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Geoblogosphere weekly review (48th week of 2015, 386 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (10 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  5. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (5 posts)
  8. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  9. The Landslide Blog (5 posts)
  10. Geotripper (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Landslide Blog (734 visits)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (709 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (708 visits)
  4. Palaeoblog (670 visits)
  5. BEYONDbones (585 visits)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (556 visits)
  7. Ontario-geofish (552 visits)
  8. Geotripper (519 visits)
  9. Arizona Geology (472 visits)
  10. In the Company of Plants and Rocks (332 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. scientists (8)
  2. Climate (7)
  3. Life (5)
  4. time (4)
  5. Earth (4)
  6. California (4)
  7. education officers (4)
  8. course (4)
  9. Climate Science (3)
  10. research vessel Falkor (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (5)
  2. Oklahoma (5)
  3. Arizona (3)
  4. North America (3)
  5. Paris (3)
  6. Mexico (3)
  7. Australia (2)
  8. San Diego (2)
  9. Oxford University (2)
  10. Copenhagen (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (6)
  2. Devonian (2)
  3. Carboniferous (2)
  4. Quaternary (2)
  5. Permian (1)
  6. Neogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

AZGS Chief Geologist, Jon Spencer, retires after 33 years

Arizona Geology [2015-11-22 19:00:00]   recommend this post  (322 visits)
<!--[if gte mso 9]> 800x600 <![endif]-->Dr. Jon Spencer, Chief Geologist at AZGS, and head of the geological mapping program, retired on Friday after 33 years with the Survey.   We had an informal luncheon honoring Jon, with a [...]

Being Natural: Tina Petway

BEYONDbones [2015-11-22 13:00:00]   recommend this post  (295 visits)
When Tina Petway, Associate Curator of Malacology, retired as a schoolteacher in 1999, she finally embarked on fulfilling her dream since she was 12 years old. Growing up, Petway was frustrated by the lack of resources for young women interested [...]

A rather splendid rock and ice avalanche video from New Zealand

The Landslide Blog [2015-11-23 07:35:04]   recommend this post  (284 visits)
Ryan Taylor captured on video a rock and ice avalanche event on the flanks of Mount Cook in New

Why did the Road Cross the San Andreas Fault? 13 Years of Geologic Change (an Update)

Geotripper [2015-11-22 07:39:00]   recommend this post  (277 visits)
2002 I've been leading geology field studies trips to lots of places in the American West for 27 years and started to take digital pictures in 2001. I sometimes struggle to find new things to photograph when I visit a place for the 27th time, but [...]

Memories of Summer Grasslands

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [2015-11-22 17:07:00]   recommend this post  (267 visits)
The “flowers” in this bedraggled bouquet are from a plant that was blooming in my yard just a few weeks ago ... in early November at 7000 feet elevation in Laramie, Wyoming! That’s how unusually-mild this fall has been. I cut the [...]

Vasquez Canyon: a new landslide in Santa Clarita, California

The Landslide Blog [2015-11-22 07:00:25]   recommend this post  (264 visits)
In the last few days an interesting landslide has developed in Vasquez Canyon in California, destroying a

Scientific Method and The Better Angels of Our Nature

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-11-22 06:35:59]   recommend this post  (258 visits)
If you spent several years at a large university with foreign students, or more than a few nights outside of North America (riding a tour bus with friends and neighbors does not count), then chances are the last couple of weeks have been very [...]

Jurassic Brachiopod Fossil Burmirhynchia elegantula

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-11-22 09:57:00]   recommend this post  (257 visits)
This brachiopod fossil is known as Burmirhynchia (Hopkinsirhynchia) elegantula (Deslongschamps). It was found in Quarry de L'Echo, Thin-le-Moutier, Ardennes, France. It dates to the Middle Jurassic Period (Upper Bathonien). Thanks to Clive [...]

Exp359. Mousson, coquilles, dents fossiles et... Himalaya !

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2015-11-22 18:36:40]   recommend this post  (253 visits)
Comment étudier l'histoire de la mousson  et sa relation trouble avec l'Himalaya? read

New Paper: Paleoseismology & active tectonics in Greece, and how seismic hazard zonation fails

Paleoseismicity [2015-11-26 00:05:04]   recommend this post  (215 visits)
We published a new study dealing with paleoseismological work on the Milesi Fault near Athens, Greece. A slip rate was estimated based on GIS work, mapping, and trenching. Four surface-rupturing earthquakes in the last 4-6 ka were found, and we [...]
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