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Geoblogosphere weekly review (41th week of 2015, 401 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 (867 visits)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (733 visits)
  3. Koprolitos (619 visits)
  4. Palaeoblog (610 visits)
  5. Geotripper (601 visits)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (534 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (527 visits)
  8. The Landslide Blog (459 visits)
  9. BEYONDbones (447 visits)
  10. Mountain Beltway (440 visits)


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


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

La Scienza ed i Draghi

Theropoda [2015-10-04 20:04:00]   recommend this post  (331 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  (297 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 [...]

Running Circles Around California's Greatest Volcano

Geotripper [2015-10-04 00:01:00]   recommend this post  (287 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 [...]

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  (286 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 Way of the Geophysicist [2015-10-05 02:44:53]   recommend this post  (285 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, [...]

Glacier flood from Skaftárkatlar cauldrons and other updates

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2015-10-05 01:50:45]   recommend this post  (277 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 Parasaurians

Palaeoblog [2015-10-04 15:30:00]   recommend this post  (275 visits)

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  (272 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 [...]

Four different reasons to post preprints

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2015-10-04 19:48:23]   recommend this post  (265 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 [...]

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  (262 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 [...] | Impressum