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Geoblogosphere weekly review (13th week of 2011, 695 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 (3298 visits)
  2. James’ Empty Blog (1589 visits)
  3. Arizona Geology (1311 visits)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (1025 visits)
  5. Mountain Cat Geology (981 visits)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (806 visits)
  7. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (796 visits)
  8. ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule (709 visits)
  9. Geotripper (697 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (655 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. Utah (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. Silurian (2)
  10. Ordovician (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

EARTH: Rise of Community Remote Sensing

GeoSpectrum [2011-03-22 15:04:52]   recommend this post  (435 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  (383 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  (329 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 [...]

Scott Hartman's Epic History of Skeletal Drawings!

ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule [2011-03-23 10:16:00]   recommend this post  (314 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 [...]

No Marcellus Drilling Moratorium in West Virginia News [2011-03-23 01:37:54]   recommend this post  (312 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 [...]

Ein extrem kühles Pärchen Brauner Zwerge

Gunnars Geo-Blog [2011-03-24 00:03:00]   recommend this post  (309 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  (306 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 [...]

Japan Earthquake Forum

Mountain Cat Geology [2011-03-21 04:31:24]   recommend this post  (305 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 [...]


GeoIdea [2011-03-21 04:33:16]   recommend this post  (293 visits)
【活动线路】 盐锅峡-刘家峡徒步穿越(全程大概20公里左右) 【线路强度】 中、低强度 【日程安排】 [...]

Earthquakes and eruptions II: Long-term triggering

Magma Cum Laude [2011-03-23 01:43:21]   recommend this post  (278 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. [...] | Impressum