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Geosciences Bulletin Board - 25 July. Compiled by Elaine J. Hanford.
These images transformed the field of geology
Amazing photos & video of microburst over the city of Phoenix, Arizona
Significant time-lag (roughly 2 million years) between tectonic uplift & maximum erosion rates in the Argentine Precordillera
Funding cuts, as agencies merge, mean earth fissures caused by ground subsidence due to groundwater withdrawal may no longer get mapped in Arizona
Avalanche in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region was a glacier slide
Designing a better drill for geothermal exploration & development that can stand the heat
Assessing age of groundwater to determine source availability in upper Colorado River Basin
How did the man in the moon get his right eye? Proto-planet impact
GOES-3 decommissioned after 20 years linking to and transmitting data from Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
That 3.7M event in Florida was actually an explosion set off by the Navy
Are Saudi Arabian oil reserves real? “A Riddle, Wrapped in a Mystery, Inside an Enigma”
Microscopic analysis of quartz crystals from the Bishop Tuff suggest a year-long warning before super-eruption occurs
Water quality on Little Arkansas River & in Equus Beds aquifer has not substantially changed since 2007 recharge activities began
Massive magma reservoir is growing beneath Toba caldera – erupted 74,000 years ago, how long before it erupts again?
Storm chaser produces “Vorticity” video of tornadic storms (video)
Take a virtual reality tour of Rocky Mountain National Park and the geologic history
Do people really still do sacrifices to try to appease the volcano gods?
Triceratops & T-rex lawn art
IMOS ocean glider made 344 dives, collected data on temperature, salinity & other variables to depth of 1,000 m
Spring tides trigger small tremors along the San Andreas fault
Study of graptolites show 400,000 years of impacts before first great extinction event
Did you see the “Full Buck Moon” on Tuesday night?
Dinosaurs impact on the environment in which they lived
Improved conceptual model of water which integrates movement above and below ground level – groundwater flow and transportation
Stabilization of ozone “hole” and changing wind patterns have resulted in regional cooling of Antarctic Peninsula
Best places to go to see five meteor impact craters
Partially shelled fossil turtles suggest shell evolved for burrowing
Image captures collision of gravity waves in clouds off the coast of West Africa
Enviro-Sciences Bulletin Board - 25 July. Compiled by Elaine J. Hanford.
Centers for Disease Control (originally the Communicable Disease Center) marks 70 years
The ancient Silk Road that joined the Mideast to China also facilitated the spread of diseases
Lichens are the epitome of symbiosis….of not just two, but three organisms
Creating a better sunscreen to block UVA rays
Insects are important part of soil formation - fungus-gardening ants in Florida can move 1,000 kg in a year
New study finds link between drinking alcohol and cancer of the mouth & throat, larynx, esophagus, liver, colon, bowel and breast
USEPA announced $425 million consent decree settlement to reduce air pollution at six petroleum refineries
Reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) may not be enough
People just don’t get it….give wildlife their space or they suffer consequences
Using APPs for your health care? They may not provide security required by HIPAA
Puzzling case of Zika virus in person in Utah with no history of travel… caretaker of Zika victim
- New questions: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/unique-zika-case-utah-caregiver-investigation-4069155
Zika virus vaccine may have potential…first human trial to start soon
First baby born with birth defect in New York City caused by Zika virus
Environmental Working Group identifies 10 chemicals that should be top priority for EPA evaluation under the revised TSCA provisions
The Sahel in Africa has become greener over the past two decades
Death of “pet” lion cub prompts Lebanon campaign to halt mistreatment & trafficking of big cats
Gut microbes have a long symbiotic history with humans
Obituary: Robert Treat Paine (1933-2016) established the concept of keystone species
Satellite imagery reveals extent of mountain pine beetles infestation in forests in western North America
800,000 volunteers plant 50 million trees in 24 hours in Uttar, India – anticipate 60% mortality rate for saplings
Pandas….being released to the wild….but still an endangered species
- Video: http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/pandas_wild
- Watch Bei Bei: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/07/pandas-babies-bei-bei-zoo-animals-science/
Greenpeace reports finding elevated levels of radiation is surface waters near Fukushima
Food security in parts of Africa is a thing of the distant past….why?
Eat healthy! Better for the environment and can add quality years to your life
San Diego may now face $4.6M fine for not properly inspecting construction sites and enforcing rules to prevent pollution of waters
DNA study shows barley has not evolved much over the last 6,000 years of cultivation…still a landrace species
What did they get for $180M spent on the search for Flight 370? Very little, suspending search
"Everyone has talent at 25. The difficulty is to have it at 50." - Edgar Degas (from The Week)