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Geoblogosphere weekly review (42th week of 2011, 708 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (43 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (15 posts)
  3. Tierra de Dinosaurios (13 posts)
  4. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (10 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
  6. WeBlog Aragosaurus (9 posts)
  7. Geotripper (7 posts)
  8. Palaeoblog (7 posts)
  9. Geology News (7 posts)
  10. Theropoda (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1417 visits)
  2. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (1025 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (480 visits)
  4. Louisville Area Fossils (371 visits)
  5. Uncovered Earth (367 visits)
  6. Tierra de Dinosaurios (305 visits)
  7. The Landslide Blog (301 visits)
  8. Wry Heat (297 visits)
  9. Geology in the West Country (266 visits)
  10. Geotripper (257 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Geological Society (15)
  2. fossil (9)
  3. dinosaurs (9)
  4. música (9)
  5. poesia (9)
  6. flickr (8)
  7. summary (7)
  8. Estudios y descubrimientos (7)
  9. geology-related photos (7)
  10. Energy (7)
Top places:
  1. Minneapolis (14)
  2. United States (13)
  3. Arizona (6)
  4. California (5)
  5. Australia (5)
  6. Questa (5)
  7. Crystal Palace (5)
  8. Texas (5)
  9. Indiana (4)
  10. Wooster (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (7)
  2. Silurian (5)
  3. Paleogene (5)
  4. Cretaceous (3)
  5. Devonian (3)
  6. Cambrian (3)
  7. Ordovician (2)
  8. Permian (2)
  9. Jurassic (2)
  10. Mesozoic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Oh so pretty

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-10-14 17:55:09]   recommend this post  (270 visits)
At least a few readers should have seen this by now. It’s a new theropod fossil from the Solnhofen of Germany and inevitably features some champion UV work by Helmut Tischlinger (who provided these photos). It’s odd to be putting this up [...]

The prehistoric creatures of Crystal Palace

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-10-10 09:54:34]   recommend this post  (255 visits)
It’s my strong suspicion that most readers are generally aware of the dinosaur models at the former site of London’s Crystal Palace (and for those that are not, it’s not worth me simply adding another poor rehash to the large [...]

Crystal Palace dinosaurs

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-10-11 10:51:24]   recommend this post  (243 visits)
So today it’s time to take a stab at the dinosaurs. All three of the ‘early’ species united by Owen into his Dinosauria are represented. A pair of squat and skulking Iguanodon with spiky noses and rather graviportal stances (i.e. [...]

The Luizi Structure is an Impact Crater News [2011-10-09 15:57:33]   recommend this post  (238 visits)
Field investigations have confirmed that the Luizi Structure in the Democratic Republic of Congo is an impact structure. For detailed evidence see the paper by Ferriere and others. View Larger

Orbitremites kentuckiensis Blastoid

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-10-10 02:15:00]   recommend this post  (235 visits)
Today's posting is a super rare treat! The fossil shown here is a paratype of the blastoid Orbitremites kentuckiensis.  This fossil is one of two left in the personal collection of Dr. James Conkin who named it.  The holotypes are stored [...]

Another Awesome Video

The Dragon’s Tales [2011-10-10 10:05:00]   recommend this post  (230 visits)
Landscapes: Volume Two from Dustin Farrell on

More information about the Cornwall cliff collapse video

The Landslide Blog [2011-10-09 07:53:55]   recommend this post  (222 visits)
More information has emerged about the cliff collapse video from Cormwall, SW

Earth Science Week: It’s Official in Oregon

Uncovered Earth [2011-10-09 15:30:00]   recommend this post  (219 visits)
WHEREAS: Geology and the other earth sciences are fundamental to the safety, health and welfare of Oregonians and to the economy of Oregon; and WHEREAS: The earth sciences are integral to locating, developing and conserving mineral, energy and water [...]

The future of the Arizona Geological Survey

Wry Heat [2011-10-15 18:13:01]   recommend this post  (154 visits)
The Arizona Geological Survey is facing a normal sunset review in the Arizona legislature Monday, Oct. 17.  I urge the legislators to continue the survey because is provides many valuable services and maintains a repository of scientific knowledge [...]

Book recommendation - 'Written in Stone'

Geology in the West Country [2011-10-11 12:15:00]   recommend this post  (153 visits)
A reader has recommended 'Written in Stone; the hidden secrets of fossils and the story of life on Earth' by Brian Switek This book gives the first popular account of the remarkable discovery of these fossils and how they have changed our [...] | Impressum