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Geoblogosphere weekly review (21th week of 2013, 618 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (38 posts)
  2. News (30 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (19 posts)
  4. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (11 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
  6. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  7. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (8 posts)
  8. Investigación GeoPaleoBiológica en Somosaguas (7 posts)
  9. Geology News (7 posts)
  10. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (1698 visits)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (1508 visits)
  3. News (1487 visits)
  4. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (1417 visits)
  5. Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal (954 visits)
  6. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (493 visits)
  7. Ontario-geofish (451 visits)
  8. I think mining (432 visits)
  9. Through the Sandglass (427 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (420 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. people (8)
  2. Climate (7)
  3. world (7)
  4. climate change (7)
  5. way (7)
  6. time (7)
  7. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  8. Earth (7)
  9. things (7)
  10. Rocks (7)
Top places:
  1. United States (16)
  2. Brazil (12)
  3. Canada (10)
  4. Turkey (8)
  5. Arkansas (5)
  6. Australia (5)
  7. Poland (5)
  8. Cork (5)
  9. Swietokrzyskie (4)
  10. Illinois (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Quaternary (7)
  2. Jurassic (6)
  3. Devonian (4)
  4. Cretaceous (4)
  5. Ordovician (4)
  6. Permian (2)
  7. Neogene (1)
  8. Neoproterozoic (1)
  9. Cambrian (1)
  10. Cenozoic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Paleontólogo Michael Benton, dará palestra na FCT-UNL sobre a árvore de Vida e a origem da biodiversidade

Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal [2013-05-24 12:37:00]   recommend this post  (903 visits)
O famoso paleontólogo Michael Benton, dará palestra na FCT-UNL sobre a árvore de Vida e a origem da biodiversidade.O Prof. Michael Benton da Universidade de Bristol, fará na Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia - Universidade Nova de Lisboa [...]

Preparation, predation and a missing quarry

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2013-05-19 15:27:20]   recommend this post  (630 visits)
I’ve already mentioned that my time in Canada involved a short trip to Dinosaur Provincial Park with Darren Tanke, but we were also out with Mark Graham, a preparator at the Natural History Museum in London. Mark has kindly written up a guest [...]

All Aboard!!!

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2013-05-19 00:12:44]   recommend this post  (528 visits)
So the experience finally begins.... After months of planning and anticipation I am finally sitting on the JOIDES Resolution research vessel.  We are currently in dock in Victoria, British Columbia anticipating setting sail 8:00 am Monday [...]

The live fauna of Dinosaur Provincial Park

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2013-05-22 19:27:50]   recommend this post  (428 visits)
In addition to the actual fossils, I do have a decent record of seeing live animals while out in the field, and the DPP and environs of the Tyrrell were no exception. The dinosaurs are of course, awesome, but it’s nice to see some wildlife [...]

Guest post: One Grain of Sand, by Susanne Rieth

Through the Sandglass [2013-05-24 15:07:12]   recommend this post  (427 visits)
“One grain of sand, it is all that remains of my vast empire." This line is from the classic film The Never Ending Story. When the mythical land of Fantasia is destroyed, the protagonists are able to wish it


Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2013-05-21 08:14:41]   recommend this post  (359 visits)
This place is going to be Theropod Central for a bit (until the huge volume of ceratopsians kick in), so here’s an ankylosaur to keep things ticking over. As usual, enthralled though I was with the exhibitions, I didn’t pay that much [...]

Box Rock Circus - official opening

Outcrop - The Blog of the Avon RIGS Group [2013-05-23 12:09:00]   recommend this post  (325 visits)
BOX ROCK CIRCUS OFFICIALLY OPENED BY PROFESSOR IAIN STEWARTPhoto credits Charles HiscockOn a rather damp Tuesday May 14th 2013 a large number of people from the village of Box, near Corsham, Wiltshire, pupils from the local schools, members of [...]

Rainfall and weather data on GoogleEarth

Digital Geography [2013-05-19 21:07:42]   recommend this post  (309 visits)
On Saturday, some villages near my hometown suffered heavy rains. Up to 100 l/m² arrived during the afternoon and evening in Kirchhasel and other places in central Thuringia. Small streams became rivers and flash flooding occurred, damaging houses, [...]

Prinsloo of Prinsloosdorp and Freddi Kaniki of Wits. Times must change.

I think mining [2013-05-22 03:51:24]   recommend this post  (297 visits)
More than a hundred years have passed; much has changed; and yet so much about mining is the same. This thought is prompted by reading Prinsloo of Prinsloosdorp by Douglas Blackburn.  First published in1898, reprinted in 1908; and now available in [...]

A round-up of recent landslide incidents, including two American children tragically killed by a mudslide whilst collecting fossils

The Landslide Blog [2013-05-24 02:22:35]   recommend this post  (276 visits)
News of landslides from the USA, Canada and Hong Kong, and about the role of landslides in the Day of | Impressum