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Geoblogosphere weekly review (39th week of 2011, 707 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (55 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (20 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (13 posts)
  4. (9 posts)
  5. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (8 posts)
  6. Geology News (8 posts)
  7. JOIDES Resolution blogs (8 posts)
  8. Geopark Araripe (8 posts)
  9. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (8 posts)
  10. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1625 visits)
  2. Ontario-geofish (682 visits)
  3. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (632 visits)
  4. The World We Don't Live In (608 visits)
  5. Dinosaur George (552 visits)
  6. The Landslide Blog (510 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (451 visits)
  8. Geotripper (406 visits)
  9. I think mining (382 visits)
  10. En Tequila Es Verdad (367 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. earthquake (13)
  2. Energy (10)
  3. frontpage (9)
  4. dinosaurs (9)
  5. flickr (8)
  6. Astronomy (8)
  7. dinosaur (8)
  8. Earthquakes (7)
  9. summary (7)
  10. geology-related photos (7)
Top places:
  1. United States (13)
  2. Italy (8)
  3. India (8)
  4. Europe (7)
  5. New York (6)
  6. Colorado (6)
  7. Utah (6)
  8. Cleveland (6)
  9. Asia (5)
  10. China (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (9)
  2. Cretaceous (9)
  3. Ordovician (6)
  4. Devonian (5)
  5. Triassic (4)
  6. Carboniferous (3)
  7. Silurian (3)
  8. Quaternary (3)
  9. Cambrian (2)
  10. Neogene (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:


The World We Don't Live In [2011-09-18 06:01:00]   recommend this post  (551 visits)
例えば、Aという病気で医師の診察を受けた際、「これはBという病気の薬ですが、Aにも効きますよ」と言われてその薬を処方された場合、薬代は保険から支払われるのでしょうか? [...]

George Blasing

Dinosaur George [2011-09-19 12:50:00]   recommend this post  (531 visits)
George Blasing, also known as "Dinosaur George", is a self-taught paleontologist. He was creative consultant and host of Jurassic Fight Club. Blasing also gives talks on dinosaurs to audiences across North America. He is a guest curator at the Witte [...]

Qilong discusses dinosaur lips

drip | david’s really interesting pages... [2011-09-18 11:38:28]   recommend this post  (468 visits)
Jaime Headden (Qilong) is on a roll. Yesterday he shared stippling techniques, today he discusses lips. He also cites the varanus nostril type, something I also find very

TV Theme Songs that Evoke a Sense of Place: A Top 10 List...(Part 2)

Geotripper [2011-09-18 00:04:00]   recommend this post  (309 visits)
We continue with our top ten list of TV theme songs that evoke a sense of place. Part one can be seen here. I was musing about the songs that have enshrined places to the extent that we are taken there whenever we hear the tune. We started with my [...]

First news – the earthquake in India, Nepal and Bhutan this afternoon

The Landslide Blog [2011-09-18 20:32:01]   recommend this post  (299 visits)
At 12:40 UT (18:40 local time) today an earthquake struck Sikkim in northern India, producing significant shaking in Nepal, India and, probably Bhutan.  According to the USGS information page for the event, this is a magnitude 6.9 event at a depth [...]

Virginia Earthquake - Aftershocks approach lake

Ontario-geofish [2011-09-18 03:55:00]   recommend this post  (297 visits)
Yeah, new aftershocks!  Maybe that rinky equipment they brought in is working!  That one red spot has brought me out of detachment.  I'm assuming there would have been a heck of a lot more dots, if they had real money to work with, but you'll [...]

Melt ponds and meandering streams on an ice island--cool!

Geology in Motion [2011-09-18 22:08:09]   recommend this post  (286 visits)
Peterman Ice Island, Image from NASAAstronaut photograph taken on August 29, 2011from the International Space StationMore than a year ago, a chunk of ice five times the size of Manhattan broke off of Greenland's Petermann Glacier (reference for this [...]

10 things I learned about Barbados

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2011-09-18 01:20:39]   recommend this post  (207 visits)
Before this trip, I had been to Barbados once before, when I met the R/V Knorr here for a cruise in 1996. That time, I saw only the airport, hotel, and dock. I have always regretted [...]

Fossil Festival Fun

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-09-18 11:30:00]   recommend this post  (206 visits)
Saturday was a full day at the Fossil Festival at the Falls of the Ohio State Park in Clarksville, Indiana. The morning started out breezy and chilly with a sunny sky.  Good hiking and fossil collecting weather.  The first photo shows a [...]

Mining Jobs for Women

I think mining [2011-09-19 05:59:37]   recommend this post  (199 visits)
On the plane from Seattle to Vancouver:  she sat next to me; she was tall, and ginger, with the white skin and freckles of the perfect.  She told me she is a geologist en route to a weekend with her boyfriend, also a geologist doing a masters at [...] | Impressum