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Geoblogosphere weekly review (9th week of 2010, 930 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (59 posts)
  2. Geology News (21 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (17 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (17 posts)
  5. The Volcanism Blog (15 posts)
  6. Laelaps (12 posts)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (10 posts)
  8. The Dragon’s Tales (10 posts)
  9. Geopark Araripe (10 posts)
  10. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (9 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. El pantano del Purussaurus (The Purussaurus Swamp) (598 visits)
  2. News (586 visits)
  3. Arizona Geology (370 visits)
  4. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (344 visits)
  5. Mente et Malleo (325 visits)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (313 visits)
  7. Dinosaur Tracking (310 visits)
  8. When Pigs Fly returns (308 visits)
  9. Eclectic Plagiodoxy (284 visits)
  10. Geopark Araripe (98 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. geology (25)
  2. Dinosaurs (16)
  3. magnitude (14)
  4. blog (12)
  5. earthquakes (12)
  6. volcano (12)
  7. tsunami (12)
  8. nasa (11)
  9. map (11)
  10. haiti (10)
Top places:
  1. CHILE (27)
  2. U.S. (15)
  3. Haiti (13)
  4. UTAH (12)
  5. Santiago (8)
  6. Portugal (7)
  7. Arizona (7)
  8. Indonesia (6)
  9. canada (6)
  10. UK (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (8)
  2. Ordovician (7)
  3. Jurassic (4)
  4. Quaternary (4)
  5. Mesozoic (4)
  6. Triassic (3)
  7. Paleozoic (2)
  8. Devonian (2)
  9. Cenozoic (1)
  10. Neogene (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Utica Shale Gas Play in Quebec, Canada News [2010-02-27 20:22:00]   recommend this post  (333 visits)
Early results in the Utica Shale Gas Play in Quebec, Canada has wells producing over 10 million cubic feet of gas per day. Some believe that the play could contain over 20 trillion cubic feet of natural

Haiti: Erdbeben und Tsunamis

Mente et Malleo [2010-02-25 21:03:08]   recommend this post  (320 visits)
Das verheerende Erdbeben vom 12.Januar 2010 in Haiti hat vermutlich auch mindestens 2 mehrere Meter hohe Tsunamis ausgelöst, wie am 24. Februar auf einer Konferenz in Oregon bekannt wurde. Als erstes war es Hermann Fritz, einem Ingenieur vom [...]

Aloha, Abydosaurus

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [2010-02-24 04:31:00]   recommend this post  (305 visits)
An amazing find from Dinosaur National Monument: four intact skulls of a new Cretaceous sauropod called Abydosaurus mcintoshi. The skulls of sauropods are delicate things, easily destroyed before getting a chance to fossilize. To find four of them [...]

El Valle de las Tristezas

El pantano del Purussaurus (The Purussaurus Swamp) [2010-02-25 09:32:00]   recommend this post  (304 visits)
El siguiente texto ha sido traducido del libro "Vertebrate Paleontology in the Neotropics: The Miocene Fauna of La Venta, Colombia", capítulo 1 "A History of Vertebrate Paleontology in the Magdalena Valley", por [...]

In Preparation

When Pigs Fly returns [2010-02-21 04:27:00]   recommend this post  (302 visits)
I've missed out on some awesome Art Evolved shows over the last few months (understandably), so I'm getting back on ye olde bandwagon for the March therizinosaur-themed show. This is a draft of Therizinosaurus I whipped up today. A couple things [...]

Yendo de un lado para otro y... ¿ballenas asesinas?

El pantano del Purussaurus (The Purussaurus Swamp) [2010-02-25 22:58:00]   recommend this post  (294 visits)
Quizás he pasado mas tiempo en campo en los últimos 5 meses que en ninguna otra época de mi vida. Ha sido fantástico, he conocido muchos lugares interesantes y empleado múltiples medios de transporte. Paso poco tiempo en Bogotá, pero la mejor [...]

A New Use for Blacklights: Finding Dinosaur Feathers

Dinosaur Tracking [2010-02-24 16:25:25]   recommend this post  (284 visits)
Since 1996 paleontologists have found so many feathered dinosaurs that it has been impossible to keep up with them all. There are scores of exceptionally preserved specimens that have yet to be fully studied and published upon, but, according to a [...]

Improper truth

Eclectic Plagiodoxy [2010-02-26 06:07:44]   recommend this post  (284 visits)
"Truth" is an improper

Tucson's aircraft 'Boneyard'

Arizona Geology [2010-02-24 03:08:00]   recommend this post  (274 visits)
The UK's Telegraph newspaper is running a story about the 2,600 acre airplane and helicopter "Boneyard" at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, following the release of new hi-res photos of the facility on Google Earth.   They report [...]

FREE Scanning Electron Microscope Imaging from ASPEX

Louisville Area Fossils [2010-02-26 11:43:00]   recommend this post  (272 visits)
Yes, you read the title correctly.  ASPEX Corporation of Delmont, Pennsylvania is offering the public the chance to have an item imaged with their Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM).According to their literature, an optical microscope achieves [...] | Impressum