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Geoblogosphere weekly review (25th week of 2010, 892 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (51 posts)
  2. Geology News (20 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (14 posts)
  4. The Dragon’s Tales (13 posts)
  5. Geotripper (11 posts)
  6. State of the Planet (11 posts)
  7. Laelaps (9 posts)
  8. James’ Empty Blog (8 posts)
  9. About Geology (7 posts)
  10. (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1140 visits)
  2. paleomammiferi (590 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (332 visits)
  4. Internals (321 visits)
  5. Louisville Area Fossils (289 visits)
  6. Why I hate Theropods (279 visits)
  7. Prerogative of Harlots (267 visits)
  8. Wry Heat (263 visits)
  9. Laelaps (134 visits)
  10. Arizona Geology (127 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Geology (25)
  2. afghanistan (17)
  3. usgs (15)
  4. oil spill (14)
  5. dinosaurs (13)
  6. gulf of mexico (12)
  7. Energy (10)
  8. lutz (9)
  9. dinosaur (9)
  10. gulf oil (8)
Top places:
  1. United States (21)
  2. Afghanistan (19)
  3. Mexico (9)
  4. Portugal (9)
  5. California (7)
  6. Arizona (7)
  7. Russia (7)
  8. Yosemite National Park (6)
  9. Australia (6)
  10. Yale University (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (6)
  2. Devonian (6)
  3. Triassic (5)
  4. Jurassic (4)
  5. Quaternary (3)
  6. Cretaceous (3)
  7. Neogene (3)
  8. Paleogene (2)
  9. Mesozoic (2)
  10. Silurian (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Identificate tracce di denti di mammifero su ossa del Cretaceo (tra cui di dinosauro)

paleomammiferi [2010-06-17 11:37:00]   recommend this post  (583 visits)
Fig.1. Le tracce identificati come probabili segni di un mammifero che ha rosicchiato l’osso, da MUZZIN 2010.In un comunicato di stampa provvisorio della rivista "Paleontology", paleontologi hanno annunciato la scoperta di impronte di denti di [...]

CORK Maintenance 2010 aboard R/V Atlantis

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2010-06-17 05:37:10]   recommend this post  (322 visits)
This blog is the first in a series by Katie Inderbitzen, (former School of Rock instructor and future Physical Properties Specialist for Exp. 327) who is currently aboard the R/V Atlantis for the 2010 CORK maintenance/data collection cruise using [...]

The Geoblogosphere – A Bibliography Internals [2010-06-16 22:04:00]   recommend this post  (290 visits)
Lutz has collected an interesting blogospheric bibliography at covering 'scientific papers and important articles and projects dealing with the geoblogosphere in a more universal

How Marcellus Shale Drilling is Changing Bradford County, Pennsylvania News [2010-06-13 02:36:13]   recommend this post  (277 visits)
An article on the PressConnects website explores how drilling for the Marcellus Shale is changing the landscape and lives of people in rural Bradford County, Pennsylvania. A few years ago no wells were being drilled, but 119 wells were drilled in [...]

Ojoceratops: Q and A with its namesake

Why I hate Theropods [2010-06-16 06:40:00]   recommend this post  (268 visits)
At the end of my last post, I said there would be more to come. Denver Fowler, PhD student in paleontology at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, kindly answered my questions I sent to him by email regarding the new chasmosaurine, Ojoceratops. ;) [...]

Ukraine Looks Forward to Shale Gas News [2010-06-13 04:00:21]   recommend this post  (264 visits)
Russia is already one of the major natural gas producers in the world and they are also very interested in testing their extensive gas shale

Pathfinding Our Exhibit

Prerogative of Harlots [2010-06-13 18:30:00]   recommend this post  (259 visits)
Most museum paleontology galleries follow one of three well-trodden themes. These are:1) A walk Through Time. The layout of the gallery follows the progression of geological time. I am in the Carboniferous – here is a big dragonfly and a fern; I [...]

The Old Man and the Totem Pole

Wry Heat [2010-06-16 16:03:19]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
This is the tale of two cacti, the Senita (also known as the Old Man Cactus) and the Totem Pole cactus. You see both around town. They are intimately related and share the same scientific name, but look very different from each other.    The [...]

Canadian Sponge Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2010-06-14 00:40:00]   recommend this post  (251 visits)
Paul Racicot of the Le blog de Paul sent me an image of a stromatoporoid fossil from the Ordovician Period.  It was found in the Beekmantown Group near Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada.For scale, he said in his message, "My colored rule makes 10 cm [...]

M7.0 Earthquake – North Coast of Papua, Indonesia News [2010-06-16 06:23:12]   recommend this post  (237 visits)
Two strong earthquakes occurred on the north coast of Papua, Indonesia shortly after noon on Wednesday, June 16. The first was Magnitude 6.4 and the second a few minutes later was Magnitude 7.0. Early news reports indicate that damage was low for [...] | Impressum