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Geoblogosphere weekly review (49th week of 2010, 885 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (48 posts)
  2. Geology News (18 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (16 posts)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (16 posts)
  5. Tierra de Dinosaurios (13 posts)
  6. State of the Planet (13 posts)
  7. Ontario-geofish (11 posts)
  8. Palaeoblog (9 posts)
  9. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (8 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1499 visits)
  2. Projektblog - Geozon Science Media (333 visits)
  3. Más Allá de Somosaguas (283 visits)
  4. Geology Happens (274 visits)
  5. Life in Plane Light (264 visits)
  6. Paleoseismicity (257 visits)
  7. Arizona Geology (251 visits)
  8. Earth Sciences and Maps Library Blog (237 visits)
  9. Geology News (237 visits)
  10. The Open Dinosaur Project (228 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Mining News (31)
  2. geology (28)
  3. Environment (19)
  4. dinosaurs (14)
  5. earth (14)
  6. scientists (13)
  7. Industry Watch (11)
  8. Green Cars (11)
  9. climate change (10)
  10. nasa (10)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. Portugal (9)
  3. Arizona (8)
  4. Canada (7)
  5. China (6)
  6. Australia (6)
  7. Grand Canyon Village (6)
  8. Washington (6)
  9. Ontario (6)
  10. Indonesia (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (12)
  2. Carboniferous (7)
  3. Triassic (6)
  4. Quaternary (5)
  5. Cretaceous (4)
  6. Neogene (4)
  7. Devonian (3)
  8. Jurassic (2)
  9. Mesozoic (2)
  10. Silurian (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

DOAJ team commends first PUBLISS journal

Projektblog - Geozon Science Media [2010-11-30 15:31:00]   recommend this post  (333 visits)
The DOAJ team (Directory of Open Access Journals) writes:   "E&G : Quaternary Science Journal was added on Wednesday and according to our opinion it has got a really great web site! To ease sharing they have added [...]

+Investigadores en la tele

Más Allá de Somosaguas [2010-12-01 09:05:00]   recommend this post  (283 visits)
La aventura del saber, programa de divulgación científica de la 2 de Televisión Española, emite a partir de hoy la serie "+Investigadores". Jon Juaristi, director general de Universidades e Investigación de la Comunidad de Madrid, [...]

Khoratosuchus jintasakuli: 100MYO Crocodile News [2010-11-28 05:39:14]   recommend this post  (272 visits)
Researchers have discovered a species of fossil crocodile in Thailand that lived about 100 million years ago. Khoratosuchus jintasakuli lived on land, could run fast, but probably ate

AW #29 – geologic features of “home”

Life in Plane Light [2010-12-02 04:37:18]   recommend this post  (264 visits)
Ann’s Musing on Geology & Other Things is hosting the Accretionary Wedge #29: What geological features about the area you call “home” do you love? and what do you not like? Its a busy time at the end of the semester, but I knew [...]

What I love about the geology of home AW 29

Geology Happens [2010-12-01 00:35:00]   recommend this post  (246 visits)
This month's question comes from Ann and her musings. She asks what about the geology of home do you love or perhaps not like. This was an easy one! Back in 2000 when the world seemed lighter and fresher and open to all manners of imagination, we [...]

Bolivian Drought Threat News [2010-11-29 06:45:57]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
“Catastrophic drought is on the near-term horizon for the capital city of Bolivia, according to new research into the historical ecology of the Andes. If temperatures rise more than 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius (3 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit) above [...]

Tools for Geologists News [2010-12-04 06:00:10]   recommend this post  (241 visits)
The store offers a selection of geological tools that includes rock hammers, crack hammers, chisels, topographic maps, wall maps, waterproof field books, hand lenses, geology guidebooks, outdoor gear and much more. Check it

Shaded Relief Archive

Earth Sciences and Maps Library Blog [2010-12-02 19:06:26]   recommend this post  (237 visits)
The Shaded Relief Archive is a very interesting resource for digital versions of manual shaded relief for mapmakers. The site makes shaded relief data available for free as GeoTIFF files and in non-georeferenced formats as well. Users can find data [...]

Teaching Paleoseismology – Excursion to Greece

Paleoseismicity [2010-12-01 10:54:54]   recommend this post  (237 visits)
Paleoseismology and archeoseismology do only rarely appear in the curriculae of geoscience studies. Those topics will be covered in courses on tectonics and structural geology in most universities. Practical courses that allow to apply the knowledge [...]

Outlining the Paper

The Open Dinosaur Project [2010-12-03 04:41:30]   recommend this post  (228 visits)
After all of this work and data accumulation, it’s probably just about time to do the darned analyses and write the darned paper. We’ve had quite a bit of discussion over the last year or so on what this might look like. To that end, I [...] | Impressum