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I'm a geologist and during my research on glaciers I became interested in history and the development of geological concepts in time.

Storia della Geologia

storiadellageologia.blogspot.com — " Se conosci il tuo nemico e te stesso, non ci sara dubbio sulla tua vittoria; se conosci cielo e terra, la tua vittoria sara completa." L´arte della guerra, Sun Tzú All´inizio del 19° secolo Napoleone Bonaparte é l´armata francese si misero in marcia per conquistare ´Europa.

Kunst & Geologie: Eduard von Grützner - Der Mineraloge

geschichtedergeologie.blogspot.com — Eduard von Grützner wurde am 26. Mai 1846 in ärmliche Verhältnisse in der schlesischen Stadt Groß-Karlowitz geboren. Früh wurde das Talent und Interesse des Buben an Naturwissenschaften geweckt. Für den Dorpfarrer mußte er Bilder aus bekannten Reiseberichten abpausen und er erlangte Zugang zu reichhaltig ausgestatteten Bibliotheken.

Geschichte der Geologie

geschichtedergeologie.blogspot.com — Vor dem 18. Jahrhundert wurden Erdbeben gerne als Erschütterungen von unterirdischen Explosionen erklärt. Eine anscheinend nicht zu weit hergeholte Erklärung. Eine Explosion schien die Beobachtung des Hamburger Konsul in Lissabon, Christian Stoqueler, der das starke Erdbeben von 1755 überlebt hatte, zu erklären: „ Zuerst hörten wir ein Rumpeln, wie das Geräusch einer Kutsche, es schwoll immer mehr an, bis es so laut war, wie der Lärm der lautesten Kanone, sofort danach spürten wir den ersten Erdstoß."

Krieg, Tod und Hungersnot - Vulkane und die „böse Zeit“

geschichtedergeologie.blogspot.com — Die Kleine Eiszeit war durch ein generelles kühleres Klima gekennzeichnet. Kaltes und nasses Wetter war die Regel, dazu kam es im 17.-18. Jahrhunderts wiederholt zu Extremwetterereignissen, die ihrerseits zu Missernten führten.

L´eruzione del St. Helens

storiadellageologia.blogspot.com — È il 18 maggio 1980 quando si verifica la grande esplosione nello stato di Washington. Il monte St. Helens era riconosciuto dal 1835 come vulcano, ma dato che dal tempo dei primi coloni non ci fu mai una significante eruzione, non fu considerato una montagna particolarmente pericolosa dai residenti.

Remembering The 35th Anniversary Of The Mount St. Helens Eruption

forbes.com — In October of 1792, the crew of the H.M.S. Discovery was surveying the west coast of North America and spotted a cone-shaped mountain. It was named after the British diplomat Alleyne FitzHerbert, 1st Baron St. Helens. However the true nature of Mount St.

Der Ausbruch des St. Helens

geschichtedergeologie.blogspot.com — Am frühen Morgen des 18. Mai 1980 brach der Vulkan St. Helens im amerikanischen Bundesstaat Washington mit einer Wucht aus, die die Erwartungen der Geologen weit übertraf. Ein gewaltiger Erdrutsch an der nördlichen Flanke legte die Magmakammer frei, es kam zunächst zu Dampfexplosionen und dann zu einem gewaltigen pyroklastischen Strom, der über 600 Quadratkilometer Wald niederwalzte.

Baron Cuvier and the Question How Mummies Could Evolve

blogs.scientificamerican.com — "Every one has heard of the Ibis, the bird to which the ancient Egyptians paid religious worship; which they brought up in the interior of their temples, which they allowed to stray unharmed trough their cities, and whose murderer, even though involuntary, was pnished by death; which they embalmed with as much care as their [...]

Accretionary Wedge #28: Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight?

historyofgeology.fieldofscience.com — "Tell me something, my friend. You ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?" (Batman 1989)mehow the imprint of a hoof, but a very large hoof!Fig.1. Marcantonio Raimondi (1475-1534) "Fig.2.

Geology Scene Investigation: An Eruption In 1902 Revealed How Volcanic Firestorms Kill

forbes.com — May 8, 1902 began as a sunny day in Martinique, an island in the Caribbean, with only a column of steam rising above its Mount Pelée. Until 7:50 a.m., when the mountain, an active volcano, exploded. The first rescuers arrived on the site twelve days after the explosion, accompanied by British, French and American geologists.
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May 26, 2015

RT @trueanomalies: This video on the word "Fossil" is packed with good #histSTM stuff, origins of geology & paleontology: https://t.co/kGWs…

May 26, 2015

@EuroGeosciences ;( eruption La Pelée in 1902 doomed entire species to extinction tp://tinyurl.com/kqm7bxo

May 26, 2015

Galápagos volcanic eruption, Darwin would have liked to see magmatic differentiation in action tinyurl.com/qf98xr9 pic.twitter.com/Hj8P5hZB56

May 25, 2015

Move Over Paleontology Barbie, There Is A New Fossil Hunter In Town tinyurl.com/qc6kujt #GirlsWithToys

May 25, 2015

RT @NicoleBonnet1: The First Americans & the legends they developed for the dinosaur fossil they found: academia.edu/5517693/Tales_…

May 25, 2015

RT @NYTArchives: John T. Scopes is Indicted in Tennessee for Teaching Evolution, this day in 1925. nyti.ms/1doQcLq pic.twitter.com/uOOjocT2tC

May 25, 2015

@dinoxorg Definitely want a copy "The Mountain Mystery" Paperback – August 1, 2014 amazon.com/Mountain-Myste…

May 25, 2015

@Geobadger1 I want to play a drinking game, but you can´t go drunk with 0 shots...

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