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Geoblogosphere weekly review (4th week of 2010, 839 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (47 posts)
  2. Geology News (17 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (14 posts)
  4. NOVA Geoblog (14 posts)
  5. Palaeoblog (11 posts)
  6. Laelaps (11 posts)
  7. JOIDES Resolution blogs (11 posts)
  8. Gunnars Geo-Blog (9 posts)
  9. Geopark Araripe (9 posts)
  10. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Accidental Remediation (498 visits)
  2. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (327 visits)
  3. Geology.com News (319 visits)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (299 visits)
  5. microecos (296 visits)
  6. The Musings of a Life-Long Scholar (283 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (282 visits)
  8. All my faults are stress related (260 visits)
  9. Earth Sciences and Maps Library Blog (244 visits)
  10. Earthly Musings (158 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. haiti (29)
  2. earthquake (17)
  3. blog (14)
  4. geology (14)
  5. earth (13)
  6. google (12)
  7. ya (10)
  8. port au prince (10)
  9. magnitude (9)
  10. million years (9)
Top places:
  1. Haiti (38)
  2. China (11)
  3. California (10)
  4. Port-au-Prince (9)
  5. U.S. (9)
  6. North Carolina (8)
  7. Indiana (6)
  8. Torres del Paine (6)
  9. Arizona (6)
  10. Africa (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (8)
  2. Permian (6)
  3. Triassic (6)
  4. Neogene (5)
  5. Ordovician (5)
  6. Cretaceous (5)
  7. Carboniferous (4)
  8. Cambrian (3)
  9. Quaternary (3)
  10. Paleogene (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

More on the internal structure of Alamosaurus vertebrae

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2010-01-18 18:18:43]   recommend this post  (282 visits)
The last time we talked about Alamosaurus, I promised to explain what the arrow in the above image is all about. The image above is a section through the cotyle (the bony socket of a ball-and-socket joint) at the end of one of the presacral [...]

Yet another post on Dsungaripterus

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2010-01-17 02:02:26]   recommend this post  (279 visits)
Yes I know there have been a few of these of late, but hell there’s lots of material and reconstructions on display and I do like pterosaurs. However, where before this tended to manifest itself on various casts this time we can go to both [...]

Blog vacation

All my faults are stress related [2010-01-19 01:51:13]   recommend this post  (258 visits)
My mother noticed that I hadn't been blogging much lately. That's true - in fact, I made a New Year's Resolution to stop blogging, at least for the semester. I've got additional responsibilities this semester which are keeping me extra busy, so I'm [...]

Everyone should know a geologist

The Musings of a Life-Long Scholar [2010-01-22 08:36:00]   recommend this post  (258 visits)
I just saw an article on a meteorite which fell into a doctor’s office in Virginia. The article said that “A receptionist working in the office is married to a geologist, who recognized the meteorite for what it was. The meteorite was then [...]

PZ Myers Signed My Squid

microecos [2010-01-22 20:47:40]   recommend this post  (257 visits)
“I just need one whole squid.” To his credit, the fishmonger did not bat an eye.  Even better, he gave it to me free of charge. Later, before the talk, I confessed, “I have a mollusc in my pocket.” ”Me too!  I have a [...]

Geologists+beer

Accidental Remediation [2010-01-23 02:12:00]   recommend this post  (249 visits)
Apparently the “geologists heart beer” stereotype has gotten around to wired. Link here. Note that this is an old video, but I didn't notice it on other geology blogs the last couple of months.Why is it that geologists are famed for their love [...]

A trip down Market Street

Earth Sciences and Maps Library Blog [2010-01-20 21:13:41]   recommend this post  (244 visits)
A film shot just a few days before the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco From Reina Dein of the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum: " This film, originally thought to be from 1905 until David Kiehn with the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum figured [...]

Entering the mysterious waters of Antarctica

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2010-01-19 00:16:35]   recommend this post  (244 visits)
We crossed the 60th parallel yesterday and with it the seascape began to change.  The huge waves that we battled in the screeching 50’s faded into smaller long distance swells [...]

Let me tell you...

Accidental Remediation [2010-01-19 02:10:00]   recommend this post  (240 visits)
I recently met an undergraduate science major who is debating going into environmental consulting. Should he go directly to grad school? Work for a few years first? And what is this environmental consulting gig really like, anyway?I was so tempted [...]

Geology Hike in Sedona

Earthly Musings [2010-01-19 04:05:00]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
We have received a break in our winter weather (although the break is apparently over this week) and hiking in Sedona is a January past time here in Northern Arizona. I joined a few friends for a geology and archaeology hike not too long ago.Part [...]
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