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Geoblogosphere weekly review (11th week of 2010, 801 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (39 posts)
  2. Geology News (20 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (18 posts)
  4. Laelaps (13 posts)
  5. Mountain Beltway (13 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (11 posts)
  7. Ontario-geofish (11 posts)
  8. Louisville Area Fossils (9 posts)
  9. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (8 posts)
  10. The Dragon’s Tales (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Tetrapod Zoology (626 visits)
  2. News (576 visits)
  3. Updates from the Vertebrate Paleontology Lab (455 visits)
  4. Laelaps (312 visits)
  5. Utah Geological Survey - blog (300 visits)
  6. The Open Dinosaur Project (234 visits)
  7. (233 visits)
  8. Mountain Cat Geology (200 visits)
  9. The Dynamic Earth (193 visits)
  10. Arizona Geology (141 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. geology (28)
  2. blog (17)
  3. science (14)
  4. dinosaur (12)
  5. usgs (11)
  6. magnitude (10)
  7. chile (10)
  8. earthquakes (10)
  9. dinosaurs (8)
  10. geology photos (7)
Top places:
  1. Chile (19)
  2. U.S. (12)
  3. California (9)
  4. United States (7)
  5. Turkey (7)
  6. America (6)
  7. Iceland (6)
  8. Colorado (6)
  9. Utah (6)
  10. Australia (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (8)
  2. Cambrian (7)
  3. Ordovician (7)
  4. Quaternary (4)
  5. Paleogene (4)
  6. Cretaceous (3)
  7. Triassic (2)
  8. Permian (2)
  9. Neogene (2)
  10. Devonian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Babirusas can get impaled by their own teeth: that most sought-after of objects does exist! (babirusas, part VIII)

Tetrapod Zoology [2010-03-08 22:15:00]   recommend this post  (616 visits)
Yeah, things are still tough here at Tet Zoo Towers, and the time needed for blog-writing has yet to materialise. But the end is in sight, and things will be back to normal within the next few weeks. I hope. If you've been reading the series of [...]

Crazy dental pathology

Updates from the Vertebrate Paleontology Lab [2010-03-08 17:37:48]   recommend this post  (455 visits)
Next week I’m attending the Geological Society of America Northeastern/Southeastern Section meeting, and I’ll be posting daily updates on that conference. Prior to leaving for the conference, I’ll be taking most of this week off. I thought an [...]

Study of Co-Benefits of Efficiency and Renewables in Utah: Air Quality, Health, and Water Benefits

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2010-03-11 23:56:01]   recommend this post  (291 visits)
Synapse Energy Economics, Inc. (Synapse) was contracted by several Utah State agencies, including the Utah State Energy Program, the Division of Public Utilities, the Division of Air Quality, the Committee of Consumer Services, and the Governor’s [...]

INTCAL09 Radiocarbon Calibration Curve News [2010-03-10 06:05:26]   recommend this post  (257 visits)
Researchers at Queen’s University have refined a calibration curve used to date carbon-based materials. The curve, called INTCAL09, extends radiocarbon calibration and improves date determinations in the part of the curve that approaches 50,000 [...]

Prehistoric DNA reveals the story of a Pleistocene survivor, the muskox

Laelaps [2010-03-10 23:41:50]   recommend this post  (208 visits)
A muskox (Ovibos moschatus), photographed in Alaska. From Flickr user drurydrama. Of all the mass extinctions that have occurred during earth's history, among the most hotly debated is the one which wiped out mammoths, saber-toothed cats, [...]

The Importance of Stupidity in Research

The Dynamic Earth [2010-03-10 16:17:00]   recommend this post  (193 visits)
Here's a brief essay by Martin Schwartz, published in the Journal of Cell Science. The title really says it all: The Importance of Stupidity in Scientific Research. There's not much more that I can say, except that I think Dr. Schwartz pretty much [...]

Chile Earthqake Occured In Zones Of Increased Stress

Mountain Cat Geology [2010-03-13 22:10:57]   recommend this post  (192 visits)

Analytical Software

The Open Dinosaur Project [2010-03-10 04:19:06]   recommend this post  (187 visits)
As the past two posts have attested, we are on the cusp of doing some actual, real-life analysis. If at all possible, I want to run the analyses using freely available, open source software. Fortunately, all of the major software packages for [...]

I-70 Glenwood Canyon Rock Slide Damages Road, Bridge [2010-03-09 07:46:48]   recommend this post  (173 visits)
Colorado governor Bill Ritter declared a disaster emergency Monday after a slide in Glenwood Canyon struck near midnight Sunday. It was located near Hanging Lake Tunnel, spot of a 2004 rockfall event that damaged a portion of cut and cover tunnel [...]

A Geological Ode To Charles Darwin

Reporting on a Revolution [2010-03-10 10:55:00]   1 recommendations  (95 visits)
And so really, it's just a scandal that the biologists have absconded with Darwin's memories.....He's ours. He's a geologist, and we're filing a class action suit.. Geophysicist Ross Stein of the USGS makes a good case in a discussion which turns [...] | Impressum