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Geoblogosphere weekly review (49th week of 2012, 594 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (26 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (12 posts)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (11 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
  5. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (9 posts)
  6. PALEONTOGRAFIA: Paleontologia em evidência (9 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (9 posts)
  8. JOIDES Resolution blogs (8 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (7 posts)
  10. Geology News (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1353 visits)
  2. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (830 visits)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (770 visits)
  4. Koprolitos (706 visits)
  5. Dinosaur Tracking (683 visits)
  6. Ontario-geofish (677 visits)
  7. The Dragon’s Tales (628 visits)
  8. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (564 visits)
  9. Paleoseismicity (539 visits)
  10. Geology News (497 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Geology (10)
  2. Energy (7)
  3. Geology News (7)
  4. This Day (6)
  5. Dinosaurios (6)
  6. calyx (5)
  7. Meeting (5)
  8. Climate (5)
  9. Conferencias (4)
  10. november 2 (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (19)
  2. Brazil (13)
  3. Argentina (6)
  4. Los Angeles (6)
  5. United Kingdom (6)
  6. Indiana (5)
  7. Canada (4)
  8. Antarctic (4)
  9. Turkey (4)
  10. France (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Carboniferous (8)
  2. Cretaceous (6)
  3. Jurassic (5)
  4. Ordovician (4)
  5. Devonian (3)
  6. Triassic (2)
  7. Paleogene (1)
  8. Quaternary (1)
  9. Cambrian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Dinosaurian Oddities

Dinosaur Tracking [2012-11-30 19:47:28]   recommend this post  (395 visits)
A new book argues that dinosaur reconstructions, which stretch skin over bone, are bound to be inaccurate and imagines what the creatures may have looked with more fat, feathers and accessory

The muddied waters of Sandy

Through the Sandglass [2012-11-30 15:44:25]   recommend this post  (376 visits)
In the aftermath of the real super-storm (or hurricane) Sandy, there has been, not surprisingly, a super-storm of reporting, opinionating, blogging, and twittering. This is good – there is, in certain quarters at least, some kind of debate going [...]

Geology Photo of the Week #13 – Nov 25-Dec 1

GeoSphere [2012-11-27 19:48:01]   recommend this post  (334 visits)
So the 13th photo of the week is this sweet as pic of boiling mud from New Zealand’s North Island. Both photos were taken by me in July of 2009. I had to stand at the ready for quite a while to try and get good pictures of the bubbles bursting [...]

Evolving Darwin Playset

Koprolitos [2012-11-25 09:49:00]   recommend this post  (288 visits)
Aquí tenemos a la evolución darwiniana, nunca mejor dicho, porque es el propio Darwin el que protagoniza el último paso en esta marcha del progreso que se puede adquirir aquí o aquí por menos de doce

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A gumdrop bryozoan (Middle Ordovician of eastern Iowa)

Wooster Geologists [2012-11-25 06:03:50]   recommend this post  (288 visits)
This simple, rounded fossil with tiny holes on its surface is the trepostome bryozoan Prasopora falesi (James, 1884) from the Middle Ordovician Galena Group of eastern Iowa. It was collected with dozens of others on an Independent Study field trip [...]

Harmonic tremor level drops in Grímsfjall volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-11-27 10:13:35]   recommend this post  (287 visits)
During the night. Harmonic tremor levels started to drop in Grímsfjall volcano. The reason for this harmonic tremor level increase remain unknown and unclear. But no volcano related activity has been seen or recorded so far in Grímsfjall volcano. [...]

Glacier flood from Grímsfjall volcano continues to increase [Update]

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-11-25 16:03:10]   recommend this post  (273 visits)
Current glacier flood from Grímsfjall volcano continues to grow in size. To everyone surprise I think. Currently the glacier flood remains small. Harmonic tremor on Grímsfjall SIL station continues to grow. But this is due to the glacier flood. [...]

The wrong conditions for a stream tracer injection

Highly Allochthonous [2012-11-25 01:57:59]   recommend this post  (270 visits)
Leaving behind Ohio and the high waters from Sandy, I ventured south in early November for the Geological Society of America meeting in my former home of Charlotte, North Carolina. The meeting was busy and wonderful, and far too packed … [...]

Jobs, jobs, jobs! Recent job offers (PhD and PostDoc) in earth sciences

Paleoseismicity [2012-11-28 08:41:22]   recommend this post  (265 visits)
Several mails with job offers reached me during the last days, so here’s the collection. Doctoral Fellowship in Geochemistry or Geophysics at Utah State University The Department of Geology at USU seeks outstanding PhD applicants for a [...]

Encroaching slopes

Oakland Geology [2012-11-28 04:23:42]   recommend this post  (260 visits)
This is a block of Swainland Road, at the high end of the Glen Highlands neighborhood hard under the powerline ridge just south of Route 24. The bedrock is mapped as Great Valley Sequence sandstone. It’s a lot harder and stronger than much of [...] | Impressum