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Geoblogosphere weekly review (49th week of 2011, 685 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (32 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (15 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (14 posts)
  4. Geology News (11 posts)
  5. Tierra de Dinosaurios (9 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (9 posts)
  7. Paleoseismicity (8 posts)
  8. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (7 posts)
  9. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  10. Geopark Araripe (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1031 visits)
  2. Louisville Area Fossils (710 visits)
  3. Through the Sandglass (597 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (518 visits)
  5. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (480 visits)
  6. Mente et Malleo (447 visits)
  7. JOIDES Resolution blogs (417 visits)
  8. WATCH FOR ROCKS - Travels of a Sharp-Eyed Geologist (371 visits)
  9. Geology News (344 visits)
  10. Arizona Geology (331 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Coal Industry News (18)
  2. Environment (11)
  3. Energy (10)
  4. poesia (9)
  5. Natural History (7)
  6. Earthquakes (7)
  7. Expedition 339 (7)
  8. Events (7)
  9. geology-related photos (6)
  10. United States (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. San Francisco (7)
  3. Pennsylvania (6)
  4. Japan (6)
  5. North America (5)
  6. Utah (5)
  7. Santa Ana (4)
  8. Oklahoma (4)
  9. Colombia (4)
  10. Canada (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (8)
  2. Ordovician (7)
  3. Triassic (7)
  4. Jurassic (6)
  5. Silurian (3)
  6. Neogene (3)
  7. Permian (2)
  8. Quaternary (1)
  9. Paleogene (1)
  10. Mesozoic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Sphenodiscus lenticularis Ammonite

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-11-30 05:57:00]   recommend this post  (393 visits)
The Sphenodiscus lenticularis ammonite found in the Fox Hills Formation of South Dakota, U.S.A. Originally named by Owen in 1852 the genus Ammonites. This creature swam the seas of the Upper Cretaceous. The suture pattern shown in the images was [...]

Sunday sand critter: stargazing

Through the Sandglass [2011-11-27 06:14:42]   recommend this post  (349 visits)
Cute, huh? Astroscopus y-graecum, the southern stargazer (hence the astroscopus bit), is, in reality, hardly the romantic that its name implies, never mind incapable of actually perceiving any celestial objects; but is just about as nasty as it [...]

Cruising The Rocky Mountain Trench

WATCH FOR ROCKS - Travels of a Sharp-Eyed Geologist [2011-12-03 06:07:05]   recommend this post  (315 visits)
We’re definitely making progress. In the previous post about our four day epic drive from southern Utah to Canada’s Yoho National Park and its 515–million year old Burgess Shale fossils, our lively two–car caravan finally crosses the [...]

Street cred (a belated contribution to “dune week”)

Through the Sandglass [2011-11-29 14:55:33]   recommend this post  (248 visits)
So, I ask myself, how could this blog possibly miss the “dune week” celebration on the geoblogosphere, an arenaceous festival if ever there was one? The great thing about asking yourself is that a credible answer should be forthcoming

Ölsandabbau in Athabasca

Mente et Malleo [2011-11-30 22:24:09]   recommend this post  (232 visits)
Mit den steigenden Ölpreisen werden auch die aufwändigeren Ölvorkommen für den Abbau interessant. Hier sind in erster Linie, neben den Ölvorkommen in der Tiefsee, vielleicht die Ölsande zu nennen. Ein gutes Beispiel [...]

GeoJeopardy! Fridays #74

The Geology P.A.G.E. [2011-12-03 01:37:00]   recommend this post  (224 visits)
Time for GeoJeopardy! Fridays, because it's winter, batten down the hatches.- Harvard Museum of Natural History -A relative of the plesiosaurs, this 42-foot reptile terrorized the seas of the early Cretaceous period; called Kronosaurus [...]

Potash mine in operation by 2014?

Arizona Geology [2011-12-02 04:50:00]   recommend this post  (218 visits)
The Holbrook Arizona Journal confirmed reports circulating that Denver-based American West Potash says it's possible they could have an underground potash mine in operation as soon as early 2014 in eastern Arizona. That's two years earlier than [...]


Utah Geological Survey - blog [2011-12-01 14:35:30]   recommend this post  (217 visits) The Utah Geological Survey has released its 2012 Calendar of Utah Geology. Of the more than 300 photos that were submitted, 33 were selected for the 2012 calendar. READ MORE GET IT

Repost: Carbon capture and Storage

Mente et Malleo [2011-11-28 20:05:14]   recommend this post  (215 visits)
Aus aktuellen Gründen und quasi als Solidaritätsnote für Daniel Lingenhöhl, dessen Kommentar zur politischen Ablehnung des CCS auf Facebook von Leuten mit viel Meinung kommentiert wird, möchte ich hier zwei ältere [...]


Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-11-27 10:28:08]   recommend this post  (213 visits)
A non-ornithodire! Woo. Still a short post though, sorry. This is s superb mount of Leptosuchus (errr, well I think so, forgot to check) from the Triassic section of the Carnegie. It is nice to see things other than the dinosaurs and pterosaurs (or [...] | Impressum