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Geoblogosphere weekly review (52th week of 2011, 790 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (29 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (11 posts)
  3. Geology News (9 posts)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  6. Geopark Araripe (8 posts)
  7. Geotripper (7 posts)
  8. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (7 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (7 posts)
  10. Arizona Geology (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (1112 visits)
  2. News (1036 visits)
  3. Clastic Detritus (807 visits)
  4. Ontario-geofish (521 visits)
  5. Volcano Science And News Blog (485 visits)
  6. Mente et Malleo (481 visits)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (458 visits)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (425 visits)
  9. Geological Society of London blog (352 visits)
  10. Geotripper (328 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. dinosaur (8)
  2. Dinosaurs (8)
  3. Similar Posts (7)
  4. Geology News (7)
  5. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  6. summary (7)
  7. geology-related photos (7)
  8. flickr (7)
  9. Accretionary Wedge (6)
  10. Christmas (6)
Top places:
  1. Fonte (6)
  2. Utah (5)
  3. Pennsylvania (4)
  4. India (4)
  5. Indiana (4)
  6. Kansas (3)
  7. Keyser (3)
  8. Philippines (3)
  9. Kamakura-shi (3)
  10. Washington (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (5)
  2. Silurian (4)
  3. Ordovician (3)
  4. Carboniferous (3)
  5. Mesozoic (3)
  6. Triassic (2)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Cenozoic (2)
  9. Neogene (2)
  10. Permian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

What Rocks: The Week’s Best in the Geoblogosphere

Clastic Detritus [2011-12-19 14:33:45]   recommend this post  (680 visits)
On most Mondays 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

Mutual sexual selection in dinosaurs and pterosaurs

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-12-20 10:36:18]   recommend this post  (387 visits)
As of last night my latest paper has come out, coauthored with Darren Naish and Innes Cuthill. Those with access to the journal Lethaia can get it here. Believe it or not I’ve been juggling with the idea as to whether or not to blog about this [...]

Top five youtube geology clips – and other ways to spend the Christmas holiday…

Geological Society of London blog [2011-12-23 16:07:59]   recommend this post  (352 visits)
As well as eating and drinking, Christmas is traditionally a time for doing very little. In celebration of this, we’ve compiled a few geological ways to pass the time during the holiday. For the tweeters among you, David Pyle has … [...]

Feldspäte: Mischkristalle und Entmischungen

Mente et Malleo [2011-12-22 22:13:42]   recommend this post  (349 visits)
Das Feldspäte und Quarz sich in ihrem Verwitterungsverhalten unterscheiden, das hat uns das Rasterelektronenmikroskop im letzten Beitrag deutlich gezeigt. Aber dort hatte ich auch gesagt, dass der Begriff "Feldspat" eigentlich weniger ein [...]

El Hierro Resumes Activity With Strong Vent Action

Volcano Science And News Blog [2011-12-22 18:42:00]   recommend this post  (317 visits)
Just when we think that the El Hierro is winding down, it renews its eruptive activity. So far this is what has occurred on the island during the eruption. The eruption was preceded by over 8,000 small and deep earthquakes, with harmonic tremor [...]

New Round of Windows Mail Viruses

Ontario-geofish [2011-12-19 16:16:00]   recommend this post  (305 visits)
Lately I've been hit by people sending a legit-looking email, wanting to click on something.  Since I have a fairly well hardened Linux machine, I clicked on them.  They want your MS net password.  Contacting these people, I find they clicked on [...]

Last Allosaurus, promise

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-12-23 10:06:33]   recommend this post  (287 visits)
Well, I’m on a roll, so here’s some photos of a cast of an Allosaurus skull held in

Another other Allosaurus

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-12-22 10:12:03]   recommend this post  (286 visits)
I’ve had this photo knocking around for a couple of years and never got around to using it. It’s an Allosaurus skull cast on display at the BSPG in Munich. However, with my recent post on the Carnegie Allosaurus, it seemed a good time to [...]

Turrilites Ammonite

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-12-18 11:30:00]   recommend this post  (277 visits)
The Turrilites sp. ammonite fossil displayed at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (July 2011). The creature swam the Western Interior seas of the Upper Cretaceous (Mesozoic Era).  Its Carnegie museum accession [...]

Ongoing earthquake activity in Katla volcano (Week 50)

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-12-22 17:44:07]   recommend this post  (275 visits)
Yesterday and today there has been some earthquake activity in Katla volcano. While this earthquake activity is less then what have been taking place during the past few months this activity is bit higher then it used to be during … Continue [...] | Impressum