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Geoblogosphere weekly review (34th week of 2010, 808 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (44 posts)
  2. Geopark Araripe (15 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (14 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (13 posts)
  5. Wooster Geologists (12 posts)
  6. Mountain Beltway (8 posts)
  7. James’ Empty Blog (7 posts)
  8. Geology News (7 posts)
  9. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  10. Gunnars Geo-Blog (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (2075 visits)
  2. BEYONDbones (664 visits)
  3. The Theatrical Tanystropheus (564 visits)
  4. Louisville Area Fossils (321 visits)
  5. Stratigraphy.net Internals (243 visits)
  6. GPC Geology Blog (237 visits)
  7. Tetrapod Zoology (231 visits)
  8. Pick & Scalpel (128 visits)
  9. James’ Empty Blog (79 visits)
  10. Mountain Beltway (74 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. News (43)
  2. geology (24)
  3. Environment (18)
  4. Coal Industry News (13)
  5. Mining (11)
  6. fossils (10)
  7. earthquakes (8)
  8. million years (8)
  9. earth (8)
  10. fossil (8)
Top places:
  1. United States (17)
  2. Australia (11)
  3. Pakistan (8)
  4. Arizona (7)
  5. Mexico (7)
  6. Montana (6)
  7. Oregon (6)
  8. India (5)
  9. Canada (5)
  10. Europe (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (6)
  2. Cretaceous (6)
  3. Carboniferous (4)
  4. Devonian (4)
  5. Jurassic (3)
  6. Cambrian (3)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Permian (2)
  9. Neogene (2)
  10. Cryogenian (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Satellite Images: Pakistan Flood Comparison

Geology.com News [2010-08-16 06:14:29]   recommend this post  (1296 visits)
NASA’s Earth Observatory has a pair of satellite images illustrating the amount of flooding that has taken place in Pakistan. The first picture is from August 10th, 2010, while the second picture is from a year earlier, August 11th,

What’s Blooming Now in the Butterfly Center?

BEYONDbones [2010-08-19 00:02:51]   recommend this post  (646 visits)
Lois’ flower has died back, but the Cockrell Butterfly Center still has many amazing flowers blooming right now! Although not all as rare as the corpse flower, the rainforest in the butterfly center is made up of hundreds of hard-to-find tropical [...]

My 2010 Booklist Part 2 of 3: May-August

The Theatrical Tanystropheus [2010-08-21 07:40:21]   recommend this post  (564 visits)
Good tidings and well-wishes! I hope that everyone had an enjoyable summer! Having finally returned from my long but entertaining pilgrimage to an internet-bereft region of the Adirondack mountains,  I’ve managed to at long last acquire an [...]

If you build it, will they come? Web 2.0 in research communication

Stratigraphy.net Internals [2010-08-21 16:32:00]   recommend this post  (243 visits)
Quite clearly, the advent of web 2.0 does not pass without effects on how researchers communicate. But how do web 2.0 technologies impact scientific communication? To find out the British Research Information Network commissioned a study and [...]

Bellerophon percarinatus

Louisville Area Fossils [2010-08-18 11:07:00]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
A Bellerophon percarinatus fossil of a Pennsylvanian Period snail.  It was found in the Breathitt Group of Hazard, Kentucky.  This creature existed in the Pennsylvanian Period.Thanks to Herb for letting me photograph this

Afghanistan: 1.8 Billion Barrel Oil Field

Geology.com News [2010-08-16 06:12:53]   recommend this post  (239 visits)
The government of Afghanistan reports that an oil field containing an estimated 1.8 billion barrels has been discovered in the Balkh and Shiberghan provinces of northern

Topo Map Videos

GPC Geology Blog [2010-08-21 04:05:00]   recommend this post  (237 visits)
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Rilla Martin's 1964 photo of the 'Ozenkadnook tiger'

Tetrapod Zoology [2010-08-19 04:25:00]   recommend this post  (231 visits)
Photos purported to show 'mystery animals' are always great fun. One of the most perplexing and curious of the lot was taken on a box Brownie camera near Goroke, western Victoria, Australia, in 1964. I'm referring, of course, to Rilla Martin's photo [...]

How to Finally Kill the Gulf Well?

Geology.com News [2010-08-18 05:24:37]   recommend this post  (222 visits)
Cement pumped into the top of BP’s well in the Gulf of Mexico is thought to have trapped up to 1000 barrels of oil. Now there are concerns that the well is unstable and plans for using the relief well to improve this situation are being [...]

Terror birds — boxers wielding hatchets

Pick & Scalpel [2010-08-18 23:28:05]   recommend this post  (128 visits)
The world seems to have finally discovered terror birds, the sometimes gigantic, extinct, flightless predatory birds that roamed South American landscapes for much of the last 60 million years. Of course we’ve known about them for more than a [...]
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