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Geoblogosphere weekly review (20th week of 2011, 623 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (47 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (20 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (14 posts)
  4. Geology News (12 posts)
  5. Tierra de Dinosaurios (11 posts)
  6. kreidefossilien.de - Bilder (11 posts)
  7. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  8. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (8 posts)
  9. Palaeoblog (8 posts)
  10. JOIDES Resolution blogs (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (4975 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (1711 visits)
  3. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (1302 visits)
  4. Geology News (1018 visits)
  5. Tierra de Dinosaurios (987 visits)
  6. Ontario-geofish (930 visits)
  7. I think mining (928 visits)
  8. Mountain Beltway (736 visits)
  9. Palaeoblog (718 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (698 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. geology (13)
  2. Dinosaurs (10)
  3. earthquakes (10)
  4. dinosaur (10)
  5. science (9)
  6. mississippi river (9)
  7. Energy (9)
  8. Floods (8)
  9. blog (8)
  10. Coal Industry News (8)
Top places:
  1. Arizona (17)
  2. United States (11)
  3. South Africa (8)
  4. Mississippi River (8)
  5. Spain (7)
  6. Africa (6)
  7. California (5)
  8. Portugal (5)
  9. Europe (4)
  10. Ontario (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (7)
  2. Cretaceous (6)
  3. Cambrian (5)
  4. Triassic (4)
  5. Ordovician (4)
  6. Permian (2)
  7. Neogene (2)
  8. Paleogene (2)
  9. Mesozoic (2)
  10. Quaternary (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Dinosaur discoveries

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-05-11 09:17:36]   recommend this post  (324 visits)
The other day I was shamelessly self-googling Zhuchengtyrannus to keep an eye on how it was spreading through the web. I’ve been surprised at the longevity the story has had and the fact that (admittedly increasingly short and obscure) reports [...]

Strange goings-on in Rome

The Landslide Blog [2011-05-11 09:30:38]   recommend this post  (281 visits)
A rumour is circulating in Rome that a large earthquake will strike the city in the next few days. This post seeks to debunk the urban myth that is responsible for the

April Fieldwork - 2011 - Petrified Forest National Park Area

Chinleana [2011-05-09 06:06:00]   recommend this post  (270 visits)
In April, despite the high winds, I was fortunate enough to spend a couple of days with the local landowners exploring parcels in the expansion area of Petrified Forest National Park. These sites are a continuation of the area in the park locally [...]

Scutes and osteoderms

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-05-08 08:47:46]   recommend this post  (266 visits)
The two terms of the title are often used somewhat interchangeably (and I’ve been guilty of that myself in the past) but in fact they have rather different meanings, despite their close relationship. Here is a series of fossilised crocodile [...]

Fruita Friday 1

Dinochick [2011-05-14 08:18:00]   recommend this post  (264 visits)
For some time now I have wanted to feature the Paleo Art found in the Grand Valley of Western Colorado, the City of Fruita particularly. This area of Colorado has a high concentration of artist and you can see the geology and paleontology of our [...]

Weekend Super Catch-Up Post

GeoPrac.net [2011-05-13 07:39:31]   recommend this post  (259 visits)
It's Friday, you weren't going to do any work today anyway, were you? I had some problems with my system for tracking articles and headlines to post to GeoPrac, so this is me cleaning house so to speak as I am just about done with the repairs. [...]

Krotite: New Mineral Discovered in “Cracked Egg” Meteorite

Geology.com News [2011-05-10 07:08:32]   recommend this post  (257 visits)
One of the earliest minerals formed in the solar system has been discovered in the “Cracked Egg” meteorite of northwest

Mississippi River Flooding Near Vicksburg, Mississippi

Geology.com News [2011-05-13 07:35:25]   recommend this post  (254 visits)
The Mississippi River was rising quickly in Vicksburg, Mississippi, when NASA captured this image on May 10, 2011. The river was at 52.68 feet at 11:00 a.m., close to the time the image was taken. The image was obtained using a combination of [...]

Pausing in Pocatello

WATCH FOR ROCKS - Travels of a Sharp-Eyed Geologist [2011-05-14 05:10:23]   recommend this post  (254 visits)
The 2011 Yellowstone adventure has officially launched. My Subaru was stuffed to the gills. I’ve got an additional car-top carrier crammed with every possible future survival essential that MY TRAVEL AGENT could manage to cram in plus a bicycle on [...]

InfoMine Facebook Discussion on Mine Closure.

I think mining [2011-05-12 00:11:09]   recommend this post  (212 visits)
  I am not sure how I got roped in on this one.  I said yes in a fit of weakness.  Here is how those to whom I said OK advertize this act: InfoMine is hosting a discussion in its Facebook Discussion area and will focus on Mine Closure Best [...]
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