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Geoblogosphere weekly review (11th week of 2012, 514 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (30 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (22 posts)
  3. The Volcanism Blog (17 posts)
  4. Tierra de Dinosaurios (14 posts)
  5. I think mining (13 posts)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (13 posts)
  7. Palaeoblog (10 posts)
  8. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (9 posts)
  10. GeoIdea (9 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (890 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (803 visits)
  3. Geology.com News (802 visits)
  4. The Volcanism Blog (540 visits)
  5. Olelog (497 visits)
  6. Tierra de Dinosaurios (383 visits)
  7. Wry Heat (377 visits)
  8. JOIDES Resolution blogs (371 visits)
  9. I think mining (365 visits)
  10. Through the Sandglass (333 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Volcano (11)
  2. blog (10)
  3. 自然地质 (9)
  4. Energy (8)
  5. Geology News (8)
  6. 科普宣传 (8)
  7. summary (8)
  8. Similar Posts (7)
  9. climate change (7)
  10. activity reports (7)
Top places:
  1. Turkey (18)
  2. Brazil (18)
  3. Comoros (9)
  4. United States (9)
  5. California (9)
  6. Arizona (7)
  7. Illinois (6)
  8. Kansas (6)
  9. Indonesia (5)
  10. India (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (9)
  2. Carboniferous (3)
  3. Jurassic (3)
  4. Permian (3)
  5. Paleogene (3)
  6. Quaternary (3)
  7. Devonian (3)
  8. Cretaceous (2)
  9. Mesozoic (2)
  10. Ordovician (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

White Sands Gypsum Desert

Olelog [2012-03-05 09:10:58]   recommend this post  (497 visits)
Most sand deserts consist of quartz sand, but White Sands has got its name because its main constituent is (white) gypsum. Normally desert sand becomes extremely hot when the sun is shining, but the white gypsum in White Sands reflect most of the [...]

More on dromaeosaurs vs azhdarchids

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-03-05 09:40:48]   recommend this post  (435 visits)
Yesterday I covered the basic introduction to my new paper about a Velociraptor specimen with an azhdarchid element preserved in it’s gut. Today I want to move on from the basics (what is there) to what this potentially means and how this is [...]

Velociraptor scavenging an azhdarchid pterosaur

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-03-04 11:05:15]   recommend this post  (314 visits)
So yesterday at short notice I rushed up this teaser post which seemed to do the trick, and now I’ve got a bit more time on my hands, I can start putting down a proper post on the subject. Yep, I have a new paper out and this time featuring [...]

Chinese New Year and an Indonesian Sand Artist

Through the Sandglass [2012-03-04 08:01:22]   recommend this post  (304 visits)
A few weeks ago, Chinese New Year was being celebrated. In Indonesia it’s known as “Imlek,” and Jakarta certainly celebrated. For us, this was truly remarkable since, when we were last here 20 years ago, you still had to

Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Ediacarian [2012-03-04 04:26:00]   recommend this post  (274 visits)
Reconstruction of Permian Forest from Inner Mongolia (Jun Wang et al. 2012) OK I'm back after a long hiatus due to extensive travel (yay) and work (boo) commitments. There have been a few things to cover over the next few weeks, but in the [...]

Fantastic Pictures from Bezymianny

Volcano World [2012-03-09 07:04:17]   recommend this post  (266 visits)
Dr. Olga Girina from KVERT sent a message with a link to this excellent website with current pictures from Bezymianny.   Very very cool

BOOK REVIEW: Crawlspace and Cold Bullets

Wry Heat [2012-03-07 00:48:17]   recommend this post  (232 visits)
This post introduces two anthologies of noir mystery and hardboiled crime short stories available as a double book in print form or singly on Kindle: Crawlspace by Lonni Lees and Cold Bullets & Hot Babes by Arlette Lees. CRAWLSPACE AND OTHER [...]

Cedar Waxwing

Xanthopan [2012-03-04 19:31:00]   recommend this post  (232 visits)
Hello Folks!I'm shifting focus away from arthropods today and introducing one of my favorite bird species, the cedar waxwing (Bobycilla cedrorum).  I tend to see these birds hanging around streams and lakes feeding on various red berries. [...]

Etna has its Third Major Eruption of 2012

Eruptions [2012-03-05 02:34:49]   recommend this post  (176 visits)
Etna just keeps on rolling. The Italian volcano had its third paroxysm of 2012 (see above) on March 4 and first since early February. This new eruption was a short event that was preceded by 18 days worth of small strombolian activity. The event may [...]

Nominate an Outstanding Earth Science Teacher of the Year! You Know Someone Who Deserves it

Teaching the Earth Sciences [2012-03-08 07:07:00]   recommend this post  (156 visits)
A what?An Outstanding Earth Science Teacher of the year! There are a lot of teachers out there in California, Nevada and Arizona who are in the trenches of warfare against ignorance and apathy. If you are a teacher, you know the feeling of [...]
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