Another 7 days’ worth of interesting links I shared on Twitter.
Kelvin Wave Renews El Nino [image]
Barchan dunes / marauding jellyfish advancing north of Winnemucca
One part of @brianshiro‘s job is monitoring the Earth’s magnetic field for the @USGS. Learn about it here (PDF):
Epic satellite picture of massive dust storm sweeping across S Sahara, Africa
@rschott has an updated list of geo blogs broken out into active and inactive
(via @sfoxx, @clasticdetritus)
What are all those grooves on Phobos? Possible Martian impact ejecta? Cool.
http://webservices.esa.int/blog/post/7/1078 , see also http://bit.ly/dupEHa
Friday Field Foto no. 105: Lava channel frozen in time [beautiful!]
Why Evolution is very right thank you very much. Beyond a ‘Darwin was wrong’ headline
Engaging the public on science? Surely you\u2019re joking! [UK Research councils have strategy for encouraging public engagement. Who knew?]
(via @BoraZ, @Mary_Spiro)
Students who understand earth is 4.5 biillion years old much more likely to understand evolution.
World’s oldest rivers mapped under huge desert dunes. [Can't access journal to see actual map. Boo]
The Oldest Trees on the Planet
Corot finds Jupiter-like exoplanet with orbit in right temperature range for icy moons .
Largest global earthquakes. [Nice plot showing that few large eqs release almost all seismic energy]
Follow Scripps scientists this week as they map the Chile earthquake rupture site on the seafloor
The study that launched the @USGSted Twitter earthquake detector project: [Looking forward to the follow-up!]
LD PPC Mark Wright on importance of having scientists and engineers in parliament
(via @UKRC, @sciencecampaign)
Astoundingly beautiful. Planck sees tapestry of cold dust [in intragalactic space] (via , )
(via @kejames, @esa)
Do you want people to discuss your published work? [and do you mind that discussion being on blogs?]
America\u2019s largest shake table can test quake resilience of entire buildings (via )
Landslide in Maierato, Italy
[the one which was caught on video: ]
BALLS CONDEMNS EXPERT FOR KNOWING STUFF. Classic.
Mars Express sees the far side of Phobos Nice one onto the north pole too.
Except for 1 section in N Chile, whole plate boundary off W coast of South America has ruptured in last 150 years.
You should also check out this animation of the rupture.
Volcano Profile: Erta Ale
Home of the worlds most awesome lava lake: see also:
Deep-sea volcanoes play key climate role. Source of iron, often a limiting nutrient for phytoplankton.
Geo-neutrino anti-matter detected. Produced by radioactive decay inside Earth. Interesting
Ocean acidification: Why the climate change deniers don’t want to talk about it
Pakistani Mud Volcanoes at NASA Earth Observatory [Natural ones]
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