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Geoblogosphere weekly review (32th week of 2011, 784 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (49 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (17 posts)
  3. Geology News (10 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  5. Eruptions (8 posts)
  6. Theropoda (8 posts)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  8. Mountain Beltway (7 posts)
  9. (6 posts)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (3296 visits)
  2. Louisville Area Fossils (946 visits)
  3. Arizona Geology (923 visits)
  4. Eruptions (785 visits)
  5. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (670 visits)
  6. ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule (654 visits)
  7. earth-literally (606 visits)
  8. Geology News (582 visits)
  9. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (548 visits)
  10. Theropoda (500 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Climate Change (11)
  2. United States (9)
  3. gigapan (9)
  4. flickr (8)
  5. geology-related photos (7)
  6. Zeca Afonso (7)
  7. Similar Posts (7)
  8. Geology News (7)
  9. dinosaurs (7)
  10. Daily Geology Photos (7)
Top places:
  1. United States (23)
  2. Portugal (9)
  3. Lisbon (7)
  4. Arizona (7)
  5. Alaska (7)
  6. China (7)
  7. Australia (6)
  8. California (5)
  9. Mexico (5)
  10. New York (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (7)
  2. Cretaceous (4)
  3. Carboniferous (4)
  4. Silurian (4)
  5. Ordovician (4)
  6. Neogene (4)
  7. Paleogene (4)
  8. Quaternary (3)
  9. Devonian (2)
  10. Triassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Join the orgy, but scribble responsibly

ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule [2011-08-02 13:04:00]   recommend this post  (512 visits)
Andrea Cau lashes out at the orgy of amateur artists doing dinosaurs...I'd say he's largely right. My thoughts

Join the orgy, but scribble responsibly

drip | david’s really interesting pages... [2011-08-02 12:57:09]   recommend this post  (454 visits)
Andrea Cau is, once again, absolutely on the mark. And I’m a hopeless optimist, because - where Andrea sees a misfortunate orgy of self-proclaimed “paleoartisti” “clogging the network” and even paints the [...]

Evolution of the Dinosauriform Respiratory Apparatus: New Evidence from the Postcranial Axial Skeleton

Chinleana [2011-08-03 06:17:00]   recommend this post  (396 visits)
Schachner, E. R., Farmer, C. G., McDonald, A. T., and P. Dodson. 2011. Evolution of the dinosauriform respiratory apparatus: new evidence from the postcranial axial skeleton. The Anatomical Record Early View. DOI: 10.1002/ar.21439Abstract - [...]

Spirifer (Delthyris) crispus simplex

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-07-31 11:24:00]   recommend this post  (391 visits)
This small brachiopod fossil appears to be a Spirifer (Delthyris) crispus simplex named by paleontogist James Hall in the 1800s.  Fossil was found in the Waldron Shale of Clark County, Indiana.  Dated to Middle Silurian Period (425 to 412 [...]

Above the garnet cliffs

earth-literally [2011-08-05 00:00:00]   recommend this post  (366 visits)
The small town of Stonehaven is built around a fishing harbour between craggy, red headlands, made of a multicoloured rock that looks like an old-fashioned pudding. Smooth pebbles with a garnet colour glisten in the sheer cliffs below a steep [...]

Муниципальный дворец культуры

ВОСТОКГЕОЛОГИЯ [2011-08-04 12:23:00]   recommend this post  (363 visits)
Просмотреть увеличенную карту Муниципальный дворец культуры. Внедренная панорама.

What large-scale geosciences project would get your attention?

Eruptions [2011-08-04 12:00:00]   recommend this post  (361 visits)
Last night on Twitter, some of us geology-types (including Brian Romans, Yorrike, Volcanojw, Ron Schott, Cian Dawson) had a discussion about "big picture" geology projects. We're talking about the equivalent of the Large Hadron Collider or Hubble [...]

Surprising Pearls from Former Chinese Rice Fields News [2011-08-03 04:11:09]   recommend this post  (345 visits)
Far from the traditional salt-water pearl localities of the South Pacific, Chinese workers in what were once rice fields are producing spectacular pearls for very low prices. Experts can still recognize these fresh-water pearls on site but the [...]

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB)

Water and Megacities [2011-08-05 12:37:56]   recommend this post  (341 visits)
The HMWSSB was established as a semi-autonomous agency under commercial principals in 1989 when the water and sewerage services in Hyderabad were in crisis. Due to a long drought between 1983 and 1985, the rapid increase in population and the [...]

Sharp rise in harmonic tremor on Skrokkalda and Grímsfjall SIL station (among others)

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-08-03 04:00:18]   recommend this post  (326 visits)
There is a sharp rise in harmonic tremor on the Skrokkalda and Grímsfjall SIL station. I do not know yet what volcano is responsible for it. But the Hamarinn volcano is a suspect at the moment. Current tremor plot. The … Continue reading [...] | Impressum