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Geoblogosphere weekly review (38th week of 2014, last week)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (12 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (10 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  4. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  5. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (6 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (6 posts)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (6 posts)
  9. I think mining (5 posts)
  10. Koprolitos (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (265 visits)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (194 visits)
  3. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (178 visits)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (162 visits)
  5. State of the Planet (155 visits)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (140 visits)
  7. I think mining (127 visits)
  8. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (120 visits)
  9. Between a Rock and a Hard Place (118 visits)
  10. Ontario-geofish (115 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (12)
  2. 8230 (7)
  3. Science (6)
  4. Earth (5)
  5. information (5)
  6. people (5)
  7. summer (5)
  8. way (5)
  9. Image (5)
  10. Bárðarbunga volcano (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (7)
  2. Germany (5)
  3. Canada (4)
  4. Iceland (4)
  5. Salt Lake City (4)
  6. Utah (4)
  7. Philippines (3)
  8. Grayson (3)
  9. Portugal (3)
  10. Pacific Ocean (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Carboniferous (5)
  2. Jurassic (5)
  3. Cambrian (4)
  4. Devonian (4)
  5. Cretaceous (2)
  6. Ordovician (2)
  7. Neogene (2)
  8. Quaternary (1)
  9. Paleogene (1)
  10. Mesozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Coral, wanted dead and alive; a brief excursion into the world of coral science

Between a Rock and a Hard Place [2014-09-15 10:55:36]   recommend this post  (100 visits)
  Today we have a guest post from Dr. Peter Tomiak who delves into the life and death of corals… I completed my undergraduate degree in Biology and Geology at the Bristol University in 2008. Subsequently I undertook a [...]

The 'Spinosaurus reboot': sailing in stormy waters

markwitton.com blog [2014-09-20 11:55:00]   recommend this post  (55 visits)
Are depictions of Spinosaurus like this now redundant? Answer: who knows? After weeks of anticipation and teased images, the 'new look' Spinosaurus has met with a sceptical reception from academics and the online palaeontology community, and [...]

Dinosaur Provincial Park 2014

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2014-09-20 11:34:58]   recommend this post  (52 visits)
The Musings has been quiet again in part because I have changed jobs / cities yet again, but also with a general wind-up towards the start of teaching. This is now my third year at Queen Mary, but more importantly for me, I’m finally teaching [...]

Subasta jurásica en París

DinoAstur. Blog sobre La Costa de los Dinosaurios [2014-09-20 10:00:16]   1 recommendations  (51 visits)
La casa de subastas Sotheby’s realiza el próximo 30 de septiembre en París una subasta de objetos de historia natural (sale number: PF1421). Entre los lotes se incluyen varios ejemplares fósiles del Jurásico, la mayoría de Alemania donde [...]

Friday fold: Miette Group anticline in Banff National Park, Alberta

Mountain Beltway [2014-09-19 13:52:36]   recommend this post  (49 visits)
Here’s an outcrop of Miette Group slate, seen at the intersection of the Icefields Parkway with the Trans-Canada Highway, just north of Lake Louise, Alberta: There’s a lovely anticline just to the right of Zack, who obligingly provided a [...]

Friday Rocks: K/T Boundary

New Stories in Stone [2014-09-15 16:34:15]   recommend this post  (48 visits)
My Friday Rocks photo shows the K/T boundary, aka the Cretaceous/Tertiary Boundary. ... [ continue

Pulling secrets from deep-sea, drillbit-eating rocks

Geospace [2014-09-19 16:35:34]   recommend this post  (48 visits)
Amy West is the science writer and outreach and education officer for the JOIDES Resolution, a drill ship operated by the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) that is on a two-month expedition studying the Izu-Bonin-Mariana Arc in the region [...]

New Dinosaur Rhinorex Raises Cretaceous Quandary

Laelaps [2014-09-19 21:55:57]   recommend this post  (47 visits)
Rhinorex is an evocative name for a dinosaur. It sounds like a snarling theropod with a huge nasal

Spinosaurus Revolution, Episodio IV: Una soluzione a tutti gli enigmi?

Theropoda [2014-09-20 09:58:00]   recommend this post  (47 visits)
In questi giorni, la paleo-rete è nel pieno di una vera e propria battaglia, combattuta tra vari fronti. C'è la piccola fronda rivoluzionaria (quella, appunto, della Spinosaurus Revolution) e la più ampia ed eterogenea contro-rivoluzione, che, in [...]

Bodennetzwerk Südbayern sucht Akteure für Tagung

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [2014-09-15 08:00:46]   recommend this post  (45 visits)
… in München: Ansprechpartner: Karsten Schacht Die Exkursion zur Forschungsplattform
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