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Geoblogosphere weekly review (25th week of 2010, 800 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com 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. GeoPrac.net (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (967 visits)
  2. paleomammiferi (488 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (265 visits)
  4. Stratigraphy.net Internals (248 visits)
  5. Louisville Area Fossils (209 visits)
  6. Wry Heat (207 visits)
  7. Prerogative of Harlots (205 visits)
  8. Why I hate Theropods (203 visits)
  9. Laelaps (121 visits)
  10. Arizona Geology (118 visits)

Topics:

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. dinosaur (9)
  9. lutz (9)
  10. gulf oil (8)
Top places:
  1. United States (21)
  2. Afghanistan (19)
  3. Portugal (9)
  4. Mexico (9)
  5. Arizona (7)
  6. Russia (7)
  7. California (7)
  8. Australia (6)
  9. Yosemite National Park (6)
  10. Africa (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (6)
  2. Devonian (6)
  3. Triassic (5)
  4. Jurassic (4)
  5. Cretaceous (3)
  6. Neogene (3)
  7. Quaternary (3)
  8. Silurian (2)
  9. Cambrian (2)
  10. Paleogene (2)

Posts:

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  (481 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  (255 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

Stratigraphy.net Internals [2010-06-16 22:04:00]   recommend this post  (223 visits)
Lutz has collected an interesting blogospheric bibliography at geoberg.de 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

Geology.com News [2010-06-13 02:36:13]   recommend this post  (221 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 [...]

Ukraine Looks Forward to Shale Gas

Geology.com News [2010-06-13 04:00:21]   recommend this post  (210 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

The Old Man and the Totem Pole

Wry Heat [2010-06-16 16:03:19]   recommend this post  (200 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 [...]

Pathfinding Our Exhibit

Prerogative of Harlots [2010-06-13 18:30:00]   recommend this post  (197 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 [...]

Ojoceratops: Q and A with its namesake

Why I hate Theropods [2010-06-16 06:40:00]   recommend this post  (192 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. ;) [...]

M7.0 Earthquake – North Coast of Papua, Indonesia

Geology.com News [2010-06-16 06:23:12]   recommend this post  (188 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 [...]

Canadian Sponge Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2010-06-14 00:40:00]   recommend this post  (179 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 [...]
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