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Geoblogosphere weekly review (9th week of 2015, 230 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  2. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (8 posts)
  3. Geology.com News (7 posts)
  4. WeBlog Aragosaurus (6 posts)
  5. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (6 posts)
  6. BEYONDbones (6 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  9. Geotripper (4 posts)
  10. I think mining (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (630 visits)
  2. Ontario-geofish (624 visits)
  3. Geotripper (608 visits)
  4. Geology.com News (449 visits)
  5. WeBlog Aragosaurus (388 visits)
  6. Koprolitos (351 visits)
  7. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (323 visits)
  8. BEYONDbones (305 visits)
  9. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (304 visits)
  10. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (299 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (9)
  2. From the BlogSphere (8)
  3. geology (5)
  4. Interesting (5)
  5. world (4)
  6. Thanks (4)
  7. post (4)
  8. Ilustración (4)
  9. Dinosaurs (4)
  10. area (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (11)
  2. Arizona (7)
  3. California (3)
  4. New York (3)
  5. Toronto (3)
  6. Columbia University (3)
  7. Seattle (2)
  8. Los Angeles (2)
  9. Spain (2)
  10. Sao Mateus (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (7)
  2. Cretaceous (4)
  3. Carboniferous (2)
  4. Paleozoic (1)
  5. Triassic (1)
  6. Neogene (1)
  7. Ordovician (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Are There No More Sacred Places? Desecration at the Grand Canyon

Geotripper [2015-02-22 01:01:00]   recommend this post  (205 visits)
The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River, close to the proposed site of a desecration. I encourage you to read a story in Smithsonian, found here:  http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/who-can-save-the-grand-canyon-180954329/?no-ist. And [...]

Gone Hiking! Main Central Thrust Goriganga Valley Kumaon Himalayas

Reporting on a Revolution [2015-02-25 17:39:00]   recommend this post  (172 visits)
At last! I've been waiting for this for almost 2 years. Friday, I will  be departing for the little town of Munsiyari in the Kumaon Himalayas of Uttarakhand to begin an eight day trek northwards towards the Milam and Rilam glaciers. Just take a [...]

Too High and Too Steep – Cover Background Information

New Stories in Stone [2015-02-24 18:26:34]   recommend this post  (171 visits)
As a follow up to my post about my book cover, I ... [ continue

Defensive use of the tail in monitors – and also sauropods?

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2015-02-23 00:44:47]   recommend this post  (166 visits)
One thing that I’ve never understood is why some people are skeptical about sauropods using their tails defensively, when lizards do this all the time. I’ve been digging through the literature on this for a current project, and there are [...]

A Different Kind of "Snow" in California, and a Coming World of Hurt

Geotripper [2015-02-26 09:29:00]   recommend this post  (161 visits)
 There is a different kind of snow falling in California right now. It might look vaguely like that cold stuff that has been falling back east, but the resemblance stops at "white". The almond orchards of the Great Valley have been [...]

Pictures

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [2015-02-24 22:06:47]   recommend this post  (161 visits)
This is one of many interesting items I purchased @ a geologist’s auction...Please help w/identification. Thanks a

Microfossil Crinoid Pieces from Clark County Indiana

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-02-22 06:31:00]   recommend this post  (159 visits)
My cousin recently sent me some images of crinoid fossils he has been finding in the New Providence Formation of Clark County, Indiana, USA. The fossils date to the Mississippian Period (Carboniferous). All pictures were taken using a microscope and [...]

Defining Irony: Welcome to One of the Few Parts of California Not Suffering Extreme Drought

Geotripper [2015-02-23 06:34:00]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
The bottom of Death Valley is the driest place in North America, and the hottest place in the world. It might stand to reason that it is a place that withstands the effects of California's horrific four-year drought, which is true, but it's not [...]

The early evolution of birds – more complicated than trying to untangle your headphones..

Green Tea and Velociraptors [2015-02-23 13:34:08]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
Birds are a phenomenal story of evolutionary success. As modern-day dinosaur descendants, they occupy almost all environments and ecosystems around the globe, and are truly animals that capture our imaginations. However, how did they become so [...]

Petroglyph Photo Gallery

Geology.com News [2015-02-28 19:43:30]   recommend this post  (149 visits)
A petroglyph is an image that is carved into a rock. This “carving” can produce a visible indentation in the rock or it can simply be the scratching away of a weathered surface to reveal unweathered material of a different color
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