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Geoblogosphere weekly review (43th week of 2013, 407 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (69 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (26 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (9 posts)
  4. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (9 posts)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (8 posts)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  7. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  8. Geology News (6 posts)
  9. I think mining (6 posts)
  10. James’ Empty Blog (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (1963 visits)
  2. Geology.com News (656 visits)
  3. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (428 visits)
  4. The Landslide Blog (294 visits)
  5. Earthly Musings (273 visits)
  6. Speaking of Geoscience (266 visits)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (256 visits)
  8. Geography Postgrads (249 visits)
  9. Geotripper (235 visits)
  10. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (234 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. articles (7)
  2. dinosaurs (7)
  3. astronomy (7)
  4. Daily Geology Photos (6)
  5. geology (6)
  6. time (6)
  7. Authors (6)
  8. course (6)
  9. United States (6)
  10. Allgemein (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (18)
  2. Brazil (11)
  3. China (6)
  4. Europe (6)
  5. California (6)
  6. Turkey (6)
  7. Los Angeles (5)
  8. Russia (5)
  9. India (4)
  10. United Kingdom (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (7)
  2. Neogene (5)
  3. Cambrian (3)
  4. Silurian (3)
  5. Jurassic (2)
  6. Quaternary (2)
  7. Ordovician (2)
  8. Mesozoic (2)
  9. Devonian (2)
  10. Triassic (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

School Outreach: Southampton Youth Debate

Geography Postgrads [2013-10-24 16:24:54]   recommend this post  (249 visits)
Emma Waight & Jennifer White recount their experiences of taking part in the Southampton Youth Debate, an outreach activity with local

Yet More Archaeopteryx – Chicken Wing, Haarlem and Maxberg

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2013-10-23 11:43:54]   recommend this post  (243 visits)
I’ve just returned from a brief trip to Germany taking in the Jura Museum, Solnhofen Museum and a quick run up to the Senckenberg in Frankfurt. I was poking around with pterosaurs, birds and dinosaurs and while actually Archaeopteryx [...]

Pure geovandalism “justified” as rockfall prevention in Goblin Valley State Park, Utah

The Landslide Blog [2013-10-21 09:48:26]   recommend this post  (213 visits)
Three men who destroyed a natural rock formation in Goblin Valley State Park, Utah justified their act of vandalism as rockfall protection. It was

Southern Africa Safari - Part 4 - Botswana

Earthly Musings [2013-10-20 19:49:00]   recommend this post  (209 visits)
The final leg of this great safari is in the country of Botswana where we visited the Linyanti Swamp and the Okavango Delta. The delta is an area I have wanted to visit for a long time since its settingas an inland delta is postulated as a modern [...]

Tectonics as Purpose in Geological Field Camps: The Necessity of Hitting the Road, and Implications for Geological Field Stations

Speaking of Geoscience [2013-10-24 14:00:32]   recommend this post  (190 visits)
by Peter DeCelles I recently returned from teaching field camp with a group of 20undergraduate students from the University of Arizona and several other universities. As usual, I had ample opportunity during the five-week course to ponder the [...]

Video: Stephen Wright gives 2013 H.B. Seed Lecture on Slope Stability Calculations

GeoPrac.net [2013-10-21 17:27:07]   recommend this post  (187 visits)
The 2013 H. Bolton Seed Lecture at Geo-Congress 2013 was given by Prof. Stephen Wright of UT Austin, a living geo-legend and one of the world's foremost experts on slope stability. His lecture is destined to be a classic, and was recently released [...]

Sciurumimus again

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2013-10-25 15:59:37]   recommend this post  (185 visits)
Last week I took a very brief trip to Germany to do a round of several museums and collect some data for various projects I am working on. As well as catching up with some old friends (human and fossil) I got to see some new ones (human and fossil). [...]

Special Forces TALOS Criticism: "A dead soldier from the 10th Mountain Division counts just as much as a dead special operator."

The Dragon’s Tales [2013-10-22 06:00:00]   recommend this post  (181 visits)
US special operators are notoriously low-profile “silent professionals.” But lately the Internet’s been abuzz over Special Operations Command’s effort to build a high-tech suit of bulletproof armor – TALOS, the Tactical Assault Light [...]

It's Just a Damned Rock...or Stalactite...or Wolf...or National Park. Where does it stop?

Geotripper [2013-10-21 03:28:00]   recommend this post  (170 visits)
The subject of today's post grew out of several news items from the past few weeks, and a walk underground that I took yesterday. I'm going to start with a bit of a mental exercise. Imagine a cavern in a place like the Sierra Nevada foothills, a [...]

Serpentine garden

Oakland Geology [2013-10-20 04:32:27]   recommend this post  (163 visits)
This house on Melvin Court has a splendid front yard based on serpentinite: serpentinized peridotite on the right, a serpentine-lined walkway with slate in matching colors, and inlays on the path composed of serpentine medallions. The house itself [...]
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