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Geoblogosphere weekly review (45th week of 2011, 789 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (31 posts)
  2. Geology News (10 posts)
  3. James’ Empty Blog (8 posts)
  4. Arizona Geology (8 posts)
  5. Geology in the West Country (7 posts)
  6. Geopark Araripe (7 posts)
  7. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (7 posts)
  8. Geotripper (6 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (6 posts)
  10. Wry Heat (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1233 visits)
  2. Louisville Area Fossils (478 visits)
  3. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (473 visits)
  4. Real Climate (452 visits)
  5. State of the Planet (428 visits)
  6. (413 visits)
  7. Mente et Malleo (404 visits)
  8. Through the Sandglass (386 visits)
  9. Geology Writer (318 visits)
  10. Geschichte der Geologie (308 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Climate change (8)
  2. Environment (8)
  3. Similar Posts (7)
  4. Geology News (7)
  5. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  6. summary (7)
  7. geology-related photos (7)
  8. flickr (7)
  9. earthquake (6)
  10. Halloween (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (9)
  2. Arizona (6)
  3. Washington (6)
  4. Fortaleza (6)
  5. Louisville (5)
  6. Japan (5)
  7. Alaska (4)
  8. Las Vegas (4)
  9. Berkeley (4)
  10. New York (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (6)
  2. Paleogene (4)
  3. Silurian (3)
  4. Jurassic (3)
  5. Neogene (3)
  6. Ordovician (2)
  7. Cenozoic (2)
  8. Devonian (2)
  9. Triassic (1)
  10. Paleozoic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Pachyrhinosaurus perotorum from the North Slope News [2011-11-02 06:04:47]   recommend this post  (403 visits)
Researchers from the Dallas Museum of Nature and Science have described a new species of horned dinosaur, Pachyrhinosaurus perotorum, recovered from the Prince Creek Formation of Alaska’s North Slope. This article at ArtDaily had a link to the [...]

Sand continuum - a modelling breakthrough

Through the Sandglass [2011-11-03 22:57:00]   recommend this post  (355 visits)
It’s happened again – a topic that I touched on in my Milan talk shows up in a New Scientist report from earlier this year (I only just caught up with it). In the talk, I commented on the

Geo-Video: Bergsturz am Franz-Josef-Gletscher

Mente et Malleo [2011-11-02 14:22:59]   recommend this post  (354 visits)
Bergstürze sind im Gebirge eigentlich nicht so selten, wie man hoffen möchte. Allerdings sind meist und glücklicherweise Beobachter selten zur Stelle. In diesem Fall war es aber anders. Am 13. Oktober diesen Jahres hatte sich eine 22 [...]

Isle of Wight Charophyte

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-10-31 00:26:00]   recommend this post  (341 visits)
These pictures represent my first attempt at photographing a charophyte fossil.  The microscope is using a mixture of Celestron lens for a telescope to get different magnifications.  The one used for these pictures is 46x.  This [...]

Video: Drilled shaft construction on Arizona DOT Project [2011-11-04 14:08:08]   recommend this post  (340 visits)
ADOT put together a great little video embedded below that shows the construction of a drilled shaft foundation, or caisson as they are also known, for a bridge on the Loop 303 project in Surprise, AZ. The foundations shown are 88-feet deep and the [...]

Life as an Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellow

State of the Planet [2011-10-31 21:04:33]   recommend this post  (324 visits)
By Daniel Soto About this time a two years ago, I was preparing my own application to be an Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellow.  I am beginning my second year in the fellowship and would like to share my experience with anyone who is interested in [...]

Rock or Stone: Is there a difference?

Geology Writer [2011-11-02 16:53:59]   1 recommendations  (318 visits)
Stone or Rock? Is there a difference? Working on my new book ... [ continue

MJO Conversations

Real Climate [2011-11-01 23:00:59]   recommend this post  (316 visits)
There is a (relatively) new blog from scientists involved in a big research program (DYNAMO) looking into the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO). Called Madden-Julian Conversations, it is run by Adam Sobel and Daehyun Kim (Columbia), Zhiming Kuang [...]

Osaka Zoo

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-11-05 10:29:14]   recommend this post  (315 visits)
Osaka Zoo Having cleared out, as it were, the backlog of my biological expeditions in Japan, it seemed worthwhile finally putting fingers to keyboard about the Osaka Zoo. I recall not being that impressed by the place but looking back over my photos [...]

Das Erdbeben von Lissabon

Geschichte der Geologie [2011-11-01 18:15:00]   recommend this post  (308 visits)
Zusammenfassung des Artikels auf Scientific American"November 1, 1755: The Earthquake of Lisbon: Wrath of God or Natural Disaster?" Am 1. November 1755 - Allerheiligen - bereitete sich die portugiesische Hafenstadt und Hauptstadt Lissabon auf einen [...] | Impressum