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Geoblogosphere weekly review (25th week of 2013, 517 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (36 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (29 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (16 posts)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (10 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  7. Geology News (7 posts)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (7 posts)
  9. WeBlog Aragosaurus (6 posts)
  10. Wooster Geologists (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1753 visits)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (1747 visits)
  3. Fossils and Other Living Things (959 visits)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (756 visits)
  5. Wooster Geologists (698 visits)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (504 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (450 visits)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (409 visits)
  9. GeoPrac.net (395 visits)
  10. Geology News (384 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Geology (13)
  2. NEW ON THE WEB (10)
  3. time (10)
  4. dinosaurs (9)
  5. video (8)
  6. research (8)
  7. Expedition 341 S. Alaska (8)
  8. way (8)
  9. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  10. people (7)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (18)
  2. United States (16)
  3. Utah (9)
  4. Pacific Ocean (6)
  5. Germany (6)
  6. Turkey (6)
  7. China (6)
  8. India (6)
  9. Pennsylvania (5)
  10. South Africa (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cambrian (12)
  2. Jurassic (10)
  3. Triassic (6)
  4. Carboniferous (3)
  5. Devonian (3)
  6. Quaternary (2)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Neogene (2)
  9. Cretaceous (2)
  10. Permian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

A Student of Natural History at War

Fossils and Other Living Things [2013-06-16 22:07:00]   recommend this post  (959 visits)
. . . I think that life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about it.                      ~ Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan (1892)The Civil War broke out at a time in U.S. [...]

Design Guidelines for Horizontal Drains Used for Slope Stabilization

GeoPrac.net [2013-06-17 08:37:51]   recommend this post  (277 visits)
The Washington State Department of Transportation has released a report that provides a reference for geotechnical engineers and hydrogeologists on designing horizontal drainage systems to improve slope stability. Here's the report abstract:The [...]

D3-Basics – All you need is a selection!

Digital Geography [2013-06-16 20:18:05]   recommend this post  (267 visits)
Since a while I am programming with the JavaScript library D3.js … and … I am addicted to it! As I would like to present some tutorials on D3′s fantastic possibilities to create and design webmapping solutions … I think it [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A sawfish rostral tooth from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco

Wooster Geologists [2013-06-16 07:00:36]   recommend this post  (254 visits)
More fossil fish teeth this week. This impressive, barbed tooth is from the ancient chondrichthyan sawfish Onchopristis numidus (Haug, 1905). It was found in the Tegana Formation (Cenomanian, Upper Cretaceous) near Kem Kem, Morocco (and is yet [...]

Have You Tried Mineral Hardness Picks?

Geology.com News [2013-06-16 14:30:26]   recommend this post  (239 visits)
Mineral hardness picks are pencil-like tools that have points made from materials that match the hardness of minerals in the Mohs Hardness Scale. With them you can easily test the hardness of mineral grains in a rock and test the hardness of [...]

Thermal Hill and the Broadway lobe

Oakland Geology [2013-06-16 02:37:36]   recommend this post  (238 visits)
This is my own neighborhood so I don’t always think of documenting it: the western edge of the Pleistocene-age alluvial fan, labeled Qpaf (for “Quaternary Pleistocene alluvial fan”) on the geologic map below. The Broadway lobe [...]

Il theropode del 2013!

Theropoda [2013-06-16 10:35:00]   recommend this post  (236 visits)
Fino a questa mattina, ero convinto che Aurornis fosse il mio theropode preferito per questo anno. Poi ho scoperto questo...

Sandstone Appreciation Day

Wooster Geologists [2013-06-17 00:58:34]   recommend this post  (234 visits)
Zion National Park, Utah – Team Utah took a break from the volcanic field to explore some of Utah’s (more famous) sedimentary rocks. We visited Zion, Utah’s first National

Bard On The Beach: Hamlet Becomes Real

I think mining [2013-06-17 02:33:37]   recommend this post  (232 visits)
Summer has arrived when Bard on the Beach is playing.  Last night we saw Hamlet, and a stunning performance by Jonathon Young as Hamlet. First a picnic on the grass with water and mountains to the north.  Salmon and wine go well on a prefect [...]

The Geological Society of America and its Founders – John Wesley Powell

Speaking of Geoscience [2013-06-21 14:00:36]   recommend this post  (218 visits)
John Wesley Powell Member of initial Council (sources: Brewer, 1903; Merrill, 1903; Fairchild, 1932). Personal. John Wesley Powell was born in Mount Morris, New York, on March 24, 1834, and died from cerebral hemorrhage in Haven, Maine, on [...]
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