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Geoblogosphere weekly review (51th week of 2010, 687 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (47 posts)
  2. AGU Meetings (27 posts)
  3. Geology News (20 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (16 posts)
  5. WeBlog Aragosaurus (12 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (9 posts)
  7. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (9 posts)
  8. James’ Empty Blog (8 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (8 posts)
  10. Geopark Araripe (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (831 visits)
  2. AGU Meetings (565 visits)
  3. Outdoor Science (426 visits)
  4. Sinuosity (425 visits)
  5. Geology News (409 visits)
  6. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (378 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (275 visits)
  8. Clastic Detritus (246 visits)
  9. Mundo Neandertal (188 visits)
  10. Mente et Malleo (182 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Geology Books (62)
  2. 2010 Fall Meeting (27)
  3. Mining News (23)
  4. geology (22)
  5. agu (19)
  6. nasa (12)
  7. Climate (10)
  8. Environment (9)
  9. Green Cars (9)
  10. Astronomy (9)
Top places:
  1. United States (26)
  2. Portugal (12)
  3. India (8)
  4. Asia (7)
  5. China (7)
  6. San Francisco (7)
  7. California (7)
  8. Europe (7)
  9. Arizona (6)
  10. Colombia (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (8)
  2. Cretaceous (6)
  3. Neogene (5)
  4. Ordovician (4)
  5. Triassic (3)
  6. Silurian (3)
  7. Devonian (3)
  8. Permian (2)
  9. Quaternary (2)
  10. Mesoproterozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

A three-step plan for changing the world

Outdoor Science [2010-12-15 16:19:23]   recommend this post  (416 visits)
Is there something in the world you desperately want to change? Whether it be campaigning to save a US state rock, fighting UK science funding cuts or getting mad about climate change – many of us dream of picking up a placard and making a [...]

Sinuosity Heat Mapping: A step-by-step guide

Sinuosity [2010-12-14 16:28:00]   recommend this post  (411 visits)
Hello again. I haven't posted in awhile because I've been busy with final exams for the Fall semester. Those ended last week so I've been back at the office making more progress on my research.  I am very pleased to share with everyone a [...]

Guest Post: The Jack Sprat Effect

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2010-12-13 17:26:27]   recommend this post  (217 visits)
Today it’s the turn of Colin Palmer, an aero engineer turned pterosaur researcher in Bristol who takes us through his new paper on their flight mechanics. And inevitably has some issues with how his work was portrayed in the media. Colin of [...]

Huesos humanos usados como herramientas hace 50 mil años

Mundo Neandertal [2010-12-15 21:55:00]   recommend this post  (169 visits)
Interesante descubrimiento de Christine Verna, del Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, y Francesco d'Errico de la Universidad de Bordeaux. Herramientas neandertales hechas con huesos, no sólo de diferentes tipos de animales, sino [...]

Shale Gas Resources of the Lower 48 States

Geology.com News [2010-12-18 07:36:20]   recommend this post  (167 visits)
“Shale gas refers to natural gas that is trapped within shale formations. Over the past decade, the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has allowed access to large volumes of shale gas that were previously uneconomical [...]

2010 AGU Meeting Day 5 and Wrap-Up

Clastic Detritus [2010-12-18 17:17:14]   recommend this post  (158 visits)
The fifth and final day of the American Geophysical Union meeting was my busiest by far. In the morning I attended several talks in a geomorphology session about Transient Landscapes. The idea is that there are landscapes that can approach a steady [...]

Projected Losses of Arctic Sea-Ice and Polar Bear Habitat may be Reduced if Greenhouse Gas Emissions are Stabilized

Geology News [2010-12-16 01:00:00]   recommend this post  (153 visits)
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Sea-ice habitats essential to polar bears would likely respond positively should more curbs be placed on global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new modeling study published today in the journal, Nature .? The [...]

Strange landscapes of the outer giants’ moons

AGU Meetings [2010-12-16 18:08:11]   recommend this post  (144 visits)
Kansas might be flatter than a pancake, but some of the moons circling Jupiter and Saturn are not. The relatively tiny, icy, rocky moons of the outer solar system host a gigantic array of interesting surface features. Some features are fairly [...]

Geo-Video: Lavasee im Vulkan Erta Ale

Mente et Malleo [2010-12-13 23:04:11]   recommend this post  (143 visits)
Lavasee in der Caldera des Erta Ale, Credit: Rolf Cosar - Wikipedia Im Nordosten Äthiopiens erhebt sich der 613 m hohe Vulkan Erta Ale. Er liegt nicht nur mitten im Afar Dreieck und damit im Afrikanischen Rift, er ist auch einer der [...]

Where on (Google) Earth #235?

Ron Schott’s Geology Home Companion [2010-12-14 05:00:08]   recommend this post  (133 visits)
In honor of the world’s largest(?) ever gathering of Geobloggers and Geotweeps this evening at the AGU Social Media Soirée I hereby present Where on (Google) Earth #235? for your entertainment. Most of you already know that to win the [...]
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