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Geoblogosphere weekly review (36th week of 2016, 306 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. Mente et Malleo (14 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (12 posts)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (8 posts)
  4. Geology in the West Country (6 posts)
  5. Laelaps (5 posts)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (5 posts)
  7. Mountain Beltway (5 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  9. Geospace (5 posts)
  10. AGU Meetings (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Mountain Beltway (711 visits)
  2. Ontario-geofish (654 visits)
  3. Laelaps (536 visits)
  4. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (449 visits)
  5. AGU Meetings (404 visits)
  6. Mente et Malleo (389 visits)
  7. (338 visits)
  8. Volcano Science And News Blog (328 visits)
  9. Looking for Detachment (318 visits)
  10. Theropoda (287 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. africa (4)
  2. Vulkanausbrüche (4)
  3. earthquakes (4)
  4. frontpage (3)
  5. Lagerstätten (3)
  6. International Geological Congress (3)
  7. Heidelberg Laureate Forum (2)
  8. Allgemein (2)
  9. Earth Science (2)
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      The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

      Die 25 neuesten Einträge [2016-08-31 07:42:00]   recommend this post  (324 visits)
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      Leadfield: Scams with a Side of Geology

      Looking for Detachment [2016-08-31 18:00:00]   recommend this post  (318 visits)
      I've personally run into several mining or exploration scams doing field work in the west; these were small-scale attempted hoaxes perpetrated by smalltime, would-be hucksters, most of whom lacked any finesse whatsoever and all of whom were [...]

      Ball & pillow and other sedimentary structures in Graafwater Formation, Table Mountain

      Mountain Beltway [2016-08-31 16:46:52]   recommend this post  (315 visits)
      In Cape Town for the International Geological Congress, Callan hikes up Table Mountain and finds some superb primary sedimentary structures in sands and shales of the Graafwater

      Archean microbial mats in the news and in GigaPan

      Mountain Beltway [2016-09-01 08:25:18]   recommend this post  (311 visits)
      The news yesterday of 3.7 Ga stromatolites in Greenland prompts a closer look at 3.22 Ga microbially-induced sedimentary structures in the Barberton Greenstone Belt's Moodies group

      I Live in Hawaii Now!

      Volcano Science And News Blog [2016-09-02 23:51:00]   recommend this post  (305 visits)
      As it happens, becoming obsessed with volcanology as a hobby can drive you to do things you may not have thought you could do. My wife and I successfully, and smoothly, moved to Oahu, Hawaii last month, and for a volcanophile, this is heaven. The [...]

      The earthquake that will destroy Toronto - Part 7 - End

      Ontario-geofish [2016-08-31 12:36:00]   recommend this post  (292 visits)
      In the cold light of morning, I have decided to end my lurid story.  Naturally, it ends with a nuclear disaster.  I know that the backup power can't take this.  However, I have no wish to take on the PR firm that rules Ontario.  Their automated [...]

      A note on Arctic sea ice loss

      AGU Meetings [2016-08-31 07:03:19]   recommend this post  (268 visits)
      This is the latest in a series of dispatches from scientists and education officers aboard the National Science Foundation’s R/V Sikuliaq. Track the Sikuliaq’s progress here. By Kim Kenny We probably won’t see much of this view during our trip [...]

      Calentando motores: ¡rumbo al XV EJIP!

      Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [2016-09-02 15:07:00]   recommend this post  (254 visits)
      Acabamos de enterarnos de que hoy mismo se ha presentado oficialmente en redes sociales el XV Encuentro de Jóvenes Investigadores en Paleontología. Esta decimoquinta edición del EJIP tendrá lugar entre los días 19 y 22 de abril de 2017 en la [...]

      Photomicrograph: Botryoidal Silica And Dolomite Cement In Proterozoic Sandstone

      Reporting on a Revolution [2016-09-01 11:07:00]   recommend this post  (222 visits)
      This week, a gorgeous example of botryoidal and banded silica cement filling pore spaces in Proterozoic sandstones from Central India. The sandstone has a complex history of cementation. Pore spaces are filled with dolomite or siderite, [...] | Impressum