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Geoblogosphere weekly review (11th week of 2011, 831 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (52 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (28 posts)
  3. Geology News (19 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (17 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (15 posts)
  6. State of the Planet (14 posts)
  7. WeBlog Aragosaurus (10 posts)
  8. ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule (10 posts)
  9. Mountain Beltway (10 posts)
  10. James’ Empty Blog (9 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (3758 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (2291 visits)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (1380 visits)
  4. The Accretionary Wedge (1363 visits)
  5. State of the Planet (1156 visits)
  6. Geology News (1090 visits)
  7. Georneys (1008 visits)
  8. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (875 visits)
  9. Ontario-geofish (869 visits)
  10. Laelaps (810 visits)


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Top places:
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  5. Honshu (12)
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  9. Arizona (10)
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  6. Neogene (3)
  7. Cambrian (2)
  8. Carboniferous (1)
  9. Ordovician (1)
  10. Paleogene (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

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The Accretionary Wedge [2011-03-09 13:14:28]   recommend this post  (1018 visits)
Here are the topics and hosts for the next 4 editions of the Accretionary Wedge: #33 – April – John Van Hoesen of Geologic Musings in the Taconic Mountains hosts. He asks, “How much or what kind of ‘geology’ have you incorporated into you [...]

Accretionaly Wedge #32: Uncertain Unconformity

Geological Musing in the Taconic Mountains [2011-03-06 23:51:00]   recommend this post  (499 visits)
Posting late for this Accretionary Wedge and I was a little overwhelmed by 'favorite' geology photo; I wasn't sure how to decide on my favorite of all time, so I narrowed down my favorite taken during the the last year...Last summer I drove out to [...]

If It Sounds Familiar…

State of the Planet [2011-03-09 01:46:19]   recommend this post  (438 visits)
It occurred to me while reading noted historian Douglas Brinkley’s new book The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom 1879-1960 that some things don’t seem to change. Brinkley’s book chronicles the efforts of the Federal government [...]

The Mantle MOJO

Georneys [2011-03-09 00:35:00]   recommend this post  (434 visits)
Mixing of classic mantle reservoirs in tetrahedron space, Figure 2 from Hart et al. (1992). Click to view larger.If I ever name a mantle reservoir, I am going to call it the MOJO. Why? Because I would love to give a geochemistry talk where I discuss [...]

The Last Lions: A few words with Dereck Joubert

Laelaps [2011-03-09 00:31:30]   recommend this post  (422 visits)
Wildlife documentaries are not in short supply. In addition to long-running weekly programs like Nature on PBS and major television events such as the BBC’s Life, there are now entire channels devoted to showcasing seemingly endless playlists [...]

Sunday sand: a geological anthology of Rhodes

Through the Sandglass [2011-03-06 05:37:00]   recommend this post  (397 visits)
I’ll leave this beautiful sand to speak for itself. It’s from Apolakia Beach on the west coast of Rhodes in the chain of Greek Islands, the Dodecanese. This multi-coloured diversity of grains is a geological anthology of the island’s

Farewell Discovery, and we thank you!

Gunnars Geo-Blog [2011-03-09 00:12:00]   recommend this post  (390 visits)
Wenn alles glatt geht, wird sie am Mittwoch um 17:57 Uhr MEZ wieder auf der Erde landen und so ihre letzte Mission beenden. Danach geht die Discovery in den wohlverdienten Ruhestand. Irgendwie wird der Himmel für mich nicht mehr ganz der selbe [...]

Spectacular Photos of Bromo Volcano, Indonesia News [2011-03-09 02:08:00]   recommend this post  (387 visits)
The website has some spectacular photos of Indonesia’s Bromo Volcano in Strombolian

Elongated Crater on Mars – Sign of an Impact Train? News [2011-03-09 01:26:13]   recommend this post  (385 visits)
“ESA’s Mars Express has returned new images of an elongated impact crater in the southern hemisphere of Mars. Located just south of the Huygens basin, it could have been carved out by a train of projectiles striking the planet at a shallow [...]

Pterosaur embryo

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-03-09 01:55:52]   recommend this post  (379 visits)
Pterosaur eggs have featured on the Musings before, most recently with the quite amazing Darwinopterus egg, but also before with a cast of one of only three known pterosaur embryos. Here though is a picture of an original specimen on display at the [...] | Impressum