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Geoblogosphere weekly review (13th week of 2011, 738 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (31 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (18 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (14 posts)
  4. James’ Empty Blog (13 posts)
  5. Arizona Geology (13 posts)
  6. Geology News (13 posts)
  7. State of the Planet (13 posts)
  8. WeBlog Aragosaurus (11 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (10 posts)
  10. The Dragon’s Tales (9 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (3504 visits)
  2. James’ Empty Blog (1610 visits)
  3. Arizona Geology (1390 visits)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (1107 visits)
  5. Mountain Cat Geology (1063 visits)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (839 visits)
  7. ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule (806 visits)
  8. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (798 visits)
  9. Geotripper (709 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (689 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Industry Watch (39)
  2. Products (36)
  3. japan (21)
  4. Earthquakes (20)
  5. Environment (19)
  6. Coal Industry News (16)
  7. geology (15)
  8. portugal (14)
  9. tsunami (13)
  10. dinosaur (11)
Top places:
  1. Japan (42)
  2. Portugal (16)
  3. Fukushima Prefecture (13)
  4. California (11)
  5. Texas (10)
  6. Arizona (9)
  7. United States (9)
  8. Australia (9)
  9. Brazil (8)
  10. Pacific Ocean (7)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (7)
  2. Neogene (6)
  3. Cretaceous (6)
  4. Triassic (5)
  5. Quaternary (4)
  6. Cambrian (3)
  7. Carboniferous (3)
  8. Jurassic (3)
  9. Ordovician (2)
  10. Paleogene (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

EARTH: Rise of Community Remote Sensing

GeoSpectrum [2011-03-22 15:04:52]   recommend this post  (536 visits)
If you ask someone involved in community remote sensing to define the emerging field, the most likely response will be a chuckle followed by “That’s a hard question to answer…” At its core, the movement is about remote sensing - [...]

Indonesia: Mount Karangetang Eruption News [2011-03-20 03:03:01]   recommend this post  (458 visits)
Mount Karangetang, located on Siau Island, Indonesia erupted last week forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people who live near the

Cartilage accounts for nearly a fifth of the length of the neck of a baby giraffe

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2011-03-26 01:59:26]   recommend this post  (402 visits)
In a comment on the previous post, Dean asked: “What was the difference in length between the neck with its cartilage and the bones flush together?” I’m glad you asked me that.  You’ll recall from last time that the fully [...]

No Marcellus Drilling Moratorium in West Virginia News [2011-03-23 01:37:54]   recommend this post  (389 visits)
Randy Huffman, Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection does not support a Marcellus Shale drilling moratorium for the state because… “If I ever felt the industry was so far out in front of our ability to [...]

Scott Hartman's Epic History of Skeletal Drawings!

ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule [2011-03-23 10:16:00]   recommend this post  (388 visits)
 Skeletal drawings evolution. Image from Scott Hartman's blog If you haven't visited Scott Hartman's new blog Skeletal Drawing yet, then you are in for a real treat!He is currently presenting a definitive history of skeletal drawing through the [...]

Japan Earthquake Forum

Mountain Cat Geology [2011-03-21 04:31:24]   recommend this post  (386 visits)
On Tuesday March 15, 2011 IUP hosted an informal presentation relating to the Japan earthquake, resulting tsunami, and nuclear reactor issues. Only four days after the massive 8.9/9.0 magnitude quake, IUP was quick to assemble their geologists and [...]

Ein extrem kühles Pärchen Brauner Zwerge

Gunnars Geo-Blog [2011-03-24 00:03:00]   recommend this post  (380 visits)
Beobachtungen mit dem Very Large Telescope der ESO und zwei weiteren Teleskopen haben einen neuen Kandidaten für das kühlste bislang bekannte sternartige Objekt entdeckt: einen so genannten Braunen Zwerg in einem Doppelsternsystem. Die [...]

Arizona meteorite hunters released from Omani arrest

Arizona Geology [2011-03-23 03:55:00]   recommend this post  (377 visits)
I got home tonight just in time to catch a story on Tucson's KVOA channel 4 about two Arizona meteorite hunters, Michael Farmer and Robert Ward, who were arrested in Oman for illegal 'mining' and each held "25 days in an interrogation center in [...]

Earthquakes and eruptions II: Long-term triggering

Magma Cum Laude [2011-03-23 01:43:21]   recommend this post  (361 visits)
Statistical analysis and volcano monitoring has established that there are both eruptions which were likely triggered by large earthquakes, and given us some plausible mechanisms for how this might happen, although this is still a rather rare event. [...]


GeoIdea [2011-03-21 04:33:16]   recommend this post  (357 visits)
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