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Geoblogosphere weekly review (17th week of 2015, last week)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (13 posts)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (8 posts)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (7 posts)
  6. Geotripper (6 posts)
  7. Geology.com News (6 posts)
  8. Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal (5 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  10. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (328 visits)
  2. Geotripper (215 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (198 visits)
  4. Ontario-geofish (191 visits)
  5. Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal (178 visits)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (169 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (157 visits)
  8. Geology.com News (144 visits)
  9. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (108 visits)
  10. Koprolitos (101 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. earthquakes (7)
  2. Interesting (6)
  3. moment (4)
  4. magnitude (4)
  5. Climate (3)
  6. History (3)
  7. scientists (3)
  8. Geology (3)
  9. place (3)
  10. rocks (3)
Top places:
  1. Nepal (7)
  2. Comoros (6)
  3. United Kingdom (6)
  4. Oklahoma (5)
  5. United States (5)
  6. Chile (4)
  7. Kathmandu (4)
  8. India (3)
  9. Colorado (3)
  10. Spain (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (4)
  2. Cretaceous (4)
  3. Silurian (4)
  4. Ordovician (2)
  5. Triassic (2)
  6. Quaternary (1)
  7. Permian (1)
  8. Carboniferous (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Mariano Gago (1948-2015)

Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal [2015-04-19 00:20:00]   recommend this post  (51 visits)
Portugal, a Ciência e a política perderam um dos homens mais influentes dos últimos anos. Um dos melhores políticos que este país já teve: José Mariano Rebelo Pires Gago (Lisboa, 16 de maio de 1948 — Lisboa, 17 de abril de 2015).Mariano [...]

SoftwareX: the new “coding” magazine

Digital Geography [2015-04-22 18:36:34]   recommend this post  (44 visits)
Thanks to a recent post in the Geoscience and Remote Sensing group on Facebook I discovered SoftwareX. SoftwareX is a new journal from the Elsevier. It focusses more on software which was used for gaining scientific results and not on the results [...]

A Fleeting Spring in Yosemite: When Going Out Was Really Going In

Geotripper [2015-04-19 01:17:00]   recommend this post  (42 visits)
“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” John Muir Has that kind of thing ever happened to you? We headed east yesterday afternoon on a short jaunt, ostensibly to [...]

Five Important Facts about Paulasterias and the Paulasteriidae! NEW species! New genus! New Family!

Echinoblog [2015-04-22 15:34:00]   recommend this post  (42 visits)
Another new week and another new discovery that I'm overjoyed to share with everyone! A NEW paper I've published in the prestigious Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society! link here This paper was co-authored by colleagues from the British [...]

Where the Rivers are "Upside-Down": A Hike to the Stanislaus Table Mountain

Geotripper [2015-04-20 07:45:00]   recommend this post  (42 visits)
Around 10 million years ago, a lava flow surged from a volcano near present-day Sonora Pass in the Sierra Nevada. Composed of latite, but non-viscous like basalt, it flowed off the volcano and into the channel of the ancestral Stanislaus River, [...]

Seattle Streams – Pt. 2

New Stories in Stone [2015-04-24 16:16:40]   recommend this post  (40 visits)
Here’s part 2 of my Seattle Streams posting. Please do let me know if you find errors or want to help create a better map of Seattle streams. West Central Streams 18. Mahteen – Queen Anne – Seattle Public Utility employees found a sign [...]

Friday fold: Bloomsburg Formation at lime kilns on C&O Canal

Mountain Beltway [2015-04-24 14:37:44]   recommend this post  (39 visits)
Milepost 127.4 (High, 2001) on the C&O Canal: …Cool if you’re into history. …Cool if you’re into economic geology. …Cool if you’re into Friday folds!   A reader sent me this photo (along w/ two others), [...]

Memories of Floods Past: The 1997 New Year's Day Flood in the Sierra Nevada

Geotripper [2015-04-21 09:39:00]   recommend this post  (39 visits)
There is a very strange looking meadow in the Sierra Nevada foothills 700 feet above the Tuolumne River. Bedrock around here is generally poorly exposed and deeply weathered. The region is one of gentle topography, with low hills and broad open [...]

Brontosaurus superstar

Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal [2015-04-20 13:20:00]   recommend this post  (38 visits)
 Sabemos que os dinossauros são populares e que o Brontosaurus sempre foi um dos mais emblemáticos. Por isso, quando anunciámos que o nome Brontosaurus está de volta, o impacto foi mundial. Foi interessante ver também o [...]

A Teacher of Astronomy? Have we got a place for you!

Geotripper [2015-04-23 04:01:00]   recommend this post  (37 visits)
I don't know if astronomers love geology as much as a geologist like myself loves astronomy. But if you are a teacher of astronomy and you are good at it, have we got a place for you! Modesto Junior College has an opening for a full-time [...]
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