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Geoblogosphere weekly review (41th week of 2016, 297 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. Mente et Malleo (21 posts)
  2. Geology in the West Country (8 posts)
  3. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  5. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (6 posts)
  6. (5 posts)
  7. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (5 posts)
  8. The Landslide Blog (5 posts)
  9. Gunnars Geo-Blog (4 posts)
  10. Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. - Bilder (622 visits)
  2. Mente et Malleo (575 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (569 visits)
  4. Louisville Area Fossils (476 visits)
  5. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (472 visits)
  6. Mountain Beltway (423 visits)
  7. (367 visits)
  8. Accidental Remediation (339 visits)
  9. Laelaps (339 visits)
  10. (329 visits)


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  2. Abenteuer Geschichte – Archäologie unterm Galgen (5)
  3. earthquakes (4)
  4. landslide report (4)
  5. calyx (3)
  6. British Natural History Museum (3)
  7. Vulkanausbrüche (3)
  8. Agriculture (2)
  10. Heidelberg Laureate Forum (2)
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      The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

      New papers on paleoseismology, tsunami, and active tectonics (Oct 2016) [2016-10-03 10:51:34]   recommend this post  (329 visits)
      A lot of new papers have been published on paleoseismology, earthquake geology, active tectonics and tsunamis last month. We have research on slowly deforming regions, on the active tectonics of Mexico, New Zealand, Armenia, and Iran, new data from [...]

      The Real Reason Clowns Creep Us Out

      Laelaps [2016-10-07 23:05:06]   recommend this post  (277 visits)

      Enoploclytia leachi (Mantell, 1822) - Bilder [2016-10-08 23:03:45]   recommend this post  (267 visits)
      Teil des Cephalothorax, Abb. 48 aus Fritsch & Kafka, 1887 - Turon, unteres Turon (Brießnitz-Formation) - Ort: Brücke über den Gebergrund (A17),

      A virtual field trip to Rathlin Island, Northern Ireland

      Mountain Beltway [2016-10-03 20:34:51]   recommend this post  (263 visits)
      Rathlin Island lies north of mainland Northern Ireland, a few miles offshore. I spent three lovely days there this past summer, investigating the geology and appreciating the wildlife (puffins and other sea birds, and seals). The geology is pretty [...]

      Pterotocrinus Crinoid Fossil

      Louisville Area Fossils [2016-10-04 04:00:00]   recommend this post  (261 visits)
      The fossil pictured appears to be a Pterotocrinus depressus crinoid calyx. It was found in the Glen Dean Formation of Grayson County, Kentucky, USA. The fossil is about 2 cm wide. This animal dates to Chesterian, Upper Mississippian Period. [...]

      Mapping Risks and Building Resilience, from Plot to Plate

      State of the Planet [2016-10-05 13:31:42]   recommend this post  (257 visits)
      Michael Puma, an associate research scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and a Center for Climate and Life Fellow, works to improve understanding of the fragility of the global food system and how it might respond to major [...]

      Lewesiceras peramplum (Mantell 1822) - Bilder [2016-10-04 09:23:19]   recommend this post  (252 visits)
      , genaue stratigraphische Zuordnung unsicher - Cenoman, oberes Cenoman bis unteres Turon (Dölzschen-Formation / Briesnitz-Formation) - Ort: Anschlussstelle A17 Dresden-Südvorstadt,

      Another inconvenient death.

      Accidental Remediation [2016-10-06 02:15:00]   recommend this post  (244 visits)
      I recently mentioned that I had a bunch of stories in my back pocket that were aging so that they wouldn't be quite as fresh in the memories of others. This is one of them. A long time ago, I wrote about inconvenient deaths and fieldwork. [...]

      Earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano (Week 40)

      Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2016-10-05 22:17:25]   recommend this post  (238 visits)
      Today (5-October-2016) a minor earthquake swarm took place in Bárðarbunga volcano. Largest earthquake in this swarm had the magnitude of 3,8 and the second largest earthquake had the magnitude of 3,0. Other earthquakes where smaller in magnitude. [...]

      Oakland building stones: Larvikite

      Oakland Geology [2016-10-03 17:03:29]   recommend this post  (227 visits)
      The building that houses Autotrends Body Shop, on Broadway’s Auto Row, is trimmed with larvikite, a remarkable decorative stone from the area of Larvik, Norway, in the southern part of the Oslo Graben. It’s a steel-blue stone, just under [...] | Impressum