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Geoblogosphere weekly review (38th week of 2011, 791 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (50 posts)
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  3. State of the Planet (14 posts)
  4. Geology News (12 posts)
  5. Tierra de Dinosaurios (11 posts)
  6. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  7. Geopark Araripe (9 posts)
  8. James’ Empty Blog (8 posts)
  9. En Tequila Es Verdad (8 posts)
  10. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (3959 visits)
  2. En Tequila Es Verdad (957 visits)
  3. Geology News (700 visits)
  4. March of the Fossil Penguins (595 visits)
  5. Tierra de Dinosaurios (585 visits)
  6. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (584 visits)
  7. Reporting on a Revolution (576 visits)
  8. Arizona Geology (565 visits)
  9. State of the Planet (526 visits)
  10. Wry Heat (489 visits)


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  10. Mesozoic (1)


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Paleontologia Electronica - blog [2011-09-15 22:38:16]   recommend this post  (413 visits)
A while ago Andy Farke over at The Open Source Paleontologist listed open access journals for paleontologists with their pros and cons. Quite a helpful resource, so if you think about publishing a paleontological paper, make sure to head over [...]

Bad Science Is Quite Funny

Reporting on a Revolution [2011-09-12 12:37:00]   recommend this post  (392 visits)
I am enjoying reading Bad Science by Ben Goldacre. As the back cover promises it offers relief from scaremongering journalists, pill pushing nutritionists, flaky statistics and evil pharmaceutical corporations. I should add homeopathy to the list. [...]

Track Happy Feet on his way back to Antarctica

March of the Fossil Penguins [2011-09-11 04:12:27]   recommend this post  (388 visits)
Happy Feet, the Emperor Penguin who got lost and ended up in New Zealand, has been released back into the ocean.  People the world over are hoping he will make his way back to his natural home in Antarctica.  You can track his progress (monitored [...]

Sunday sand: Lang's Beach, New Zealand

Through the Sandglass [2011-09-17 20:19:00]   recommend this post  (369 visits)
I'm off on a short fieldtrip today - yes, actually looking at rocks, and sandstones in particular (undoubtedly more of that after the event). So a brief post on what is, to me, a beautiful sand from Lang's Beach

What Rocks: The Week’s Best In the Geoblogosphere

Clastic Detritus [2011-09-12 14:13:43]   recommend this post  (359 visits)
Each Most Monday[s] 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

Trek Into the Past

En Tequila Es Verdad [2011-09-11 09:00:06]   recommend this post  (348 visits)
So. Star Trek turned 45 last Thursday. Wow. It's been nearly twenty years since I lost my Star Trek innocence. I wasn't much of a sci-fi fan as a teenager, especially not the teevee shows. I loved Buck Rogers and Battlestar Galactica and... that [...]

Schätze in Bernstein - die Entwicklung der Federn

Mente et Malleo [2011-09-15 22:11:19]   recommend this post  (340 visits)
Im Jurassic park spielte Bernstein eine Schlüssekrolle. Aus dem Blut einer im Bernstein eingeschlossenen Mücke wurde in den Romanen die Welt der Dinosaurier wieder auferstehen gelassen. Das ist so nur im Roman möglich, aber Bernstein [...]

More new tremor spikes in Katla volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-09-15 03:39:41]   recommend this post  (334 visits)
Yesterday and today there where two tremor spikes in Katla volcano. This follows a higher then normal background noise that I cannot directly trace only to wind as I did first think. What is going on is not clear, but … Continue reading

Mining Foundation Honors Rescuers of Trapped Chilean Miners

Wry Heat [2011-09-13 00:31:12]   recommend this post  (324 visits)
The Mining Foundation of the Southwest will hold its annual awards banquet and fundraiser at the JW Marriott Star Pass Resort, Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, December 3, 2011. The Mining Foundation of the Southwest, based in Tucson, Arizona, is a [...]

Scaphognathus Illuminated

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [2011-09-11 06:33:00]   recommend this post  (285 visits)
You may remember that I went a bit batty over Scaphognathus crassirostris this year (here, here, and here).In the Vintage Dinosaur Art post about S. crassirostris, I featured several reconstructions that used the same pose. It's rare that it's [...] | Impressum