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Geoblogosphere weekly review (7th week of 2011, 835 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (44 posts)
  2. WeBlog Aragosaurus (19 posts)
  3. Geology News (18 posts)
  4. Wry Heat (14 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (13 posts)
  6. Arizona Geology (12 posts)
  7. Ontario-geofish (11 posts)
  8. Gunnars Geo-Blog (10 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (9 posts)
  10. Mountain Cat Geology (9 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1923 visits)
  2. Clastic FIll (674 visits)
  3. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (626 visits)
  4. Mountain Cat Geology (559 visits)
  5. (543 visits)
  6. Más Allá de Somosaguas (520 visits)
  7. Geology News (472 visits)
  8. BEYONDbones (371 visits)
  9. Ontario-geofish (363 visits)
  10. Infos zum Furchenstein, zum Krustenstein, dem Hirnstoa und Onkoiden am Bayrischen Meer (356 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Geology Books (72)
  2. Environment (34)
  3. Mining News (24)
  4. Global News (23)
  5. geology (21)
  6. Coal Industry News (18)
  7. Green Cars (17)
  8. earth (17)
  9. scientists (15)
  10. Industry Watch (14)
Top places:
  1. United States (15)
  2. Portugal (14)
  3. Australia (12)
  4. California (8)
  5. Chile (7)
  6. Mongolia (6)
  7. Iceland (6)
  8. Japan (6)
  9. India (5)
  10. Germany (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (9)
  2. Jurassic (6)
  3. Triassic (6)
  4. Devonian (5)
  5. Paleogene (4)
  6. Ordovician (2)
  7. Mesozoic (2)
  8. Quaternary (1)
  9. Paleozoic (1)
  10. Carboniferous (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

The Beginning

Clastic FIll [2011-02-09 02:30:00]   recommend this post  (674 visits)
I have been telling myself for years that I should start a blog, if for no other reason than to get in some writing practice and refine my tone.  So here it is. The title, Clastic Fill, is a play on a phrase from a movie, The Hangover, that [...]

Curso "Paleontología y Educación: Formación de Educadores Paleoambientales"

Más Allá de Somosaguas [2011-02-12 12:19:00]   recommend this post  (520 visits)
A partir del Viernes 25 de Febrero dará comienzo el segundo curso de Paleontología y Educación organizado por el Proyecto Somosaguas de Paleontología, un curso destinado a la formación de formadores en actividades de Paleontología.Este curso [...]

Dallas Cowboy Stadium Geotechnical Engineering [2011-02-06 07:45:21]   recommend this post  (478 visits)
Sports fans are eagerly awaiting the matchup between the Pittsburgh Steeler’s and the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XLV (That’s 45 for the roman numeral challenged).  The venue for the Super Bowl is the new Dallas Cowboy’s Stadium in [...]

Celebrating Archaeopteryx

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-02-07 09:53:41]   recommend this post  (339 visits)
Larry Witmer’s timely post on Archaeopteryx over on ‘Pick and Scalpel’ serves as a timely reminder for me to hurry up and finish several posts I have on this most important of taxa. For those who don’t know, 2011 represents the 150th [...]

New Melt Record for the Greenland Ice Sheet News [2011-02-07 03:38:49]   recommend this post  (339 visits)
“New research shows that 2010 set new records for the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet, expected to be a major contributor to projected sea level rises in coming decades.” This video takes you on a quick helicopter tour showing [...]

Monitoring the Lava Lake at Erta Ale Volcano News [2011-02-09 05:38:13]   recommend this post  (326 visits)
Stromboli Online has some great photographs of the lava lake at Erta Ale Volcano. This volcano is located in the rift valley of

Hang Son Doong Cave in Vietnam

Mountain Cat Geology [2011-02-06 04:39:54]   recommend this post  (319 visits)
Hang Son Doong is a cave in central Vietnam which was recently discovered in 2009 by British cavers.  The name Hang Son Doong means “mountain river cave”.  It was created 2-5 million years ago by river water eroding away the limestone [...]

Furchensteine 2011

Infos zum Furchenstein, zum Krustenstein, dem Hirnstoa und Onkoiden am Bayrischen Meer [2011-02-06 00:10:00]   recommend this post  (290 visits)
Beim ersten Ausflug zum Chiemsee in diesem Jahr sind mir zahlreiche Furchensteine aufgefallen. The first trip to the "Chiemsee" this year, i have seen some

What’s Your Sign? OR How The Zodiac Came To Be

BEYONDbones [2011-02-09 18:31:45]   recommend this post  (290 visits)
On January 13, 2011, Minneapolis Community and Technical College astronomy instructor Parke Kunkle caused a stir by announcing that horoscopes are wrong because the zodiac has shifted. Not only do most people ‘belong’ to the sign [...]

Winter Wonderland

Geology Joe [2011-02-09 21:50:00]   recommend this post  (238 visits)
Winter has felt very strong this year.  Many snow storms, each requiring manual labor with my ol' snowblower. 10-horsepower mind you, not those wimpy 8hp deals. No sir, my machine is a real beast only to be wielded by men and trained oxen.  For a [...] | Impressum