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Geoblogosphere weekly review (34th week of 2015, 404 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 (1160 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (904 visits)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (844 visits)
  4. Views of the Mahantango (719 visits)
  5. SUGAR (617 visits)
  6. Ontario-geofish (613 visits)
  7. geo-ebooks (605 visits)
  8. Louisville Area Fossils (592 visits)
  9. James’ Empty Blog (501 visits)
  10. Koprolitos (470 visits)


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


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James’ Empty Blog [2015-08-16 14:38:00]   recommend this post  (381 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 [...]

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  (378 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  (375 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 [...]


The Tyrannosaur Chronicles [2015-08-16 09:39:00]   recommend this post  (362 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 [...]

Jurassic World Game for Android Phone

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-08-16 09:16:00]   recommend this post  (355 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 [...]

Nucleospira ventricosa braciopod from the Kalkberg formation of New York

Views of the Mahantango [2015-08-16 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (344 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 [...]

What goes bump in the night? We do.

SUGAR [2015-08-16 17:30:00]   recommend this post  (332 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 [...]

Bárðarbunga volcano one year ago

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2015-08-16 23:04:28]   recommend this post  (312 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 [...]

Last Chance Theropod

EXPEDITION LIVE! [2015-08-16 01:02:13]   recommend this post  (311 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 [...]

Field work in Chennai

Water and Megacities [2015-08-19 14:55:14]   recommend this post  (265 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