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Geoblogosphere weekly review (31th week of 2015, 208 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  2. EXPEDITION LIVE! (7 posts)
  3. Geology.com News (6 posts)
  4. GeoPrac.net (6 posts)
  5. Arizona Geology (5 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (5 posts)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (5 posts)
  8. Utah Geological Survey - blog (5 posts)
  9. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  10. Mountain Beltway (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Louisville Area Fossils (626 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (611 visits)
  3. EXPEDITION LIVE! (608 visits)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (479 visits)
  5. Geotripper (471 visits)
  6. GeoPrac.net (437 visits)
  7. Utah Geological Survey - blog (424 visits)
  8. Ontario-geofish (382 visits)
  9. Geology.com News (358 visits)
  10. Mountain Beltway (349 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (6)
  2. frontpage (6)
  3. time (6)
  4. summer (6)
  5. DINOSAURS (6)
  6. Dinos of the Dawn 2015 (5)
  7. New York (4)
  8. fossils (4)
  9. Earthquakes (4)
  10. trip (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (11)
  2. Egu (4)
  3. Europe (4)
  4. New York (4)
  5. Fossil (4)
  6. Utah (4)
  7. Montana (3)
  8. North America (3)
  9. Japan (3)
  10. Kalkberg (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (6)
  2. Jurassic (4)
  3. Carboniferous (3)
  4. Devonian (3)
  5. Paleogene (1)
  6. Silurian (1)
  7. Triassic (1)
  8. Neogene (1)
  9. Mesoproterozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Sediment and sea: from the heights to the depths

Metageologist [2015-07-28 11:51:55]   recommend this post  (235 visits)
This study in blues and greys and browns, this combination of fuzziness and sharp edges, where is it? It’s where land and ocean meet and mingle. A place where mud and silt and sand pause half way along an incredible … Continue reading [...]

Vagabonding on Dangerous Ground: The End is Coming (of the Cascadia Subduction Zone)!

Geotripper [2015-07-26 17:05:00]   recommend this post  (217 visits)
Sugarloaf Rock at Cape Mendocino. Somewhere out to sea beyond the cape is where the Cascadia Subduction Zone is being destroyed, bit by bit. The end is coming! I'm not referring to the possible destruction caused by the possible magnitude 9 quake [...]

How would Arizona handle a major earthquake in California?

Arizona Geology [2015-07-26 20:21:00]   recommend this post  (214 visits)
<!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->We recently got an inquiry referencing a blog post I did some time back about whether Californians might stream into Arizona looking for shelter and assistance if a major earthquake strikes that [...]

Rocks on Rocks on Rocks

EXPEDITION LIVE! [2015-07-26 05:37:36]   recommend this post  (190 visits)
Today was full of a lot of things, including steep hills, slippery rocks, and a lot of falling. But it was also full of amazing views and lots of croc and theropod teeth. Once we made it to the site, we were able to do some prospecting and most of [...]

Guest blog by Yu Zhou (Oxford): The 2013 Mw 7.7 Balochistan earthquake in Pakistan: NOT SO UNUSUAL

Paleoseismicity [2015-07-28 18:03:33]   recommend this post  (188 visits)
In 2013, a MW7.7 earthquake struck Balochistan, caused a huge surface offset and triggered a small tsunami in the Arabian Sea. Immediately, the apparently strange fault behaviour caused the attention of scientists world wide and a number of papers [...]

Fithian Illite, lllinois, US

The Lost Geologist [2015-07-26 23:58:00]   recommend this post  (185 visits)
Fithian Illite at Salt Fork of Vermilion River near Fithian, IL Illite is one of the most frequent clay minerals and is an important constituent of many sedimentary rocks. It was named after the state of Illinois, United States, by Grim, Bray and [...]

Paladin chesterensis Trilobite Fossils

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-07-28 06:29:00]   recommend this post  (180 visits)
These pictures appear to show Paladin chesterensis (Weller and Weller, 1936) trilobite fossils. They were found in the Big Clifty Formation of Crawford County, Indiana, USA. The fossils date to the Mississippian Period. Thanks to Kenny for the [...]

Unidentified Mississippian Period Shark Tooth Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-07-26 17:30:00]   recommend this post  (180 visits)
This picture shows an unidentified fossil shark tooth. It was found in the Somerset Shale of the Salem Limestone of Hardin County Kentucky, USA. The fossil dates back to the Mississippian Period. Thanks to Kenny for the

What’s Funny About That? Quite a Bit Actually!

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-07-27 03:23:39]   recommend this post  (172 visits)
 What happens when you write a blog that is so full of misinformation, and incorrect assumptions, that someone starts a separate a blog to correct the mistakes? Well, for one thing you get some good laughs, and at times a real feeling of [...]

How do you move a 5-ton dinosaur?

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2015-07-27 18:19:25]   recommend this post  (167 visits)
moabsunnews.com How do you move a 5 ton dinosaur down a hill? That’s the questions facing Utah paleontologists who are trying to bring a large collection of well-preserved fossils found north of Arches National Park back to their laboratory. [...]
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