Students dip their toes into coastal science at Younger Lagoon

It’s a glorious spring day at Younger Lagoon Reserve, and Laura Chain is suited up and ready to go. Clad in black waders — voluminous rubber pants with boots attached, held up by suspenders — she steps gingerly into the yellow-green water. “It’s a little weird getting in because I don’t know where I’m putting … Read more

NASA, Partner Establish New Research Group for Mars Sample Return Program – NASA Mars Exploration

Mars Sample Retrieval Lander Concept Illustration: This illustration shows a concept for a proposed NASA Sample Retrieval Lander that would carry a small rocket (about 10 feet, or 3 meters, tall) called the Mars Ascent Vehicle to the Martian surface. Credits: NASA / JPL-Caltech. Download image › Sixteen scientists from the US, Europe, Canada, … Read more

Pumped-hydro storage project takes shape in New Zealand – pv magazine International

Lake Onslow, New Zealand, could become home to one of the world’s largest pumped-hydro storage facilities. A local consortium is now conducting a feasibility study and is investigating possible system designs and precise locations. June 14, 2022 Emiliano Bellini Rōpū Matatau, a consortium led by engineering consultancy Mott MacDonald New Zealand, plans to build a … Read more

June: Ancient coral reefs | News and features

Pre-historic coral reefs dating back up to 250 million years extended much further away from the Earth’s equator than today, new research has revealed. The new study, published in Nature Communicationsdemonstrates how changes in temperature and plate tectonics, where the positions of Earth’s continents were in very different positions than today, have determined the distribution … Read more

Global Geologic Modelling Solutions Market Insights Report 2022, Trends & Opportunities to 2031 – Designer Women

In the recently published report, Market Reports has provided a unique insight into the global Geologic Modeling Solutions market for the forecasted period of (2022-2031). The report has covered the significant aspects that are contributing to the growth of the global Geologic Modeling Solutions market. The primary objective of this report is to highlight the … Read more

Steep Mountain Slopes Have Surprisingly Long Lifetimes

Source: Geophysical Research Letters Gravity and rock physics say slopes steeper than about 30 ° —known as the critical threshold angle, or the angle of repose — shouldn’t really exist, yet they do. These steep slopes and near-vertical cliffs can be seen in the Himalayas and in Yosemite National Park, for example. For some geologists, … Read more

Preliminary report on the landslide early warning on August 20, 2021, in Nangqian County, Qinghai Province, China

Nangqian is located on the southeastern Tibetan Plateau and stretches over a vast area from the southern Kunlun Mountains to the northern Tanggula Mountains. The county is the southern gate of Qinghai Province and is also a major pastoral region. Within the region, the terrain has high altitudes, deep gaping valleys and continuous tall mountains. … Read more

New insights into continental geology

This study is led by Prof. Yong-Fei Zheng at the University of Science and Technology of China. It focuses on the development of tectonic processes along convergent plate margins through inspection of recent advances in the fields of geology, geochemistry, geophysics and geodynamics. These advances are fundamental to our understanding of various phenomena at active … Read more

Geology and Mine Planning Software Market – Major Technology Giants in Buzz Again – Designer Women

With a focus on Global Geology and Mine Planning Software Market and general market expansion and trends for 2022-2030, by Marketreports.info reports on the main elements and current market trends. There is a projected income for Geology and Mine Planning Software in the period 2022-2030 (2022 is used as a starting point and 2030 as … Read more

Chinese scientists release the most detailed geological map of the Moon to date

For as long as man has looked up at the sky, the moon has been a source of fascination. When the first telescopes were developed, the fascination only grew. Humans finally had a clearer view of the moon, with all its striking and impressive geology. Telescopes got better and so did our understanding of the … Read more