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Geoblogosphere weekly review (4th week of 2013, 638 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (24 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (14 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (12 posts)
  4. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (12 posts)
  5. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (10 posts)
  6. Arizona Geology (9 posts)
  7. JOIDES Resolution blogs (8 posts)
  8. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  9. (7 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1338 visits)
  2. Speaking of Geoscience (1014 visits)
  3. (779 visits)
  4. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (703 visits)
  5. Geo-HeritageScience (689 visits)
  6. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (639 visits)
  7. The Dragon’s Tales (611 visits)
  8. Glacial Till (560 visits)
  9. Ontario-geofish (555 visits)
  10. The GeoChristian (518 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Continue (18)
  2. time (13)
  3. people (10)
  4. Earthquakes (10)
  5. world (9)
  6. geology (7)
  7. palaeontography (7)
  8. fossil (7)
  9. frontpage (7)
  10. idea (6)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (24)
  2. United States (21)
  3. United Kingdom (9)
  4. Turkey (6)
  5. China (6)
  6. Arizona (6)
  7. New York (5)
  8. Alaska (5)
  9. Japan (4)
  10. Washington (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (6)
  2. Permian (4)
  3. Silurian (4)
  4. Carboniferous (4)
  5. Quaternary (3)
  6. Triassic (2)
  7. Ordovician (2)
  8. Devonian (2)
  9. Paleogene (1)
  10. Jurassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Deception Island: Pendulum Cove and Whalers Bay

Speaking of Geoscience [2013-01-25 18:13:13]   recommend this post  (570 visits)
13 January 2013 Deception Island: Pendulum Cove and Whalers Bay It’s not every day that your ship sails into a volcano before breakfast. The early wake-up call brought us out on deck for the dramatic narrow passage through Neptunes Bellows (no [...]

Meteorite Monday: So you think you have a meteorite, part 2.

Glacial Till [2013-01-22 00:49:23]   recommend this post  (560 visits)
Part of my responsibilities at the meteorite lab is to handle the e-mails we receive concerning meteorite inquiries. These come in on a nearly daily basis and I can easily receive dozens of requests in a week. I don’t mind answering the [...]

My work in the 10 hundred most common words

Geo-HeritageScience [2013-01-20 21:02:23]   recommend this post  (548 visits)
So, I followed the craze and wrote about my MRes research project in the 10 hundred most common words! See it here: I look at groups of rocks in places that keep them for a very long time so that people can continue to learn from them and remember [...]

A very large engineered slope failure in Malaysia - Bukit Setiawangsa [2013-01-21 07:56:04]   recommend this post  (497 visits)
An engineered slope reported to be 43 meters (141 ft) high that was stabilized by what appears to be tie-back anchors experienced a massive failure at the end of 2012. Dr. Dave Petley of the Landslide Blog made a few observations regarding the [...]

Cuverville Island Landing, Gerlache Strait Killer Whales & Humpbacks, and Port Charcot/Boothe Island Landing

Speaking of Geoscience [2013-01-25 19:12:36]   recommend this post  (444 visits)
14 January 2013 Cuverville Island Landing, Gerlache Strait Killer Whales & Humpbacks, and Port Charcot/Boothe Island Landing Cuverville Island is the centerpiece in an amphitheater of dramatic steep black spires and near-vertical faces of [...]

Berlin Archaeopteryx

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2013-01-26 13:12:58]   recommend this post  (359 visits)
I’m just back from a quick visit to Berlin and so once I’ve caught up with all the usual stuff that gets behind from being away there’ll be some blogs coming on the exhibitions, Berlin Tier Park and others. Meantime though, [...]

GeoScriptures — John 1:1,14 — God in a dot

The GeoChristian [2013-01-21 04:15:43]   recommend this post  (357 visits)
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God…. The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. — John 1:1,14 (NIV 1984) Perhaps one of the most extraordinary claims of the Christian faith is not [...]

Wooster’s Pseudofossil of the Week: Manganese dendrites from Germany

Wooster Geologists [2013-01-20 06:33:32]   recommend this post  (357 visits)
We haven’t had a pseudofossil in this space for awhile. A pseudofossil is an object that is often mistaken for a fossil but is actually inorganic. The above may look like  fossil fern, but it is instead a set of beautiful manganese dendrites [...]

Project Daspletosaurus 2013

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2013-01-24 20:45:08]   recommend this post  (344 visits)
I’m sure a goodly number of readers are already aware of this as I’ve been tweeting and facebooking it quite a lot, but I have a science kick-starter project running on the Microryza site. It sounds almost too contrived to be honest, but [...]

Dino Brains and Poetry

New Stories in Stone [2013-01-23 17:49:17]   recommend this post  (335 visits)
Perhaps the most famous dinosaur poem of all is one penned by ... [ continue | Impressum