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Geoblogosphere weekly review (8th week of 2010, 926 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (48 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (20 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (19 posts)
  4. Geology News (17 posts)
  5. Palaeoblog (16 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (13 posts)
  7. The Volcanism Blog (12 posts)
  8. DC Geology Events (12 posts)
  9. Laelaps (11 posts)
  10. Solscape (11 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1110 visits)
  2. Ontario-geofish (431 visits)
  3. Louisville Area Fossils (421 visits)
  4. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (348 visits)
  5. Johannes Lochmann (341 visits)
  6. Cryology and Co. (332 visits)
  7. Mente et Malleo (329 visits)
  8. Through the Sandglass (322 visits)
  9. Wooster Geologists (321 visits)
  10. Arizona Geology (156 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. geology (25)
  2. blog (17)
  3. fossils (13)
  4. photo (11)
  5. earth (10)
  6. geologists (10)
  7. ya (10)
  8. dinosaur (9)
  9. dinosaurs (9)
  10. nasa (8)
Top places:
  1. Arizona (13)
  2. Tucson (9)
  3. California (8)
  4. Haiti (8)
  5. CANADA (7)
  6. America (7)
  7. Italy (7)
  8. U.S. (6)
  9. Kentucky (6)
  10. Maierato (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Neogene (8)
  2. Paleogene (8)
  3. Ordovician (6)
  4. Carboniferous (6)
  5. Quaternary (4)
  6. Cretaceous (4)
  7. Jurassic (4)
  8. Silurian (3)
  9. Triassic (3)
  10. Devonian (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Thin Sections from Top Bellerophon

Johannes Lochmann [2010-02-16 07:00:00]   recommend this post  (329 visits)
Sorry for the hiatus,but here are the good news:I have thin sections from some very interesting beds from the top Bellerophon Fmt. directly below the contact with the Werfen Fmt. (That would be directly at the P/T boundary). There are some very [...]

UK Subsidence and Home Insurance Story News [2010-02-15 06:54:41]   recommend this post  (329 visits)
A story in The Guardian shares the experience of a homeowner who had a subsidence-related problem in 1989 and now faces problems – and high costs – to insure her home. Related: Homeowners Insurance Does Not Cover Many Types of

Maierato landslide-aftermath

Cryology and Co. [2010-02-17 20:45:00]   recommend this post  (325 visits)
Fig.1. The Maierato-landslide today. LINK and

Speicherung von Kohlendioxid - eine geologische Perspektive

Mente et Malleo [2010-02-19 14:58:15]   recommend this post  (323 visits)
In den Diskussionen um den Klimawandel und die Rolle, welche das anthropogene CO2 darin spielt, taucht immer wieder die Idee auf, das bei der Verbrennung entstehende Kohlendioxid einfach abzuscheiden und einzulagern. In der Hoffnung, dass dadurch [...]

Peneroplis Foraminifera from Spain

Louisville Area Fossils [2010-02-15 18:56:00]   recommend this post  (316 visits)
Images of two different specimens for a foraminifera called Peneroplis planatus. These remains were found on Levante Beach, Benidorm, Spain. The creatures exist in present time.  Images taken with a Kodak Easyshare LS273 camera using an Orion [...]

Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of the Late Silurian (Pridoli) Äigu Beds of Saaremaa Island, Estonia (Senior Independent Study Thesis by Palmer Shonk)

Wooster Geologists [2010-02-16 01:56:08]   recommend this post  (307 visits)
Editor’s note: Senior Independent Study (I.S.) is a year-long program at The College of Wooster in which each student completes a research project and thesis with a faculty mentor.  We particularly enjoy I.S. in the Geology Department because [...]

"Writing in the Sand" - the Brits at the beach

Through the Sandglass [2010-02-15 23:38:48]   recommend this post  (304 visits)
Historically, the Brits have "done the beach" in a quintessentially idiosyncratic and eccentric way. Socks with sandals. A handkerchief knotted at each corner and worn on the head. Flasks of tea. Diverse contraptions to combat the weather [...]

How Good are Geologists?

Ontario-geofish [2010-02-20 00:28:00]   recommend this post  (302 visits)
ArticleThis is an interesting article, and is relevant to any organization that relies on actual thinking. Sadly, most organizations do not. They survive by milking their

COP15; flying logos are cool again

drip | david’s really interesting pages... [2010-02-19 14:37:12]   recommend this post  (300 visits)
Many of my students are fixated on the film and fx houses. The explosion of animation technologies and creativities has only just begun. Case in point: generative animation techniques and corporate identity. I can’t emphasize enough how much [...]

St. Helens Visitor Falls into Crater News [2010-02-16 06:05:28]   recommend this post  (286 visits)
A visitor to Mount St. Helens volcano ventured onto a cornice of snow on the crater rim and the cornice gave way. The visitor plunged down the slope to a ledge far below the crater rim. Rescuers worked on Monday to retrieve him and will resume on [...] | Impressum