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Geoblogosphere weekly review (14th week of 2016, 132 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (12 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  3. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (6 posts)
  4. ARCHEA (6 posts)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (6 posts)
  6. The Landslide Blog (6 posts)
  7. Geotripper (5 posts)
  8. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  9. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  10. Koprolitos (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (668 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (588 visits)
  3. ARCHEA (469 visits)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (378 visits)
  5. Geotripper (351 visits)
  6. State of the Planet (302 visits)
  7. The Landslide Blog (282 visits)
  8. BEYONDbones (281 visits)
  9. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (269 visits)
  10. The GeoChristian (256 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Paleontology (7)
  2. time (6)
  3. world (6)
  4. area (5)
  5. information (5)
  6. Education (4)
  7. magnitude (4)
  8. scientists (4)
  9. Nevada border (4)
  10. USGS (4)
Top places:
  1. Arizona (8)
  2. Germany (6)
  3. Oklahoma (6)
  4. California (5)
  5. United States (5)
  6. Nevada (5)
  7. Egu (4)
  8. Canada (4)
  9. Bois d'Arc (3)
  10. United Kingdom (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (3)
  2. Devonian (2)
  3. Cretaceous (2)
  4. Triassic (2)
  5. Ordovician (2)
  6. Paleogene (2)
  7. Mesozoic (1)
  8. Carboniferous (1)
  9. Silurian (1)
  10. Permian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Death Valley is Really Second Generation Death Valley: A Look at Death Valley Version 1.0

Geotripper [2016-04-02 22:19:00]   recommend this post  (153 visits)
Death Valley is a stunning example of a fault graben, a large area of crust that subsided because of extensional forces that produced widespread "normal" faulting (where the fault plane slopes towards the basin). The valley has relief of [...]

Bozeman creation conference – Does Genesis Really Matter?

The GeoChristian [2016-04-02 08:20:08]   recommend this post  (136 visits)
AN OLD-EARTH CHRISTIAN AT A YOUNG-EARTH CONFERENCE This is the second in a series of articles about a young-Earth creationism (YEC) conference held in Bozeman, Montana in April, 2016. 1. Bozeman creation conference preview and expectations 2. This [...]

Geomancy for the mundane geologist – “Games Wizards Play” by Diane Duane

Magma Cum Laude [2016-04-01 23:31:19]   recommend this post  (135 visits)
I don't often do book reviews on here (Callan is your go-to guy for that), but I recently finished a novel by one of my favorite authors and I really wanted to write about it. Diane Duane, if you're not familiar with her, is the author of a [...]

Late Cretaceous: Mosasaur Detail

Fossil Huntress [2016-04-01 23:00:25]   recommend this post  (135 visits)
A close-up view of the dentition of an ancient aquatic, carnivorous lizard, the mighty Mosasaur, from Late Cretaceous exposures on Vancouver Island. <>This well-prepped specimen is now housed in the collections of the Courtenay Museum, [...]

Land Ho!

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2016-03-31 07:54:34]   recommend this post  (132 visits)
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PEACEFUL MORNING: BOWRON LAKES

ARCHEA [2016-03-31 01:05:00]   recommend this post  (130 visits)

Aftershock to yesterday's small quake on Arizona - Nevada border

Arizona Geology [2016-03-30 23:24:00]   recommend this post  (128 visits)
There was a magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 2:55 a.m. local time this morning close to yesterday's M=2.3 and 1.8 quakes.    Was this an aftershock?    I'm not used to seeing earthquakes as small as M=2.3 generating aftershocks, so it may be just [...]

Earth Institute Summer 2016 Internships

State of the Planet [2016-04-01 21:23:49]   recommend this post  (125 visits)
This summer, the Earth Institute is offering Columbia students opportunities to intern within various departments and research centers at the institute.  All full-time Columbia and Barnard students are eligible to apply.  These internships are [...]

MCABEE: SOLVING MYSTERIES IN THE EOCENE

ARCHEA [2016-03-31 00:22:00]   recommend this post  (122 visits)
Plant fossils from the Okanagan highlands, an area centred in the Interior of British Columbia, provide important clues to an ancient climate.While the area is referred to as the Okanagan, the term is used in a slightly misleading fashion to [...]

Geotechnical Nightmare #8 - An Inch from Death

Ontario-geofish [2016-04-01 15:56:00]   recommend this post  (119 visits)
Today, my nightmare pixies had an extra-special treat for me.  They didn't put up a second bridge section, but funnelled the river.  The Great River Spirit was angry, and let loose a flood.  Another inch of rain and the bridge would be gone. [...]
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