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Geoblogosphere weekly review (30th week of 2015, last week)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (6 posts)
  3. Geology.com News (6 posts)
  4. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (6 posts)
  5. Geotripper (5 posts)
  6. Arizona Geology (5 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  8. Utah Geological Survey - blog (4 posts)
  9. BEYONDbones (4 posts)
  10. Mountain Beltway (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (322 visits)
  2. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (211 visits)
  3. Geotripper (188 visits)
  4. Geology.com News (180 visits)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (144 visits)
  6. kreidefossilien.de (144 visits)
  7. Arizona Geology (140 visits)
  8. Mountain Beltway (137 visits)
  9. Koprolitos (122 visits)
  10. Rosetta Stones (119 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (5)
  2. New York (5)
  3. time (5)
  4. Kalkberg formation (4)
  5. roadcut (4)
  6. landslide report (4)
  7. More Science (4)
  8. Climate (4)
  9. Dinos of the Dawn 2015 (4)
  10. Brachiopod (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (9)
  2. New York (7)
  3. Pacific Ocean (4)
  4. Italy (4)
  5. Kalkberg (4)
  6. Iceland (3)
  7. Oklahoma (3)
  8. Illinois (3)
  9. Massachusetts (2)
  10. Grinnell (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (7)
  2. Devonian (4)
  3. Triassic (2)
  4. Jurassic (2)
  5. Ordovician (1)
  6. Cambrian (1)
  7. Cenozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Literature update

Paleoseismicity [2015-07-19 12:33:11]   recommend this post  (75 visits)
Lots of paleoseismology and tsunami studies are currently being published… Here’s my update on the latest papers, including: Surface ruptures, seismic swarms, tsunamites, Asian tectonics, slip rates and archaeoseismology. Plus: A very [...]

Der "fossil record" visualisiert: Die Paleobiology Database Kartenanwendung

kreidefossilien.de [2015-07-19 01:49:00]   recommend this post  (61 visits)
Wer sich bei der Verwaltung seiner Fossiliensammlung mit der Systematik seiner Funde beschäftigt hat, ist sicherlich schon auf die Datenbank auf paleobiodb.org gestoßen. Das Projekt bietet auf Basis der veröffentlichten Fachliteratur, offene [...]

Escape to Patagonia

Fossils and Other Living Things [2015-07-20 14:14:00]   recommend this post  (59 visits)
The trek to Patagonia in 1930 had its paleontological objectives, for sure, but it also had singularly personal ones for George Gaylord Simpson (1902-1984).  In that year, though a young 28 years of age, Simpson already was associate curator of [...]

The Awesome Power of Lava: Watch Metal Burn!

Rosetta Stones [2015-07-19 08:00:00]   recommend this post  (55 visits)
Remember when we poked some gentle fun at Hollywood and 'splained that most lava flows are so slow that you can outwalk them? I wish I'd known about this video back then, because it shows how even... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

XKCD’s Take on Pluto

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-07-19 10:08:28]   recommend this post  (54 visits)
In case you missed it, the XKCD cartoon has a nice take on Pluto. This reminds me of the classic cartoon on the electromagnetic spectrum.   Oh and while we are on the subject of cartoons- Opus is back! There is something about geeks and Bloom [...]

Is the Second Coming...Coming Because of an Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest?

Geotripper [2015-07-19 07:47:00]   recommend this post  (53 visits)
No, it's not real, it's a photoshopped hoax after the Indonesia tsunami of 2004 Geotripper stands bravely on the coast of the Pacific Northwest, camera and binoculars in hand, ready to liveblog the end of the world during the apocalyptic earthquake [...]

Azurite Granite ?

Geology.com News [2015-07-19 16:02:59]   recommend this post  (52 visits)
A granite with blue azurite orbs has been found near the base of Mount Godwin Austen, also known as K2, the second highest mountain in the world. Small stains of malachite are also found in the rock. It quickly became popular with lapidary

Cheap oil kills Oklahoma earthquakes

Ontario-geofish [2015-07-19 17:38:00]   recommend this post  (50 visits)
It's so slow now.  Like watching the grass grow.  A little cluster near the city got everybody excited, but that went away.  Wait until Iran releases it's oil for terrorism.  Maybe we'll hit $40 a barrel, and they might as well roll up the [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Strombolian eruption

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2015-07-20 12:20:11]   recommend this post  (50 visits)
Jonas Kuhn, a researcher at Heidelberg University , took the photograph during a field campaign at Stromboli volcano in Italy. The objective of this campaign was to gather data from different gaseous compounds of the volcanic plume. Via emission [...]

Michael Gerrard to Head Institute Faculty

State of the Planet [2015-07-22 18:33:11]   recommend this post  (50 visits)
Columbia Law School Professor Michael B. Gerrard, director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, has been named chair of the faculty of the Earth
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