience.com | Geology | Scoop.it
What Antarctica Looked Like Before the Ice
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Understanding what happened when rivers of ice later filled the valley could solve certain climate and geologic puzzles about the southernmost continent.
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Mineral Molybdenite Tells About Chemistry of Early Earth - Sci-News.com

Mineral Molybdenite Tells About Chemistry of Early Earth - Sci-News.com | Geology | Scoop.it
Mineral Molybdenite Tells About Chemistry of Early Earth Sci-News.com New research on a mineral called molybdenite published in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters provides new insights about the changing chemistry of the Earth as a...
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Study: climate change will open North Pole to shipping by 2059

Study: climate change will open North Pole to shipping by 2059 | Geology | Scoop.it
Climate change could lead to ships finding their way from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific directly via a mostly ice-free North Pole by 2059, according to a study of polar shipping routes by geographers from the University of California Los...
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"Evolution of Oxygen" --New Theories of Key Event 2.3 Billion Years Ago

"Evolution of Oxygen" --New Theories of Key Event 2.3 Billion Years Ago | Geology | Scoop.it
 
           
 
The Great Oxidation Event occured around 2.3 billion years ago, when it was no longer possible for newly created oxygen to be captured in chemical compounds.
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The evolution of tree-kangaroos

The evolution of tree-kangaroos | Geology | Scoop.it
by Christine Janis1
Ladies and gentlemen, I give you tree-kangaroos. These wonderful animals can, in myriad ways,  demonstrate the power of evolutionary biology and geology in explaining the patterns we see in modern ecosystems.
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Wow, take a look to this awesome kangaroos i love it

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New Details Emerge About 'Snowball Earth' Period - RedOrbit

New Details Emerge About 'Snowball Earth' Period - RedOrbit | Geology | Scoop.it
RedOrbit New Details Emerge About 'Snowball Earth' Period RedOrbit The first was because they “discovered a sedimentary section that has the largest number of barite layers, so that the duration of the event is best defined in the sedimentary...
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Model made of 'thrust belt' geology in Assynt - BBC News

Model made of 'thrust belt' geology in Assynt - BBC News | Geology | Scoop.it
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Model made of 'thrust belt' geology in Assynt
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A 3D interactive model has been created of the geology in a part of the north west Highlands.
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Dust’s excellent global adventure ends in California’s Sierra Nevada

Dust’s excellent global adventure ends in California’s Sierra Nevada | Geology | Scoop.it
From the Scripps Institute: Saharan and Asian Dust, Biological Particles End Global Journey in California UCSD, NOAA study is the first to show that dust and other aerosols from one side of the world influence rainfall in another Scripps Institution...
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Chainsaw-Toothed Shark Fossil Uncovered - Escapist Magazine

Chainsaw-Toothed Shark Fossil Uncovered - Escapist Magazine | Geology | Scoop.it
BBC News Chainsaw-Toothed Shark Fossil Uncovered Escapist Magazine An unusually complete fossil of the ancient fish Helicoprion has allowed researchers to create a model which reveals new information about the puzzling jaw arrangement of the...
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Seismic firm upbeat on eastern Russia oil potential | Energy | News ...

Seismic firm upbeat on eastern Russia oil potential | Energy | News ... | Geology | Scoop.it
New exploration of the Russian oil province which supplies China and other growing Asian consumers will yield oil finds that allay disappointment over meager gains in output, the head of a seismic firm said in an interview.
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Underwater Eruption Shoes How Volcanic Islands Grow - LiveScience.com

Underwater Eruption Shoes How Volcanic Islands Grow - LiveScience.com | Geology | Scoop.it
Underwater Eruption Shoes How Volcanic Islands Grow LiveScience.com From strange floating rocks to collapsing cones, an underwater eruption near Spain's Canary Islands last year was a rare chance for scientists to watch how volcanic islands are...
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How Jupiter and Saturn Formed and Evolved

How Jupiter and Saturn Formed and Evolved | Geology | Scoop.it
In newly published research from the Carnegie Institution for Science, Alan Boss uses highly detailed, three dimensional models to help explain how the gas giant planets Jupiter and Saturn may have formed and evolved.
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Are volcanoes taking the heat off global warming? - CTV News

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Satellite shows the world's saltiest seas

Satellite shows the world's saltiest seas | Geology | Scoop.it
Michael Marshall, environment reporter (Image: NASA/GSFC/JPL-Caltech)
Some briny deeps are brinier than others. The Atlantic Ocean has two huge "deserts" of extra-salty water, the result of little rainfall and lots of evaporation.
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New Evidence Found for Europa's Vast Ocean --Increases Potential for Life

New Evidence Found for Europa's Vast Ocean --Increases Potential for Life | Geology | Scoop.it
 
                      
Based on new evidence from Jupiter's moon Europa, astronomers hypothesize that chloride salts bubble up from the icy moon's global liquid ocean and reach the frozen surface.
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Palaeontologists discover giant camel species that lived in the High Arctic

Palaeontologists discover giant camel species that lived in the High Arctic | Geology | Scoop.it
The remains of an extinct species of giant camel have been
discovered on Ellesmere Island in the Arctic region of Canada.
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Hydrate research will help measure 'frozen' gas trapped in seafloor ...

Hydrate research will help measure 'frozen' gas trapped in seafloor ... | Geology | Scoop.it
An instrument capable of simulating the high pressures and low temperatures needed to create hydrate in sediment samples is being developed in Southampton.
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Uranium mine in pipeline - Arizona

A 20-year moratorium on new uranium mines on 1 million acres of federal lands near the Grand Canyon hasn't stopped a new claim from being filed.
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Fossil-hunter finds ancient hedgehog - The Local.de

Fossil-hunter finds ancient hedgehog - The Local.de | Geology | Scoop.it
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Fossil-hunter finds ancient hedgehog
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Online: http://www.thelocal.de/sci-tech/20130301-48259.html. An amateur fossil-hunter in Germany has dug up the remains of a long-extinct relative of a hedgehog.
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Fossil shows origin of stuffing your face

Fossil shows origin of stuffing your face | Geology | Scoop.it
Flora Graham, editor, newscientist.com (Image: Yie Jang, Yunnan University)
This multi-limbed creature is a Fuxianhuiid arthropod, and it's not waving, but eating. Some of those arms are actually mouthparts, the earliest ever seen.
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Fragments of Continents Hidden Under Lava in Indian ... - Geology

Fragments of Continents Hidden Under Lava in Indian ... - Geology | Geology | Scoop.it
The coloured track (left colour scale) west of Reunion is the calculated movement of the Reunion hotspot. The black lines with yellow circles and the red circle indicate the corresponding calculated track on the African plate ...
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Volcano activity of February 27, 2013 – Orange alert at Peru's Sabancaya volcano - Earthquake Report

Volcano activity of February 27, 2013 – Orange alert at Peru's Sabancaya volcano - Earthquake Report | Geology | Scoop.it
Volcano activity of February 27, 2013 – Orange alert at Peru's Sabancaya volcano
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The Instituto Geofisico del Peru reports a strong volcano-tectonic earthquake swarm struck Sabancaya volcano between 22 and 23 February.
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Mounds of coral could provide history of Gulf of Mexico - The Advocate

Mounds of coral could provide history of Gulf of Mexico - The Advocate | Geology | Scoop.it
Mounds of coral could provide history of Gulf of Mexico
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“We found these funny looking mounds,” said Harry Roberts, Boyd professor of marine geology and geophysics/sedimentology at LSU.
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