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Geoblogosphere weekly review (34th week of 2015, 395 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (8 posts)
  3. geo-ebooks (8 posts)
  4. Geotripper (5 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (5 posts)
  6. News (5 posts)
  7. Mountain Beltway (5 posts)
  8. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  9. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (5 posts)
  10. Arizona Geology (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geotripper (1125 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (893 visits)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (832 visits)
  4. Views of the Mahantango (695 visits)
  5. Ontario-geofish (605 visits)
  6. SUGAR (598 visits)
  7. geo-ebooks (591 visits)
  8. Louisville Area Fossils (558 visits)
  9. James’ Empty Blog (470 visits)
  10. Koprolitos (463 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. time (7)
  2. Interesting (6)
  3. world (4)
  4. Pragian stage (4)
  5. things (4)
  6. Earth Sciences (4)
  7. Dangerous Ground (4)
  8. Anatomy (4)
  9. Kalkberg formation (4)
  10. article (3)
Top places:
  1. Kalkberg (4)
  2. United Kingdom (4)
  3. United States (4)
  4. Georgia (4)
  5. Japan (4)
  6. Utah (3)
  7. Pacific Ocean (3)
  8. London (3)
  9. Arizona (3)
  10. New York (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (6)
  2. Jurassic (4)
  3. Cretaceous (4)
  4. Triassic (3)
  5. Carboniferous (2)
  6. Mesozoic (1)
  7. Neoarchean (1)
  8. Permian (1)
  9. Mesoarchean (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Vagabonding on Dangerous Ground: Stone Rings, Glaciers, and "Dinosaurs" on the Coast of the Salish Sea

Geotripper [2015-08-17 09:37:00]   recommend this post  (364 visits)
We've got a mixed bag on this post... Our vagabonding trip along the Cascadia Subduction Zone involved a desire to spend most nights camping, but we now we had reached Canada, our gear was all wet, and we were in one of the most beautiful cities in [...]

Vagabonding on Dangerous Ground: The Salish Sea and the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Geotripper [2015-08-16 08:03:00]   recommend this post  (360 visits)
As we reached Port Angeles and boarded the ferry to Vancouver Island on our vagabonding journey along the Cascadia Subduction Zone, the landscape underwent a dramatic change. For one, a bunch of it was underwater, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the [...]

Spot the difference

James’ Empty Blog [2015-08-16 14:38:00]   recommend this post  (352 visits)
This Greek thing seems to be all the rage on some blogs I could mention, but I struggle to get excited by it. According to the Grauniad website today, The IMF views a debt-to-GDP ratio above 120% as unsustainable. Here, for some context, are some [...]


The Tyrannosaur Chronicles [2015-08-16 09:39:00]   recommend this post  (344 visits)
Archosaur MusingsAsk Doctor Vector Bio/Rocks Burpee Museum of Natural History BlogDiagenesisDino BaseDinochick BlogsDinoGossDinosaur HomeDinosaur TrackingDracovenator Fish FeetFossils and Other Living Things Greg Laden's [...]

Nucleospira ventricosa braciopod from the Kalkberg formation of New York

Views of the Mahantango [2015-08-16 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (327 visits)
I have found only one specimen of the fossil brachiopod Nucleospira ventricosa from the Kalkberg formation but it is somewhat easy to recognize. The shell is oval  in shape with a convex pedicle valve and a slightly convex brachial valve. the [...]

Jurassic World Game for Android Phone

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-08-16 09:16:00]   recommend this post  (326 visits)
As I write this, the movie Jurassic World has set all kinds of earnings records accord to the website It has over 1.5 billion dollars US in worldwide sales putting #3 all time behind Avatar and Titanic. As with most big special [...]

What goes bump in the night? We do.

SUGAR [2015-08-16 17:30:00]   recommend this post  (315 visits)
Controlled blasts in deep holes are the source of sound waves for our program.  We set them off in the middle of the night because that is when it is quietest along the county and state roads where our instruments are shallowly buried on [...]

Last Chance Theropod

EXPEDITION LIVE! [2015-08-16 01:02:13]   recommend this post  (301 visits)
On the very last day of prospecting, I turned up a few bones of a theropod dinosaur. The crew was in good spirits given how rare theropod remains are here and how significant they are to our research. The following day I further explored the site [...]

Bárðarbunga volcano one year ago

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2015-08-16 23:04:28]   recommend this post  (289 visits)
One year ago activity in Bárðarbunga volcano was increasing, the week before a constant earthquake swarm had been taking place in the volcano. I had planned to write about that earthquake swarm that had been taking place, that … Continue [...]

Field work in Chennai

Water and Megacities [2015-08-19 14:55:14]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
The biggest challenge we had was to take the surveys in the slums. Because there is nobody able to speak English like in the middle and upper class. So it was very important to find a good translator and in …Read more | Impressum