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Geoblogosphere weekly review (13th week of 2016, 137 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Wooster Geologists (12 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (6 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  6. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (5 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  8. Geotripper (4 posts)
  9. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (4 posts)
  10. Mountain Beltway (3 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Wooster Geologists (478 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (422 visits)
  3. Ontario-geofish (372 visits)
  4. Geotripper (366 visits)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (298 visits)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (271 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (233 visits)
  8. Koprolitos (213 visits)
  9. Arizona Geology (199 visits)
  10. Views of the Mahantango (198 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Makhtesh Gadol (6)
  2. time (5)
  3. Middle Jurassic (4)
  4. ISRAEL (4)
  5. Science (4)
  6. fossils (3)
  7. rocks (3)
  8. Yael Leshno (3)
  9. friend Yoav Avni (3)
  10. couple (3)
Top places:
  1. Israel (11)
  2. Egu (5)
  3. Oklahoma (4)
  4. China (3)
  5. Leshnya (3)
  6. United States (3)
  7. Los Angeles (3)
  8. Australia (3)
  9. London (3)
  10. Death Valley (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (6)
  2. Devonian (2)
  3. Quaternary (2)
  4. Cretaceous (1)
  5. Neoproterozoic (1)
  6. Ordovician (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

National landslides hazards bill introduced in US House

Arizona Geology [2016-03-25 03:58:00]   recommend this post  (161 visits)
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Pelecypod molds and casts from the Bois d'Arc formation of Oklahoma

Views of the Mahantango [2016-03-25 08:01:00]   recommend this post  (157 visits)
As I mentioned in the previous post, I found a few specimens of pelecypod in the Bois d'Arc formation that are just casts or molds that I can't really ID. This specimen looks like it may belong to the genus Nucula or Grammysia.This next specimen [...]

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: An encrusted and bored coral (maybe) from the Upper Ordovician of southeastern Indiana (Part I)

Wooster Geologists [2016-03-25 05:01:55]   recommend this post  (156 visits)
I found this lump of a gray rock in southeastern Indiana along a highway near the town of Liberty. It is from the Saluda Formation (Upper Ordovician), a thin unit that was likely deposited in very shallow, lagoonal waters along the Cincinnati Arch. [...]

A Sight That Overwhelms: Dante's View and a Sense of Scale

Geotripper [2016-03-25 18:32:00]   recommend this post  (155 visits)
It's one of the most astounding viewpoints in all of North America. The Black Mountains form the eastern edge of Death Valley, and they are one of the most rugged mountain fronts in existence. In places the mountains are so steep that one cannot see [...]

‘Popping Rocks’ with Robots

State of the Planet [2016-03-25 00:08:12]   recommend this post  (146 visits)
It turns out that studying lava flows at the bottom of the ocean uses many of the same methods as studying lava flows on other planets, writes Lamont's Elise

Blast from the Past: It’s all about scales

GeoSphere [2016-03-22 13:45:41]   recommend this post  (146 visits)
It has often been said that geology is the study of scales. Time scales, large scales, small scales and many others. Indeed, one of the most crucial parts of any photo or map is the scale.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for [...]

Session “Historical earthquake research in Europe” at the 35th General Assembly of the ESC in Trieste, Italy

Paleoseismicity [2016-03-24 22:34:38]   recommend this post  (138 visits)
From 4-10 September, 2016, the 35th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission (ESC) will be held in Trieste, Italy. Deadline for abstract submission is 30 April, early bird registration ends 31 May. The meeting covers a whole range [...]

Come to HMNS After Dark for a Sweet Surprise!

BEYONDbones [2016-03-24 23:18:52]   recommend this post  (130 visits)
You may use artificial sweeteners in your tea or coffee, maybe even sprinkle some on your food, but there’s nothing quite like the miracle fruit to make sour foods more palatable. Just gnaw on one of these berries for a … Continue [...]

The New Scams

Ontario-geofish [2016-03-25 13:13:00]   recommend this post  (121 visits)
Reference I blame it all on the warmists.  They were able to use semantics and philosophy to set aside the Scientific Method and create the new Consensus Science.  Now everybody has jumped on that bandwagon.  This thing has a tiny flashlight [...]

A Living Kaleidoscope in the Red Hills of the Sierra Nevada Foothills

Geotripper [2016-03-24 07:20:00]   recommend this post  (117 visits)
I always thought that kaleidoscopes were named after someone named Kaleid, but the authoritative source (Wikipedia, of course) indicates that the name is a mixture of Latin terms that translates to "observation of beautiful forms." [...]
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