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Geoblogosphere weekly review (30th week of 2010, 713 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (49 posts)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (19 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (17 posts)
  4. The Dragon’s Tales (12 posts)
  5. Louisville Area Fossils (9 posts)
  6. BEYONDbones (9 posts)
  7. Geology News (8 posts)
  8. Chinleana (7 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  10. Olelog (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (797 visits)
  2. Dinosaur Tracking (357 visits)
  3. Olelog (277 visits)
  4. Arizona Geology (205 visits)
  5. Tetrapod Zoology (189 visits)
  6. El pantano del Purussaurus (The Purussaurus Swamp) (188 visits)
  7. Through the Sandglass (173 visits)
  8. Malaysian Triassic Blog (160 visits)
  9. JOIDES Resolution blogs (121 visits)
  10. When Pigs Fly returns (106 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. News (38)
  2. geology (13)
  3. photos (11)
  4. Energy (11)
  5. blog (11)
  6. gulf of mexico (11)
  7. fossil (10)
  8. scientists (9)
  9. Expedition 327 (9)
  10. fossils (8)
Top places:
  1. United States (19)
  2. California (10)
  3. Mexico (10)
  4. China (8)
  5. Asia (7)
  6. North America (7)
  7. Louisville (6)
  8. Europe (6)
  9. Iceland (5)
  10. Arizona (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (9)
  2. Jurassic (8)
  3. Neogene (6)
  4. Paleogene (5)
  5. Carboniferous (4)
  6. Devonian (3)
  7. Quaternary (2)
  8. Cretaceous (2)
  9. Permian (1)
  10. Ordovician (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

West Greenland Current

Olelog [2010-07-18 10:43:30]   recommend this post  (236 visits)
Some ocean currents are warm and other ocean currents are cold, but a few are actually in between.Sometimes you will read that the West Greenland Current is a weak cold water current that flows to the north along the west coast of Greenland. The [...]

Gasoline Prices in Other Countries

Geology.com News [2010-07-24 05:58:25]   recommend this post  (178 visits)
An interesting article on the DailyFinance.com website includes a table showing gasoline prices in a number of other countries. Gasoline is really expensive in Scandinavia and costs less than water in

New Study Says Torosaurus=Triceratops

Dinosaur Tracking [2010-07-22 16:40:58]   recommend this post  (161 visits)
Late last year paleontologists Jack Horner and Mark Goodwin made waves by proposing that what had previously been thought to be two distinct genera of “bone-headed” dinosaurs—Stygimoloch and Dracorex—were really just growth stages of [...]

Ammonoid Hollandites sp. dari Aring, G. Musang

Malaysian Triassic Blog [2010-07-18 03:06:00]   recommend this post  (160 visits)
Pandangan lateral (Lateral View)Pandangan lateral (lateral view - other side)Pandangan venter (venter view)Pandangan bahagian dalam (view of umbilicus wall)Garis sutura yang masih jelas diperlihatankan(preservation of suture line that can be well [...]

Sandfish robotics: the story continues

Through the Sandglass [2010-07-22 08:32:00]   recommend this post  (159 visits)
Almost exactly a year ago, I wrote about the remarkable abilities of Scincus scincus, otherwise known as the sandfish, sand skink or sand swimmer. This little Saharan lizard can swim through sand like a fish through water, and the

When bivalves attack (or: bivalves vs birds, the battle continues)

Tetrapod Zoology [2010-07-23 18:13:00]   recommend this post  (156 visits)
Regular readers will, hopefully, have shared my surprise on learning - firstly - that oystercatchers are sometimes 'captured' and killed by bivalves, and - secondly - that someone was clever enough to photograph such an occurrence and publish it [...]

Tropical Storm Bonnie Track Map

Geology.com News [2010-07-23 04:45:06]   recommend this post  (155 visits)
Tropical Depression Three strengthened and is now Tropical Storm Bonnie. Its projected track takes it into the Gulf of Mexico, directly towards the oil spill area. It is expected to arrive there early Sunday

Mamiferos pleistocénicos en el centro comercial.

El pantano del Purussaurus (The Purussaurus Swamp) [2010-07-20 00:41:00]   recommend this post  (154 visits)
En una ocasión anterior sugerí visitar, a aquellos que están en Bogotá (o les resulta fácil llegar a mi ciudad natal), la exhibición de Dinosaurios de la Patagonia, en el centro comercial Plaza Imperial. Pues desde hace unos días que en las [...]

Silver in Meteorites and Earth History

Geology.com News [2010-07-23 06:26:08]   recommend this post  (150 visits)
“Tiny variations in the isotopic composition of silver in meteorites and Earth rocks are helping scientists put together a timetable of how our planet was assembled beginning 4.568 billion years ago.” Quoted from the NSF press

Reading Triassic Life on Land

Dinosaur Tracking [2010-07-19 15:24:45]   recommend this post  (145 visits)
As the great 20th century paleontologist William Diller Matthew once wrote, “The story of life on Earth is a splendid drama, as interesting as we watch its action and study the interplay of causes and motives that lie behind its movement as [...]
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