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Geoblogosphere weekly review (4th week of 2015, last week)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (6 posts)
  3. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  4. Geology.com News (5 posts)
  5. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (5 posts)
  6. The Landslide Blog (5 posts)
  7. Geotripper (4 posts)
  8. Palaeoblog (4 posts)
  9. Arizona Geology (4 posts)
  10. I think mining (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (241 visits)
  2. Geotripper (204 visits)
  3. The Landslide Blog (149 visits)
  4. Koprolitos (146 visits)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (141 visits)
  6. Mountain Beltway (134 visits)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (131 visits)
  8. I think mining (124 visits)
  9. Views of the Mahantango (122 visits)
  10. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (117 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Field (7)
  2. post (6)
  3. Way (6)
  4. Geology (5)
  5. Interesting (5)
  6. Termine (4)
  7. landslide report (4)
  8. Cretaceous Period (3)
  9. Carlile Shale Formation (3)
  10. EGU General Assembly (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. Greece (3)
  3. New York (3)
  4. Arizona (3)
  5. Grant (3)
  6. Canada (3)
  7. China (3)
  8. India (3)
  9. Irving (3)
  10. Carlile (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (6)
  2. Ordovician (3)
  3. Devonian (3)
  4. Quaternary (1)
  5. Silurian (1)
  6. Paleogene (1)
  7. Jurassic (1)
  8. Neogene (1)
  9. Mesozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Giant Alien Space Bear about to Destroy the Earth? Or the Impending Opening of a Great Museum?

Geotripper [2015-01-19 08:09:00]   recommend this post  (79 visits)
What you are actually seeing here is the Science on a Sphere learning area in the soon-to-open Great Valley Museum, and one of the very few blank walls left in the wonderful new center of learning that will serve the northern San Joaquin Valley and [...]

Brachyrizodus (Pseudohypoluphus) Fossil Tooth

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-01-18 02:19:00]   recommend this post  (68 visits)
My cousin has been analyzing some Carlile Shale Formation matrix. It was found in Grant County, South Dakota, USA. He has been carefully breaking it down to extract the hidden fossil shark teeth.  The fossils date to the Cretaceous Period [...]

Paleoseismology at the 26th IUGG in Prague

Paleoseismicity [2015-01-21 00:37:08]   recommend this post  (52 visits)
The 26th IUGG meeting will be held in Prague from 22 June – 2 July, 2015. Deadline for abstracts is 31 January, early bird registration ends 10 April. The IUGG-IASPEI symposium 8b – Lithospheric Stress and Strain: Observations and [...]

The Way it Was This Week: Winter in the Valley of the Ah-wah-nee

Geotripper [2015-01-18 00:36:00]   recommend this post  (50 visits)
Is there a more beautiful place than this, the Ah-wah-nee, or the Yosemite as some chose to call it.? I'm sure that everyone who explores the outdoors has "that place", the spot that represents the highest attainment of their personal [...]

The Mining Landmen (and Women)

I think mining [2015-01-20 02:38:11]   recommend this post  (46 visits)
At this link is a great infographic on The Evolution of The Landman.  The posting is brief on text.  Here is a little of what is written: Without landmen, 1912’s first gas station would never have formed, and the discovery of natural resources [...]

Nucula bellistriata pelecypod from the Ludlowville Fm.

Views of the Mahantango [2015-01-18 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (45 visits)
It's rare to find whole Peleycpod shells with no distortion so I was quite pleased to find this Nucula bellistriata fossil. It comes from the upper Ludlowville Formation (Devonian, Givetain stage) at Geer Rd. Quarry in Madison County, NY. Both [...]

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake near Pinnacles National Park

Geotripper [2015-01-20 18:15:00]   recommend this post  (43 visits)
 A 4.4 magnitude earthquake at a depth of about 10 kilometers struck Central California near Pinnacles National Park early this morning. We got an excellent seismic record of the event at Modesto Junior College, as can be seen in the picture above. [...]

The Secret of Tender Octopus

Ontario-geofish [2015-01-18 01:08:00]   recommend this post  (43 visits)
So for years we'd go to a Greek restaurant and marvel at the tender octopus.  We'd ask them how they do it, and they would smile slyly, and say it's a secret. So, began the Great Research.  Everybody had their own secret, like throwing the [...]

Building stones of the Acropolis (Athens, Greece)

Mountain Beltway [2015-01-20 13:06:03]   recommend this post  (42 visits)
As a follow-up to my post about the geology of the Acropolis klippe in Athens, Greece, and in the spirit of my post on the building stones of the Haghia Sophia in İstabul, Turkey, let’s turn our attention today to the various rocks that [...]

Friday fold: Rainy Bay, Nova Scotia

Mountain Beltway [2015-01-23 13:35:49]   recommend this post  (42 visits)
Elizabeth Kosters contributed this week’s Friday fold: It’s from Rainy Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada. Click through to read Elizabeth’s post on the site. Happy
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