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Geoblogosphere weekly review (46th week of 2018, 92 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (11 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
  3. Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog (7 posts)
  4. The Geology P.A.G.E. (5 posts)
  5. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (5 posts)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (4 posts)
  7. Geology in the West Country (4 posts)
  8. Koprolitos (4 posts)
  9. Theropoda (3 posts)
  10. The Landslide Blog (3 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (560 visits)
  2. The Geology P.A.G.E. (433 visits)
  3. Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog (343 visits)
  4. Louisville Area Fossils (249 visits)
  5. Paleoseismicity (237 visits)
  6. State of the Planet (235 visits)
  7. Koprolitos (178 visits)
  8. Earth Learning Idea (160 visits)
  9. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (160 visits)
  10. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (155 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Vulkanausbrüche: aktuelle Nachrichten und Infos (6)
  2. Climate (4)
  3. Education (3)
  4. Geology Fun Fact (3)
  5. Conferences (2)
  6. landslide report (2)
  7. Earth Sciences (2)
  8. From the BlogSphere (2)
  9. Energy (2)
  10. #treefollowing (1)
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      The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

      Trinucleus godfussi Trilobite Fossil

      Louisville Area Fossils [2018-11-13 02:00:00]   recommend this post  (164 visits)
      This picture is of a Gampsonyx-fimbraiatus trilobite fossil. It was found in Wesela Bohemia. The fossil dates to Ordovician Period.  Fossil  displayed at Muséum National D'Historie Naturelle Jardin Des Plantes Paléontologie et Anatomie [...]

      Plot the moving continents

      Earth Learning Idea [2018-11-12 20:35:00]   recommend this post  (160 visits)
      'The Earth time jigsaw puzzle; plot the moving continents, from the past to the future'. Research has shown that pupils and other people can have great difficulty visualising the great lengths of geological time. This activity has been devised to [...]

      Polar Bears Overpopulating

      Ontario-geofish [2018-11-12 17:35:00]   recommend this post  (159 visits)
      Reference Let's go with the Inuit hunters on this, shall we?  Not leftie scientists who want to prop up carbon warming.  The ice is fine, polar bears are fine, and now they are hunting humans, just for the fun of it. But we know where this is [...]

      Geology Fun Fact - Water, Water Everywhere

      The Geology P.A.G.E. [2018-11-12 16:00:00]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
      Geology Fun Fact Myth: there’s plenty of water to go around. Out of all the water on the Earth, 97.5% is salt water. This means it is not able to be consumed directly by humans. Of the remaining 2.5%, 70% of that is frozen in the icecaps, and [...]

      Legalize Physics in Ontario

      Ontario-geofish [2018-11-11 19:38:00]   recommend this post  (146 visits)
      In many places, like Montreal and the UK, basic physics is a Class One forbidden drug.  But in Ontario, we can legalize physics, not the Aristotle kind, but Galileo.  That means experimenting with sacred Aristotle assumptions.  For our Made in [...]

      AWG social on Thursday

      DC Geology Events [2018-11-13 11:29:02]   recommend this post  (132 visits)
      Greetings DMV AWG Members & Friends!   Thank you to all of our volunteers for the October Field Trips! The budding geoscientists from 4 to 9 years old loved being able to ask questions to professional experienced geoscientists! Attached is … [...]

      GHADs—peculiar agencies that safeguard the land

      Oakland Geology [2018-11-12 17:02:18]   recommend this post  (132 visits)
      It’s been a couple years since I’ve visited and written about the Leona Quarry site. It continues to fill with houses. The plantings of local plant species are doing OK, though they’d be happier without the drought. Here’s an updated view [...]

      USGS Mendenhall Fellowship Opportunity – Cascadia Marine Geohazards

      Paleoseismicity [2018-11-15 22:49:53]   recommend this post  (128 visits)
      USGS is currently recruiting a Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellow for a project on Marine Geohazards of the Cascadia Subduction Zone, with three general areas of interest: the relationship of Quaternary sediment distribution and stratigraphy to seafloor [...]

      Geology Fun Fact - Fossil Fuels

      The Geology P.A.G.E. [2018-11-14 16:00:00]   recommend this post  (125 visits)
      Geology Fun Fact Question: Are fossil fuels actually made of dinosaurs? No! Despite the common misconception, most fossil fuels do not actually come from dinosaurs or fossils for that matter. Oil and natural gas formed mostly from bacteria that [...]

      Ätna mit heißen Schloten

      Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [2018-11-13 10:46:14]   recommend this post  (121 visits)
      Der Ätna auf Sizilien ist dabei aufzuheizen. Auf Satellitenfotos erkennt man 4 heiße Schlote: 2 im Zentralkrater, einer im Nordostkrater und einer im Neuen Südostkrater. Die beiden Schlote im Zentralkrater scheinen strombolianisch aktiv zu sein. [...] | Impressum