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Geoblogosphere weekly review (7th week of 2012, 735 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (36 posts)
  2. Tierra de Dinosaurios (10 posts)
  3. Geology News (9 posts)
  4. I think mining (9 posts)
  5. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (8 posts)
  6. Arizona Geology (8 posts)
  7. PALEONTOGRAFIA: Paleontologia em evidência (8 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  9. Volcano Science And News Blog (8 posts)
  10. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1240 visits)
  2. Why I hate Theropods (629 visits)
  3. Louisville Area Fossils (550 visits)
  4. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (540 visits)
  5. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (510 visits)
  6. Taurus Mountain Project (505 visits)
  7. Reporting on a Revolution (492 visits)
  8. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (368 visits)
  9. Geotripper (364 visits)
  10. Arizona Geology (363 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Earthquakes (12)
  2. summary (8)
  3. Dinosaurs (8)
  4. Geology News (8)
  5. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  6. volcano science and news blog (7)
  7. volcanoes (7)
  8. geology-related photos (7)
  9. flickr (7)
  10. blog (7)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (17)
  2. United States (11)
  3. Turkey (7)
  4. Switzerland (6)
  5. Fossil (6)
  6. California (6)
  7. Belgium (5)
  8. Philippines (5)
  9. Arizona (4)
  10. Iceland (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Quaternary (10)
  2. Ordovician (4)
  3. Carboniferous (4)
  4. Neogene (3)
  5. Cretaceous (2)
  6. Devonian (2)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Jurassic (1)
  9. Permian (1)
  10. Paleozoic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:


Why I hate Theropods [2012-02-11 03:58:00]   recommend this post  (536 visits)
Great photographs of artificial endocasts taken from several specimens of Amurosaurus. It is a pretty cool paper for the descriptions and figures but the conclusions..... Saveliev et al. argue that hadrosaurids could not have used crests for visual [...]

Kazıklı Boğazı: Schönes Klettervideo von Yaman Ozakin

Taurus Mountain Project [2012-02-07 22:24:13]   recommend this post  (505 visits)
Das folgende vier Minuten lange Video von Yaman Ozakin vermittelt einen schönen Eindruck vom Kazıklı Boğazı (könnte man als “Tal der Pfähle” übersetzen), dem Klerrerparadies am Fuße der der Aladağlar:

Basin Analysis Lecture Series

Reporting on a Revolution [2012-02-06 10:30:00]   recommend this post  (432 visits)
On Earth-Literally blog Prof. Philip Allen of Imperial College London has posted key learning points of a series of lectures on Basin Analysis. 1) Introduction And Genetic Basin Classification 2) More Of Lithospheric Stretching, Including Passive [...]

More earthquake activity in Katla volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-02-07 00:45:22]   recommend this post  (362 visits)
Yesterday (05.02.2012) there was an new earthquake swarm in Katla volcano. This activity suggests that it was due to dike intrusion as before in the Katla volcano caldera. The largest earthquake was ML2.1 with the depth of 0.1 (~100 meters) … [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A mysterious sponge (Late Ordovician of Ohio)

Wooster Geologists [2012-02-05 06:48:36]   recommend this post  (341 visits)
I’ve been collecting and studying fossils from the Upper Ordovician of the Cincinnati region for three decades now, but I’ve never seen another specimen like the one pictured above. An amateur collector, Howard Freeland, generously [...]

10 Reasons I Love Teaching Geology at a Community College

Geotripper [2012-02-06 02:28:00]   recommend this post  (327 visits)
Oh, I cannot resist a meme involving top ten lists! Eric Klemetti at Eruptions started it on the topic of liking volcanoes. He was followed by Callan at Mountain Beltway on geologic structures, Siim Sepp at Sandatlas on sand,  Silver Fox at [...]


Mente et Malleo [2012-02-08 22:14:51]   recommend this post  (318 visits)
Solange uns das aktuelle Hoch die kalte sibirische Luft nach Mitteleuropa schaufelt, herrschen fast ideale Bedingungen für Wintersport. In den Wintersportorten in den Bergen sind die Bedingungen für Ski und Rodel entsprechend gut. Doch man [...]

Icriodus Conodont Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2012-02-05 11:30:00]   recommend this post  (317 visits)
This fossil appears to be an Icriodus angustus? conodont found in either the upper Devonian New Albany Shale or Middle Devonian Beechwood Limestone of Clark County, Indiana. Conodonts have been found in the southern Indiana for a while. In 1938, a [...]

Munich Archaeopteryx

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-02-05 11:38:35]   recommend this post  (308 visits)
While writing yesterday’s little post about the Berlin Archaeopteryx, I realised that of all the specimens I had covered on here, somehow the Munich one had never made it. A dig though my files turned up a couple of far-from-perfect photos of [...]

North America’s Missing Winter Turns Up In Europe!

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2012-02-05 01:58:18]   recommend this post  (292 visits)
While the U.S. and Canada continue to look for a winter that has yet to arrive, it seems that the cold and snow have shown up across the pond in Europe. The BBC is reporting that temps dropped to -38 ºC in the Ukraine overnight, and there are [...] | Impressum