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Geoblogosphere weekly review (42th week of 2015, 400 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (7 posts)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (7 posts)
  5. BEYONDbones (7 posts)
  6. Palaeoblog (5 posts)
  7. Utah Geological Survey - blog (5 posts)
  8. Geotripper (4 posts)
  9. James’ Empty Blog (4 posts)
  10. Koprolitos (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (844 visits)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (757 visits)
  3. BEYONDbones (584 visits)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (517 visits)
  5. Louisville Area Fossils (482 visits)
  6. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (482 visits)
  7. Arizona Geology (449 visits)
  8. The Landslide Blog (421 visits)
  9. Utah Geological Survey - blog (406 visits)
  10. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (401 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. time (7)
  2. Earth Sciences (7)
  3. people (5)
  4. Education (5)
  5. DINOSAURS (4)
  6. information (4)
  7. images (4)
  8. Science (4)
  9. geology (4)
  10. Climate (4)
Top places:
  1. Australia (4)
  2. Columbia University (3)
  3. United Kingdom (3)
  4. Italy (3)
  5. Grand Canyon National Park (3)
  6. Arizona (3)
  7. Los Angeles (3)
  8. United States (3)
  9. Yosemite National Park (2)
  10. Comoros (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (3)
  2. Triassic (2)
  3. Ordovician (2)
  4. Mesozoic (1)
  5. Quaternary (1)
  6. Devonian (1)
  7. Neogene (1)
  8. Cretaceous (1)
  9. Silurian (1)
  10. Carboniferous (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Orthotetes Brachiopod Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-10-11 08:57:00]   recommend this post  (312 visits)
This brachiopod imprint is an Orthotetes keokuk found in the Borden Formation of Floyd County, Indiana, USA.  The fossil is from the Mississippian Period. It measures about 7.3 cm wide and 5 cm tall. Thanks to Kenny for letting me photograph

Copyright: promoting the Progress of Science and useful Arts by preventing access to 105-year-old quarry maps

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2015-10-11 18:56:16]   recommend this post  (305 visits)
In my recent preprint on the incompleteness and distortion of sauropod neck specimens, I discuss three well-known sauropod specimens in detail, and show that they are not as well known as we think they are. One of them is the Giraffatitan brancai [...]

El Cambray II: 264 killed, 40 still missing

The Landslide Blog [2015-10-11 10:38:00]   recommend this post  (282 visits)
A new, high quality video shows the recovery operations at the El Cambray II landslide in Guatemala, shich is now known to have killed at least 264

Being Natural: Nancy Greig

BEYONDbones [2015-10-11 13:00:14]   recommend this post  (280 visits)
In 1994, Dr. Nancy Greig inherited what was “basically a hole in the ground.” More than 21 years later, the Cockrell Butterfly Center is a world-renowned exhibition, and Greig’s vision is a major part of the success of both the … [...]

The Social Utility Of Archaeology

Reporting on a Revolution [2015-10-11 16:56:00]   recommend this post  (279 visits)
Archaeologist Graeme Barker has been working on a Neanderthal site in the Kurdistan region in northern Iraq. In August 2014 he had to leave that region due to advances made by ISIS forces. Last month he returned to continue his studies. He makes a [...]

Learn This, and Become Immune from Cults and Conspiracy Theories

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-10-11 09:38:35]   recommend this post  (276 visits)
So, in just one (two-part) blog post, I propose to keep you from falling into a crazy cult, or posting one of those crazy videos on YouTube about chemtrails or the Moon landing hoax. Beware though, if you think what I’m saying is silly, then [...]

Exp 359. 11th Oct.

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2015-10-11 17:59:37]   recommend this post  (275 visits)
Two safety drills have interrupted the morning scientists présentations: "Current control on plateform sedimentation": Christian Betzler, co-chief scientist. "How salty was the sea? constraining seawater chemistry with ancient evaporites": Clara [...]

Anatomy of an ‘Ice Station’

State of the Planet [2015-10-12 01:58:47]   recommend this post  (260 visits)
Completing an 'Ice Station' means collecting samples over a wide range of Arctic water and ice conditions. Each station means a major orchestration of people and

New papers on Paleoseismology and Geoethics

Paleoseismicity [2015-10-12 23:04:26]   recommend this post  (259 visits)
Several new studies have been published recently on old earthquakes and their geological footprint – time to list them and to recommend reading. Additionally, today’s paper digest also lists several articles which are not about [...]

Overview of week 41 activity in Iceland

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2015-10-11 20:45:16]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
Week 41 in Iceland was rather quiet, compared to last two weeks in Iceland. Here is a overview over the highlight in the earthquake activity in Iceland. South Iceland Seismic Zone (SISZ) Constant earthquake activity has been in … Continue [...] | Impressum