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Geoblogosphere weekly review (51th week of 2010, 866 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (47 posts)
  2. AGU Meetings (27 posts)
  3. Geology News (20 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (16 posts)
  5. WeBlog Aragosaurus (12 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (9 posts)
  7. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (9 posts)
  8. James’ Empty Blog (8 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (8 posts)
  10. Geopark Araripe (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (981 visits)
  2. AGU Meetings (742 visits)
  3. Outdoor Science (611 visits)
  4. Sinuosity (601 visits)
  5. Geology News (510 visits)
  6. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (482 visits)
  7. Clastic Detritus (376 visits)
  8. State of the Planet (303 visits)
  9. Mundo Neandertal (300 visits)
  10. Mente et Malleo (286 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Geology Books (62)
  2. 2010 Fall Meeting (27)
  3. Mining News (23)
  4. geology (22)
  5. agu (19)
  6. nasa (12)
  7. Climate (10)
  8. Green Cars (9)
  9. earth (9)
  10. Astronomy (9)
Top places:
  1. United States (26)
  2. Portugal (12)
  3. India (8)
  4. China (7)
  5. San Francisco (7)
  6. California (7)
  7. Europe (7)
  8. Asia (7)
  9. Arizona (6)
  10. Colombia (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (8)
  2. Cretaceous (6)
  3. Neogene (5)
  4. Ordovician (4)
  5. Silurian (3)
  6. Devonian (3)
  7. Triassic (3)
  8. Permian (2)
  9. Quaternary (2)
  10. Mesoproterozoic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

A three-step plan for changing the world

Outdoor Science [2010-12-15 16:19:23]   recommend this post  (597 visits)
Is there something in the world you desperately want to change? Whether it be campaigning to save a US state rock, fighting UK science funding cuts or getting mad about climate change – many of us dream of picking up a placard and making a [...]

Sinuosity Heat Mapping: A step-by-step guide

Sinuosity [2010-12-14 16:28:00]   recommend this post  (585 visits)
Hello again. I haven't posted in awhile because I've been busy with final exams for the Fall semester. Those ended last week so I've been back at the office making more progress on my research.  I am very pleased to share with everyone a [...]

Guest Post: The Jack Sprat Effect

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2010-12-13 17:26:27]   recommend this post  (311 visits)
Today it’s the turn of Colin Palmer, an aero engineer turned pterosaur researcher in Bristol who takes us through his new paper on their flight mechanics. And inevitably has some issues with how his work was portrayed in the media. Colin of [...]

Huesos humanos usados como herramientas hace 50 mil años

Mundo Neandertal [2010-12-15 21:55:00]   recommend this post  (273 visits)
Interesante descubrimiento de Christine Verna, del Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, y Francesco d'Errico de la Universidad de Bordeaux. Herramientas neandertales hechas con huesos, no sólo de diferentes tipos de animales, sino [...]

2010 AGU Meeting Day 5 and Wrap-Up

Clastic Detritus [2010-12-18 17:17:14]   recommend this post  (267 visits)
The fifth and final day of the American Geophysical Union meeting was my busiest by far. In the morning I attended several talks in a geomorphology session about Transient Landscapes. The idea is that there are landscapes that can approach a steady [...]

Shale Gas Resources of the Lower 48 States News [2010-12-18 07:36:20]   recommend this post  (253 visits)
“Shale gas refers to natural gas that is trapped within shale formations. Over the past decade, the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has allowed access to large volumes of shale gas that were previously uneconomical [...]

Strange landscapes of the outer giants’ moons

AGU Meetings [2010-12-16 18:08:11]   recommend this post  (251 visits)
Kansas might be flatter than a pancake, but some of the moons circling Jupiter and Saturn are not. The relatively tiny, icy, rocky moons of the outer solar system host a gigantic array of interesting surface features. Some features are fairly [...]

Projected Losses of Arctic Sea-Ice and Polar Bear Habitat may be Reduced if Greenhouse Gas Emissions are Stabilized

Geology News [2010-12-16 01:00:00]   recommend this post  (249 visits)
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Sea-ice habitats essential to polar bears would likely respond positively should more curbs be placed on global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new modeling study published today in the journal, Nature .? The [...]

Geo-Video: Lavasee im Vulkan Erta Ale

Mente et Malleo [2010-12-13 23:04:11]   recommend this post  (243 visits)
Lavasee in der Caldera des Erta Ale, Credit: Rolf Cosar - Wikipedia Im Nordosten Äthiopiens erhebt sich der 613 m hohe Vulkan Erta Ale. Er liegt nicht nur mitten im Afar Dreieck und damit im Afrikanischen Rift, er ist auch einer der [...]

Where on (Google) Earth #235?

Ron Schott’s Geology Home Companion [2010-12-14 05:00:08]   recommend this post  (218 visits)
In honor of the world’s largest(?) ever gathering of Geobloggers and Geotweeps this evening at the AGU Social Media Soirée I hereby present Where on (Google) Earth #235? for your entertainment. Most of you already know that to win the [...] | Impressum