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Geoblogosphere weekly review (3th week of 2011, 630 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (35 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (26 posts)
  3. WeBlog Aragosaurus (25 posts)
  4. Geology News (17 posts)
  5. Tierra de Dinosaurios (15 posts)
  6. Geopark Araripe (13 posts)
  7. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
  8. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (10 posts)
  9. Gunnars Geo-Blog (8 posts)
  10. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1471 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (659 visits)
  3. Mente et Malleo (651 visits)
  4. WeBlog Aragosaurus (536 visits)
  5. Geology News (469 visits)
  6. Through the Sandglass (450 visits)
  7. Adventures in Geology and GeoHazards (442 visits)
  8. Tierra de Dinosaurios (434 visits)
  9. House of Bones (413 visits)
  10. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (405 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Geology Books (93)
  2. Mining News (51)
  3. Environment (28)
  4. Coal Industry News (21)
  5. geology (19)
  6. Green Cars (17)
  7. nasa (15)
  8. blog (14)
  9. Dinosaurs (14)
  10. volcano (12)
Top places:
  1. United States (20)
  2. Portugal (12)
  3. Argentina (10)
  4. Arizona (9)
  5. Australia (8)
  6. California (7)
  7. Brazil (7)
  8. New Zealand (7)
  9. Utah (6)
  10. Pacific Ocean (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (11)
  2. Triassic (7)
  3. Ordovician (6)
  4. Silurian (4)
  5. Cretaceous (4)
  6. Mesozoic (3)
  7. Quaternary (3)
  8. Paleogene (2)
  9. Carboniferous (1)
  10. Cambrian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

The beginning...

Adventures in Geology and GeoHazards [2011-01-10 18:26:03]   recommend this post  (442 visits)
I had amazing adventures while studying geology and geologic hazards in 2010.  I chased debris flows throughout the San Gabriel Mountains, studied paleotsunami deposits in southern Thailand, conducted post-earthquake surface rupture [...]


Mente et Malleo [2011-01-13 16:01:47]   recommend this post  (425 visits)
Velociraptor. Alleine schon der Name dieses Sauriers scheint für Angst und Schrecken zu stehen. Sein Name leitet sich vom lateinischen velox für schnell und raptor für Räuber her. Er soll also ein schneller Räuber gewesen [...]

Featured - What Vertebrate Paleontology Is.

House of Bones [2011-01-12 05:44:16]   recommend this post  (413 visits)
I was invited by Brian Krueger to participate at LabSpaces in order to offer a "paleontology perspective." I also maintain a separate blog called PaleoErrata, which I do not recommend visiting for any conceivable [...]


gvSIG 3D [2011-01-10 12:26:00]   recommend this post  (343 visits)
EspañolHola usuarios de gvSIG!Como muchos sabeis, en el equipo de 3D estamos trabajando duro para conseguir una versión final. Durante las vaciones navideñas, y en colaboración con el equipo de testing de gvSIG, hemos liberado la versión [...]

Sandbagged robotics

Through the Sandglass [2011-01-12 04:44:00]   recommend this post  (262 visits)
Fill a bag with sand and you can put it to all kinds of uses – stabilising sensitive hi-fi equipment, keeping back flood waters, rendering someone unconscious – but this is truly incredible and absolutely brilliant. Robotic technology advances [...]

Two Whirlwind Weeks

Liberty, Equality, and Geology [2011-01-12 08:39:00]   recommend this post  (229 visits)
Two weeks ago, I decided to move to Boise. I was accepted into Boise State University in early December, but financial matters kept waffling the decision until immediately before the New Year. Since that decision, life has gotten pretty wild. [...]

Identifying Pleistocene animals from Malta, courtesy of

Tetrapod Zoology [2011-01-14 12:28:00]   recommend this post  (195 visits)
It's well known that the islands of the Mediterranean were formerly home to an assortment of island endemics, all of which are now extinct. Most of the best known ones are mammals like pygmy elephants, pygmy hippos, pygmy megacerine deer and giant [...]

Sunday sand: mysteries of Rapa Nui

Through the Sandglass [2011-01-09 06:00:00]   recommend this post  (188 visits)
If you ever needed a reason to ignore anything on, here’s one. Someone posed the question “Is there anything interesting about the sand of Easter island?”. An answer was duly supplied: “the sand of easter island is not

Haben sich die Ammoniten von Plankton ernährt?

Mente et Malleo [2011-01-12 00:00:28]   recommend this post  (187 visits)
Neben den Dinosauriern (und eventuell den Trilobiten) gehören sie wohl mit zu den bekanntesten ausgestorbenen Tieren, die Ammoniten. Die meist schneckenartig aufgerollten Gehäuse dieser mesozoischen Kopffüßer finden sich in [...]

49 Out of 50 States Have Snow On The Ground News [2011-01-12 01:56:12]   recommend this post  (186 visits)
According to a map and article at “This Just In” on the CNN website, 49 of the 50 states have snow on the ground. Hawaii has snow on the Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea summits. The only state without snow right now is | Impressum