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Geoblogosphere weekly review (18th week of 2010, 816 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (46 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (20 posts)
  3. Geology News (17 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
  5. Laelaps (10 posts)
  6. Geotripper (9 posts)
  7. Palaeoblog (9 posts)
  8. Gunnars Geo-Blog (8 posts)
  9. Solscape (8 posts)
  10. Mountain Beltway (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (816 visits)
  2. Stories in Stone (526 visits)
  3. Mente et Malleo (501 visits)
  4. Dinosaur Tracking (480 visits)
  5. The Lisbon Structural Geologist (282 visits)
  6. Mountain Beltway (254 visits)
  7. Earth Sciences and Maps Library Blog (195 visits)
  8. Arizona Geology (157 visits)
  9. Geology News (109 visits)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (108 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. geology (20)
  2. volcano (12)
  3. nasa (12)
  4. ya (10)
  5. dinosaur (9)
  6. blog (9)
  7. google (8)
  8. Dinosaurs (8)
  9. earth (8)
  10. landslide (8)
Top places:
  1. United States (17)
  2. California (15)
  3. Iceland (13)
  4. Arizona (13)
  5. North America (11)
  6. Portugal (10)
  7. Taiwan (8)
  8. Canada (7)
  9. Clark (7)
  10. Alaska (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (11)
  2. Triassic (5)
  3. Jurassic (5)
  4. Neogene (5)
  5. Devonian (4)
  6. Paleogene (4)
  7. Silurian (3)
  8. Cambrian (3)
  9. Quaternary (2)
  10. Carboniferous (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Marble Madness and Mayhem

Stories in Stone [2010-04-27 23:14:00]   recommend this post  (526 visits)
Several weeks ago I received an interesting email from a Danish engineer in regard to my story about the Aon/Amoco/Standard Oil building (Big Stan) in Chicago. He was concerned that I had given a jaundiced picture of marble as a cladding material. [...]

Photos of geological structures - SW Portuguese coast (#3): Boudins and tension gashes

The Lisbon Structural Geologist [2010-04-27 15:43:00]   recommend this post  (281 visits)
I want to thank everybody that commented on the last post and, as I promised to some of you, I am now adding some more structural details to the same problem: In the necking zones of the folded boudinaged layer (depicted in the last photo [...]

Ölpest im Golf von Mexiko

Mente et Malleo [2010-04-27 14:12:44]   recommend this post  (250 visits)
   Credit: NASA / Earth Observatory Am 20. April geriet im Golf von Mexiko eine Ölförderplattform in Brand, explodierte, kenterte und sank, wobei 11 Menschen ihr Leben verloren. Das Feuer brannte mehr als einen Tag, bevor [...]

Exceptional Fossils Record Dinosaur Feather Changes

Dinosaur Tracking [2010-04-29 17:19:01]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
Over the past decade and a half paleontologists have found the remains of numerous feathered dinosaurs, but, as announced in this week’s edition of Nature, a new pair of specimens may show how the feathers of some of these dinosaurs changed as [...]

Der Eyjafjallajökull - kurze Nachlese, Bilder, Videos und als 3-D Modell

Mente et Malleo [2010-04-28 23:16:20]   recommend this post  (222 visits)
   Vereinfachtes Pappmodell des Eyjafjallajökull Über den Eyjafjallajökull (oder schlicht „der Vulkan auf Island“, wie er in den Medien meist nur noch genannt wird), ist ja eigentlich schon fast alles [...]

What Are the Best Dinosaur Movies Ever Made?

Dinosaur Tracking [2010-04-30 16:32:04]   recommend this post  (207 visits)
As sorry as I am to admit it, most movies with dinosaurs in them are not very good. It is far easier for me to think of bad dinosaur movies (I still have nightmares from Theodore Rex, and that was meant to be a comedy) than good ones, but there are [...]


Mountain Beltway [2010-04-25 17:32:19]   recommend this post  (197 visits)
For the twenty-fourth edition of the Accretionary Wedge, I selected “heroes” as the theme. For those of you new to the geoblogosphere, the Accretionary Wedge is a ~monthly geoblog “carnival,” wherein various and sundry [...]

New Geologic Map and Fault Activity Map for California News [2010-04-30 06:05:34]   recommend this post  (197 visits)
The California Geological Survey has published two new maps: 2010 State Geologic Map of California and 2010 Fault Activity Map of California. These maps are easy to access, they are free, and are integrated with Google

2010 State Geologic Map of California

Earth Sciences and Maps Library Blog [2010-04-28 23:51:58]   recommend this post  (195 visits)
In recognition of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the California Geological Survey, the Survey has released the 2010 Geologic Map of California and the Fault Activity Map of California. Both are digital products built on the work of C.W. [...]

Large Landslide in Taiwan News [2010-04-29 03:34:51]   recommend this post  (189 visits)
Three cars where thought to be buried in this incredible slide on the National Expressway No. 2 near Taipei, | Impressum