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Geoblogosphere weekly review (9th week of 2015, last week)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  2. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (8 posts)
  3. Geology.com News (7 posts)
  4. WeBlog Aragosaurus (6 posts)
  5. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (6 posts)
  6. BEYONDbones (6 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  9. Geotripper (4 posts)
  10. I think mining (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (236 visits)
  2. Ontario-geofish (223 visits)
  3. Geology.com News (168 visits)
  4. Geotripper (161 visits)
  5. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (161 visits)
  6. WeBlog Aragosaurus (152 visits)
  7. Koprolitos (141 visits)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (138 visits)
  9. BEYONDbones (130 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (129 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (9)
  2. From the BlogSphere (8)
  3. Interesting (5)
  4. geology (5)
  5. post (4)
  6. Thanks (4)
  7. Ilustración (4)
  8. Dinosaurs (4)
  9. area (4)
  10. world (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (11)
  2. Arizona (7)
  3. New York (3)
  4. Toronto (3)
  5. Columbia University (3)
  6. California (3)
  7. Europe (2)
  8. Illinois (2)
  9. Angola (2)
  10. El Pasado (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (7)
  2. Cretaceous (4)
  3. Carboniferous (2)
  4. Ordovician (1)
  5. Paleozoic (1)
  6. Triassic (1)
  7. Neogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

The early evolution of birds – more complicated than trying to untangle your headphones..

Green Tea and Velociraptors [2015-02-23 13:34:08]   recommend this post  (49 visits)
Birds are a phenomenal story of evolutionary success. As modern-day dinosaur descendants, they occupy almost all environments and ecosystems around the globe, and are truly animals that capture our imaginations. However, how did they become so [...]

Pictures

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [2015-02-24 22:06:47]   recommend this post  (47 visits)
This is one of many interesting items I purchased @ a geologist’s auction...Please help w/identification. Thanks a

Are There No More Sacred Places? Desecration at the Grand Canyon

Geotripper [2015-02-22 01:01:00]   recommend this post  (45 visits)
The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River, close to the proposed site of a desecration. I encourage you to read a story in Smithsonian, found here:  http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/who-can-save-the-grand-canyon-180954329/?no-ist. And [...]

Petroglyph Photo Gallery

Geology.com News [2015-02-28 19:43:30]   recommend this post  (44 visits)
A petroglyph is an image that is carved into a rock. This “carving” can produce a visible indentation in the rock or it can simply be the scratching away of a weathered surface to reveal unweathered material of a different color

Defining Irony: Welcome to One of the Few Parts of California Not Suffering Extreme Drought

Geotripper [2015-02-23 06:34:00]   recommend this post  (42 visits)
The bottom of Death Valley is the driest place in North America, and the hottest place in the world. It might stand to reason that it is a place that withstands the effects of California's horrific four-year drought, which is true, but it's not [...]

Gone Hiking! Main Central Thrust Goriganga Valley Kumaon Himalayas

Reporting on a Revolution [2015-02-25 17:39:00]   recommend this post  (42 visits)
At last! I've been waiting for this for almost 2 years. Friday, I will  be departing for the little town of Munsiyari in the Kumaon Himalayas of Uttarakhand to begin an eight day trek northwards towards the Milam and Rilam glaciers. Just take a [...]

Too High and Too Steep – Cover Background Information

New Stories in Stone [2015-02-24 18:26:34]   recommend this post  (42 visits)
As a follow up to my post about my book cover, I ... [ continue

Some Excellent Japanese Echinoderms! Textures and Closeups!

Echinoblog [2015-02-25 12:45:00]   recommend this post  (41 visits)
I've been in Japan for the last 6 weeks studying Japanese sea stars at the National Museum of Nature and Science in Tsukuba, Japan! As this is my last week at the museum I thought I would share some neat pics of some of the interesting [...]

A Different Kind of "Snow" in California, and a Coming World of Hurt

Geotripper [2015-02-26 09:29:00]   recommend this post  (40 visits)
 There is a different kind of snow falling in California right now. It might look vaguely like that cold stuff that has been falling back east, but the resemblance stops at "white". The almond orchards of the Great Valley have been [...]

Microfossil Crinoid Pieces from Clark County Indiana

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-02-22 06:31:00]   recommend this post  (40 visits)
My cousin recently sent me some images of crinoid fossils he has been finding in the New Providence Formation of Clark County, Indiana, USA. The fossils date to the Mississippian Period (Carboniferous). All pictures were taken using a microscope and [...]
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