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Geoblogosphere weekly review (41th week of 2015, 309 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (9 posts)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  4. BEYONDbones (7 posts)
  5. Palaeoblog (5 posts)
  6. Mountain Beltway (5 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  8. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (4 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (4 posts)
  10. Geotripper (3 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Utah Geological Survey - blog (777 visits)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (661 visits)
  3. Palaeoblog (534 visits)
  4. Koprolitos (515 visits)
  5. Geotripper (491 visits)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (478 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (455 visits)
  8. Mountain Beltway (396 visits)
  9. BEYONDbones (395 visits)
  10. The Landslide Blog (395 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. NEW ON THE WEB (4)
  2. Evolution (3)
  3. world (3)
  4. Science (3)
  5. photo (3)
  6. area (3)
  7. place (3)
  8. way (3)
  9. DINOSAURS (3)
  10. Digital Geography (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (9)
  2. California (4)
  3. United Kingdom (4)
  4. Utah (3)
  5. Los Angeles (3)
  6. Canada (3)
  7. New York (3)
  8. Switzerland (3)
  9. South America (3)
  10. London (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (5)
  2. Cretaceous (3)
  3. Neogene (2)
  4. Ordovician (2)
  5. Devonian (1)
  6. Mesozoic (1)
  7. Triassic (1)
  8. Quaternary (1)
  9. Silurian (1)
  10. Paleogene (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

La Scienza ed i Draghi

Theropoda [2015-10-04 20:04:00]   recommend this post  (266 visits)
La Scienza è democratica? Non lo è nella misura grossolana con cui la democrazia è spesso ridotta a “potere della maggioranza”, in quanto una affermazione non è scientificamente corretta solo perché la maggioranza la ritiene tale. Ma lo è [...]

Los dinosaurios de Selectel por Paul Roshchin

Koprolitos [2015-10-05 10:05:00]   recommend this post  (234 visits)
Duplicty: a tool providing encrypted backupPaul Roshchin es un diseñador gráfico de San Petersburgo (Rusia) que trabaja para la compañía de telecomunicaciones Selectel. En los últimos años ha venido realizando una serie de ilustraciones con un [...]

La vicenda del ponte sul Rio Siligheddu a Olbia e considerazioni generali sul ripristino del territorio dopo una catastrofe naturale

scienzeedintorni [2015-10-04 13:07:00]   recommend this post  (232 visits)
Su Scienzeedintorni mi piacerebbe di più stare a parlare della storia della Terra, dell'evoluzione della vita e di qualche nuova scoperta. Ma purtroppo siamo in Italia e il mondo delle Scienze della Terra si deve misurare con un territorio [...]

The seismically triggered landslide dam in Honshiyan, Yunnan, China: a review of a new paper

The Landslide Blog [2015-10-05 10:20:59]   recommend this post  (232 visits)
In a just published paper, Zhang et al. 2015 describe the emergency works undertaken to mitigate the seismically triggered landslide dam at Honshiyan, Yunnan in China in

The Parasaurians

Palaeoblog [2015-10-04 15:30:00]   recommend this post  (231 visits)

Four different reasons to post preprints

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2015-10-04 19:48:23]   recommend this post  (225 visits)
Preprints are in the air! A few weeks ago, Stephen Curry had a piece about them in the Guardian (Peer review, preprints and the speed of science) and pterosaur palaeontologist Liz Martin published Preprints in science on her blog Musings of Clumsy [...]

Running Circles Around California's Greatest Volcano

Geotripper [2015-10-04 00:01:00]   recommend this post  (224 visits)
From the northwest, Shasta and Shastina are two prominent peaks. I'm going to get into rhetorical trouble for this. "Greatest" is a hugely subjective term, and there are going to be some disagreements. But Mt. Shasta is California's [...]

Time Heals All Wounds. Or Does it Just Hide Them? The Ghosts of Nelder Grove

Geotripper [2015-10-05 09:33:00]   recommend this post  (221 visits)
It's a beautiful place, really. It was one of the most serene places I've been in my travels, away from busy roads, cities, tourist traps, and most of all, crowds. We were only 10 miles from Yosemite National Park on a Sunday afternoon, yet we [...]

Glacier flood from Skaftárkatlar cauldrons and other updates

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2015-10-05 01:50:45]   recommend this post  (218 visits)
This is going to be a short article since I don’t have a time to write a long one. The glacier flood from Skaftárkatlar cauldrons is mostly over. There continues to be a lot of water in rivers … Continue reading


The Way of the Geophysicist [2015-10-05 02:44:53]   recommend this post  (213 visits)
Reading Time: 1 minutes Here at the way of the geophysicist. We love neologisms. How do you like this one?   The Story of Sisyphus Sisyphus is a figure from Greek mythology. He was a pretty smart fellow, tricking death several times. However, [...] | Impressum