What an amazing thing today or at least I thought it was. I
the USGS earthquake site to see what the earthquake activity is several
times during the week. This evening I was very
earthquakes of 2.5-5.6 in the Gulf of Aden just today (10 were 5.0 or
greater). Most at 10 km deep. And there
is nothing in the news
or on the web about it....except for a few random comments.
things 5.0 are not very big .....but still.....
Maybe it is Rift
Valley extension activity and such but this 'swarm' just seemed very
unusual in its pattern and might pique your interest..... in geography
and mathematics. Or maybe it might be of interest to other
colleagues of yours. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/quakes_all.php Also GoogleEarth
has them all plotted...in the Yemen, Djibouti, Gulf of Aden area.
Lillian Trac: Here's a
link to the index images from the Earth as Art exhibit that Bruce and I
saw in Washington DC years past. Enjoy.
From Aydin Akcasu:
Thank you for passing this on. Didn't realize there was a field
that combines geography and math.
From Edward Vielmetti:
Saw this, thought of you both.-- green burial as a protection for
fragile lands; from http://www.mylovedone.com/image/solstice/sum10/index.html
the proposal is to take land currently zoned for golf courses and
rezone it for cemetery use, and then use green burial practices to keep
the land use suitable for both golf and burial purposes.<>
From Alice Lanckton:
Thanks, Sandra. It's too late for the next issue, but I'll keep
it for the one after that.
From Sally Volkman:
that is REALLY a great website :) Thank you!
Congratulations notes in reference to Anniversary:
From Carlo Werlen: Congratulations.
From Seema Iyer: Congratulations on this wonderful
milestone! Happy Summer Solstice!
From Cozy Grabb: Happy Solstice and congratulations to you and
Bill on all your publications and awards.