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Bob Libra
Worked at Iowa Geological Survey
Attended Indiana University
Lives in Iowa City, IA
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Thia is happening with increasing frequency in Florida. I see an interesting time ahead for state and local government (including the Florida Geological Survey), the realtor associations, the insurance industry, and more.
The sinkhole grew larger Saturday following heavy rains in the Villages, Florida.
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You hit 'em high, and I'll hit 'em low.
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A slow-motion slide inching down on Jackson.
Workers and residents have watched helplessly in recent days as the slow-motion landslide spanning hundreds of yards split a house in two and inched ever closer to a cluster of businesses below. Yet the fate of the businesses, houses and apartment buildings in the slide zone remained in doubt. The concrete walls had been pushed around by the shifting ground and were leaning away from the slope Saturday, when they were relocated to support a mak...
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What it looks like when the world just walks away.
These real life ruins offer an eerie glimpse into a world without humans. Their dark walls inspire a sense of wonder like I've never felt before.
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"Now all the criminals in their coats and their ties
Are free to drink martinis and watch the sun rise
While Rubin sits like Buddha in a ten-foot cell
An innocent man in a living hell...."
Mr. Carter, a star prizefighter, became an international cause célèbre while imprisoned for 19 years before murder charges against him were dismissed.
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Big Earthquake + Big Tsunami + Nuke Plant + 3 Years.
Three years after the vicious 2011 tsunami devastated Japan, University of Tokyo researchers are using UAVs to map the radioactive cleanup progress.
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Fun!
For anyone who adores books, this is one way to get far closer to those literary loves. Working a Thursday night at Skylight Books in LA, Emily Pullen grab
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This is the first I've seen connecting earthquakes to fracking, instead of the injection of waste frack-water. They appear to be R3 or less 'quakes.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas that are a...
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Thank you +Bob Libra for the explanation!
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Picky picky picky. And get the the camera off me, I'm nekkid ~ 
Because right now it sounds like he's saying something a lot less nice
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Mixing Rocks and Water
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  • Iowa Geological Survey
    State Geologist of Iowa
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Iowa City, IA
Previously
Sandstone, MN - Superior, WI - Minneapolis, MN - Willmar, MN - Grand Forks, ND - Bloomington, IN - Laramie, WY
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Looking for Crimes at the Scene of the Clue. Most peeps have that backwards.

During the day I coordinate the earth, water and mapping science of the Iowa Geological and Water Survey. During the night I explore and conjure as I please.
Bragging rights
Bragging is for other people to do about you. However, I can play a mean version of the drum solo from In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida on my face.
Education
  • Indiana University
    Geology
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