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13 blogs about Earth science.

  1. Dr. Roseanne Chambers – Blog
    “Geologist, geographer and writer in the San Francisco Bay Area.” 🇺🇸

    Monoliths, Megaliths, and Ancient Quarries—Part 1
    Ancient people collected, transported, and shaped enormous rocks—known as monoliths—for thousands of years. They dealt with impressive sizes and weights when they carved gigantic statues and shaped stone blocks for pyramids, temples, and other monumental …
    By Roseanne Chambers, 1,971 words

    Feed Roughly one post per month. Started in .

  2. Earth Science Picture of the Day - a service of USRA
    “Highlights the diverse processes and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives. EPOD will collect and archive photos, imagery, graphics, and artwork with short explanatory captions and links exemplifying features within the Earth system.” 🇺🇸

    Updated ⚠️️

    We’ve given up fetching this feed because we kept getting ‘Forbidden’.

    Little Egret and Caustic Network
    Photographer: Emanuele Nifosì Summary Author: Emanuele Nifosì; Jim Foster In this photo, which shows a little egret in flight over the Pantano Longarini (Italy), we can see the phenomenon known as a caustic network (barbàglio …
    175 words

    Feed Roughly four posts per week. Started in .

  3. Editors’ Vox - Eos
    “Eos is the science news magazine published by AGU [Advancing Earth and Space Science].” 🇺🇸

    Earthquakes Have Preparatory Stage Years Before Rupture
    Editors’ Highlights are summaries of recent papers by AGU’s journal editors. Source: Geophysical Research Letters Given the damage that large earthquakes cause, humans have naturally spent a great deal of effort looking for signs of …
    By Victor Tsai, 282 words

    Feed Roughly three posts per day.

  4. Fossil Huntress
    “Musings in natural history meant to captivate, educate & inspire. Deepen your world.” 🇨🇦

    Look at how this protective mamma bear holds her cub in her arms to give him a bit of a wash. Her gentle maternal care is truly touching. This mamma has spent late Autumn to …
    By FossilHuntress, 80 words

    Feed Roughly one post per week. Started in .

  5. From a Glacier's Perspective - AGU Blogosphere
    “Glacier change in a world of climate change.” By Mauri Pelto. 🇺🇸

    From Mount Hood to Mount Robson Extremely Limited 2023 Snowcover Retained
    Written by Ben Pelto, Jill Pelto and Mauri Pelto Field Sketch of Ice Worm Glacier from Aug. 13, 2023 on photograph of glacier. (Jill Pelto) It was July 5, 1981 and Juneau meteorologist Brad Coleman …
    By Mauri Pelto, 1,447 words

    Feed Roughly four posts per month. Started in .

  6. GeoEd Trek - AGU Blogosphere
    “Focuses on geoscience education/outreach, science communication, and technology tools in the classroom, online, and in the field.” By Laura Guertin. 🇺🇸

    ChatGPT does take-home assignments – but can it do citations?
    I have never seen a topic that has generated such a flurry of discussion and faculty development workshops as the entrance of ChatGPT. Although there is such energy and engagement around the topic, the reactions …
    By Laura Guertin, 611 words

    Feed Roughly one post per month. Started in .

  7. Georneys - AGU Blogosphere
    “Geological musings, wanderings, and adventures.” By Evelyn Mervine. 🇺🇸

    Geology Word of the Week: N is for Notebook
    My favorite type of geological field notebook. Picture by my husband. def. Notebook: A small book for recording notes, such as geological data. Since geologists often have to record notes in rainy (and sometimes snowy!) …
    By Evelyn Mervine, 528 words

    Feed Roughly five posts per year. Started in .

  8. Geotripper
    “I am a teacher of geology at Modesto Junior College and former president of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers, Far Western Section.” By Garry Hayes. 🇺🇸

    An Aerial Tour of the Stanislaus Table Mountain
    This is a short blog series of informational articles from my college faculty website that is soon to be extinct (arcane unsafe software, they say). Way back in 2002, the parent of one of my …
    By Garry Hayes, 817 words

    Feed Roughly 11 posts per year. Started in .

  9. The Landslide Blog - AGU Blogosphere
    “Provides commentary and analysis of landslide events occurring worldwide, including the landslides themselves, latest research, and conferences and meetings.” By Dave Petley. 🇬🇧

    A new home for the Landslide Blog
    A new home for the Landslide Blog I started this blog on 16 December 2007 – that feels like a long time ago now – as a site on Blogger. In 2010, the American Geophysical …
    By Dave Petley, 270 words

    Feed Roughly five posts per month. Started in .

  10. Mountain Beltway - AGU Blogosphere
    By Callan Bentley. 🇺🇸

    Friday fold: Candler Formation
    On a birding hike yesterday morning, I found this: This is a little slab of kinked phyllite of the Candler Formation. This metamorphic rock started as mud (and ash) deposited atop the Catoctin Formation, and …
    By Callan Bentley, 180 words

    Feed Roughly two posts per month. Started in .

  11. The Plainspoken Scientist - AGU Blogosphere
    “The science communication blog of AGU’s Sharing Science program.” 🇺🇸

    What makes a river a river?
    Close your eyes and picture a river…go on, do it! What did you see? Did you picture a clear, deep mountain stream? A raging river in a steep gorge? A creek with grassy banks and …
    By Shane Hanlon, 592 words

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  12. Spooky Geology
    “Earth mysteries, weird locations, anomalous phenomena.” By Sharon A. Hill. 🇺🇸

    Media hypes questionable “mysterious” earthquake lights in Morocco
    Claims of blue flashes and floating balls of light were associated with the latest strong quake After every sizable earthquake these days, it is inevitable that several people on social media will post a photo …
    By idoubtit, 1,145 words

    Feed Roughly 10 posts per year.

  13. VolcanoCafe
    “Because Volcanoes are Ewesome.”

    Tambora: making history
    In between Lombok (the location of infamous Rinjani) and Flores (with the magic lakes of Kelimutu) is the island of Sumbawa. It lies in the heart of the most volcanic region of the most volcanic …
    By Albert, 58 words

    Feed Roughly four posts per month. Started in .