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Yearly Archives: 2011
28 Dec 2011 Christoph Grützner
On the rocks – how to cool Whiskey adequatelyhttp://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2011/12/28/on-the-rocks-how-to-cool-whiskey-adequately/
Today’s post is about Whiskey. And Whisky. More precisely, about how to cool it adequately as a geoscientist. I received a great Christmas gift...
21 Dec 2011 Klaus Reicherter
Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy 2012http://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2011/12/21/merry-christmas-and-a-happy-and-healthy-2012/
Dear friends, colleagues and followers! We all have been struggling hard to get our desks clean before the Christmas-New Year period, in fourteen days...
18 Dec 2011 Christoph Grützner
Sunday Geology Picture: Alkyonides Gulf, Greecehttp://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2011/12/18/sunday-geology-picture-alkyonides-gulf-greece/
This beautiful, isolated rock stands in the Alkyonides Gulf, the northwestern part of the Gulf of Corinth. It has some beautiful notches, which indicate...
17 Dec 2011 Christoph Grützner
Saturday Geology Picture: Delphi, Greecehttp://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2011/12/17/saturday-geology-picture-delphi-greece/
Delphi is one of the most impressive places I’ve ever seen. The landscape is just breathtaking – the archaeological site is situated on the...
16 Dec 2011 Christoph Grützner
What’s up? The Friday links (26)http://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2011/12/16/whats-up-the-friday-links-26/
Today is the 200th anniversary of the first event of the New Madrid Earthquake Series. There’s still an open debate on magnitudes, intensities, causative...
16 Dec 2011 Christoph Grützner
Friday Geology Picture: Canyonlands National Park, Utah, at nighthttp://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2011/12/16/friday-geology-picture-canyonlands-national-park-utah-at-night/
In Evelyn’s one-picture-per-day-to-save-some-time-before-Christmas-series, my contribution today is from the Canyonlands, Utah. It’s a view to the north from Needles Outpost campsite, directly at the...
15 Dec 2011 Christoph Grützner
Thursday Geology Picture: Iron-nickel mine in Albaniahttp://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2011/12/15/thursday-geology-picture-iron-nickel-mine-in-albania/
I took this picture in an iron-nickel mine in Albania. Here we see the contact between the underlying ultramafics and the carbonates on top....
14 Dec 2011 Christoph Grützner
Wednesday Geology Picture: Salty creek in Potash, Utahhttp://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2011/12/14/wednesday-geology-picture-salty-creek-in-potash-utah/
Here’s the Wednesday Geology Picture as part of Evelyn’s meme. Close to the Arches National Park in Utah there is Potash, a bizarre place...
13 Dec 2011 Christoph Grützner
Tuesday Geology Picture: Lake Marathon, Greecehttp://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2011/12/13/tuesday-geology-picture-lake-marathon-greece/
Following Evelyn’s suggestions, I will post random geology pics this week. Lake Marathon in Attica, Greece is providing a significant amount of the drinking...
12 Dec 2011 Christoph Grützner
AGU2011 Tohoku earthquake session on videohttp://www.paleoseismicity.org/blog/2011/12/12/agu2011-tohoku-earthquake-session-on-video/
A small comfort for all those who have missed the AGU2011 fall meeting (and so did I) might be that some sessions are now...
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works at the Neotectonics and Natural Hazards Group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany. He likes the Mediterranean and uses geophysics to search for ancient earthquakes.See all posts by Christoph Grützner
is a young geologist working on neotectonics and geophysics in arid environments. He is a research staff member of the Neotectonics and Natural Hazards group, RWTH Aachen University.See all posts by Andreas Rudersdorf
is a Senior Lecturer in the Mineralogy-Geology Lab of the Agricultural University of Athens, member of the Aon Benfield-UCL Hazard Research Centre and Hons Research Fellow at the Dept of Earth Sciences at University College London (UCL).See all posts by Ioannis Papanikolaou
has no clue about paleoseimics or geology in general. He is just a freenlancing webdesigner from Aachen, Germany who helped to develop this website.See all posts by Martin Schmidt
Senior seismologist at INGV (Rome), works on earthquake deformation models. Lecturer of seismology and seismic hazard, he believes that we do not understand yet the risk associated to large earthquakes.See all posts by Salvatore Barba
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