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Geoblogosphere weekly review (31th week of 2014, 408 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (9 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (8 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  5. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (5 posts)
  6. Theropoda (4 posts)
  7. I think mining (4 posts)
  8. Grupo Paleo. Blog de Paleontologia. (4 posts)
  9. The Landslide Blog (4 posts)
  10. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (795 visits)
  2. Oakland Geology (741 visits)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (602 visits)
  4. Tierra de Dinosaurios (416 visits)
  5. News (402 visits)
  6. Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal (402 visits)
  7. In the Company of Plants and Rocks (391 visits)
  8. BEYONDbones (339 visits)
  9. Gunnars Geo-Blog (301 visits)
  10. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (294 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (9)
  2. people (7)
  3. time (6)
  4. scientists (5)
  5. bit (5)
  6. summer (4)
  7. noticias de paleontologia (4)
  8. Geological Society (4)
  9. Termine (4)
  10. fossils (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (17)
  2. Utah (9)
  3. China (7)
  4. New York (5)
  5. United Kingdom (4)
  6. Argentina (4)
  7. India (4)
  8. Tanzania (3)
  9. Limestone (3)
  10. Mid West (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (6)
  2. Ordovician (5)
  3. Devonian (4)
  4. Cretaceous (3)
  5. Triassic (2)
  6. Carboniferous (2)
  7. Mesozoic (2)
  8. Permian (2)
  9. Paleogene (2)
  10. Paleozoic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Geranium Place rocks and runoff

Oakland Geology [2014-07-28 06:08:53]   recommend this post  (383 visits)
Geranium Place occupies a sloping bit of land just north of Horseshoe Creek below Redwood Road. This map shows the location plus the sites of the photos in this post. The bedrock here is mapped as Franciscan melange on the west and the Leona [...]

More local serpentine

Oakland Geology [2014-08-02 01:36:48]   recommend this post  (358 visits)
Every now and then I come across a wall or a garden boulder that’s so beautiful I have to take a picture. Such was the case with this serpentinite specimen on or around Huntington Street. This is near Oakland’s great serpentine patch, [...]

Técnicos del Cenieh escanean parte del yacimiento de huellas de dinosaurios de Las Sereas (Burgos).

Tierra de Dinosaurios [2014-07-27 23:13:00]   recommend this post  (326 visits)
El domingo dos técnicos del Cenieh (Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana) han estado en el macroyacimiento Las Sereas, situado en la localidad de Quintanilla de las Viñas (Burgos) con el objetivo de escanear parte del [...]

Conservation student Kate Brugioni blows the lid off the restoration process for ancient Egyptian artifacts

BEYONDbones [2014-07-30 22:11:11]   recommend this post  (293 visits)
Editor’s note: This fall some changes are coming to the HMNS Hall of Ancient Egypt. Some artifacts will leave and others are coming in on new loans. As we prepare for this, NYU third-year art conservation student Kate Brugioni will … [...]

Metamorphic petrology: under pressure and getting stressed?

Metageologist [2014-08-02 15:44:37]   recommend this post  (258 visits)
High pressure (HP) terranes are areas containing eclogites and other eclogite-facies rocks found within many mountains belts, including the Himalaya and the Alps. HP rocks were metamorphosed at extreme pressures, up to 3 or even 4 billion Pascals [...]

Exploring Ecology and History in Bermuda

State of the Planet [2014-07-30 16:26:30]   recommend this post  (245 visits)
I learned about the coral reef ecology course in Bermuda offered through the Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) at Columbia University after developing an interest in marine science over the past year. My background is [...]

Richard Dawkins doesn’t speak for me…so, who does?

The Contemplative Mammoth [2014-07-30 19:41:04]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
Richard Dawkins is at it again. This isn’t the first time he’s made inappropriate or offensive comments, and this infographic nicely illustrates the perpetual cycle of eye-rolling and submission as the people who call him out get fed up [...]

The Rotulidae: Strangest of the Sand Dollars

Echinoblog [2014-07-30 13:23:00]   recommend this post  (240 visits)
Leave it to echinoderms to take even the best known of animals, like a sand dollar, and make it even STRANGER than you could have thought!! But first things first. Sand dollars are highly modified SEA URCHINS that live on sandy bottoms, mostly [...]

Mystery Plant + three clues

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [2014-08-02 16:57:00]   recommend this post  (239 visits)
Clue #1, the site:Clue #2, habitat:Mystery plants in foreground, coyote willows behind.The Mystery Plant:Several mystery plants; note red stems.Buds, flowers and fruit.Flowers turn pink with age.Recognize this plant?  Or the genus or [...]

Primeiro fitossauro da península Ibérica descoberto no Algarve

Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal [2014-08-02 21:06:00]   recommend this post  (217 visits)
Os fitossauros eram répteis que evoluíram para formas semelhantes aos crocodilos, apesar de estes não serem aparentados e eram dos principais predadores nesta altura do período Triásico, entre os 237 e os 208 milhões de anos. Este grupo de [...] | Impressum