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Geoblogosphere weekly review (17th week of 2011, 622 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (47 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (13 posts)
  3. Tierra de Dinosaurios (11 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (11 posts)
  5. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (9 posts)
  7. Geopark Araripe (9 posts)
  8. James’ Empty Blog (8 posts)
  9. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  10. Palaeoblog (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (3431 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (1070 visits)
  3. Mountain Cat Geology (942 visits)
  4. Tierra de Dinosaurios (844 visits)
  5. James’ Empty Blog (782 visits)
  6. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (703 visits)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (596 visits)
  8. I think mining (560 visits)
  9. JOIDES Resolution blogs (545 visits)
  10. The Dragon’s Tales (478 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Earth (16)
  2. geology (15)
  3. foi (14)
  4. Dinosaurs (12)
  5. Earthquakes (11)
  6. million years (10)
  7. Coal Industry News (10)
  8. google (9)
  9. climate change (9)
  10. Environment (9)
Top places:
  1. United States (21)
  2. Japan (15)
  3. Portugal (9)
  4. Arizona (8)
  5. Fukushima Prefecture (7)
  6. California (6)
  7. Yellowstone National Park (5)
  8. Canada (4)
  9. Italy (4)
  10. Germany (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (8)
  2. Mesozoic (5)
  3. Devonian (4)
  4. Carboniferous (2)
  5. Permian (2)
  6. Paleogene (2)
  7. Quaternary (2)
  8. Ordovician (2)
  9. Triassic (1)
  10. Silurian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Meteor Craters

Mountain Cat Geology [2011-04-17 06:20:33]   recommend this post  (545 visits)
In Pennsylvania, we geologists do not have the luxury of having a meteor crater nearby to study. However, through Google Earth and Maps, we can zoom in and measure several aspects of the crater such as diameter, circumference, and depth. Posted [...]

Speed interview - 5 topics, 9 minutes

Arizona Geology [2011-04-21 05:11:00]   recommend this post  (441 visits)
I missed out on speed dating by a generation or two, but last night I got a taste of what it must be like. Ted Simons, host of the public affairs show "Horizon" on PBS Channel 8 in Phoenix interviewed me, covering five topics in 9 [...]

Die Lehren aus dem Japan-Erdbeben vom 11. März 2011

Mente et Malleo [2011-04-20 00:09:59]   recommend this post  (342 visits)
Das verheerende Erdbeben, welches am 11. März 2011 den Norden Japans erschütterte, wirft viele Fragen auf. Wie kommt es, dass ein Volk wie die Japaner, welches sich wie wohl sonst kein zweites Volk auf Erdbeben und Tsunamis vorbereitet [...]

An injured Allosaurus?

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-04-23 10:18:10]   recommend this post  (324 visits)
A few years ago I spotted this Allosaurus on display in Japan. As you can see, there appears to be a dent in the scapula surrounded by a ridge of bone. This too me looks suspiciously like a pathology of some kind but the skeleton on display is a [...]

Stretching the truth: vertical exaggeration of seismic data

Hindered Settling [2011-04-18 04:22:00]   recommend this post  (262 visits)
If someone showed a photograph of the famous Cuernos massif (Torres del Paine National Park, Chile) like the one below, it would be - probably, hopefully - obvious to everybody that something is wrong with the picture. Our eyes and brains have seen [...]

Seminario pre-campaña

Investigación GeoPaleoBiológica en Somosaguas [2011-04-20 10:47:00]   recommend this post  (261 visits)
El próximo miércoles, 27 de Abril, tendrá lugar a las 18:00 en la Sala de Juntas de la Facultad de Ciencias Geológicas de la UCM el seminario pre-campaña donde se informará a todos los excavadores y a aquellos interesados en el "Proyecto [...]

Taking Time to Enjoy the Moment

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2011-04-23 01:52:19]   recommend this post  (257 visits)
With seas this calm, we get some pretty spectacular sunrises and sunsets.

Update on the crack in Þingvellir (Thingvellir), Almannagjá fissure

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-04-23 00:18:32]   recommend this post  (255 visits)
Tonight Rúv did have a news about the fissure that did open up in Þingvellir (Thingvellir) few weeks ago. Now scientists have started to explore this new fissure. So far they have measured that it is about 10 meters deep. … Continue reading [...]

Excavaciones de dinosaurios, con Phoskitos.

Tierra de Dinosaurios [2011-04-23 08:27:00]   recommend this post  (252 visits)
Phoskitos ha sacado una nueva promoción, llamada "Descubre el tesoro", en la que regalan nueve miniexcavaciones diferentes, que contienen atrapados en su interior diversas reliquias de la antigüedad.No sólo juntan fósiles de [...]

Extraordinary Fossils Lecture by Derek Briggs

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-04-23 11:21:00]   recommend this post  (251 visits)
Trinity College Dublin posted a fossil lecture video on YouTube on December 23, 2010. The lecture is by Professor Derek Briggs, Director of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History entitled Extraordinary fossils Windows on the history of life on [...]
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