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Geoblogosphere weekly review (34th week of 2011, 805 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (51 posts)
  2. GeoIdea (18 posts)
  3. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (12 posts)
  4. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (9 posts)
  6. Burpee Museum of Natural History Blog (9 posts)
  7. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  8. Geology News (8 posts)
  9. Lake Scientist (8 posts)
  10. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (2440 visits)
  2. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (1225 visits)
  3. GeoIdea (842 visits)
  4. Burpee Museum of Natural History Blog (817 visits)
  5. Mente et Malleo (811 visits)
  6. State of the Planet (784 visits)
  7. Chinleana (592 visits)
  8. Geology News (494 visits)
  9. Clastic Detritus (492 visits)
  10. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (472 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Climate Change (11)
  2. United States (9)
  3. dinosaur (9)
  4. 历史地震记录 (8)
  5. Article (7)
  6. música (7)
  7. poesia (7)
  8. California (7)
  9. earthquake (7)
  10. Interesting (7)
Top places:
  1. United States (18)
  2. 16 de Agosto (11)
  3. Portugal (9)
  4. California (7)
  5. Japan (6)
  6. Los Angeles (6)
  7. New York (5)
  8. Paris (5)
  9. Arizona (5)
  10. Lisbon (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (7)
  2. Jurassic (7)
  3. Cretaceous (7)
  4. Paleogene (6)
  5. Carboniferous (5)
  6. Cambrian (4)
  7. Neogene (3)
  8. Ordovician (2)
  9. Devonian (2)
  10. Mesoarchean (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Kachelmann spricht über Chemtrails

Mente et Malleo [2011-08-18 20:16:19]   recommend this post  (719 visits)
Bei den Verschwörungstheoretikern sind die Chemtrails immer wieder hoc gehandelt. Angeblich werden über Flugzeuge wahlweise (je nach Geschmack des Verschwörungstheoretikers) Gifte und Chemikalien versprüht, um die Weltherrschaft [...]

Is Biomass Really Renewable?

State of the Planet [2011-08-18 18:30:43]   1 recommendations  (549 visits)
Biomass, a renewable energy source derived from organic matter such as wood, crop waste, or garbage, makes up 50% of all U.S. renewable energy. Ninety percent of all existing biomass power plants use wood residue and there are currently 115 power [...]

Crouching dragon

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-08-17 07:38:48]   recommend this post  (537 visits)
One truly unusual and entertaining exhibit at the Tokyo Dino Expo 2011 was the mount of a Tyrannosaurs in a sitting position. And here it is: Not only did this look great, and was something nice and novel, but for me it was nice to be able to access [...]

High-resolution U-Pb ages from the Chinle Formation with a Stratigraphic Revision of the Chinle and Support for the Diachronous Rise of Dinosaurs

Chinleana [2011-08-14 04:53:00]   recommend this post  (510 visits)
This is the full paper providing two new radioisotopic ages for Chinle Formation strata in New Mexico. One for the purported base of the Blue Mesa Member (thus a basal Chinle age constraint) from Six Mile Canyon in New Mexico, and the other from the [...]

Day 20, 800 Miles, Decorah, IA

Burpee Museum of Natural History Blog [2011-08-20 22:51:02]   recommend this post  (504 visits)
Closer and closer, had a long day, over 70 miles but feeling good and ready for tomorrow.  We met a lot of great people also, the farmers market in Riceville was a lot of fun.  See the pic of the three young ladies who had baked goods.  The apple [...]

What Rocks: The Week’s Best In the Geoblogosphere

Clastic Detritus [2011-08-15 14:15:37]   recommend this post  (380 visits)
Each Monday I pick five posts from the previous week in the geoscience blogosphere that caught my eye. I limit it to just five because I want those who are not already plugged into this community to get a manageable sampling of the [...]


Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-08-16 09:29:32]   recommend this post  (371 visits)
Although I have seen this specimen before (and indeed others) this is the first time it’s been ‘out’ and available. Like many things published in Nature and Science and similar journals, the specimens might be very interesting and important, [...]

Oil Shale Resources of the Green River Formation News [2011-08-14 20:10:59]   recommend this post  (337 visits)
USGS has published Assessment of In-Place Oil Shale Resources in the Eocene Green River Formation, Greater Green River Basin, Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah. The publication summarizes the Green River Formation with detailed descriptions, maps, [...]

Katla volcano earthquake last night

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-08-19 19:26:39]   recommend this post  (327 visits)
Last night there was a earthquake with the size ML2.3 and with the depth of 1.3 km inside the caldera of Katla volcano. This earthquake might well be just part of the normal summer and autumn earthquake activity in Katla … Continue reading [...]

An Epidemic of Cairns

Geology Writer [2011-08-19 18:45:40]   recommend this post  (311 visits)
Recently, I sent out requests for stories about notable experiences with cairns ... [ continue | Impressum