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Geoblogosphere weekly review (30th week of 2015, 216 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (6 posts)
  3. Geology.com News (6 posts)
  4. kreidefossilien.de (6 posts)
  5. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (6 posts)
  6. Geotripper (5 posts)
  7. Arizona Geology (5 posts)
  8. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  9. Utah Geological Survey - blog (4 posts)
  10. BEYONDbones (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (740 visits)
  2. Geotripper (537 visits)
  3. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (501 visits)
  4. Views of the Mahantango (491 visits)
  5. Geology.com News (456 visits)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (434 visits)
  7. kreidefossilien.de (381 visits)
  8. Arizona Geology (380 visits)
  9. Rosetta Stones (328 visits)
  10. Koprolitos (327 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (5)
  2. New York (5)
  3. time (5)
  4. Climate (4)
  5. Dinos of the Dawn 2015 (4)
  6. Brachiopod (4)
  7. way (4)
  8. The Sciences (4)
  9. stage). (4)
  10. More Science (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (9)
  2. New York (7)
  3. Italy (4)
  4. Kalkberg (4)
  5. Pacific Ocean (4)
  6. Illinois (3)
  7. Iceland (3)
  8. Oklahoma (3)
  9. China (2)
  10. Saudi Arabia (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (7)
  2. Devonian (4)
  3. Triassic (2)
  4. Jurassic (2)
  5. Ordovician (1)
  6. Cambrian (1)
  7. Cenozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Literature update

Paleoseismicity [2015-07-19 12:33:11]   recommend this post  (196 visits)
Lots of paleoseismology and tsunami studies are currently being published… Here’s my update on the latest papers, including: Surface ruptures, seismic swarms, tsunamites, Asian tectonics, slip rates and archaeoseismology. Plus: A very [...]

Discina sp. inarticulate brachiopod from the Kalkberg formation of New York

Views of the Mahantango [2015-07-21 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (180 visits)
The specimen below is the only one of any kind of inarticulate brachiopod that I found in the Kalkberg formation of New York. It is fused to the shell of an articulate brachiopod (an orthid of some type perhaps) and is somewhat weathered. From what [...]

Der "fossil record" visualisiert: Die Paleobiology Database Kartenanwendung

kreidefossilien.de [2015-07-19 01:49:00]   recommend this post  (171 visits)
Wer sich bei der Verwaltung seiner Fossiliensammlung mit der Systematik seiner Funde beschäftigt hat, ist sicherlich schon auf die Datenbank auf paleobiodb.org gestoßen. Das Projekt bietet auf Basis der veröffentlichten Fachliteratur, offene [...]

Is the Second Coming...Coming Because of an Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest?

Geotripper [2015-07-19 07:47:00]   recommend this post  (170 visits)
No, it's not real, it's a photoshopped hoax after the Indonesia tsunami of 2004 Geotripper stands bravely on the coast of the Pacific Northwest, camera and binoculars in hand, ready to liveblog the end of the world during the apocalyptic earthquake [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Strombolian eruption

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2015-07-20 12:20:11]   recommend this post  (169 visits)
Jonas Kuhn, a researcher at Heidelberg University , took the photograph during a field campaign at Stromboli volcano in Italy. The objective of this campaign was to gather data from different gaseous compounds of the volcanic plume. Via emission [...]

Cheap oil kills Oklahoma earthquakes

Ontario-geofish [2015-07-19 17:38:00]   recommend this post  (168 visits)
It's so slow now.  Like watching the grass grow.  A little cluster near the city got everybody excited, but that went away.  Wait until Iran releases it's oil for terrorism.  Maybe we'll hit $40 a barrel, and they might as well roll up the [...]

Escape to Patagonia

Fossils and Other Living Things [2015-07-20 14:14:00]   recommend this post  (166 visits)
The trek to Patagonia in 1930 had its paleontological objectives, for sure, but it also had singularly personal ones for George Gaylord Simpson (1902-1984).  In that year, though a young 28 years of age, Simpson already was associate curator of [...]

XKCD’s Take on Pluto

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-07-19 10:08:28]   recommend this post  (165 visits)
In case you missed it, the XKCD cartoon has a nice take on Pluto. This reminds me of the classic cartoon on the electromagnetic spectrum.   Oh and while we are on the subject of cartoons- Opus is back! There is something about geeks and Bloom [...]

The Awesome Power of Lava: Watch Metal Burn!

Rosetta Stones [2015-07-19 08:00:00]   recommend this post  (163 visits)
Remember when we poked some gentle fun at Hollywood and 'splained that most lava flows are so slow that you can outwalk them? I wish I'd known about this video back then, because it shows how even... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Azurite Granite ?

Geology.com News [2015-07-19 16:02:59]   recommend this post  (149 visits)
A granite with blue azurite orbs has been found near the base of Mount Godwin Austen, also known as K2, the second highest mountain in the world. Small stains of malachite are also found in the rock. It quickly became popular with lapidary
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