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Geoblogosphere weekly review (38th week of 2012, 678 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (33 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  4. Geology News (7 posts)
  5. Theropoda (7 posts)
  6. The Dragon’s Tales (6 posts)
  7. About Geology (6 posts)
  8. Tierra de Dinosaurios (5 posts)
  9. Dinosaur Tracking (5 posts)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1633 visits)
  2. Through the Sandglass (773 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (556 visits)
  4. Eruptions (441 visits)
  5. Volcano Science And News Blog (411 visits)
  6. Geology News (328 visits)
  7. Wooster Geologists (317 visits)
  8. Theropoda (312 visits)
  9. Mundo Neandertal (307 visits)
  10. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (300 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Energy (8)
  2. Geology News (7)
  3. Climate Change (7)
  4. flickr (7)
  5. dinosaurs (6)
  6. Daily Geology Photos (6)
  7. summary (6)
  8. geology-related photos (6)
  9. Earthquakes (6)
  10. Allgemein (6)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (10)
  2. Turkey (9)
  3. United States (9)
  4. Pennsylvania (5)
  5. United Kingdom (5)
  6. Japan (5)
  7. Arizona (4)
  8. Guatemala (4)
  9. Asia (4)
  10. China (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (6)
  2. Ordovician (3)
  3. Paleogene (2)
  4. Cretaceous (2)
  5. Silurian (2)
  6. Carboniferous (2)
  7. Neogene (2)
  8. Jurassic (2)
  9. Mesozoic (1)
  10. Triassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Sunday Sand: The Palace of Great Happiness, and a GLOF

Through the Sandglass [2012-09-09 07:08:35]   recommend this post  (773 visits)
I was delighted (but envious) when my friend Patricia brought me back a sample of sand from her recent visit to Bhutan. The sand came from one of the country’s most sacred places (and its old capital), Punakha, at

Modelo para Armar, La evolución humana paso a paso

Mundo Neandertal [2012-09-11 04:13:00]   recommend this post  (307 visits)
Hola! Les cuento que me han publicado un libro para todo público sobre evolución humana. Para los interesados, pueden conseguirlo en librerías, si es que son de Argentina, sino en librerías online. Se llama Modelo para armar. La evolución [...]

My very own Zhuchengtyrannus

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-09-14 18:23:27]   recommend this post  (300 visits)
As I have noted on here before, the Japanese really do love their toy dinosaurs and produce really high quality models on a regular basis and of all kinds of obscure and wonderful critters. So when a couple of weeks back I got a cryptic e-mail from [...]

Santorini Inflating

Volcano Science And News Blog [2012-09-15 02:55:00]   recommend this post  (269 visits)
The picturesque Greek island of Santorini is experiencing heightened seismicity, and magma chamber inflation according to an article on Live Science. The island has inflated by up to 14,000,000 cubic meters of magma, and deformation of the [...]

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ALT-SOCIEDADE DE HISTÓRIA NATURAL [2012-09-09 20:02:00]   recommend this post  (263 visits)
Fica aqui a listagem de Formações para o Outono de 2012, a desenvolver pela ALT-SHN, e que irão decorrer na nossa biblioteca:Iniciação aos SIG com Quantum GIS26, 27 e 28 de SetembroO curso é direccionado a quem queira aprender a utilizar QGIS [...]

Eruption from Nicaragua’s San Cristobal Prompts Evacuations

Eruptions [2012-09-10 00:26:25]   recommend this post  (260 visits)
I’m back from the Geological Society of America Field Forum in the Sierras and it looks like I have a lot of catching up to do. I’ll have a post later this week with some highlights from the forum along with some attempts to dispel some [...]

How a Pigeon Saved the Buffalo

State of the Planet [2012-09-10 19:46:23]   recommend this post  (253 visits)
Scientists are close to restoring the extinct passenger pigeon and along with it her native

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: a twisted little crinoid (Lower Silurian of Estonia)

Wooster Geologists [2012-09-09 07:39:36]   recommend this post  (252 visits)
This week’s fossil is a tiny little crinoid with an odd shape. Calceocrinus balticensis (shown above with the scale bar as one millimeter) is a new species from the Lower Silurian (Llandovery) of Hiiumaa, western Estonia. It is part of a [...]

Ethane and Propane Price Collapse News [2012-09-09 19:05:04]   recommend this post  (246 visits)
Over the past two years natural gas drillers have targeted wet gas regions where ethane and propane can be separated from the natural gas. These products sold for attractive prices. Now there is a glut of wet gas products and their prices have [...]

Media, wetenschap en risicocommunicatie

Planeet Aarde [2012-09-10 21:30:29]   recommend this post  (224 visits)
Een geglobaliseerde wereld zal meer en meer moeten rekening houden met georisico’s, zoals aardbevingen,orkanen, vulkaanuitbarstingen, overstromingen of tsunami’s. Als we de maatschappij willen wapenen tegen de ongewenste en vaak [...] | Impressum