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Geoblogosphere weekly review (32th week of 2013, 610 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (43 posts)
  2. News (20 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (9 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  6. Geology News (7 posts)
  7. BEYONDbones (7 posts)
  8. Arizona Geology (6 posts)
  9. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (5 posts)
  10. Koprolitos (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (1461 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (780 visits)
  3. News (742 visits)
  4. Paleoseismicity (532 visits)
  5. Views of the Mahantango (476 visits)
  6. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (468 visits)
  7. Laelaps (434 visits)
  8. Wooster Geologists (397 visits)
  9. Digital Geography (395 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (362 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. time (11)
  2. video (10)
  3. Climate Change (9)
  4. geology (8)
  5. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  6. paleontology (7)
  7. Photo of the Day (6)
  8. Astronomy (6)
  9. science (6)
  10. Climate (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (23)
  2. China (10)
  3. Brazil (10)
  4. Utah (5)
  5. Arizona (5)
  6. Canada (5)
  7. United Kingdom (5)
  8. Japan (5)
  9. Germany (4)
  10. Turkey (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (10)
  2. Cretaceous (8)
  3. Quaternary (3)
  4. Cambrian (3)
  5. Devonian (2)
  6. Paleogene (2)
  7. Triassic (2)
  8. Neoproterozoic (2)
  9. Neogene (2)
  10. Ordovician (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Book review: Slasa Invertebraxa

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2013-08-08 22:52:13]   recommend this post  (468 visits)
A few weeks ago I got an invitation for a copy of something akin to a graphic novel on insects that I could review. The invitation was by the author, Mozchops, and although I really had no idea what it was, but it looked superb so of course I said [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: An irregular echinoid from the Middle Jurassic of southern Israel

Wooster Geologists [2013-08-04 07:38:46]   recommend this post  (358 visits)
From the view above, this fossil from the Matmor Formation (Middle Jurassic, Callovian) of southern Israel looks like your standard echinoid (a group that contains sea urchins and sand dollars), but turn it on its side (see below) and you see it is [...]

Camden Beach

Through the Sandglass [2013-08-07 16:31:34]   recommend this post  (345 visits)
Camden, the hip northern London suburb, is not a place one would normally think of going to the beach. However, recently, after a fascinating tour along London’s canals, I found myself in Camden and, once the obligatory pilgrimage to

Orthoconic cephalopds from Sweden

Views of the Mahantango [2013-08-04 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (333 visits)
Today I have a couple of Orthoconic cephalopod sections to show you. Both come from the island of Oland which lies off the eastern coast of Sweden near the town of Gillberga. Nearby, exposed in cliffs along the coast and a local quarry, are layers [...]

Havasupai hit again by flood - drinking water lost

Arizona Geology [2013-08-04 03:30:00]   recommend this post  (326 visits)
The Havasupai Tribe was hit by floodwaters again last week, knocking out the water supply for the village.   Floods appear to have been hitting Havasu Creek more frequently in recent years, although most of the problems have been downstream [...]

Video of flash flood in Page, US89, and Antelope Canyon

Arizona Geology [2013-08-04 23:41:00]   recommend this post  (300 visits)
 Monsoon rains produced flas9, h floods in Page this week, covering stretches of US89 with thick deposits of mud.   The video below from David Rankin captured the

Our Very Own Monsters

Laelaps [2013-08-04 19:53:47]   recommend this post  (290 visits)
Nearly a century ago, the ichthyologist David Stead recorded a strange unease among the lobstermen of Port Stephens,

Quaternary shortening at the Andean orogenic front (31°-33°s), Argentina: Current issues and challenges

Paleoseismicity [2013-08-05 17:27:45]   1 recommendations  (269 visits)
Quaternary shortening at the Andean orogenic front (31°-33°s), Argentina: Current issues and challenges  Carlos Costa1, Emilio Ahumada1, Benjamin Brooks2, Andrew Meigs3, Lewis Owen4, Thomas Rockwell5, Lindsay Schoenbohm6, Carlos Gardini1, Héctor [...]

A great visualization of InSAR data by the ESA – ups and downs at the East African Rift

Digital Geography [2013-08-07 22:39:14]   recommend this post  (266 visits)
InSAR (Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar) is one of the greatest remote sensing tools for everyone interested in crustal movements. The principle is simple: A satellite equipped with a radar device is constantly measuring the topography of [...]

New paper: Wiatr et al., 2013 – Slip vector analysis with high resolution t-LiDAR scanning

Paleoseismicity [2013-08-07 13:23:59]   recommend this post  (263 visits)
A new paper in Tectonophysics deals with the use of terrestrial LiDAR for identifying the slip vectors on fault planes. Thomas Wiatr, Klaus Reicherter, Ioannis Papanikolaou, Tomás Fernandez-Steeger and Jack Mason collected and processed data from [...] | Impressum