Current Earth Sciences Library News, No. 509, the end of exams edition

Oooh look, the Antarctic is naked

Naked antarctica

Back in March the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) released Bedmap2 the above is one of the images from the project. Watch a short video here

More landslides – I’m not even sure we have landslide people here

Inside a mile-deep open-pit copper mine after a catastrophic landslide” Is a fascinating piece about the how what was essentially a local event went on the shake up the copper industry and “ultimately affecting just about everyone around the globe.” There’s also lots of pictures of the landslide itself and people wearing hard hats and Hi-vis vests.

Recommended – The Conversation

Launched in Australia in March 2011 The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. It’s tag-line “academic rigour, journalistic flair” hasn’t disappointed so far.

Useful, possibly

A visual introduction to radar remote sensing – with lots of animations and diagrams -find it here

Is this wise?

Not sure I should be mentioning it here but the UK now has an equivalent to rate your professor, rate your lecturer

End of Term Business: Books/journals to be returned or renewed next Wednesday (12.06.2013)

Please be aware that this is the one time of year we need to see the items before they are renewed.

And I leave you with this lovely picture of the Richat Structure

Richat Structure

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Publications

Brand New to eprint

Brasier, Martin D. and McIlroy, Duncan and Liu, Alexander G. and Antcliffe, Jonathan B. and Menon, Latha R. (2013) The oldest evidence of bioturbation on Earth: COMMENT. Geology, 41 (5). e289-e289. ISSN 0091-7613, 1943-2682

Keul, Nina and Langer, Gerald and de Nooijer, Lennart Jan and Nehrke, Gernot and Reichart, Gert-Jan and Bijma, Jelle (2013) Incorporation of uranium in benthic foraminiferal calcite reflects seawater carbonate ion concentration. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14 (1). pp. 102-111.

Langer, Gerald and Oetjen, Kerstin and Brenneis, Tina (2013) Coccolithophores do not increase particulate carbon production under nutrient limitation: A case study using Emiliania huxleyi (PML B92/11). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 443 . pp. 155-161. ISSN 0022-0981

Moxon, T. and Petrone, C. M. and Reed, S. J. B. (2013) Characterization and genesis of horizontal banding in Brazilian agate: an X-ray diffraction, thermogravimetric and electron microprobe study. Mineralogical Magazine, 77 (3). pp. 227-248. ISSN 0026-461X, Online ISSN: 1471-8022

Recently published

Martens, H. R. and White, R. S. (2013) Triggering of microearthquakes in Iceland by volatiles released from a dyke intrusion. Geophysical Journal International .

Thomson, Richard I. and Rawson, Jeremy M. and Goeta, Andrés and Probert, Michael R. and Coome, Jonathan A. and Tuan, Hoang K.A. and Carpenter, Michael A. (2013) Elastic coupling and anelastic relaxation associated with multiple phase transitions in para-chloroanilinium tetrachlorocuprate, [p-ClC6H4NH3]2CuCl4. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 139 (1). pp. 34-46. ISSN 0254-0584

Vázquez Riveiros, Natalia and Waelbroeck, Claire and Skinner, Luke and Duplessy, Jean-Claude and McManus, Jerry F. and Kandiano, Evgenia S. and Bauch, Henning A. (2013) The “MIS 11 paradox” and ocean circulation: Role of millennial scale events. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 371-372 . pp. 258-268.

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