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Geoblogosphere weekly review (2th week of 2013, 506 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (21 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (17 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (11 posts)
  4. Koprolitos (9 posts)
  5. Arizona Geology (7 posts)
  6. Digital Geography (7 posts)
  7. Palaeoblog (6 posts)
  8. Tierra de Dinosaurios (6 posts)
  9. GeoPrac.net (6 posts)
  10. Geology News (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1315 visits)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (997 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (650 visits)
  4. Koprolitos (512 visits)
  5. Life in Plane Light (503 visits)
  6. GeoPrac.net (493 visits)
  7. Northwest Geology Field Trips (467 visits)
  8. Digital Geography (462 visits)
  9. WeBlog Aragosaurus (453 visits)
  10. Quake Hunters (448 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Continue (16)
  2. time (14)
  3. rocks (7)
  4. Africa (7)
  5. earthquake (7)
  6. Science (7)
  7. scientists (6)
  8. frontpage (6)
  9. Chile (6)
  10. art (6)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (22)
  2. United States (15)
  3. United Kingdom (11)
  4. Turkey (9)
  5. Alaska (6)
  6. Arizona (6)
  7. Washington (5)
  8. Australia (5)
  9. North America (4)
  10. Good Hope (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Silurian (4)
  2. Jurassic (4)
  3. Triassic (4)
  4. Cretaceous (3)
  5. Paleogene (3)
  6. Permian (2)
  7. Carboniferous (2)
  8. Quaternary (2)
  9. Cambrian (1)
  10. Cenozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Not Sure If a Chaoyangopterid … or Just a Basal Azhdarchid

The Bite Stuff [2013-01-07 08:01:00]   recommend this post  (336 visits)
So, there’s a little something interesting that popped up while doing research on the systematics of pterosaurs. First, There’s not a whole lot we know about the skulls of a particular group of pterosaurs, the Chaoyangopteridae; and [...]

Welcome to Chile

Quake Hunters [2013-01-06 22:19:00]   recommend this post  (335 visits)
We (Ed and Emma) are in Chile looking for sedimentary evidence for past earthquakes and tsunamis. This is the first field season of our new Chilean Palaeoseismology project. We'll be tweeting in the field from @EarthquakeEd and @QuakeHunting and [...]

Wednesday wanderings

Life in Plane Light [2013-01-09 15:29:59]   recommend this post  (313 visits)
I just got back from Naples & Rome, so today’s picture is another taken on the trip: Taken at Pompeii just outside the town’s walls. Not the difference in elevation between the current farm & the one abandoned after the 79 AD [...]

Tyrannoneustes, el nadador tirano de los mares jurásicos

DinoAstur. Blog sobre La Costa de los Dinosaurios [2013-01-11 14:04:22]   1 recommendations  (287 visits)
La revista Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, que edita el Natural History Museum de Londres, publicó el pasado 4 de enero un artículo online en el que se describe un nuevo cocodrilo jurásico llamado Tyrannoneustes. Mandíbula derecha de [...]

Increased occurrence of landslides in the UK in the last year – and the relationship to rainfall

The Landslide Blog [2013-01-08 22:31:08]   recommend this post  (271 visits)
The BGS have posted an article about increased occurrence of British landslides recently. There is an interesting spatial relationshipwith Met Office rainfall

Fragrance Lake addendum: Where quartzite in the till comes from

Northwest Geology Field Trips [2013-01-10 18:33:20]   recommend this post  (233 visits)
I’ve been asked about the source for the quartzite clasts in Puget Lowland glacial till. They are diagnostic of a British Columbian provenance for the Puget Lobe of the Vashon advance, and the great glaciations that preceeded that one. Go to [...]

A story of Spitfires? Archaeological geophysics in Burma (Part 2)

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2013-01-08 14:00:02]   recommend this post  (218 visits)
Buried beneath the soils of Burma lies a mystery that has been almost 70 years in the making: were a shipment of Spitfire aircraft concealed beneath a British airbase at the end of the Second World War? Dr Adam Booth, a geophysicist at Imperial [...]

New Years Day Lava Hike!

Adventures in the world of Geology [2013-01-06 07:09:00]   recommend this post  (216 visits)
You know what was missing in 2012? LAVA! So I decided to fix that for 2013. This is going to be another photo post, but I hope you enjoy the photos!There once was a house here... well a green house. There also once was a trailTree molds are [...]

Sandy Scam and cliff notes

Wry Heat [2013-01-07 16:05:50]   recommend this post  (215 visits)
The proposed aid package to help people mitigate damage from hurricane Sandy is a good illustration of why the government can’t decrease spending. Instead of just dealing with storm damage, Obama’s $60.4 billion request for hurricane Sandy [...]

Vintage Dinosaur Art: De Oerwereld van de Dinosauriërs - Part 1

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [2013-01-07 15:00:00]   recommend this post  (215 visits)
Many of you are sure to recognise this one - its original English title was Dinosaurs: a Global View. The Dutch title - De Oerwereld van de Dinosauriërs - translates to something like 'the primordial/primeval world of the dinosaurs', which might [...]
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