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Geoblogosphere weekly review (22th week of 2013, 417 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (31 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (26 posts)
  3. Wooster Geologists (10 posts)
  4. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (8 posts)
  5. Tierra de Dinosaurios (7 posts)
  6. Geology News (7 posts)
  7. Chinleana (6 posts)
  8. Arizona Geology (5 posts)
  9. About Geology (5 posts)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (1613 visits)
  2. Geology.com News (1257 visits)
  3. Wooster Geologists (886 visits)
  4. GeoPrac.net (610 visits)
  5. Chinleana (467 visits)
  6. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (395 visits)
  7. WATCH FOR ROCKS - Travels of a Sharp-Eyed Geologist (387 visits)
  8. Geology News (376 visits)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (317 visits)
  10. Koprolitos (269 visits)

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  2. From the BlogSphere (8)
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  8. Team Iceland (5)
  9. Earth (5)
  10. Paleontology (5)
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  2. Brazil (20)
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  7. Carboniferous (3)
  8. Paleogene (2)
  9. Cambrian (2)
  10. Mesozoic (1)

Posts:

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Engineering Geology and Geotechnics Lecture Videos from Missouri S&T

GeoPrac.net [2013-05-31 11:02:02]   recommend this post  (473 visits)
Missouri S&T (known as UM Rolla a while back) has a number of courses that are available through their YouTube channel.  One such course is their GeoEng 341 course, Engineering Geology and Geotechnics taught by Dr. David Rogers. You can [...]

Stay On The Boardwalk!

WATCH FOR ROCKS - Travels of a Sharp-Eyed Geologist [2013-05-26 04:24:50]   recommend this post  (387 visits)
I don’t know about you, but I am totally astounded whenever I see anyone step off the boardwalk at Yellowstone’s hot springs. As a summer seasonal park ranger I see this behavior all the time and can’t help but wonder. What are these folks [...]

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: Mackerel shark teeth from the Eocene of the Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Wooster Geologists [2013-05-26 07:30:37]   recommend this post  (297 visits)
This week we highlight another gift to the Wooster Geology Department from George Chambers (’79). Among the many fossils that arrived in three delightful boxes were these shark teeth. They are from the extinct Mackerel Shark Otodus obliquus [...]

A Curious Intra-Formational, Angular Unconformity within the Chinle Formation: Part I - A Conspiracy of Events

Written In Stone...seen through my lens [2013-05-29 02:51:00]   recommend this post  (247 visits)
Within Moab Canyon on the Colorado River between Castle and Moab-Spanish Valleys, the Chinle Formation possesses a spectacular angular unconformity. Its distinctiveness resides both in its intra-formational locale (rather than between two [...]

Mission Possible: Mapping the Quarry Walls

Wooster Geologists [2013-05-27 21:44:47]   recommend this post  (246 visits)
ICELAND – We spent Sunday morning discussing all of the features that we’ve seen during our reconnaissance investigations. After comparing notes, we defined several lithofacies, or mappable units with specific lithologic features. Our [...]

All Earth Time

El Vinosaurio [2013-05-31 10:16:00]   recommend this post  (231 visits)
Gracias

Sand on TV in Europe: Le sable : enquête sur une disparition

Through the Sandglass [2013-05-29 11:27:21]   recommend this post  (217 visits)
Sand: an investigation into a disappearance. Shown last night on ARTE, the European culture channel, this superb documentary by Denis Delestrac has already made waves. It has also provided me with a great deal of pleasure and satisfaction –

A New Late Triassic Phytogeographical Scenario in Westernmost Gondwana.

Chinleana [2013-05-28 05:48:00]   recommend this post  (200 visits)
Césari, S. N.,  and Colombi, C. E. 2013. A new Late Triassic phytogeographical scenario in westernmost Gondwana. Nature Communications 4, Article number: 1889 doi:10.1038/ncomms2917 Abstract - Floral provincialism within the Southern Hemisphere [...]

The Pliocene as an analogue for near-future climate change?

Geological Society of London blog [2013-05-28 18:05:01]   recommend this post  (183 visits)
In 1958, atmospheric scientist Charles David Keeling installed an instrument at the Mauna Loa Observatory, in Hawaii, designed to measure the average global concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. Little did he realise at the time [...]

Sunday Humor: A Professor's Prayer

Reporting on a Revolution [2013-05-26 16:57:00]   recommend this post  (176 visits)
Another classic from PHD
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