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Geoblogosphere weekly review (5th week of 2016, last week)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. JOIDES Resolution blogs (14 posts)
  2. Palaeoblog (8 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  4. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  5. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (5 posts)
  6. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (4 posts)
  8. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (4 posts)
  9. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (4 posts)
  10. Geotripper (3 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (237 visits)
  2. Palaeoblog (213 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (188 visits)
  4. Paleoseismicity (153 visits)
  5. Koprolitos (152 visits)
  6. Geotripper (120 visits)
  7. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (120 visits)
  8. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (120 visits)
  9. State of the Planet (113 visits)
  10. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (107 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (7)
  2. Climate (6)
  3. people (5)
  4. Geology (4)
  5. exp360 (4)
  6. Earth (4)
  7. Image (4)
  8. life (4)
  9. Anatomy (3)
  10. images (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (9)
  2. California (6)
  3. United Kingdom (5)
  4. Alaska (4)
  5. Canada (3)
  6. Japan (3)
  7. Vienna (2)
  8. Wyoming (2)
  9. Grand Canyon National Park (2)
  10. Houston Museum of Natural Science (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (5)
  2. Ordovician (3)
  3. Cretaceous (2)
  4. Mesozoic (2)
  5. Carboniferous (2)
  6. Cambrian (2)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Quaternary (1)
  9. Devonian (1)
  10. Triassic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Paleoseismology & active tectonics sessions at the IASPEI-LACSC meeting 20-22 June, 2016, San Jose, Costa Rica

Paleoseismicity [2016-01-24 01:10:12]   recommend this post  (92 visits)
From 20-22 June, 2016, the IASPEI – Regional Assembly of the Latin-American and Caribbean Seismological Commission – LACSC will  be held in San Jose, Costa Rica. There will be some very interesting sessions on active tectonics, [...]

A Modesto Junior College Field Studies Opportunity: Geology and Archaeology of the Hawaiian Islands, June 1-13, 2016

Geotripper [2016-01-26 08:21:00]   recommend this post  (75 visits)
This might be of interest only to my Modesto area readers, but anyone who is interested in learning about the natural and human history of the Hawaiian Islands may want to investigate this field studies opportunity June 1-13, 2016. Imagine [...]

IRSN report on the Napa Earthquake, California (M6, 2014-08-24)

Paleoseismicity [2016-01-28 22:09:32]   recommend this post  (61 visits)
Our colleagues Stéphane Baize and Oona Scotti from the French IRSN finished a report on the 2014 Napa Earthquake: Post-seismic survey report, with special focus on surface faulting. On 24 August 2014, an earthquake of magnitude Mw6 occurred on the [...]

smartphones in the field

Accidental Remediation [2016-01-26 02:20:00]   recommend this post  (61 visits)
I've admitted that I am a luddite (really, just a cynic about the brightest, flashiest new thing) here and here and... It will come as no surprise that I was an extremely late smartphone adopter. I was essentially forced to get a smartphone because [...]

Big Money for Oklahoma earthquakes

Ontario-geofish [2016-01-29 20:35:00]   recommend this post  (59 visits)
Reference Hey, they're a billion in the hole, but 1.4 mill is going to study earthquakes.  That's US dollars! All the existing seismologists have a big footprint on their rears and left the building, mainly because it was going to fall down [...]

A Storm That Will Be Remembered for Generations

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2016-01-24 03:12:29]   recommend this post  (55 visits)
Some are calling it Snowzilla, and having experienced it, the name fits! From DC to Baltimore, and up to New York have over 2 feet. Here on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, it varies but a foot is common in Central and Northern Delaware and near [...]

Links: Pumice and Pumicite

Looking for Detachment [2016-01-29 18:00:00]   recommend this post  (55 visits)
In keeping with my recent posts about Glass Mountain, Siskiyou County, CA, I've put together a few links relating mostly to pumice: Chesterman, C.W., 1956, Pumice, pumicite, and volcanic cinders in California and Technology of pumice, pumicite, and [...]

Living the Dream, Day 4 – A Last Look at the Tapeats

WATCH FOR ROCKS - Travels of a Sharp-Eyed Geologist [2016-01-30 03:58:22]   recommend this post  (53 visits)
We depart the Little Colorado in mid-afternoon of an early May day, continuing on Day Four of our excellent Colorado River rafting adventure. The sky that earlier teased us with a warm patchy blue has turned again to cold [...]

The greatest ever debris flow video? Aconcagua in Argentina

The Landslide Blog [2016-01-24 09:00:59]   recommend this post  (53 visits)
An amazing video has appeared on youtube showing a debris flow on the flanks of Aconcagua in Argentina. It came very close to killing a group of

Paleo Profile: Alcide d’Orbigny’s Dawn Beast

Laelaps [2016-01-29 14:30:48]   recommend this post  (52 visits)
Vertebrate paleontology has a sample size problem. Only a fraction of all the creatures that ever lived became preserved in the fossil record, and an even tinier sliver of that array has been discovered, cleaned, and studied. Even the most famous [...]
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