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Geoblogosphere weekly review (28th week of 2015, 411 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (7 posts)
  4. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (7 posts)
  5. News (5 posts)
  6. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  8. Palaeoblog (4 posts)
  9. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (4 posts)
  10. Views of the Mahantango (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (1123 visits)
  2. Palaeoblog (798 visits)
  3. Views of the Mahantango (726 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (717 visits)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (646 visits)
  6. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (637 visits)
  7. Tierra de Dinosaurios (627 visits)
  8. Utah Geological Survey - blog (626 visits)
  9. Koprolitos (539 visits)
  10. Theropoda (532 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. time (6)
  2. earthquakes (6)
  3. people (5)
  4. Interesting (4)
  5. couple (4)
  6. Kalkberg formation (4)
  7. New York (4)
  8. science (3)
  9. students (3)
  10. specimens (3)
Top places:
  1. Utah (7)
  2. New York (6)
  3. United States (5)
  4. Iceland (3)
  5. Virginia (3)
  6. United Kingdom (3)
  7. India (3)
  8. Canada (3)
  9. Kalkberg (3)
  10. Los Angeles (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (5)
  2. Devonian (4)
  3. Cretaceous (3)
  4. Quaternary (1)
  5. Neogene (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

La campaña de excavaciones de dinosaurios dará a conocer la importancia del yacimiento de 'Las Sereas'.

Tierra de Dinosaurios [2015-07-06 00:09:00]   recommend this post  (387 visits)
Una nueva campaña de excavaciones acercará a veinticinco investigadores hasta la sierra de la Demanda burgalesa. Todos trabajarán con una meta: la de encontrar nuevas huellas de un saurópodo que entienden como único en el mundo y que, por tal [...]

Driving Through the Most Dangerous Plate Boundary in the World: A Compilation of Fear(somely cool geology)

Geotripper [2015-07-05 07:19:00]   recommend this post  (345 visits)
Without a doubt, subduction zones are the most dangerous plate boundaries on the planet. Divergent plate boundaries produce earthquakes and occasional volcanoes, but nothing on the fearsome scale of the calderas and stratovolcanoes and magnitude 9 [...]

A Cladistic and Disparity Analysis of the Jurassic Park Franchise

Theropoda [2015-07-05 16:08:00]   recommend this post  (343 visits)
Dei film di Jurassic Park si è detto molto. Molti di coloro che detestano l'idea che questi film siano un pretesto per parlare di scienza si ripiegano nel mantra acefalo del “è solo un film”. All'estremo opposto, quelli che credono che solo i [...]

Born This Day: Ernst Mayr

Palaeoblog [2015-07-05 12:30:00]   recommend this post  (336 visits)
Any student of biology, or anyone with an interest in the natural world, will be familiar with Ernst Mayr who passed away on February 3rd in Bedford, Mass. Born in Kempton, Germany he joined the American Museum of Natural History as a curator in [...]

Vintage Dinosaur Art: The Lost World (Ladybird)

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [2015-07-05 16:45:00]   recommend this post  (323 visits)
Ladybird books are a firm favourite of mine, since (like many other Brits) I have very fond memories of learning to read with them as a child - not just those bought for me at the time, but also hand-me-downs, which were all the more special. Their [...]

Macropleura macropleura brachiopod from the Kalkberg formation of New York

Views of the Mahantango [2015-07-05 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (321 visits)
If I may paraphrase the song "New York, New York" by Gerard Kenny, Macropleura is a brachiopod so nice, they named it twice! Macropleura macropleura is a large brachiopod and hard to mistake for something else in the Kalkberg formation. I've found [...]

Frank Bruni’s Piece in the New York Times is a MUST Read

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-07-05 05:44:34]   recommend this post  (313 visits)
   I wish I could put words together this well. Frank Bruni’s California,Camelot and Vaccines in the NY Times today is worth the price of a Times  subscription by itself. A snapshot below, but read it

The Petrified Forest

Palaeoblog [2015-07-05 15:30:00]   recommend this post  (307 visits)
Read it

New Horizon Probe Has Anomaly- Switches to back-up Computer

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-07-05 06:40:38]   recommend this post  (297 visits)
  Here is an Update from NASA late on Saturday night…. New Horizons Team Responds to Spacecraft Anomaly The New Horizons spacecraft experienced an anomaly the afternoon of July 4 that led to a loss of communication with Earth. [...]

More thoughts on the Joni Mitchell conference

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2015-07-05 21:52:27]   recommend this post  (283 visits)
I wanted to get my initial report on the Joni Mitchell conference out quickly. But since posting it, more thoughts have bubbled up through my mind. I’m thinking here mostly about how a humanities conference varies from a science one. Now of [...] | Impressum