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Geoblogosphere weekly review (19th week of 2012, 528 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (36 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (18 posts)
  3. Geowaves (9 posts)
  4. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (8 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  6. (8 posts)
  7. The Dragon’s Tales (7 posts)
  8. Tierra de Dinosaurios (7 posts)
  9. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (7 posts)
  10. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (2058 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (1111 visits)
  3. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (668 visits)
  4. Laelaps (614 visits)
  5. The Dragon’s Tales (522 visits)
  6. Geowaves (515 visits)
  7. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (514 visits)
  8. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (484 visits)
  9. Ontario-geofish (474 visits)
  10. Koprolitos (429 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Dinosaurs (11)
  2. Energy (10)
  3. frontpage (8)
  4. Climate (8)
  5. Climate change (7)
  6. Mining (7)
  7. Astronomy (6)
  8. General Earth Institute (6)
  9. Daily Geology Photos (6)
  10. blog (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (17)
  2. Brazil (13)
  3. Turkey (7)
  4. Switzerland (6)
  5. Illinois (6)
  6. Arizona (5)
  7. United Kingdom (5)
  8. Utah (5)
  9. Comoros (4)
  10. Washington (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (7)
  2. Ordovician (4)
  3. Neogene (4)
  4. Silurian (3)
  5. Triassic (2)
  6. Quaternary (2)
  7. Paleogene (1)
  8. Mesozoic (1)
  9. Jurassic (1)
  10. Carboniferous (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Ammonite Eats

Laelaps [2012-04-29 18:17:14]   recommend this post  (350 visits)
A few weeks ago I wrote about how mosasaurs deftly cracked into the coiled shells of ammonites. The immense, seagoing lizards had a well-honed technique for breaking open the outer defenses of cephalopods – more squishy ammonite meat, less hard [...]

1906 San Francisco in Ruins - Zoomable!

The Dynamic Earth [2012-04-29 16:40:00]   recommend this post  (299 visits)
Man, I hate to bring folks down, but take a look at this - the USGS has rephotographed George Lawrence's famous photo of the ruins of San Fran taken just a few weeks after the famously apocolyptic 1906 earthquake.  Super high resolution and [...]

Berruchelus russelli gen. et sp. nov., una bonita historia sobre lo que las tortugas consiguen a fuerza de su paciencia

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [2012-05-03 19:13:00]   recommend this post  (293 visits)
Durante el Jurásico Superior, tanto en Norteamérica como en Europa se identifica un linaje de tortugas singular, Pleurosternidae. Tras la apertura del Atlántico Norte, este grupo experimentó un patrón de distribución vicariante. Forman parte [...]

The Accretionary Wedge 45 - Geological Pilgrimage

GeoSphere [2012-05-01 00:18:00]   recommend this post  (263 visits)
The Accretionary Wedge is back for its 45th edition this month and it is a great topic:  Geological Pilgrimage – the sacred geological place that you must visit at least  once in your lifetime.  This topic is further defined [...]

What's that gosling?

The Disillusioned Taxonomist [2012-04-29 19:20:00]   recommend this post  (261 visits)
Hey readers, long time no blog I know... there should be some nice new material appearing on this patch of cyberspace in the next few months [if I can be arsed]. Well, for now, here's a photo of a cute ickle gosling. Anyone able to identify the [...]


A Long Way To Go [2012-04-29 22:07:00]   recommend this post  (240 visits)
Long time no see! Unfortunately, my posting frequency has become signifi-cantly lower again. I haven't lost my desire to share some of my impressions and thoughts on geoscience and career paths, but my professional life has become a different one [...]


Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-04-29 11:38:23]   recommend this post  (240 visits)
Trawling through a few more of my photos from Tokyo turned up a few more things I never got round to covering. Among them is this little seen hadrosaur – Nipponosaurus. This is one of the few dinosaurs known from Japan (though the number is [...]

Con America a Siberia (Mikel Urmeneta)

Koprolitos [2012-04-29 15:30:00]   recommend this post  (239 visits)
Esta es la viñeta de Mikel Urmeneta que ilustra el artículo "¿Cómo murió la mamut Yuka?" firmado por América

Geologische Schatzkammer Tauernfenster: Das Kupfer von Prettau

Geschichte der Geologie [2012-04-29 18:53:00]   recommend this post  (220 visits)
Vor langer, langer Zeit trieb ein Bauer einen Stier, den er auf dem Markt gekauft hatte, über den Alpenhauptkamm vom Zillertal zum Ahrntal. Der Bauer hatte seine liebe Not mit dem bösartigen Tier, kaum hatte er es mit dem Stock gebändigt, riss es [...]

5000 images online

Inside the Project [2012-05-03 18:31:00]   recommend this post  (193 visits)
On the 1st of May 2012 we added the 5000th image to the Database.To find the images you are looking for we created our database-query. It allows to choose from a set of criteria in classification, locality, geological time + others. [...] | Impressum