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Geoblogosphere weekly review (17th week of 2012, 721 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (23 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (15 posts)
  3. Wry Heat (9 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  6. Geology News (7 posts)
  7. Geology in the West Country (7 posts)
  8. Geotripper (6 posts)
  9. James’ Empty Blog (6 posts)
  10. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (1751 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (968 visits)
  3. News (947 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (556 visits)
  5. Volcano Science And News Blog (469 visits)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (451 visits)
  7. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (436 visits)
  8. Through the Sandglass (423 visits)
  9. Ontario-geofish (416 visits)
  10. Earthly Musings (408 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. dinosaurs (12)
  2. acidente (10)
  3. earthquakes (9)
  4. summary (8)
  5. Geology News (7)
  6. Reino Unido (7)
  7. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  8. geology-related photos (7)
  9. flickr (7)
  10. earthquake (7)
Top places:
  1. United States (19)
  2. Arizona (12)
  3. Brazil (9)
  4. Belgium (8)
  5. Florence (6)
  6. United Kingdom (5)
  7. Oklahoma (5)
  8. Australia (4)
  9. Kent (4)
  10. Nevada (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (7)
  2. Cretaceous (6)
  3. Jurassic (5)
  4. Devonian (5)
  5. Carboniferous (4)
  6. Triassic (2)
  7. Permian (2)
  8. Silurian (2)
  9. Cambrian (2)
  10. Neogene (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Why zoos are good

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-04-17 11:02:43]   recommend this post  (723 visits)
Many years ago I ended up doing a radio debate on national radio over zoos. I’m still not sure if it was a mistake. I had a couple of opportunities to kill my opponent dead but my inexperience and nerves got the better of me. By all accounts (both [...]

Why do dinosaurs attract such attention?

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-04-20 10:44:26]   recommend this post  (498 visits)
 It may seem like a trite observation but dinosaurs do seem to get an unusual amount of attention. Sure they were the dominant terrestrial clade for a good period of time, and they produced some weird and wonderful forms, and some of them were [...]

Guest post: a gallery of sand photographers' styles

Through the Sandglass [2012-04-21 08:41:02]   recommend this post  (423 visits)
Kurt Meyer writes: SHOOTING SAND For the last 15 years, on and off, I have been collecting sand. The “off” times resulted from not having an answer to the question, ‘what do I do with all of this sand?’

HadCRUT4 data now available

Real Climate [2012-04-17 00:23:38]   recommend this post  (385 visits)
Just a quick note to point out that the HadCRUT4 data are now fully available for download. Feel free to discuss (or point to) any analyses you’d like to see done in the comments, and perhaps we’ll update this post with the more [...]

SME president to keynote Forum on Geology of Industrial Minerals in Scottsdale

Arizona Geology [2012-04-15 05:32:00]   recommend this post  (380 visits)
Drew Meyer, President of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME), will be keynote speaker for the 48th Annual Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals, on May 2, in Scottsdale, Arizona.AZGS is organizing and co-hosting the [...]

Marwell Zoo

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-04-16 10:19:44]   recommend this post  (363 visits)
And so to Marwell. This is probably the zoo in the UK I have been to most apart from the venerable London and despite having been since I started the Musings, it’s yet to have a write up. Fortunately this time I’ve got more interesting [...]

Is Geothermal Drilling A Potential Hazard?

Volcano Science And News Blog [2012-04-20 20:35:00]   recommend this post  (334 visits)
News has recently surfaced that a 5.2 earthquake in the heart of Oklahoma was caused by drilling of waste water disposal wells that went some 1.5 miles underground. This apparently resulted in underwater channels opening up, cracks in the rock, and [...]

Exploring Canyonlands in Utah - Part 2

Earthly Musings [2012-04-17 06:21:00]   recommend this post  (329 visits)
Here is the continuation of the posting for my five-day trip to Canyonlands. This includes photo's and discussion from days 3, 4, and 5.On Wednesday we made the 2.5 mile hike along Negro Bill Creek to Morning Glory Arch. It is an impressive span in [...]

Arctinurus Hypostome

Louisville Area Fossils [2012-04-16 01:53:00]   recommend this post  (320 visits)
This fossil is what is left of a feeding scoop or hypostome of the Arctinurus trilobite. Long ago upon the seafloor that is now Clark County, Indiana this creature roamed around looking for food. Fossil came from the Silurian Period Waldron [...]

Askja lake ice-free mystery deepens

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-04-15 23:14:18]   recommend this post  (290 visits)
A short update on Askja volcano ice-free lake. There have been news about the tour of geologist to Askja lake this week in the news. So far the result are puzzling. It turns out that Askja lake is just 1C, … Continue reading | Impressum