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Geoblogosphere weekly review (47th week of 2010, 886 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (47 posts)
  2. Geology News (17 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (15 posts)
  4. Geology in Motion (13 posts)
  5. Palaeoblog (12 posts)
  6. Tierra de Dinosaurios (11 posts)
  7. I think mining (11 posts)
  8. Gunnars Geo-Blog (10 posts)
  9. Dogeng Geology (10 posts)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (10 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1909 visits)
  2. Chinleana (488 visits)
  3. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (462 visits)
  4. Tetrapod Zoology (438 visits)
  5. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (400 visits)
  6. A Long Way To Go (398 visits)
  7. Through the Sandglass (381 visits)
  8. Geology Joe (358 visits)
  9. Geology News (251 visits)
  10. JOIDES Resolution blogs (218 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Environment (27)
  2. Industry Watch (20)
  3. geology (19)
  4. Earth (15)
  5. bancarrota (13)
  6. Coal Industry News (13)
  7. nasa (13)
  8. Mining News (12)
  9. china (10)
  10. portugal (10)
Top places:
  1. Portugal (16)
  2. United States (14)
  3. Washington (7)
  4. California (7)
  5. Indonesia (6)
  6. Canada (6)
  7. New York (5)
  8. China (5)
  9. Japan (5)
  10. Madrid (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (7)
  2. Jurassic (7)
  3. Paleogene (6)
  4. Devonian (6)
  5. Triassic (4)
  6. Permian (3)
  7. Quaternary (3)
  8. Ordovician (2)
  9. Carboniferous (2)
  10. Neogene (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

The First Detailed 3D visualizations of the Braincase and Vestibular System in a Permian Diapsid Reptile

Chinleana [2010-11-19 18:00:00]   recommend this post  (418 visits)
Not Triassic but sill extremely significant for work on Triassic archosauromorphs as Youngina is often used as an outgroup for phylogenetic studies of this clade. Great new information, extremely cool, and of course open access! Gardner, N. M., [...]

SEG/Chevron SLS 2010 Review

A Long Way To Go [2010-11-14 00:25:00]   recommend this post  (398 visits)
I'm back in Berlin and I'm really fine, but it took me more than three weeks to find some quiet moment because the new semester kick-started and November is really busy, too. Nonetheless, I want to dedicate this blog entry to my trip to the [...]

Goodbye super-inclusive Iguanodon, hello Mantellisaurus, Owenodon, Dakotadon, Dollodon, Barilium, Kukufeldia, Hypselospinus, Sellacoxa, Proplanicoxa etc. etc.

Tetrapod Zoology [2010-11-17 17:30:00]   recommend this post  (385 visits)
My three-part series on the 'explosion of Iguanodon' is now complete and up on the Scientific American guest blog: part I is here, part II here, and part III here. Part III wraps things up and looks briefly at the social inertia that has held back [...]

Tröllaskagi and extinct volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2010-11-15 22:18:57]   recommend this post  (372 visits)
Here are pictures of Tröllaskagi from a town called Sauðárkrókur. Tröllaskagi to the north from Sauðárkrókur. Click on the picture for larger resolution. Tröllaskagi to the east from Sauðárkrókur. Click on the picture for larger [...]

Bolivia and Peru at Risk for Severe Drought News [2010-11-16 06:32:31]   recommend this post  (370 visits)
“If temperatures rise more than 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius (3 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit) above those of modern times, parts of Peru and Bolivia will become a desert-like setting.” – Quoted from the National Science Foundation news [...]

Sunday sand: new-born grains and an exotic mineral

Through the Sandglass [2010-11-14 07:00:00]   recommend this post  (359 visits)
Southwest Greenland. In among the even older rocks is a huge intrusive igneous complex formed more than a billion years ago. Exhumed by erosion to form the dramatic topography of fjords and glacial terrains and the subject of geological

Watson: My Dog

Geology Joe [2010-11-17 03:27:00]   recommend this post  (358 visits)
Mid-week I happened to on my way home from a petroleum cleanup site in Houlton when she called me.  Wife found a small private farm advertising the 5 week old Aussie Pups the Uncle Henrys.  I was right near by and planned to meet her at the [...]

Interview with Todd Marshall

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2010-11-20 09:45:28]   recommend this post  (344 visits)
The latest in my line of palaeoart inteviews, (following hot on the heels of that from Mark Hallett) is with Todd Marshall. Todd first came to my serious attention at least thanks to his illustrations of pterosaurs in Dave Unwin’s book and as [...]

Video: The Impressive Leaf-Cutter Ant News [2010-11-16 06:20:18]   recommend this post  (307 visits)
Here’s an interesting video about leaf-cutter ants and the impressive impact that such a small creature can have on their surroundings. Leaf-cutter ants are found mainly in Central America and South

Nuclear Waste Repository Designed to Last 100,000 Years News [2010-11-14 06:52:30]   recommend this post  (287 visits)
An article on the CNN website describes a nuclear waste repository being built in Finland that is designed to last 100,000 | Impressum