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Geoblogosphere weekly review (30th week of 2010, 912 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (49 posts)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (19 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (17 posts)
  4. The Dragon’s Tales (12 posts)
  5. Louisville Area Fossils (9 posts)
  6. BEYONDbones (9 posts)
  7. Geology News (8 posts)
  8. Chinleana (7 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  10. Olelog (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1424 visits)
  2. Dinosaur Tracking (663 visits)
  3. Olelog (516 visits)
  4. Arizona Geology (341 visits)
  5. Tetrapod Zoology (330 visits)
  6. El pantano del Purussaurus (The Purussaurus Swamp) (329 visits)
  7. Through the Sandglass (322 visits)
  8. Malaysian Triassic Blog (317 visits)
  9. JOIDES Resolution blogs (227 visits)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (164 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. News (38)
  2. geology (13)
  3. photos (11)
  4. Energy (11)
  5. blog (11)
  6. gulf of mexico (11)
  7. fossil (10)
  8. scientists (9)
  9. Expedition 327 (9)
  10. fossils (8)
Top places:
  1. United States (19)
  2. Mexico (10)
  3. California (10)
  4. China (8)
  5. North America (7)
  6. Asia (7)
  7. Louisville (6)
  8. Europe (6)
  9. Arizona (5)
  10. Portugal (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (9)
  2. Jurassic (8)
  3. Neogene (6)
  4. Paleogene (5)
  5. Carboniferous (4)
  6. Devonian (3)
  7. Cretaceous (2)
  8. Quaternary (2)
  9. Permian (1)
  10. Ordovician (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

West Greenland Current

Olelog [2010-07-18 10:43:30]   recommend this post  (449 visits)
Some ocean currents are warm and other ocean currents are cold, but a few are actually in between.Sometimes you will read that the West Greenland Current is a weak cold water current that flows to the north along the west coast of Greenland. The [...]

Ammonoid Hollandites sp. dari Aring, G. Musang

Malaysian Triassic Blog [2010-07-18 03:06:00]   recommend this post  (317 visits)
Pandangan lateral (Lateral View)Pandangan lateral (lateral view - other side)Pandangan venter (venter view)Pandangan bahagian dalam (view of umbilicus wall)Garis sutura yang masih jelas diperlihatankan(preservation of suture line that can be well [...]

Sandfish robotics: the story continues

Through the Sandglass [2010-07-22 08:32:00]   recommend this post  (303 visits)
Almost exactly a year ago, I wrote about the remarkable abilities of Scincus scincus, otherwise known as the sandfish, sand skink or sand swimmer. This little Saharan lizard can swim through sand like a fish through water, and the

Gasoline Prices in Other Countries News [2010-07-24 05:58:25]   recommend this post  (297 visits)
An interesting article on the website includes a table showing gasoline prices in a number of other countries. Gasoline is really expensive in Scandinavia and costs less than water in

Reading Triassic Life on Land

Dinosaur Tracking [2010-07-19 15:24:45]   recommend this post  (295 visits)
As the great 20th century paleontologist William Diller Matthew once wrote, “The story of life on Earth is a splendid drama, as interesting as we watch its action and study the interplay of causes and motives that lie behind its movement as [...]

New Study Says Torosaurus=Triceratops

Dinosaur Tracking [2010-07-22 16:40:58]   recommend this post  (291 visits)
Late last year paleontologists Jack Horner and Mark Goodwin made waves by proposing that what had previously been thought to be two distinct genera of “bone-headed” dinosaurs—Stygimoloch and Dracorex—were really just growth stages of [...]

Mamiferos pleistocénicos en el centro comercial.

El pantano del Purussaurus (The Purussaurus Swamp) [2010-07-20 00:41:00]   recommend this post  (282 visits)
En una ocasión anterior sugerí visitar, a aquellos que están en Bogotá (o les resulta fácil llegar a mi ciudad natal), la exhibición de Dinosaurios de la Patagonia, en el centro comercial Plaza Imperial. Pues desde hace unos días que en las [...]

When bivalves attack (or: bivalves vs birds, the battle continues)

Tetrapod Zoology [2010-07-23 18:13:00]   recommend this post  (278 visits)
Regular readers will, hopefully, have shared my surprise on learning - firstly - that oystercatchers are sometimes 'captured' and killed by bivalves, and - secondly - that someone was clever enough to photograph such an occurrence and publish it [...]

Tropical Storm Bonnie Track Map News [2010-07-23 04:45:06]   recommend this post  (268 visits)
Tropical Depression Three strengthened and is now Tropical Storm Bonnie. Its projected track takes it into the Gulf of Mexico, directly towards the oil spill area. It is expected to arrive there early Sunday

Silver in Meteorites and Earth History News [2010-07-23 06:26:08]   recommend this post  (265 visits)
“Tiny variations in the isotopic composition of silver in meteorites and Earth rocks are helping scientists put together a timetable of how our planet was assembled beginning 4.568 billion years ago.” Quoted from the NSF press | Impressum