Elaine J. Hanford’s Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management – 17 April 2017
Elaine J. Hanford’s Bulletin Boards: 1) Geosciences; 2) Environmental Sciences; 3) Coastal Zone Management – 17 April 2017.
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Here are the lists in Word/PDF: Geosciences Bulletin Board – 17 April 2017 – compiled by Elaine J. Hanford What’s next in Seattle tunnel & where does Bertha go?
Bertha will be recycled for work and scrap http://www.enr.com/blogs/15/post/41809-with-bertha-landed-the-next-steps-in-building-the-seattle-tunnel Underwater video at the moment a 5.9M EQ struck in the Philippines Video: should the ocean floor be mined for minerals for high-tech?
Worth watching again – time-lapse videos of supercell thunderstorms & tornatoes This 70 myo elasmosaur was discovered in Montana “Nature Unleased” Indiana State Museum exhibit on why natural disasters occur Oklahoma serves as research laboratory of human-induced earthquakes Chicxulub meteor impact in the Yucatan may have triggered M6.0 EQ in Colorado Examining the role of polar glacial microbial populations in the carbon cycle Online database of ocean pollution and impact on species: “Litterbase” Link between volcanic eruptions and penguin survival on Deception Island “Rockfall Activity Index” uses automated LIDAR technology to improve rockfall analysis Drone footage of Volcan de Fuego & Volcan de Pacaya eruptions Data from 2016 Ecuador tsunami and EQ could help predict future impacts from similar events Down to Earth with: Planetary geologist James W Head III “What we knew” about East Antarctic Ice Sheet was not correct, but are they getting it right now?
Tracking minerals critical to national preparedness Mineral resource studies in Alaska Petroleum, oil shale, minerals and the potential for fuel batteries Daspletosaurus horneri – newly discovered species of Late Cretaceous Tyrannosaur Recent California droughts & floods linked to distinctive atmospheric waves of wavenumber-5 Sediments on Tibetan Plateau record late Miocene climate pattern http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Tibet_sediments_reveal_climate_patterns_from_late_Miocene_6_million_years_ago_999.html Palaeothentidae – diverse group of marsupials existed in South America up to about 13 myo Reconstructing feathered dinosaurs with new LSF technology based on high-definition images of preserved soft tissues Glacial upland surficial tills in New England provide major groundwater storage reservoir Travels in geology: Easter Island – volcanoes, petroglyphs and moai Environmental Science Bulletin Board – 17 April 2017 – compiled by Elaine J. Hanford 14 April 1935 was “Black Sunday” with a 1,000-mile storm during the Dust Bowl All those rains resulted in “Super Bloom” in California….then trampled by hordes of humans One of only 3 white wolves in Yellowstone severely injured, euthanized, investigation launched & necropsy scheduled Drought in California is officially over!