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Indonesia’s Dieng volcano raised to third highest alert status

Indonesia’s Dieng volcano raised to third highest alert status | Geology | Scoop.it
March 29, 2013 – INDONESIA – VSI raised the alert level to the third highest level Siaga (3 out of 4) for Indonesia’s volatile Dieng volcano, because significant changes were observed at the crater lake.
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Five-Year-Old Girl Discovers Fossil of Previously Unknown Pterosaur - Smithsonian (blog)

Five-Year-Old Girl Discovers Fossil of Previously Unknown Pterosaur - Smithsonian (blog) | Geology | Scoop.it
Smithsonian (blog) Five-Year-Old Girl Discovers Fossil of Previously Unknown Pterosaur Smithsonian (blog) It's been a big week in the news for English Kids With Fossils, and a reminder that getting outside and playing in the dirt is still pretty...
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Impact crater took up-to one million years to cool - Science Network Western Australia

Impact crater took up-to one million years to cool - Science Network Western Australia | Geology | Scoop.it
Impact crater took up-to one million years to cool
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In order to confirm a crater impact structure, each site needs to show evidence of 'shock metamorphic' effects, which is found in the rock itself.
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Update on El Hierro volcano activity | Europe geology blog

Yesterday (21.03.2013) at 22:50 UTC an earthquake with the magnitude of 3.8 did happen in El Hierro volcano. This earthquake was felt on the Island from reports over Facebook. Since the earthquake activity has been ...
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Moisés González Pérez's curator insight, May 29, 2013 10:51 AM

Earthquake activity still is going on in El Hierro island.

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The Watchers - Previously unknown magma layer in Earth's mantle ...

The Watchers - Previously unknown magma layer in Earth's mantle ... | Geology | Scoop.it
Scientists have debated for decades as to what forces allow the planet's tectonic plates to slide across the Earth's mantle. Now, researchers have found a.
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Fossil Bird Study On Extinction Patterns Could Help Today's Conservation Efforts - Science Daily (press release)

Fossil Bird Study On Extinction Patterns Could Help Today's Conservation Efforts - Science Daily (press release) | Geology | Scoop.it
Fossil Bird Study On Extinction Patterns Could Help Today's Conservation Efforts
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Greenland ice melt overestimated due to satellite data algorithm issue

Greenland ice melt overestimated due to satellite data algorithm issue | Geology | Scoop.it
This is an interesting admission: The melt extent algorithm used by Greenland Ice Sheet Today has been overestimating the melt extent, and as a result, daily images posted on this site in February and March may have indicated melt where … Continue...
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Interior releases oil shale, tar sands decision; 301000 acres off the table in ... - Deseret News


The BLM is accepting public comments for 60 days following publication in the Federal Register, which is expected next week.

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'Lost' tectonic plate found beneath California - Fox News

'Lost' tectonic plate found beneath California - Fox News | Geology | Scoop.it
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'Lost' tectonic plate found beneath California
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Much of the Farallon plate got pushed down into the mantle, the gooey molten layer below the Earth's crust.
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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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Is There a Neanderthal in Your DNA? --New Study Says "There Might Be"

Is There a Neanderthal in Your DNA? --New Study Says "There Might Be" | Geology | Scoop.it
 
 
                         
 

 
Researchers believe they have pinpointed the skeletal remains of the first known human-Neanderthal hybrid, according to a study published Wednesday in the peer reviewed scientific journal PLoS ONE.
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2011 Oklahoma Temblor: Wastewater Injection Spurred Biggest Earthquake Yet ... - Science Daily (press release)

2011 Oklahoma Temblor: Wastewater Injection Spurred Biggest Earthquake Yet ... - Science Daily (press release) | Geology | Scoop.it
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Listening with Seismology Could Predict Landslides - Yahoo! News (blog)

Listening with Seismology Could Predict Landslides - Yahoo! News (blog) | Geology | Scoop.it
Listening with Seismology Could Predict Landslides
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Comet, Not Asteroid, Killed Dinosaurs in Mass Extinction Event - Science World Report

Comet, Not Asteroid, Killed Dinosaurs in Mass Extinction Event - Science World Report | Geology | Scoop.it
Science World Report Comet, Not Asteroid, Killed Dinosaurs in Mass Extinction Event Science World Report "Geochemistry tells you--quite accurately--only the mass of the meteoritic material that is distributed globally, not the total mass of the...
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Osisko discovers two new gold-copper zones at Upper Beaver - Your Industry News (press release)

Osisko discovers two new gold-copper zones at Upper Beaver Your Industry News (press release) Step-out exploration drilling in the first quarter of 2013 has intersected two new gold-copper discoveries: the East Basalt Zone and the North Q Zone,...
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Volcano Watch: Super models help with volcano monitoring | Hawaii ...

Volcano Watch: Super models help with volcano monitoring | Hawaii ... | Geology | Scoop.it
A model of the magma reservoir 1.5 km (1 mi) below Halema`uma`u Crater at the summit of Kilauea Volcano. Image courtesy of USGS/HVO. (Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S.
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How can basin rocks record formation of Dabie orogen? - EurekAlert (press release)

How can basin rocks record formation of Dabie orogen? - EurekAlert (press release) | Geology | Scoop.it
How can basin rocks recorded formation of Dabie orogen?
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100K Year Old Human Skull Fossil Reveals Signs of Inbreeding - Sci-News.com

100K Year Old Human Skull Fossil Reveals Signs of Inbreeding - Sci-News.com | Geology | Scoop.it
Laboratory Equipment 100K Year Old Human Skull Fossil Reveals Signs of Inbreeding Sci-News.com The skull fossil, found at Xujiayao in the Nihewan Basin of northern China, has an unusual perforation through the top of the brain case – an enlarged...
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How Ancient Humans Walked: Their Footprints May Mislead - LiveScience.com

How Ancient Humans Walked: Their Footprints May Mislead - LiveScience.com | Geology | Scoop.it
How Ancient Humans Walked: Their Footprints May Mislead
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Fossil footprints could provide a skewed view of how ancient animals — including early human ancestors similar to the famous Lucy fossil — walked, new research suggests.
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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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