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Geoblogosphere weekly review (7th week of 2010, 839 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (40 posts)
  2. Geology News (19 posts)
  3. NOVA Geoblog (14 posts)
  4. The Dragon’s Tales (13 posts)
  5. Arizona Geology (13 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (12 posts)
  7. The Volcanism Blog (12 posts)
  8. Laelaps (11 posts)
  9. Palaeoblog (10 posts)
  10. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Nevada Digital Dirt (594 visits)
  2. Louisville Area Fossils (405 visits)
  3. Accidental Remediation (273 visits)
  4. Highly Allochthonous (273 visits)
  5. The World We Don't Live In (269 visits)
  6. Laelaps (261 visits)
  7. scienzeedintorni (259 visits)
  8. Dinochick (256 visits)
  9. News (190 visits)
  10. Ammonoidea (135 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. geology (24)
  2. blog (14)
  3. google (13)
  4. dinosaurs (12)
  5. fossils (12)
  6. blogs (11)
  7. earthquakes (11)
  8. earthquake (11)
  9. china (10)
  10. science (10)
Top places:
  1. Haiti (15)
  2. China (14)
  3. California (13)
  4. Montserrat (6)
  5. Utah (6)
  6. Tucson (6)
  7. Arizona (5)
  8. FLORIDA (5)
  9. San Francisco (5)
  10. U.S. (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (7)
  2. Ordovician (6)
  3. Quaternary (5)
  4. Triassic (4)
  5. Cretaceous (3)
  6. Neogene (3)
  7. Cambrian (2)
  8. Carboniferous (2)
  9. Devonian (2)
  10. Paleozoic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Generalized map of surficial and bedrock units as of February 2010

Nevada Digital Dirt [2010-02-08 22:10:00]   recommend this post  (594 visits)
The Clark County dirt mapping team will soon expand from 4 to 7 or 8 as we approach a key deadline. The morass of linework remains a major issue, but we are slowly refining it into a clean data set. Here, I thought I would take a step back and [...]

Neoproterozoic signs of life

Highly Allochthonous [2010-02-12 20:15:00]   recommend this post  (257 visits)
Fossils older than the base of the Cambrian - 542 million years ago, are not exactly abundant, so it was interesting to see not one, but two interesting papers in the latest issue of Geology that describe fossils from the Neoproterozoic period, [...]

Pics or it didn't happen?

The World We Don't Live In [2010-02-07 00:02:00]   recommend this post  (255 visits)
In response to Pavel's response, which was " prove words from book, you must scan the part of page where these words are printed... you must show THEIR words, not re-typing the sillyness", here is the entirety of the infamous dinosaur section [...]

conference drinks

Accidental Remediation [2010-02-13 02:27:00]   recommend this post  (253 visits)
I was at the post-conference cocktail hour, where everybody tries to juggle drinks, lukewarm appetizers, and business cards. I was staying at a hotel a couple blocks from the conference center and my only bag was my giant laptop/paperwork briefcase, [...]

Le gigantesche alluvioni del Columbia River: come sono nate e quello che pensavano i creazionisti

scienzeedintorni [2010-02-12 00:31:00]   recommend this post  (247 visits)
Donald Ross Prothero annotò come i creazionisti usino 3 semplici tattiche nei loro appunti contro l'evoluzionismo e cioè 1. citare cose che non c'entrano o fuori contesto2. citare su alcuni fatti delle ricerche vecchie3. citare pubblicazioni che [...]

Paper shines new light on the feather details of Microraptor gui

Dinochick [2010-02-13 02:04:00]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
A new paper coming out on Monday (the 15th of February) in the journal PLoS One will present innovative details of the feathers of Microraptor gui. Dr David Hone, a British researcher working in China, and who is also the author of the blog [...]

Lenticulina Foraminifera of Germany

Louisville Area Fossils [2010-02-12 12:00:00]   recommend this post  (238 visits)
This fossil is called Lenticulina sp. found in the Sternberger Kuchen of Kobrow, Germany. The small creature existed in the Paleogene Period (about 65-23 million years ago).Thanks to Michael Hesemann and his treasure trove of information about [...]

Photo of the Day #849: Horse

Laelaps [2010-02-09 11:05:56]   recommend this post  (234 visits)
A domestic horse (Equus ferus caballus), photographed in suburban New Jersey. Read the comments on this

Early Triassic Gullivers

Ammonoidea [2010-02-11 04:12:00]   recommend this post  (135 visits)
Gullivers from a Lilliputian worldArticle abstractI have been walking on them for almost 20 years, so I knew they were there, I new they were big, and I knew their age, I didn't realize the whole story. I had tunnel vision, only seeing the [...]

Lexington Limestone Microfossils

Louisville Area Fossils [2010-02-09 11:40:00]   recommend this post  (125 visits)
These microfossils were found in the Lexington Limestone of Franklin County, Kentucky. They existed in the Ordovician Period. This first fossil is a snail or gastropod. It appears to be composed of some sort of black material.  All fossils [...] | Impressum