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Geoblogosphere weekly review (52th week of 2011, 656 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (29 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (11 posts)
  3. Geology News (9 posts)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  6. Geopark Araripe (8 posts)
  7. Geotripper (7 posts)
  8. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (7 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (7 posts)
  10. Arizona Geology (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (974 visits)
  2. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (794 visits)
  3. Clastic Detritus (532 visits)
  4. Ontario-geofish (370 visits)
  5. Volcano Science And News Blog (358 visits)
  6. Mente et Malleo (353 visits)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (339 visits)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (312 visits)
  9. Geotripper (298 visits)
  10. JOIDES Resolution blogs (285 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Dinosaurs (8)
  2. dinosaur (8)
  3. geology-related photos (7)
  4. flickr (7)
  5. Similar Posts (7)
  6. Geology News (7)
  7. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  8. summary (7)
  9. Energy (6)
  10. Accretionary Wedge (6)
Top places:
  1. Fonte (6)
  2. Utah (5)
  3. Pennsylvania (4)
  4. India (4)
  5. Indiana (4)
  6. Washington (3)
  7. Virginia (3)
  8. Christchurch (3)
  9. Kansas (3)
  10. Keyser (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (5)
  2. Silurian (4)
  3. Mesozoic (3)
  4. Ordovician (3)
  5. Carboniferous (3)
  6. Cenozoic (2)
  7. Neogene (2)
  8. Triassic (2)
  9. Paleogene (2)
  10. Jurassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

What Rocks: The Week’s Best in the Geoblogosphere

Clastic Detritus [2011-12-19 14:33:45]   recommend this post  (426 visits)
On most Mondays I pick five posts from the previous week in the geoscience blogosphere that caught my eye. I limit it to just five because I want those who are not

Mutual sexual selection in dinosaurs and pterosaurs

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-12-20 10:36:18]   recommend this post  (286 visits)
As of last night my latest paper has come out, coauthored with Darren Naish and Innes Cuthill. Those with access to the journal Lethaia can get it here. Believe it or not I’ve been juggling with the idea as to whether or not to blog about this [...]

Top five youtube geology clips – and other ways to spend the Christmas holiday…

Geological Society of London blog [2011-12-23 16:07:59]   recommend this post  (248 visits)
As well as eating and drinking, Christmas is traditionally a time for doing very little. In celebration of this, we’ve compiled a few geological ways to pass the time during the holiday. For the tweeters among you, David Pyle has … [...]

Feldspäte: Mischkristalle und Entmischungen

Mente et Malleo [2011-12-22 22:13:42]   recommend this post  (237 visits)
Das Feldspäte und Quarz sich in ihrem Verwitterungsverhalten unterscheiden, das hat uns das Rasterelektronenmikroskop im letzten Beitrag deutlich gezeigt. Aber dort hatte ich auch gesagt, dass der Begriff "Feldspat" eigentlich weniger ein [...]

El Hierro Resumes Activity With Strong Vent Action

Volcano Science And News Blog [2011-12-22 18:42:00]   recommend this post  (193 visits)
Just when we think that the El Hierro is winding down, it renews its eruptive activity. So far this is what has occurred on the island during the eruption. The eruption was preceded by over 8,000 small and deep earthquakes, with harmonic tremor [...]

Last Allosaurus, promise

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-12-23 10:06:33]   recommend this post  (180 visits)
Well, I’m on a roll, so here’s some photos of a cast of an Allosaurus skull held in

Another other Allosaurus

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-12-22 10:12:03]   recommend this post  (176 visits)
I’ve had this photo knocking around for a couple of years and never got around to using it. It’s an Allosaurus skull cast on display at the BSPG in Munich. However, with my recent post on the Carnegie Allosaurus, it seemed a good time to [...]

New Round of Windows Mail Viruses

Ontario-geofish [2011-12-19 16:16:00]   recommend this post  (173 visits)
Lately I've been hit by people sending a legit-looking email, wanting to click on something.  Since I have a fairly well hardened Linux machine, I clicked on them.  They want your MS net password.  Contacting these people, I find they clicked on [...]

Ongoing earthquake activity in Katla volcano (Week 50)

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-12-22 17:44:07]   recommend this post  (171 visits)
Yesterday and today there has been some earthquake activity in Katla volcano. While this earthquake activity is less then what have been taking place during the past few months this activity is bit higher then it used to be during … Continue [...]

Turrilites Ammonite

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-12-18 11:30:00]   recommend this post  (170 visits)
The Turrilites sp. ammonite fossil displayed at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (July 2011). The creature swam the Western Interior seas of the Upper Cretaceous (Mesozoic Era).  Its Carnegie museum accession [...] | Impressum