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Galapagos Islands' Volcanic Plume Not Where It Should Be

Galapagos Islands' Volcanic Plume Not Where It Should Be | Geology | Scoop.it
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Galapagos Islands' Volcanic Plume Not Where It Should Be
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This new location adds support to the study team's other finding – Earth's interior convection doesn't always follow modeling efforts.
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Dramatic footage of rare volcanic lightning as Mt Sinabung spews river of fire

Dramatic footage of rare volcanic lightning as Mt Sinabung spews river of fire | Geology | Scoop.it
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Multiple eruptions send lava and searing gas tumbling out of the volcano in ...
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... volcano had been quiet for four centuries.
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Australian heatwaves are nothing new

Australian heatwaves are nothing new | Geology | Scoop.it
Guest essay by Viv Forbes No doubt we will hear how the current heatwaves in Australia are “unprecedented” and evidence of dangerous man-made global warming. They are neither “global” nor “unprecedented”.
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Fracking could be conducted offshore to ease public resistance

Fracking could be conducted offshore to ease public resistance | Geology | Scoop.it
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Thirty-year-old Data Offers New View Of Venus

Thirty-year-old Data Offers New View Of Venus | Geology | Scoop.it
Thirty-year-old Data Offers New View Of Venus Inside Science News Service Depending on its location in Earth's mantle, magma contains different constituents such as dissolved carbon dioxide or hydrous minerals, minerals with water molecules...
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This is the biggest fossil spider ever found!

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This is the biggest fossil spider ever found
Futurity: Research News
Jurassic spider fossils used to be extremely rare finds. The first was discovered in Russia and described in 1984—another was found three years later.
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The mysterious physics behind earthquake lights

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The mysterious physics behind earthquake lights
The Conversation
Gabbro, the igneous rock that's capable of packing an electrical punch. Wilson44691.
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Researchers size up aquifer to capture carbon

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Researchers size up aquifer to capture carbon
Phys.Org
A wedge-shaped zone of fresh water extends some 20km out to sea, contained by a sloping ceiling of impervious sedimentary rocks up to the ocean floor.
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Drones offer 360° vision for oil-hunting geologists

Drones offer 360° vision for oil-hunting geologists | Geology | Scoop.it
Drones offer 360° vision for oil-hunting geologists The Conversation John Howell, Aberdeen's chair of geology and petroleum geology, explained that while two boreholes drilled a mile apart can provide rock samples to examine, the nature of the rock...
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YEC Geo's curator insight, January 15, 2014 8:30 AM

The article concludes:

 

"So will SAFARI become a complete Google Earth for geologists? “Perhaps – but not the whole Earth,” Howell said, “to geologists, most of it isn’t that interesting.”

 

I beg to differ!  Probably speaks to the difference between economic and academic geologists.

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Spectacular blue lava flows in Indonesia

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Spectacular blue lava flows at this Indonesian volcano
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Photographer Olivier Grunewald first learned about the Kawah Ijen volcano in 2008.
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Acid mine drainage can help clean up, recycle fracking wastewater

Acid mine drainage can help clean up, recycle fracking wastewater | Geology | Scoop.it
MINING.com
Study: Acid mine drainage can help clean up, recycle fracking wastewater
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Guatemala volcanic eruption prompts small evacuation as lava flows

Guatemala volcanic eruption prompts small evacuation as lava flows | Geology | Scoop.it
CTV News Guatemala volcanic eruption prompts small evacuation as lava flows CTV News The National Institute of Seismology, Volcanology, Meteorology and Hydrology says Saturday's lava flow in some areas is as large as 600 metres wide and 3...
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3D images created of ancient Scottish volcano (Ardnamurchan)

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3D images created of ancient Scottish volcano
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Scientists have used 3D modelling to help them better understand an extinct volcano in the north west Highlands.
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Fossil could be of ancestor of all modern dolphins, toothed whales

Fossil could be of ancestor of all modern dolphins, toothed whales | Geology | Scoop.it
UPI.com Fossil could be of ancestor of all modern dolphins, toothed whales UPI.com The skull, one jaw, and a few other bones were found in marine sedimentary rocks in the country's South Island, and only a single specimen had been found so far, the...
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Earthquake Shaking Could Be Worse for Vancouver

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LiveScience.com Earthquake Shaking Could Be Worse for Vancouver LiveScience.com Vancouver faces a double seismic threat, from both the Cascadia subduction zone, where the Juan de Fuca tectonic plate dives under the North American plate, and closer...
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Scientists identify 'molecular fossil' in fungi

Scientists identify 'molecular fossil' in fungi | Geology | Scoop.it
Scientists identify 'molecular fossil' in fungi
Science Daily (press release)
Using a mixture of genetic and biochemical analysis, the group showed that Upc2 is the main regulator of the hypoxic response in Y.
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Mountains May Suck Up Carbon Better Than Thought

Mountains May Suck Up Carbon Better Than Thought | Geology | Scoop.it
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Mountains May Suck Up Carbon Better Than Thought
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When tectonic plates collide, the deformation of the Earth's crust causes mountains to form or grow.
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Reconstructing climate history from sediments in the Gulf of Taranto, Italy

Reconstructing climate history from sediments in the Gulf of Taranto, Italy | Geology | Scoop.it
The Glacial-Interglacial transition and Holocene environmental changes in sediments from the Gulf of Taranto, central Mediterranean. Marine Geology 348, 88-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2013.12.003.
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Megafloods & What They Leave Behind

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Megafloods: What They Leave Behind
Science Daily (press release)
This was accomplished at Caltech's Noble Gas Lab, run by Kenneth A. Farley, W. M.
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Diluted bitumen sinks when mixed

Diluted bitumen sinks when mixed | Geology | Scoop.it
Calgary Herald Diluted bitumen sinks when mixed: study MetroNews Canada VANCOUVER – Diluted bitumen, the molasses-like product that would be transported by the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, sinks in salt water when battered by waves and mixed...
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Large landmasses existed 2.7 billion years ago

Large landmasses existed 2.7 billion years ago Science Daily (press release) Michael Bau from the Jacobs University Bremen) have managed for the first time to determine the isotope composition of the rare trace elements Hafnium and Neodymium in...
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375 million-year-old Fish Fossil Sheds Light on Evolution From Fins to Limbs

375 million-year-old Fish Fossil Sheds Light on Evolution From Fins to Limbs | Geology | Scoop.it
Nature World News
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Volcanoes shift before they spew

Volcanoes shift before they spew | Geology | Scoop.it
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Volcanoes shift before they spew
Nature.com
An hour before the Grímsvötn volcano erupted, a Global Positioning System (GPS) instrument perched on its flanks showed the ground shifting noticeably.
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Big-eyed fossil flies track major ecological revolution

Big-eyed fossil flies track major ecological revolution | Geology | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Simon Fraser University's Bruce Archibald and Rolf Mathewes are part of a team of biologists, including Christian Kehlmaier from Germany's Senkenberg Natural History Collections, that has discovered three new ...
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