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Geoblogosphere weekly review (32th week of 2011, 618 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (49 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (17 posts)
  3. Geology News (10 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  5. Eruptions (8 posts)
  6. Theropoda (8 posts)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  8. Mountain Beltway (7 posts)
  9. GeoPrac.net (6 posts)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (3120 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (907 visits)
  3. Louisville Area Fossils (802 visits)
  4. Eruptions (631 visits)
  5. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (582 visits)
  6. Geology News (580 visits)
  7. ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule (525 visits)
  8. Theropoda (481 visits)
  9. Geotripper (453 visits)
  10. earth-literally (450 visits)

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  1. Climate Change (11)
  2. gigapan (9)
  3. United States (9)
  4. flickr (8)
  5. Similar Posts (7)
  6. Geology News (7)
  7. dinosaurs (7)
  8. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  9. Geological (7)
  10. summary (7)
Top places:
  1. United States (23)
  2. Portugal (9)
  3. Lisbon (7)
  4. Arizona (7)
  5. Alaska (7)
  6. China (7)
  7. Australia (6)
  8. Mexico (5)
  9. New York (5)
  10. Wyoming (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (7)
  2. Cretaceous (4)
  3. Carboniferous (4)
  4. Silurian (4)
  5. Ordovician (4)
  6. Neogene (4)
  7. Paleogene (4)
  8. Quaternary (3)
  9. Devonian (2)
  10. Triassic (1)

Posts:

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Join the orgy, but scribble responsibly

ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule [2011-08-02 13:04:00]   recommend this post  (392 visits)
Andrea Cau lashes out at the orgy of amateur artists doing dinosaurs...I'd say he's largely right. My thoughts

Join the orgy, but scribble responsibly

drip | david’s really interesting pages... [2011-08-02 12:57:09]   recommend this post  (366 visits)
Andrea Cau is, once again, absolutely on the mark. And I’m a hopeless optimist, because - where Andrea sees a misfortunate orgy of self-proclaimed “paleoartisti” “clogging the network” and even paints the [...]

Evolution of the Dinosauriform Respiratory Apparatus: New Evidence from the Postcranial Axial Skeleton

Chinleana [2011-08-03 06:17:00]   recommend this post  (280 visits)
Schachner, E. R., Farmer, C. G., McDonald, A. T., and P. Dodson. 2011. Evolution of the dinosauriform respiratory apparatus: new evidence from the postcranial axial skeleton. The Anatomical Record Early View. DOI: 10.1002/ar.21439Abstract - [...]

Spirifer (Delthyris) crispus simplex

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-07-31 11:24:00]   recommend this post  (264 visits)
This small brachiopod fossil appears to be a Spirifer (Delthyris) crispus simplex named by paleontogist James Hall in the 1800s.  Fossil was found in the Waldron Shale of Clark County, Indiana.  Dated to Middle Silurian Period (425 to 412 [...]

Above the garnet cliffs

earth-literally [2011-08-05 00:00:00]   recommend this post  (258 visits)
The small town of Stonehaven is built around a fishing harbour between craggy, red headlands, made of a multicoloured rock that looks like an old-fashioned pudding. Smooth pebbles with a garnet colour glisten in the sheer cliffs below a steep [...]

What large-scale geosciences project would get your attention?

Eruptions [2011-08-04 12:00:00]   recommend this post  (257 visits)
Last night on Twitter, some of us geology-types (including Brian Romans, Yorrike, Volcanojw, Ron Schott, Cian Dawson) had a discussion about "big picture" geology projects. We're talking about the equivalent of the Large Hadron Collider or Hubble [...]

Муниципальный дворец культуры

ВОСТОКГЕОЛОГИЯ [2011-08-04 12:23:00]   recommend this post  (250 visits)
Просмотреть увеличенную карту Муниципальный дворец культуры. Внедренная панорама.

Surprising Pearls from Former Chinese Rice Fields

Geology.com News [2011-08-03 04:11:09]   recommend this post  (245 visits)
Far from the traditional salt-water pearl localities of the South Pacific, Chinese workers in what were once rice fields are producing spectacular pearls for very low prices. Experts can still recognize these fresh-water pearls on site but the [...]

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB)

Water and Megacities [2011-08-05 12:37:56]   recommend this post  (238 visits)
The HMWSSB was established as a semi-autonomous agency under commercial principals in 1989 when the water and sewerage services in Hyderabad were in crisis. Due to a long drought between 1983 and 1985, the rapid increase in population and the [...]

Sharp rise in harmonic tremor on Skrokkalda and Grímsfjall SIL station (among others)

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-08-03 04:00:18]   recommend this post  (226 visits)
There is a sharp rise in harmonic tremor on the Skrokkalda and Grímsfjall SIL station. I do not know yet what volcano is responsible for it. But the Hamarinn volcano is a suspect at the moment. Current tremor plot. The … Continue reading [...]
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