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Geoblogosphere weekly review (26th week of 2012, 716 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (30 posts)
  2. - Bilder (11 posts)
  3. James’ Empty Blog (10 posts)
  4. I think mining (9 posts)
  5. Wry Heat (9 posts)
  6. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (8 posts)
  7. Arizona Geology (7 posts)
  8. Geology News (7 posts)
  9. Mountain Beltway (7 posts)
  10. Tierra de Dinosaurios (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1103 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (606 visits)
  3. Views of the Mahantango (539 visits)
  4. Wooster Geologists (529 visits)
  5. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (478 visits)
  6. WeBlog Aragosaurus (423 visits)
  7. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (411 visits)
  8. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (398 visits)
  9. James’ Empty Blog (368 visits)
  10. OpenTopography Blog (368 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Jules (8)
  2. geology-related photos (7)
  3. fossil (7)
  4. flickr (7)
  5. Geology (7)
  6. Similar Posts (7)
  7. Geology News (7)
  8. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  9. summary (7)
  10. blog (6)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (13)
  2. United States (11)
  3. Turkey (7)
  4. Madrid (6)
  5. Canada (5)
  6. Burgos (5)
  7. United Kingdom (5)
  8. Alaska (5)
  9. Waldron (4)
  10. Spain (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Silurian (5)
  2. Cretaceous (5)
  3. Devonian (5)
  4. Ordovician (3)
  5. Permian (3)
  6. Neogene (2)
  7. Mesozoic (2)
  8. Jurassic (2)
  9. Cambrian (1)
  10. Paleogene (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: a long and skinny bryozoan (Upper Cretaceous of Wyoming and South Dakota, USA)

Wooster Geologists [2012-06-17 07:35:21]   recommend this post  (394 visits)
Please say hello to Pierrella larsoni Wilson & Taylor 2012 — a new genus and species of ctenostome bryozoan from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian-Maastrichtian) Pierre Shale of Wyoming and South Dakota. I imagine it as a graceful little [...]

Earthquake interview on public radio

Arizona Geology [2012-06-17 00:28:00]   recommend this post  (350 visits)
Arizona Public Media posted the podcast and figures of a lengthy interview I had with them recently on seismicity and earthquake hazards in Arizona.  I was on the road when it was first broadcast but started getting emails from friends and [...]

Camarotoechia (?) from the Keyser formation

Views of the Mahantango [2012-06-17 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (337 visits)
Camarotoechia is a small brachiopod that is fairly common in the Paleozoic. At times it seems to be another "dumping ground" for similar looking shells like Spirifer is. I believe that the fossil shown below is Camarotoechia and was found in the [...]

Microbial Dolomite

Olelog [2012-06-19 21:28:12]   recommend this post  (314 visits)
I cannot say that I am surprised, maybe rather relieved, that there is increasing evidence that bacteria play a key role in the formation of dolomite. For many years the formation of dolomite was a puzzle as dolomitization just didn’t work in the [...]

AGU ‘12: 4-D Lidar - changes to Earth’s surface measured from differencing repeat topographic data

OpenTopography Blog [2012-06-21 15:29:00]   recommend this post  (307 visits)
It is 2012 American Geophysical Union (AGU) session announcement season.  This is a session convened by several OpenTopography collaborators that will be of great interest to the OpenTopography community: We invite you to join us at the 2012 [...]

An Image is Worth 1,000 Words - 4 Reasons To Add Images to Your Blog Posts!

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [2012-06-17 13:25:03]   recommend this post  (296 visits)
The famous phrase, a picture is worth a thousand words, was coined in the 1920’s by the famous advertiser, F.R Barnard, who wrote an article in the advertising journal, Printers Ink. Of course, he was trying to promote the power of images in [...]

On the Hot Spot (IV) - de hoofdstad van de tsunami

Planeet Aarde [2012-06-19 06:00:21]   recommend this post  (296 visits)
1 April 1946 is in het collectieve geheugen van de Hawaiianen gebijteld als "the day of the Great Tsunami", of eerder van de allesverwoestende "Tidal Wave". Onaangekondigd, vanuit het niets sloeg het noodlot die ochtend toe. [...]

Ponga un tiranosaurio en el salón!

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [2012-06-17 09:21:00]   recommend this post  (295 visits)
¿Quieres un fósil de la Green River en la cocina de tu casa?, ¿Te gustaría instalarlo en la ducha y que te mire con cara de pez mientras te bañas? No es tan raro,... el mundo de la piedra de construcción y ornamental está lleno de fósiles [...]

Saturday Night in New York City

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2012-06-17 03:57:44]   recommend this post  (291 visits)
It’s five to ten on Saturday night. Matt and I are in New York City. We could be at the all-you-can-eat sushi buffet a couple of blocks down from our hotel, or watching film, or doing all sorts of cool stuff. Instead, we’re in our hotel [...]

Un estudio sobre musarañas fósiles indica que Mallorca y Menorca estaban unidas hace unos 2 millones de años

WeBlog Aragosaurus [2012-06-17 22:19:00]   recommend this post  (287 visits)
El estudio de más de 4.000 restos fósiles de musarañas Nesiotites de las Islas Baleares indica que estos pequeños mamíferos colonizaron primero Mallorca, desde donde habrían llegado a Menorca durante el período glacial de hace unos 2 [...] | Impressum