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Geoblogosphere weekly review (37th week of 2010, 706 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (44 posts)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (20 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (19 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (16 posts)
  5. kreidefossilien.de (12 posts)
  6. Eruptions (8 posts)
  7. About Geology (8 posts)
  8. Palaeoblog (7 posts)
  9. Geopark Araripe (7 posts)
  10. BEYONDbones (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1014 visits)
  2. Notes from the Museum of the Earth (468 visits)
  3. Ontario-geofish (261 visits)
  4. Paleozapping (195 visits)
  5. Wry Heat (191 visits)
  6. Spineless Wonders (160 visits)
  7. JOIDES Resolution blogs (146 visits)
  8. Arizona Geology (133 visits)
  9. Eruptions (92 visits)
  10. Geology News (63 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. earthquake (15)
  2. nasa (15)
  3. geology (15)
  4. earth (11)
  5. new zealand (9)
  6. Astronomy (9)
  7. scientists (8)
  8. (8)
  9. dinosaurs (8)
  10. dinosaur (8)
Top places:
  1. United States (18)
  2. New Zealand (18)
  3. Christchurch (11)
  4. Arizona (9)
  5. Canada (9)
  6. Washington (7)
  7. California (7)
  8. Portugal (6)
  9. Chile (6)
  10. Indonesia (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (6)
  2. Carboniferous (5)
  3. Jurassic (5)
  4. Devonian (3)
  5. Silurian (2)
  6. Paleogene (2)
  7. Triassic (2)
  8. Neogene (2)
  9. Ordovician (2)
  10. Permian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Fossil of the Week

Notes from the Museum of the Earth [2010-09-08 21:04:00]   recommend this post  (468 visits)
9/8 – Flowering Plants of the Green River FormationIf you’ve ever heard of the Green River Formation – an Eocene Lagerstätte found in western Colorado, southwestern Wyoming, and eastern Utah – your first thought is probably about a [...]

Impressive Debris Flow – Hunza, Pakistan

Geology.com News [2010-09-08 08:00:55]   recommend this post  (195 visits)
This is one of the most impressive debris flows that you will ever see. About one minute into the video you will see people on the opposite side of the stream start to run when they see what is coming at

Concovenator corcovatus, un depredador jorobado y emplumado

Paleozapping [2010-09-08 23:41:00]   recommend this post  (184 visits)
Se trata de un dinosaurio terópodo, y por tanto probablemente carnívoro, hallado en el yacimiento conquense de Las Hoyas (Cretácico inferior, hace unos 125 millones de años). Ha sido publicado en la revista Nature por los paleontólogos [...]

Colorado Wildfires

Geology.com News [2010-09-10 03:27:19]   recommend this post  (160 visits)
Wildfires continue to be a problem for thousands of people in Colorado. At least 169 homes have been destroyed and thousands of people have been

The problem with caves

Spineless Wonders [2010-09-09 17:05:00]   recommend this post  (160 visits)
Caves pose specific problems to many forms of life. Caves are dark, and animals must develop their non-optic senses to survive. Many cave organisms have no pigment - what's the point of a pretty color pattern if no one can see it? On the right is a [...]

Speckled Rattlesnakes at ASDM

Wry Heat [2010-09-06 23:49:27]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum has a new exhibit on Speckled rattlesnakes. The exhibit will run through November.   Speckled rattlesnakes most commonly inhabit dry, rocky, granite-filled canyons and their speckles resemble rock pattern and color, [...]

When to give up on history - New Zealand Earthquake

Ontario-geofish [2010-09-05 16:19:00]   recommend this post  (144 visits)
Article"THIS is the greatest disaster New Zealand has ever seen," Agriculture Minister David Carter told The Australian yesterday.I think the biggest lesson here will be what to do with historic brick buildings on swamps. This might [...]

Why Did the Maya Leave Kiuic?

Geology.com News [2010-09-08 02:55:36]   recommend this post  (143 visits)
Over 1000 years ago the Maya built cities with pyramids and palaces and marked time with detailed calendars. Why did they rapidly abandon the Yucatan city of Kiuic around

Hypoxia in US Coastal Waters

Geology.com News [2010-09-08 07:54:01]   recommend this post  (141 visits)
“The occurrence of hypoxia, or low dissolved oxygen, is increasing in coastal waters worldwide and represents a significant threat to the health and economy of our Nation’s coasts and Great Lakes.” Quoted from the Scientific Assessment [...]

Go Dinos!

Koprolitos [2010-09-10 21:38:00]   recommend this post  (52 visits)
Efectivamente los diferentes equipos de la University of Calgary se hacen llamar los DINOS. Tienen equipos, tanto femeninos como masculinos, de fútbol americano, hockey, baloncesto y volleyball. Como en esta liga canadiense universitaria, casi [...]
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