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Geoblogosphere weekly review (11th week of 2013, 631 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (28 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (12 posts)
  3. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (11 posts)
  4. Arizona Geology (9 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  6. Wooster Geologists (8 posts)
  7. Geology News (7 posts)
  8. BEYONDbones (7 posts)
  9. Gunnars Geo-Blog (6 posts)
  10. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1537 visits)
  2. Wooster Geologists (1482 visits)
  3. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (887 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (734 visits)
  5. Views of the Mahantango (575 visits)
  6. The Dragon’s Tales (569 visits)
  7. I think mining (500 visits)
  8. Through the Sandglass (459 visits)
  9. Arizona Geology (449 visits)
  10. The Bite Stuff (442 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. geology (8)
  2. press release (7)
  3. Earth (7)
  4. nasa (7)
  5. Energy (6)
  6. climate (6)
  7. Science (5)
  8. Astronomy (5)
  9. time (5)
  10. scientists (5)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (16)
  2. United States (11)
  3. Turkey (7)
  4. Japan (6)
  5. Arizona (5)
  6. Illinois (5)
  7. China (5)
  8. California (5)
  9. Wooster (5)
  10. Virginia (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (7)
  2. Jurassic (5)
  3. Devonian (5)
  4. Paleogene (3)
  5. Permian (2)
  6. Cambrian (2)
  7. Ordovician (2)
  8. Neogene (1)
  9. Mesozoic (1)
  10. Quaternary (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A brittle star from the Upper Jurassic of Germany

Wooster Geologists [2013-03-10 06:38:07]   recommend this post  (465 visits)
Wooster geologists have again greatly benefited from the donation of a collection by an alumnus. George Chambers (’79), a successful professional photographer, sent us several boxes of minerals, rocks and fossils he had acquired in his [...]

George Steinmetz

Through the Sandglass [2013-03-14 11:16:12]   recommend this post  (459 visits)
This is a glorious, spectacular book. Steinmetz's images from a paraglider provide a unique view of some of our planet's most beautiful landscapes, somehow a link between satellite views and "ground truth." I don't do commercials on this [...]

Death Valley Days

Wooster Geologists [2013-03-11 04:30:48]   recommend this post  (424 visits)
DEATH VALLEY, CALIFORNIA–All geologists love Death Valley. No other place on Earth has such extraordinarily diverse geology combined with a modern infrastructure and a century of scientific study. The Wooster Geologists had a spectacular time [...]

VI Jornadas Internacionales sobre Paleontología de Dinosaurios y su Entorno en Salas de los Infantes

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [2013-03-10 08:00:00]   recommend this post  (395 visits)
El Colectivo Arqueológico y Paleontológico Salense (C.A.S.) y el Museo de Dinosaurios de Salas de los Infantes anuncian la próxima celebración de las VI Jornadas Internacionales sobre Paleontología de Dinosaurios y su Entorno, que se [...]

Changing Temperatures, Extremes and Hydroclimate – Wednesday, March 13 at 4:00 pm

State of the Planet [2013-03-12 22:21:28]   recommend this post  (387 visits)
The Earth Institute is pleased to present the fourth of the 2012-2013 Sustainable Development Seminar Series titled “Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: Recent trends in temperatures, extremes and hydroclimate” tomorrow (Wednesday, March 13) from 4:00 pm to 6:00 [...]

Unknown crinoid species #2 from Bolivia

Views of the Mahantango [2013-03-12 08:01:00]   recommend this post  (366 visits)
In the last few years there have been some interesting Devonian aged fossils coming out of Bolivia. I have mostly been purchasing mine from this seller on E-bay. Among the fossils I have acquired are some unnamed crinoids.This is the third (and [...]

Wooster Geologists return to the Mojave Desert

Wooster Geologists [2013-03-11 02:31:26]   recommend this post  (354 visits)
ZZYZX, CALIFORNIA–It is officially now a Wooster Geology tradition: every other year we take a Spring Break field trip with students, faculty and staff. So far all of our trips have been to the Mojave Desert, for reasons that will be apparent [...]

Attila by Verdi: Thoughts on Opera, Mining, Women, and Porn

I think mining [2013-03-10 06:26:55]   recommend this post  (349 visits)
Here is a picture of a child’s play ground in Iowa.  Better we revel in the games of children than contemplate the outcome of these games: tribes, battle, war, death & devastation, or at the least indulgence in opera & brandy.  Here are [...]

Sinkholes in Arizona News [2013-03-10 14:28:12]   recommend this post  (341 visits)
The Tucson Citizen has an article about sinkholes in Arizona. Like in Florida, karst features in Arizona can develop over limestone, but gypsum and salt can also support karst topography. Publications from the Arizona Geological Survey include: Home [...]

Frog Face

The Bite Stuff [2013-03-10 20:22:48]   recommend this post  (337 visits)
Here’s the skull of the anurognathid Anurognathus ammoni. This guy appears on the banner above — occasionally — to which I’ve granted nice, long filamentous integument, especially in front of the eyes. And there’s not a [...] | Impressum