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Geoblogosphere weekly review (32th week of 2014, 307 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Utah Geological Survey - blog (17 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (13 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (10 posts)
  4. I think mining (6 posts)
  5. Geotripper (5 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (5 posts)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (5 posts)
  8. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  9. Gunnars Geo-Blog (4 posts)
  10. Arizona Geology (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. JOIDES Resolution blogs (927 visits)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (795 visits)
  3. Geology.com News (657 visits)
  4. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (566 visits)
  5. Views of the Mahantango (543 visits)
  6. Geotripper (480 visits)
  7. Grupo Paleo. Blog de Paleontologia. (343 visits)
  8. GeoPrac.net (335 visits)
  9. State of the Planet (327 visits)
  10. BEYONDbones (274 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (13)
  2. NEW ON THE WEB (12)
  3. time (8)
  4. image (7)
  5. EARTHQUAKES (6)
  6. picture (6)
  7. geologists (6)
  8. About the news (6)
  9. Paleontologia (5)
  10. Sapienza University (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (15)
  2. Utah (9)
  3. Canada (7)
  4. Pacific Ocean (6)
  5. California (5)
  6. Museo Di Paleontologia (5)
  7. Rome (5)
  8. North Salt Lake (4)
  9. Nepal (4)
  10. New York (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (4)
  2. Silurian (3)
  3. Ordovician (3)
  4. Cretaceous (3)
  5. Jurassic (2)
  6. Paleogene (1)
  7. Cenozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

11. BMBF-Forum für Nachhaltigkeit

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [2014-08-04 09:27:34]   recommend this post  (426 visits)
Rund um BNE, Rohstoffe, Ressourcen und Nachhaltigkeit dreht sich das

Update on Access Pit for Repairing Bertha TBM

GeoPrac.net [2014-08-05 08:33:51]   recommend this post  (274 visits)
There hasn’t been much to report recently for the Alaskan Way Viaduct Tunnel Project in Seattle. As you probably know, Bertha has not advanced since about December of 2013 after drilling through an abandoned steel well casing left over from [...]

Recuperan cráneo de un enorme Megaterio en pleno sector turístico de Miramar.

Grupo Paleo. Blog de Paleontologia. [2014-08-03 05:28:00]   recommend this post  (262 visits)
El Museo Municipal “Punta Hermengo” de la ciudad de Miramar, dependiente de la Secretaria de Turismo y Cultura de la Municipalidad de General Alvarado, anunció el hallazgo y recuperación de un cráneo de lo que fue el perezoso gigante más [...]

Coming Soon: Spinosaurus Revolution

Theropoda [2014-08-09 11:07:00]   recommend this post  (241 visits)
Artwork (c) Davide Bonadonna Pensavo che tutto dovesse rimanere ancora in silenzio per un po', ma noto che il sito della National Geographic Society ha di fatto già aperto la breccia, e quindi si può iniziare a menzionare l'evento (ed ho [...]

Atrypa reticularis brachiopod from the Onondoga formation

Views of the Mahantango [2014-08-03 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (229 visits)
The gigantic brachiopod fossil shown below is an Atrypa reticularis that I found in the Edgecliff member of the Onondoga formation.The size is rather remarkable to me but seems to be a similar trend in other brachiopods that I found at the same [...]

Saturday's Mystery Photo Revealed: They're Mima Mounds!

Geotripper [2014-08-03 07:59:00]   recommend this post  (223 visits)
Scale is everything. This morning's mystery photo could have been on another planet, a satellite image of somewhere on Earth, a few inches across, or microscopic. Without scale, we can imagine just about anything because symmetry exists at all [...]

Greenops pygidium from the Windom shale

Views of the Mahantango [2014-08-09 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (217 visits)
Here is a very large Greenops sp. pygidium that I found in the Bay View Coral bed of the Windom shale (Moscow Formation, Givetian stage of the Devonian). It's remarkable for me due to the size of the specimen and the preservation of the "tail [...]

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JOIDES Resolution blogs [2014-08-03 03:40:37]   recommend this post  (211 visits)
Every once in awhile there will be external blogging from the ship by education officer, Amy West. Here is a snippet of the first one: Going on a Rock Cruise Imagine two, 60-mile-thick [...]

Geek Blog, entry 1: Some of the science behind my Leg 352 participation....

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2014-08-09 02:46:10]   recommend this post  (202 visits)
So, why am I, a seriously land-loving geologist on this ship? Because I have spent my career examining rocks and processes associated with subduction. read

Volcanoes in the mist

Lounge of the Lab Lemming [2014-08-03 07:30:00]   recommend this post  (201 visits)
Flying home from Singapore on a rare daytime flight, I was fortunate enough to pass over easternmost Java in a window seat.  Unfortunately, although I was looking for volcanoes, one effect of volcanoes (or any large mountain) in the tropics is that [...]
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