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Geoblogosphere weekly review (31th week of 2011, 777 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (49 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (19 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (12 posts)
  4. Tierra de Dinosaurios (10 posts)
  5. Geopark Araripe (9 posts)
  6. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (9 posts)
  7. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  8. Geology News (8 posts)
  9. The Landslide Blog (8 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (3967 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (859 visits)
  3. (725 visits)
  4. Louisville Area Fossils (725 visits)
  5. OpenTopography Blog (637 visits)
  6. Views of the Mahantango (626 visits)
  7. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (545 visits)
  8. Geopark Araripe (537 visits)
  9. State of the Planet (514 visits)
  10. Through the Sandglass (503 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Coal Industry News (11)
  2. Environment (8)
  3. Dinosaurs (8)
  4. Energy (8)
  5. General Earth Institute (8)
  6. flickr (7)
  7. fossil (7)
  8. Astronomy (7)
  9. Green Cars (7)
  10. Paleontology (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (13)
  2. China (7)
  3. Nevada (7)
  4. Colorado (7)
  5. India (6)
  6. London (6)
  7. Arizona (6)
  8. Texas (5)
  9. California (5)
  10. Africa (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (9)
  2. Ordovician (7)
  3. Carboniferous (6)
  4. Cretaceous (6)
  5. Triassic (5)
  6. Neogene (4)
  7. Paleogene (4)
  8. Cambrian (3)
  9. Devonian (3)
  10. Quaternary (3)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Micro-copter UAVs mapping landslide [2011-07-28 02:48:46]   recommend this post  (622 visits)
A professor from the University of Tasmania and as many as 20 of his students are using two 'OctoKopters' UAVs or unmanned aerial vehicles to create a detailed 3D map of a landslide in Ranelagh, Tasmania, Australia. The UAVs are deployed by Dr. [...]

Crater delta, tephra sand

Through the Sandglass [2011-07-24 12:22:50]   recommend this post  (413 visits)
Flush sediment into a body of water and a delta will form – regardless of scale or environment, it’s just one of those ubiquitous natural processes. Taking advantage of a recent visit to the city of Bandung in central

Chevron and NASA Partner to Improve the Energy Industry News [2011-07-27 00:21:12]   recommend this post  (357 visits)
“We are proud that the same pool of talent that sends rovers to Mars, explores our universe and studies Earth’s environment will help contribute advanced technology towards our energy future here on Earth.” Quoted from the NASA [...]

Crinoid root clusters

Views of the Mahantango [2011-07-24 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (340 visits)
The Silurian aged Waldron shale preserves an odd fossil that looks like the roots of a plant (like a bush or tree) but they actually belong to a Crinoid which is an animal. These roots are the holdfast of the crinoid which is at the opposite end of [...]

Plate Full of Scolecodonts

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-07-24 11:11:00]   recommend this post  (328 visits)
Recently, I found a plate with over 8 scolecodonts embedded on its surface.  Though the specimens are quite small and a magnifier is needed to make out details, it is an amazing find.  Fossil plate found in Trimble County, Kentucky in [...]

Lidar at GSA 2011 Meeting

OpenTopography Blog [2011-07-24 14:39:00]   recommend this post  (327 visits)
The Geological Society of America annual meeting abstract deadline of July 26th, 2011 is fast approaching.  Below are sessions and short courses at the GSA 2011 meeting in Minneapolis that will focus on lidar data in the Earth sciences: [...]

Earthquake swarm and minor harmonic tremor in Katla volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-07-26 23:40:47]   recommend this post  (318 visits)
There has been a minor earthquake swarm in Katla volcano today. This earthquake swarm started around 09:00 UTC and lasted with breaks until 14:39 UTC. The largest earthquake in this swarm was ML1.7 with the depth of 3.5 km. Following … [...]

Death Valley - Fish Lake Valley Lidar Update

OpenTopography Blog [2011-07-24 13:11:00]   recommend this post  (310 visits)
There has been some discussion recently regarding the status of the Death Valley-Fish Lake Valley lidar dataset collected on behalf of Principle Investigator Dr. James Dolan (USC) under the National Science Foundation GeoEarthScope project.  [...]

ToDo List; anatomy

drip | david’s really interesting pages... [2011-07-24 09:33:41]   recommend this post  (307 visits)
I’m very much fascinated by this skeletal preparations, the documentation of which allows an understanding of all the soft tissues. So inspired, now all I need is time, my wife’s understanding and a crocodile carcass. Click the image for [...]

Guest Artist: Vasika Udurawane

ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule [2011-07-24 01:07:00]   recommend this post  (301 visits)
Check out this wonderful paleoart from Vasika | Impressum