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Geoblogosphere weekly review (42th week of 2013, 461 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (64 posts)
  2. News (31 posts)
  3. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (10 posts)
  4. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  5. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (7 posts)
  6. I think mining (6 posts)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (6 posts)
  8. Utah Geological Survey - blog (6 posts)
  9. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  10. Digital Geography (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (2146 visits)
  2. News (1029 visits)
  3. Through the Sandglass (602 visits)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (476 visits)
  5. Digital Geography (366 visits)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (364 visits)
  7. Wry Heat (311 visits)
  8. Volcano Science And News Blog (274 visits)
  9. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (240 visits)
  10. I think mining (238 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. people (10)
  2. Earth (9)
  3. Climate Change (9)
  4. magnitude (8)
  5. militaria (8)
  6. Authors (7)
  7. video (7)
  8. University (7)
  9. Earthquakes (7)
  10. Photo of the Day (6)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (21)
  2. United States (15)
  3. Russia (8)
  4. Massachusetts (7)
  5. Los Angeles (6)
  6. Philippines (5)
  7. Utah (5)
  8. Japan (5)
  9. China (5)
  10. Turkey (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Quaternary (7)
  2. Cretaceous (6)
  3. Jurassic (5)
  4. Triassic (3)
  5. Cambrian (3)
  6. Neogene (3)
  7. Silurian (2)
  8. Paleogene (2)
  9. Carboniferous (2)
  10. Ordovician (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

An ephemeral memorial in the sands of a Normandy beach

Through the Sandglass [2013-10-13 12:56:25]   recommend this post  (602 visits)
I realise that this post is later than it should have been, but I would be delinquent if I did not note this extraordinary event. A few years ago, on a dismal and gusty day somehow appropriate for the

The Positive Externalities of Carbon Dioxide on Global Food Production

Wry Heat [2013-10-18 18:35:38]   recommend this post  (278 visits)
A new report from the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change examines the benefits of rising carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.  The report can be downloaded from a link on this page. The study provides “a quantitative [...]

A New Specimen of the Middle Triassic Archosauriform Shansisuchus shansisuchus from China

Chinleana [2013-10-13 19:26:00]   recommend this post  (228 visits)
Wang, R., Xu, S., , Wu, X., Li, C., and S. Wang. 2013. A New Specimen of Shansisuchus shansisuchus Young, 1964 (Diapsida: Archosauriformes) from the Triassic of Shanxi, China. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition) 87:1185-1197 DOI: [...]

USGS, Smithsonian, Among Agencies Affected By The Shutdown

Volcano Science And News Blog [2013-10-16 19:09:00]   recommend this post  (176 visits)
Volcano monitoring, many USGS services, and the Smithsonian were all devoid of activity updates for volcanoes during the ongoing (and hopefully nearly over) US government shudown. The Smithsonian Global Volcanism Program (GVP) website posted a [...]

räumliche Datenformate online umwandeln

Digital Geography [2013-10-16 08:15:17]   recommend this post  (173 visits)
Wir hatten gerade vor kurzem eine Seite empfohlen, auf der man Datenformate online umwandeln kann. Nun kam ich zu einer Anforderung, SDF Daten in das geoJSON Format zu konvertieren und stolperte über eine andere Interessante Seite. Hier kann man [...]

Paradoxides pinus? Trilobite Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2013-10-13 12:30:00]   recommend this post  (160 visits)
The label for this fossil says it is a Paradoxides pinus trilobite from the Paleozoic Era. I would guess it is some sort of Paradoxides trilobite from the Cambrian Period found in Morocco. If I recall this fossil is pretty large, maybe the size of [...]

Grand Canyon Natioanl Park Reopens

Earthly Musings [2013-10-13 01:23:00]   recommend this post  (157 visits)
In an attempt to stave off jet-lag from the African safari trip (which blog report will be continued in  the next few days) and stay awake during daylight hours in the Mountain Time Zone, we planned a drive to Grand Canyon National Park to [...]

Liquefaction ေျမေပ်ာ္ျခင္း (၁)

Tint Lwin Swe [2013-10-13 11:45:00]   recommend this post  (151 visits)
ေျမေပ်ာ္ျခင္း liquefaction ဆိုသည္မွာ အလံုးအေစ့မ်ားနွင့္ စုေပါင္းဖြဲ႕စည္းထားေသာ ေျမသားတစု [...]

Earthquake swarm on the Reykjanes peninsula

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2013-10-13 17:03:33]   recommend this post  (149 visits)
Today at 01:11 UTC (13-October-2013) an earthquake swarm started on the Reykjanes peninsula. Early in this earthquake it was just minor earthquakes until 07:34 UTC an earthquake with magnitude 4,8 took place on the Reykjanes peninsula. Before the [...]

Golden book of dinosaurs version 2.0

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2013-10-19 20:58:28]   recommend this post  (139 visits)
I don’t think the Golden books were ever quite as big in the UK as they were in the U.S., but we certainly had them over here and I do recall coming across the now classic Golden Book of Dinosaurs as a child. As with many such books it was well [...] | Impressum