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Geoblogosphere weekly review (31th week of 2011, 811 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (49 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (19 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (12 posts)
  4. Tierra de Dinosaurios (10 posts)
  5. Geopark Araripe (9 posts)
  6. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (9 posts)
  7. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  8. Geology News (8 posts)
  9. The Landslide Blog (8 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (4076 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (868 visits)
  3. Louisville Area Fossils (812 visits)
  4. GeoPrac.net (757 visits)
  5. OpenTopography Blog (709 visits)
  6. Views of the Mahantango (692 visits)
  7. Geopark Araripe (546 visits)
  8. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (545 visits)
  9. Through the Sandglass (544 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (514 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Coal Industry News (11)
  2. Dinosaurs (8)
  3. Energy (8)
  4. General Earth Institute (8)
  5. Environment (8)
  6. flickr (7)
  7. fossil (7)
  8. Astronomy (7)
  9. Green Cars (7)
  10. Daily Geology Photos (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (13)
  2. China (7)
  3. Nevada (7)
  4. Colorado (7)
  5. London (6)
  6. Arizona (6)
  7. India (6)
  8. California (5)
  9. Africa (5)
  10. Spain (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (9)
  2. Ordovician (7)
  3. Cretaceous (6)
  4. Carboniferous (6)
  5. Triassic (5)
  6. Paleogene (4)
  7. Neogene (4)
  8. Devonian (3)
  9. Quaternary (3)
  10. Cambrian (3)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Micro-copter UAVs mapping landslide

GeoPrac.net [2011-07-28 02:48:46]   recommend this post  (654 visits)
A professor from the University of Tasmania and as many as 20 of his students are using two 'OctoKopters' UAVs or unmanned aerial vehicles to create a detailed 3D map of a landslide in Ranelagh, Tasmania, Australia. The UAVs are deployed by Dr. [...]

Crater delta, tephra sand

Through the Sandglass [2011-07-24 12:22:50]   recommend this post  (454 visits)
Flush sediment into a body of water and a delta will form – regardless of scale or environment, it’s just one of those ubiquitous natural processes. Taking advantage of a recent visit to the city of Bandung in central

Plate Full of Scolecodonts

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-07-24 11:11:00]   recommend this post  (405 visits)
Recently, I found a plate with over 8 scolecodonts embedded on its surface.  Though the specimens are quite small and a magnifier is needed to make out details, it is an amazing find.  Fossil plate found in Trimble County, Kentucky in [...]

Crinoid root clusters

Views of the Mahantango [2011-07-24 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (403 visits)
The Silurian aged Waldron shale preserves an odd fossil that looks like the roots of a plant (like a bush or tree) but they actually belong to a Crinoid which is an animal. These roots are the holdfast of the crinoid which is at the opposite end of [...]

Chevron and NASA Partner to Improve the Energy Industry

Geology.com News [2011-07-27 00:21:12]   recommend this post  (393 visits)
“We are proud that the same pool of talent that sends rovers to Mars, explores our universe and studies Earth’s environment will help contribute advanced technology towards our energy future here on Earth.” Quoted from the NASA [...]

Lidar at GSA 2011 Meeting

OpenTopography Blog [2011-07-24 14:39:00]   recommend this post  (363 visits)
The Geological Society of America annual meeting abstract deadline of July 26th, 2011 is fast approaching.  Below are sessions and short courses at the GSA 2011 meeting in Minneapolis that will focus on lidar data in the Earth sciences: [...]

Guest Artist: Vasika Udurawane

ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule [2011-07-24 01:07:00]   recommend this post  (353 visits)
Check out this wonderful paleoart from Vasika

Earthquake swarm and minor harmonic tremor in Katla volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-07-26 23:40:47]   recommend this post  (349 visits)
There has been a minor earthquake swarm in Katla volcano today. This earthquake swarm started around 09:00 UTC and lasted with breaks until 14:39 UTC. The largest earthquake in this swarm was ML1.7 with the depth of 3.5 km. Following … [...]

Death Valley - Fish Lake Valley Lidar Update

OpenTopography Blog [2011-07-24 13:11:00]   recommend this post  (346 visits)
There has been some discussion recently regarding the status of the Death Valley-Fish Lake Valley lidar dataset collected on behalf of Principle Investigator Dr. James Dolan (USC) under the National Science Foundation GeoEarthScope project.  [...]

ToDo List; anatomy

drip | david’s really interesting pages... [2011-07-24 09:33:41]   recommend this post  (334 visits)
I’m very much fascinated by this skeletal preparations, the documentation of which allows an understanding of all the soft tissues. So inspired, now all I need is time, my wife’s understanding and a crocodile carcass. Click the image for [...]
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