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Geoblogosphere weekly review (39th week of 2015, last week)


Most active blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (10 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (7 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (6 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  6. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  8. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (4 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (4 posts)
  10. Mountain Beltway (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (326 visits)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (244 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (232 visits)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (194 visits)
  5. State of the Planet (176 visits)
  6. Geotripper (154 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (135 visits)
  8. Koprolitos (135 visits)
  9. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (130 visits)
  10. Mountain Beltway (127 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. time (11)
  2. NEW ON THE WEB (5)
  3. scientists (4)
  4. Earth (4)
  5. people (4)
  7. climate change (4)
  8. way (4)
  9. Education (3)
  10. books (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (15)
  2. Utah (6)
  3. Switzerland (5)
  4. Los Angeles (5)
  5. Pacific Ocean (4)
  6. China (4)
  7. United Kingdom (4)
  8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (3)
  9. Russia (3)
  10. California (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (6)
  2. Jurassic (5)
  3. Ordovician (1)
  4. Cambrian (1)
  5. Mesozoic (1)
  6. Triassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Losing Humanity's Heritage by Fire, But Not From Burning

Geotripper [2015-09-20 01:43:00]   recommend this post  (65 visits)
Mt. Konocti and Clear Lake, an archaeological treasure in Central California I read this article by Madeleine Thomas in the Pacific Standard, and it was disturbing to say the least. It discusses the looting of archaeological sites in the Clear Lake [...]

14th International Conference of the Geological Society of Greece – deadline 30 Sept.

Paleoseismicity [2015-09-21 18:19:43]   recommend this post  (62 visits)
Greece is a Disneyland for neotectonics and active faulting research. Some of the most important findings in earthquake science have been achieved in Greece, its historical catalogue is one of the longest on Earth, and paleoseismology, [...]

Pups, Snakes, Rabbits, and Other Useful Tools.

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2015-09-20 11:28:48]   recommend this post  (60 visits)
Everybody likes animals. We draw parrots on our kites, we watch dolphins in the ocean, and we eat the odd unlucky chicken in the mess hall. It seems like even when the JR is hard at work [...]

Dinosaurs Are Ruining My Life!

Palaeoblog [2015-09-20 22:06:00]   recommend this post  (58 visits)

Unusual Sunrise over the Sierra Nevada Today

Geotripper [2015-09-23 02:58:00]   recommend this post  (58 visits)
Sometimes there are just unusual things. I was driving into work early this morning just before the sun broke out over the Sierra Nevada. From my vantage point on the floor of the Great Valley, the rays of the sun were casting shadows on some of the [...]

Chemiker der Saar-Uni untersuchen Gesteinsformationen für atomares Endlager

Gunnars Geo-Blog [2015-09-21 00:29:00]   recommend this post  (57 visits)
     In Deutschland ist man auf der Suche nach einem geeigneten unterirdischen Lager, in dem hochradioaktive Abfälle für Hunderttausende von Jahren sicher aufbewahrt werden können. In verschiedenen Forschungsprojekten werden derzeit [...]

Giant rock fall blocks road near Zion National Park

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2015-09-23 17:42:48]   recommend this post  (57 visits) A giant rock fall has blocked the main park road. READ MORE See the official National Park Service News Release HERE for more

"Life as Geoscientist" photo contest

Arizona Geology [2015-09-20 16:03:00]   recommend this post  (54 visits)
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) looking for entries in its 2015 "Life as a Geoscientist" Photo Contest They are looking for any and all geoscience images featuring your internships, research, or geoscience work as a whole. [...]

Mesozoic Miscellany 77

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [2015-09-20 17:21:00]   recommend this post  (51 visits)
In the NewsInterested in the evolution of ankylosaur tail clubs? Of course you are, and you're in luck. Victoria Arbour's new research is all about it. Matt Bonnan announces the publication of Pulanesaura, a new sauropod from South Africa dating [...]

Fighting apatosaur art #2: Brian Engh again

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2015-09-20 17:52:25]   recommend this post  (50 visits)
Last time, we looked at some of Brian Engh’s preliminary sketches of pieces to illustrate our fighting-apatosaur hypothesis. But there’s more: some way into the process, Brian also came up with this very rough sketch, illustrating a [...] | Impressum