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Geoblogosphere weekly review (45th week of 2011, 763 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 (1199 visits)
  2. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (447 visits)
  3. Louisville Area Fossils (421 visits)
  4. Real Climate (419 visits)
  5. Mente et Malleo (374 visits)
  6. State of the Planet (372 visits)
  7. (365 visits)
  8. Through the Sandglass (331 visits)
  9. Geology Writer (287 visits)
  10. Arizona Geology (284 visits)


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


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Pachyrhinosaurus perotorum from the North Slope News [2011-11-02 06:04:47]   recommend this post  (372 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 [...]

Geo-Video: Bergsturz am Franz-Josef-Gletscher

Mente et Malleo [2011-11-02 14:22:59]   recommend this post  (324 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 [...]

Sand continuum - a modelling breakthrough

Through the Sandglass [2011-11-03 22:57:00]   recommend this post  (300 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

Video: Drilled shaft construction on Arizona DOT Project [2011-11-04 14:08:08]   recommend this post  (292 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 [...]

MJO Conversations

Real Climate [2011-11-01 23:00:59]   recommend this post  (289 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  (289 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 [...]

Rock or Stone: Is there a difference?

Geology Writer [2011-11-02 16:53:59]   1 recommendations  (287 visits)
Stone or Rock? Is there a difference? Working on my new book ... [ continue

Isle of Wight Charophyte

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-10-31 00:26:00]   recommend this post  (284 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 [...]

Life as an Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellow

State of the Planet [2011-10-31 21:04:33]   recommend this post  (268 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 [...]

Das Erdbeben von Lissabon

Geschichte der Geologie [2011-11-01 18:15:00]   recommend this post  (266 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