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Geoblogosphere weekly review (45th week of 2013, 397 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (82 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (30 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (14 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (12 posts)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (9 posts)
  6. Koprolitos (7 posts)
  7. The Hairy Museum of Natural History (6 posts)
  8. Mountain Beltway (6 posts)
  9. Geology News (5 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (2588 visits)
  2. Geology.com News (757 visits)
  3. Digital Geography (418 visits)
  4. Wooster Geologists (371 visits)
  5. Utah Geological Survey - blog (327 visits)
  6. Paleoseismicity (323 visits)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (303 visits)
  8. Ontario-geofish (298 visits)
  9. GeoPrac.net (243 visits)
  10. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (223 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (9)
  2. astronomy (9)
  3. dinosaurs (9)
  4. geology (9)
  5. GEOLOGY NEWS (8)
  6. people (8)
  7. authors (7)
  8. earthquakes (7)
  9. video (6)
  10. Thanks (6)
Top places:
    Top stratigraphy:
    1. Jurassic (11)
    2. Cretaceous (7)
    3. Ordovician (6)
    4. Permian (4)
    5. Quaternary (4)
    6. Devonian (4)
    7. Triassic (4)
    8. Carboniferous (4)
    9. Cambrian (3)
    10. Neogene (2)

    Posts:

    The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

    ReGrowing Tropical Rain Forests Recover Carbon Storage Quickly, but not Diversity

    The Dragon’s Tales [2013-11-08 23:00:00]   recommend this post  (391 visits)
    A new study of re-growing tropical forests has concluded that plant biodiversity takes longer to recover than carbon storage following major disturbances such as clearance for farming. The findings, published in the scientific journal Proceedings [...]

    Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: Very common orthocerid nautiloids from the Siluro-Devonian of Morocco

    Wooster Geologists [2013-11-03 06:39:37]   recommend this post  (346 visits)
    If you’ve been to a rock shop, or even googled “fossil”, you’ve seen these beautiful and ubiquitous objects. They are polished sections through a nautiloid known as “Orthoceras“. We put quotes around the genus [...]

    georeferencing images in QGIS using OSM data: how to distort the City

    Digital Geography [2013-11-03 14:09:32]   recommend this post  (320 visits)
    You probably already referenced maps with written coordinates but using photos or images is a little different as you need some characteristic points so you can control the position of the image according to the real world. In this little tutorial [...]

    New method for settlement-based helical pile design

    GeoPrac.net [2013-11-06 00:36:28]   recommend this post  (230 visits)
    Dimitrios at Deep Excavation posted an article last month about a new settlement method for helical piles that he is developing with Michael Perlow. The method is already showing promising results according to the article. It will ultimately be [...]

    Geotalk: Simon Redfern on science communication

    GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2013-11-06 13:00:04]   recommend this post  (174 visits)
    This week in Geotalk, we’re talking to Simon Redfern, renowned scientist and science communicator and the man behind An Atom’s-Eye View of the Planet. What made you first step into science communication? That’s a difficult question for me to [...]

    Jobs, jobs, jobs! Some interesting job offers in tectonics and paleoseismology

    Paleoseismicity [2013-11-06 13:14:27]   recommend this post  (166 visits)
    Several interesting jobs are currently vacant for paleoseismologists and earthquake geology scientists, from PhD positions to professorships. PhD position at Cologne University, Bensberg Seismological Observatory, Germany A PhD candidate working on [...]

    New issue of SRL with lots of paleo- and archeoseismology papers

    Paleoseismicity [2013-11-04 11:15:50]   recommend this post  (157 visits)
    The new issue of Seismological Research Letters has been published now and it contains a lot of articles for those liking old earthquakes. Some topics might sound familiar to you when you attended the PATA days conference as the authors … [...]

    Solar Eclipse of November 2013

    The Failed Rift [2013-11-03 11:55:29]   recommend this post  (156 visits)
    In about a few hours, observers in Nigeria will experience a partial eclipse of the Sun.  The eclipse actually what is known as a hybrid Eclipse. A hybrid eclipse occurs when a Solar eclipse is seen as Total and Annular at the same time. A total [...]

    Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: A New Early Career Researchers Network for the UK

    Geography Postgrads [2013-11-05 10:48:38]   recommend this post  (151 visits)
    Sarah Pogue reviews the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service Sustainability - Early Career Researchers meeting in York

    Le Brea Tar Pit Fossils

    Louisville Area Fossils [2013-11-04 05:36:00]   recommend this post  (133 visits)
    This video produced by Voice of America highlights the Le Brea Tar Pits of Los Angeles, California. The pits have produced over 5.5 million fossils over the last 100 years. The fossils found there date to the Pleistocene.Learn more about the Page [...]
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