Category Archives: Disasters

Gingko Petrified Forest

Gingko Petrified ForestVantage, Washington. http://parks.state.wa.us/288/Ginkgo-Petrified-Forest Article by Thomas Baurley on 12/3/2016 ~ Enroute to a archaeological survey I was doing, we stopped the night at Wanapum State Park only to discover next door was the GIngko Petrified Forest. What a … Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Disasters, Ecology/Environmentalism, Environments and Landscapes, fossils, Geology, Miocene, Paleontology, Rocks and Minerals, trees | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The first USGS Gauging Station 1889

USGS Gauging Station 1889 * Embudo, New Mexico * (south of Taos) * http://md.water.usgs.gov/publications/presentations/md-de-dc_rt98/sld002.htm * As studying stream and river flow patterns, power, and conductivity became a passion with the U.S. Geological Survey, they established their very first gauging station … Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Disasters, Ecology/Environmentalism, Geology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BP oil spill: The ‘horribly mutated’ creatures living in the Gulf – Yahoo! News

By The Week’s Editorial Staff | The Week – 19 hrs ago Email 3 Print Fish, shrimp, and crabs are missing eyes and suffering strange deformities, according to a harrowing new report — yet the FDA insists the seafood’s safe to eat Shrimp born without eyes, clawless crabs, and fish with … Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Disasters, Ecology/Environmentalism, Environments and Landscapes, Fauna, Gulf Oil Spill | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Climate change is already harshing the weather | Grist

Climate change is already harshing the weather | Grist. Cross Posted via WordPress “Press This” app from the above website. Archived for educational/research purposes. By David Roberts Things are getting weird around here. (Photo by Zach Frailey.) In a sane world, … Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Climates & Seasons, Disasters, Environments and Landscapes | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse from the CDC

http://emergency.cdc.gov/socialmedia/zombies_blog.asphttp://emergency.cdc.gov/socialmedia/zombies_blog.asp Social Media: Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse The following was originally posted on CDC Public Health Matters Blog May 16th, 2011 by Ali S. Khan. There are all kinds of emergencies out there that we can prepare for. Take a … Continue reading

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Posted in Blood Science, Disasters | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment