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Geoblogosphere weekly review (24th week of 2010, 815 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (33 posts)
  2. Geology News (24 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (13 posts)
  4. Wooster Geologists (12 posts)
  5. The Dragon’s Tales (11 posts)
  6. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  7. EPOCA Arctic Campaign 2010 (10 posts)
  8. Geotripper (8 posts)
  9. Palaeoblog (8 posts)
  10. History of geology (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1270 visits)
  2. Geology News (352 visits)
  3. Raptor's Nest (328 visits)
  4. Louisville Area Fossils (253 visits)
  5. Eruptions (252 visits)
  6. Jurassic Italia Blog (205 visits)
  7. Clastic Detritus (166 visits)
  8. Laelaps (102 visits)
  9. History of geology (97 visits)
  10. Geotripper (63 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. geology (22)
  2. blog (16)
  3. Bergbau (12)
  4. fossils (10)
  5. Geologie Deutschland (10)
  6. bp (9)
  7. evolution (9)
  8. map (9)
  9. earth (8)
  10. israel (8)
Top places:
  1. Europe (11)
  2. United States (10)
  3. Portugal (9)
  4. Israel (8)
  5. Guatemala (8)
  6. Italy (7)
  7. Africa (7)
  8. Arizona (6)
  9. Colorado (6)
  10. Australia (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (10)
  2. Cretaceous (6)
  3. Devonian (5)
  4. Ordovician (5)
  5. Triassic (4)
  6. Cambrian (3)
  7. Carboniferous (3)
  8. Silurian (3)
  9. Mesozoic (3)
  10. Paleogene (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

What Companies Have Deepwater Rigs in the Gulf? News [2010-06-12 04:57:38]   recommend this post  (345 visits)
CNN has a graphic that shows the companies with deep water rigs in the Gulf of Mexico along with the depths of the

New paper: jaw biomechanics and the evolution of biting performance in theropod dinosaurs

Raptor's Nest [2010-06-12 13:40:00]   recommend this post  (328 visits)
My new paper on theropod jaw biomechanics was finally published as an early online edition of the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. It became available on Wednesday, 9th June, but I was busy studying cat skulls at the NHM in London and I didn't [...]

Philippines: Alert at Taal Volcano News [2010-06-09 06:29:20]   recommend this post  (240 visits)
Taal Volcano on the island of Luzon in the Philippines has killed thousands of people. It is just 30 miles from Manila, the capital city. The “Level Two” alert in effect has been given because magma is thought to be moving towards the [...]

Flash Floods In Arkansas News [2010-06-12 05:12:06]   recommend this post  (226 visits)
Flash floods killed at least 16 people at an Arkansas campground early this morning, surprising many people who were

Scientists to Discuss the Future of Water in Afghanistan

Geology News [2010-06-11 22:00:00]   recommend this post  (219 visits)
Population growth in the Kabul Basin, Afghanistan, due in part to returning refugees, is estimated to lead to a sixfold increase in drinking water needs by 2057. The U.S. Geological Survey is working in partnership with the Afghanistan Geological [...]

Mt. Baker Volcano Research Center T-shirt fundraiser

Eruptions [2010-06-08 10:29:09]   recommend this post  (213 visits)
Last year I mentioned the fundraiser for the excellent Mt. Baker Volcano Research Center - and lo and behold, I will mention it again. The new 2010 t-shirts are out and you can purchase one to support one of the best volcano research sites on the [...]

Adventures with Silver

Louisville Area Fossils [2010-06-06 11:03:00]   recommend this post  (212 visits)
Being a curious cat, I decided to investigate sand mold metal casting.  Previous work installing a new water heater for my aunt left quite a bit of silver-tin solder droppings from working on the copper pipes.  After reading a post by [...]

36-Inch Natural Gas Pipeline Blast in Texas News [2010-06-09 05:54:53]   recommend this post  (209 visits)
Workers drilling utility pole holes are blamed for hitting a 36-inch natural gas pipeline in Texas that triggered a deadly

Corso "Paleoart Teaching"... in Portogallo!

Jurassic Italia Blog [2010-06-08 21:44:25]   recommend this post  (205 visits)
E' confermato lo svolgimento del secondo corso di PaleoArt Teaching, nato da una stretta collaborazione tra Fabio ...Leggi ancora | Pubblicato da Italosaurus | Commenti Tag: spedizioni, dino italy [...]

Poll — What day of week is best for a weekly round-up of geoblogosphere?

Clastic Detritus [2010-06-06 18:10:39]   recommend this post  (138 visits)
I recently had a conversation with someone who mentioned that it would be pretty awesome if there was a weekly review of the geoscience blogosphere. A selection of a handful of posts that highlights some of the stand-out content from the week. So, [...] | Impressum