Stuff I linked to on Twitter last week

A post by Chris RowanAnother 7 days’ worth of interesting links I shared on Twitter.
Kelvin Wave Renews El Nino [image]
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=43200
(via @NASA_EO)
Barchan dunes / marauding jellyfish advancing north of Winnemucca
http://geopathology.posterous.com/barchan-dunes-marauding-jellyfish-advancing-n
(via @geo_pathology)
One part of @brianshiro‘s job is monitoring the Earth’s magnetic field for the @USGS. Learn about it here (PDF):
http://www.intermagnet.org/publications/Magnetic_monitoring_of_earth_and_space.pdf
Epic satellite picture of massive dust storm sweeping across S Sahara, Africa
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=43200
@rschott has an updated list of geo blogs broken out into active and inactive
http://ron.outcrop.org/blog/?page_id=716
(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
(via @elakdawalla)
Friday Field Foto no. 105: Lava channel frozen in time [beautiful!]
http://clasticdetritus.com/2010/03/19/friday-field-foto-105-basalt-channel/
(via @clasticdetritus)
Why Evolution is very right thank you very much. Beyond a ‘Darwin was wrong’ headline
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/mar/19/darwin-evolutionary-science-media-coverage
(via @AdamRutherford)
Engaging the public on science? Surely you\u2019re joking! [UK Research councils have strategy for encouraging public engagement. Who knew?]
http://2020science.org/2010/03/10/engaging-the-public-on-science-surely-youre-joking/
(via @BoraZ, @Mary_Spiro)
Students who understand earth is 4.5 biillion years old much more likely to understand evolution.
http://www.minnpost.com/scientificagenda/2010/03/18/16696/understanding_earth’s_geological_age_and_evolution_linked
(via @RonsGeoPicks)
World’s oldest rivers mapped under huge desert dunes. [Can't access journal to see actual map. Boo]
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18636-worlds-oldest-rivers-mapped-under-huge-desert-dunes.html
(via @ScienceSoWhat)
The Oldest Trees on the Planet
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/03/old-tree-gallery/
(via @ScienceSoWhat)
Corot finds Jupiter-like exoplanet with orbit in right temperature range for icy moons .
http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/COROT/SEMJOMCKP6G_0.html
(via @esa)
Largest global earthquakes. [Nice plot showing that few large eqs release almost all seismic energy]
http://shakingearth.blogspot.com/2010/03/largest-global-earthquakes.html
(via @Geoblogfeed)
Follow Scripps scientists this week as they map the Chile earthquake rupture site on the seafloor
http://www.siosearch.com/
(via @Scripps_Ocean)
The study that launched the @USGSted Twitter earthquake detector project: [Looking forward to the follow-up!]
http://www.seismosoc.org/publications/SRL/SRL_81/srl_81-2_es/
LD PPC Mark Wright on importance of having scientists and engineers in parliament
http://blog.sciencecampaign.org.uk/?p=840
(via @UKRC, @sciencecampaign)
Astoundingly beautiful. Planck sees tapestry of cold dust [in intragalactic space] (via , )
http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Planck/SEMMN9CKP6G_0.html
(via @kejames, @esa)
Do you want people to discuss your published work? [and do you mind that discussion being on blogs?]
http://scienceblogs.com/ethicsandscience/2010/03/do_you_want_people_to_discuss.php
(via @docfreeride)
America\u2019s largest shake table can test quake resilience of entire buildings (via )
http://news.discovery.com/videos/tech-earthquake-shake-table-rocks-buildings.html
(via @RonsGeoPicks)
Landslide in Maierato, Italy
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php
[the one which was caught on video: ]
http://bit.ly/awuJjH
(via @NASA_EO)
BALLS CONDEMNS EXPERT FOR KNOWING STUFF. Classic.
http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/society/balls-condemns-expert-for-knowing-stuff-201003162562/
(via @thedailymash)
Mars Express sees the far side of Phobos Nice one onto the north pole too.
http://www.planetary.org/blog/article/00002390/
(via @elakdawalla)
Except for 1 section in N Chile, whole plate boundary off W coast of South America has ruptured in last 150 years.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/03/100309083656.htm
You should also check out this animation of the rupture.
http://blogs.discovery.com/.a/6a00d8341bf67c53ef01310f8c04b3970c-pi
Volcano Profile: Erta Ale
http://scienceblogs.com/eruptions/2010/03/volcano_profile_erta_ale.php ,
Home of the worlds most awesome lava lake: see also:
http://www.swisseduc.ch/stromboli/perm/erta/index-en.html
(via @Geoblogfeed)
Deep-sea volcanoes play key climate role. Source of iron, often a limiting nutrient for phytoplankton.
http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE62E0QJ20100315
(via @geology4u)
Geo-neutrino anti-matter detected. Produced by radioactive decay inside Earth. Interesting
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article7061848.ece
(via @TimesScience)
Ocean acidification: Why the climate change deniers don’t want to talk about it
http://resourceinsights.blogspot.com/2010/03/ocean-acidification-why-climate-change.html
(via @Geoblogfeed)
Pakistani Mud Volcanoes at NASA Earth Observatory [Natural ones]
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=43127

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