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Geoblogosphere weekly review (42th week of 2014, last week)


Most active blogs:
  1. Utah Geological Survey - blog (11 posts)
  2. Palaeoblog (10 posts)
  3. News (9 posts)
  4. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (8 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  6. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (8 posts)
  7. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  8. Geotripper (6 posts)
  9. Arizona Geology (6 posts)
  10. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Paleoseismicity (347 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (211 visits)
  3. Palaeoblog (203 visits)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (185 visits)
  5. Utah Geological Survey - blog (179 visits)
  6. News (171 visits)
  7. Geotripper (161 visits)
  8. State of the Planet (146 visits)
  9. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (145 visits)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (117 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (9)
  2. earthquakes (8)
  3. people (8)
  4. world (7)
  5. science (7)
  6. Earth Sciences (6)
  7. Earth (6)
  8. geology (6)
  9. Congresos (6)
  10. Earthquake (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (12)
  2. Berlin (5)
  3. Utah (5)
  4. Portugal (5)
  5. United Kingdom (4)
  6. Canada (4)
  7. Vancouver (4)
  8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (4)
  9. Fossil (3)
  10. Hungary (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (9)
  2. Cretaceous (5)
  3. Ordovician (4)
  4. Neogene (3)
  5. Permian (2)
  6. Paleogene (2)
  7. Cambrian (1)
  8. Mesozoic (1)
  9. Quaternary (1)
  10. Triassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

3He dating of rockfalls helps to distinguish between proximal and distal paleo-earthquakes in Christchurch, NZ

Paleoseismicity [2014-10-13 11:01:38]   recommend this post  (265 visits)
The 2011 Christchurch earthquake series had severe consequences and surprised scientists for many reasons. Ground motions were extremely strong despite the relative moderate magnitudes of the quakes (MW 5.3-7.1). The events happened on a system of [...]

Geosciences is top UA program in Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities

Arizona Geology [2014-10-12 03:11:00]   recommend this post  (102 visits)
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8th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology in Mugla/Turkey started

Paleoseismicity [2014-10-14 15:35:02]   recommend this post  (56 visits)
In this week the 8th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology started in Mugla/Turkey, our colleague Ersen Aksoy is one of the major organizers together with his colleagues and teams from the Mulga University, many sessions with [...]

Pyrite Strobeus Snail Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2014-10-14 03:30:00]   recommend this post  (39 visits)
This is one beautiful and shiny fossil! It appears to be a Strobeus pyrite gastropod fossil. It was found in a coal mine at a depth of 60-250 meters. More pictures below show some more specimens that were found. My identification source [...]

October 16, 2014 News [2014-10-13 11:58:15]   recommend this post  (37 visits)
Determining the Age of “Cave Art”National Geographic Worldwide Petroglyph

Civilization Exists By Geological Consent...So does life in the Great Valley

Geotripper [2014-10-13 10:06:00]   recommend this post  (36 visits)
Sandhill Cranes at the San Luis NWR The Sandhill Cranes are returning to their winter home in the Great Valley of California! In the next few weeks there will be 20,000 of them arriving at the Merced National Wildlife Refuge a few tens of miles [...]

Oreopithecus bambolii Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2014-10-12 06:14:00]   recommend this post  (36 visits)
An interesting fossil shown in this picture is of an Oreopithecus bambolii primate. The fossil can be found at the Museo di Paleontologia at Sapienza University of Rome Italy. Creatures like this existed in the Miocene Epoch of Neogene Period. [...]

Science: Alive and Well in the Great Valley, Against the Odds

Geotripper [2014-10-12 06:36:00]   recommend this post  (36 visits)
No, no enthusiasm here for science. None at all. We are close to or on the bottom of every list there is: worst place to live, most polluted air, highest crime rate, highest unemployment. To listen to the people who write the articles, living in [...]

Did You Find A Fossilized Egg?

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [2014-10-12 21:47:18]   recommend this post  (34 visits)
Fossil eggs are rare and hard to identify particularly if they are removed from the ground you find them in. Many natural formations look like eggs. If they are found in place, then you should record the type of ground around them; Do you know [...]

Hiking Along the Headwaters of the Virgin River

WATCH FOR ROCKS - Travels of a Sharp-Eyed Geologist [2014-10-12 07:20:18]   recommend this post  (33 visits)
It was a crisp October morning as we zipped up Cedar Mountain in our three–car caravan, bound for an eight–mile hike around Navajo Lake and along the Virgin River rim trail. Interspersed with the grayed skeletal remains of Engelmann spruce [...] | Impressum