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Geoblogosphere weekly review (3th week of 2011, 747 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 (1556 visits)
  2. Mente et Malleo (819 visits)
  3. Arizona Geology (691 visits)
  4. Through the Sandglass (597 visits)
  5. Adventures in Geology and GeoHazards (585 visits)
  6. WeBlog Aragosaurus (582 visits)
  7. House of Bones (548 visits)
  8. Geology News (495 visits)
  9. gvSIG 3D (487 visits)
  10. Tierra de Dinosaurios (468 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. Brazil (7)
  7. New Zealand (7)
  8. California (7)
  9. Pacific Ocean (6)
  10. Haiti (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (11)
  2. Triassic (7)
  3. Ordovician (6)
  4. Cretaceous (4)
  5. Silurian (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  (585 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 [...]

Featured - What Vertebrate Paleontology Is.

House of Bones [2011-01-12 05:44:16]   recommend this post  (548 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 [...]


Mente et Malleo [2011-01-13 16:01:47]   recommend this post  (500 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 [...]


gvSIG 3D [2011-01-10 12:26:00]   recommend this post  (487 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  (335 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 [...]

Declaration of Ambition

A Long Way To Go [2011-01-09 16:35:00]   recommend this post  (331 visits)
Happy new year! It's 2011 and I hear the graduation clock ticking because the final calendar year of my studies at Freie University Berlin has begun and I've got big plans to realize. But before I'll come to my actual plans, I'd like to address [...]

Two Whirlwind Weeks

Liberty, Equality, and Geology [2011-01-12 08:39:00]   recommend this post  (320 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  (281 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 [...]

Haben sich die Ammoniten von Plankton ernährt?

Mente et Malleo [2011-01-12 00:00:28]   recommend this post  (271 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 [...]

Sunday sand: mysteries of Rapa Nui

Through the Sandglass [2011-01-09 06:00:00]   recommend this post  (262 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 | Impressum