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Geoblogosphere weekly review (45th week of 2013, 597 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (82 posts)
  2. News (30 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (14 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (12 posts)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (9 posts)
  6. Koprolitos (7 posts)
  7. The Hairy Museum of Natural History (6 posts)
  8. Mountain Beltway (6 posts)
  9. Geology News (5 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (3043 visits)
  2. News (810 visits)
  3. Digital Geography (598 visits)
  4. Paleoseismicity (542 visits)
  5. Wooster Geologists (509 visits)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (463 visits)
  7. (388 visits)
  8. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (382 visits)
  9. Ontario-geofish (359 visits)
  10. Utah Geological Survey - blog (337 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. astronomy (9)
  2. dinosaurs (9)
  3. geology (9)
  4. time (9)
  6. people (8)
  7. authors (7)
  8. earthquakes (7)
  9. video (6)
  10. Thanks (6)
Top places:
    Top stratigraphy:
    1. Jurassic (11)
    2. Cretaceous (7)
    3. Ordovician (6)
    4. Quaternary (4)
    5. Devonian (4)
    6. Triassic (4)
    7. Carboniferous (4)
    8. Permian (4)
    9. Cambrian (3)
    10. Neogene (2)


    The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

    ReGrowing Tropical Rain Forests Recover Carbon Storage Quickly, but not Diversity

    The Dragon’s Tales [2013-11-08 23:00:00]   recommend this post  (644 visits)
    A new study of re-growing tropical forests has concluded that plant biodiversity takes longer to recover than carbon storage following major disturbances such as clearance for farming. The findings, published in the scientific journal Proceedings [...]

    Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: Very common orthocerid nautiloids from the Siluro-Devonian of Morocco

    Wooster Geologists [2013-11-03 06:39:37]   recommend this post  (484 visits)
    If you’ve been to a rock shop, or even googled “fossil”, you’ve seen these beautiful and ubiquitous objects. They are polished sections through a nautiloid known as “Orthoceras“. We put quotes around the genus [...]

    georeferencing images in QGIS using OSM data: how to distort the City

    Digital Geography [2013-11-03 14:09:32]   recommend this post  (479 visits)
    You probably already referenced maps with written coordinates but using photos or images is a little different as you need some characteristic points so you can control the position of the image according to the real world. In this little tutorial [...]

    New method for settlement-based helical pile design [2013-11-06 00:36:28]   recommend this post  (375 visits)
    Dimitrios at Deep Excavation posted an article last month about a new settlement method for helical piles that he is developing with Michael Perlow. The method is already showing promising results according to the article. It will ultimately be [...]

    Geotalk: Simon Redfern on science communication

    GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2013-11-06 13:00:04]   recommend this post  (327 visits)
    This week in Geotalk, we’re talking to Simon Redfern, renowned scientist and science communicator and the man behind An Atom’s-Eye View of the Planet. What made you first step into science communication? That’s a difficult question for me to [...]

    Solar Eclipse of November 2013

    The Failed Rift [2013-11-03 11:55:29]   recommend this post  (286 visits)
    In about a few hours, observers in Nigeria will experience a partial eclipse of the Sun.  The eclipse actually what is known as a hybrid Eclipse. A hybrid eclipse occurs when a Solar eclipse is seen as Total and Annular at the same time. A total [...]

    Jobs, jobs, jobs! Some interesting job offers in tectonics and paleoseismology

    Paleoseismicity [2013-11-06 13:14:27]   recommend this post  (277 visits)
    Several interesting jobs are currently vacant for paleoseismologists and earthquake geology scientists, from PhD positions to professorships. PhD position at Cologne University, Bensberg Seismological Observatory, Germany A PhD candidate working on [...]

    New issue of SRL with lots of paleo- and archeoseismology papers

    Paleoseismicity [2013-11-04 11:15:50]   recommend this post  (265 visits)
    The new issue of Seismological Research Letters has been published now and it contains a lot of articles for those liking old earthquakes. Some topics might sound familiar to you when you attended the PATA days conference as the authors … [...]

    Le Brea Tar Pit Fossils

    Louisville Area Fossils [2013-11-04 05:36:00]   recommend this post  (263 visits)
    This video produced by Voice of America highlights the Le Brea Tar Pits of Los Angeles, California. The pits have produced over 5.5 million fossils over the last 100 years. The fossils found there date to the Pleistocene.Learn more about the Page [...]

    Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: A New Early Career Researchers Network for the UK

    Geography Postgrads [2013-11-05 10:48:38]   recommend this post  (259 visits)
    Sarah Pogue reviews the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service Sustainability - Early Career Researchers meeting in York | Impressum