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Geoblogosphere weekly review (48th week of 2014, 402 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (8 posts)
  3. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (6 posts)
  5. I think mining (6 posts)
  6. Geotripper (5 posts)
  7. Palaeoblog (5 posts)
  8. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (5 posts)
  9. Louisville Area Fossils (5 posts)
  10. Koprolitos (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (995 visits)
  2. Geotripper (627 visits)
  3. Arizona Geology (570 visits)
  4. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (528 visits)
  5. Palaeoblog (488 visits)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (476 visits)
  7. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (404 visits)
  8. DinoAstur. Blog sobre La Costa de los Dinosaurios (402 visits)
  9. Louisville Area Fossils (375 visits)
  10. I think mining (360 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. time (10)
  2. dinosaurs (7)
  3. From the BlogSphere (5)
  4. arizona (5)
  5. world (5)
  6. Nachrichten (5)
  7. Ilustración (5)
  8. Interesting (4)
  9. thanks (4)
  10. bit (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (8)
  2. Arizona (6)
  3. Massachusetts (4)
  4. California (4)
  5. Los Angeles (3)
  6. United Kingdom (3)
  7. Chile (3)
  8. Texas (3)
  9. Illinois (3)
  10. Pacific Ocean (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (7)
  2. Triassic (5)
  3. Cretaceous (4)
  4. Ordovician (3)
  5. Carboniferous (3)
  6. Paleogene (2)
  7. Devonian (2)
  8. Mesozoic (2)
  9. Neogene (1)
  10. Quaternary (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Nuevos rastros de estegosaurios en el Jurásico Superior de Asturias

DinoAstur. Blog sobre La Costa de los Dinosaurios [2014-11-25 20:30:16]   1 recommendations  (402 visits)
Del 15 al 18 de Octubre de 2014 se celebraron en Teruel las XXX Jornadas de Paleontología de la Sociedad Española de Paleontología (SEP), organizadas por la Fundación Conjunto Paleontológico de Teruel-Dinópolis (FCPT-D). El equipo de [...]

Caves in the Coast Ranges? Really? And a National Park? A Peek at Pinnacles

Geotripper [2014-11-23 07:46:00]   recommend this post  (299 visits)
Bear Gulch Cave at Pinnacles National Park California's Coast Ranges hide some real gems (literally: check out benitoite, for instance). One of my favorites is also the nation's newest national park: Pinnacles National Park. The park was first [...]

Note to Fracking Protesters

Ontario-geofish [2014-11-23 12:48:00]   recommend this post  (296 visits)
It's getting quite heated in the US.  This is seen as a local neighbourhood issue in the quiet countryside, and people are going to jail.  But this is not a local issue, people!  Fracking itself is scrupulously clean, in fact they are just [...]

Introducing Abyssomedon williamsi

Burpee Museum of Natural History Blog [2014-11-26 14:35:00]   recommend this post  (286 visits)
Abyssomedon williamsi is a new parareptile from the Richards Spur Locality in Oklahoma reported by Mark MacDougall and Robert Reisz from University of Toronto, Mississauga in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. Parareptiles are a sister [...]

Readers! Help me out with Geology Underfoot in Western Washington!!!

Northwest Geology Field Trips [2014-11-23 05:53:05]   recommend this post  (270 visits)
I need some help from you! One of the chapters in my book, Geology Underfoot in Western Washington is about the beautiful Golden Horn granite at Washington Pass. The chapter describes how granitic magma rises through the crust. The tentative title [...]

How archaeology records extreme flood events

Paleoseismicity [2014-11-24 10:37:53]   1 recommendations  (256 visits)
Our latest paper on coastal change in Oman deals with an extreme flood event that was recorded in an archaeological site in Ras al Hadd, at the easternmost tip of the Arabian Peninsula. We found multiple evidence for past tsunamis that hit [...]

Funny, Scary, Fascinating, and Geeky. What You Missed in Science This Week.

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-11-23 04:28:24]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
I am going to start doing a weekend post here with links and images from the world of geek that caught my eye this week. First up is Will Marshall and the TED talk below. Data is the fuel that science runs on, and he has figured out a way to harvest [...]

Fieldwork Equations

Fossils and Other Living Things [2014-11-26 17:47:00]   recommend this post  (237 visits)
I’m wrestling with two realities about paleontology.  The first involves paleontological fieldwork; the second, fieldwork’s aftermath.To begin with, take fieldwork, a challenging and time consuming endeavor with no assured success.  In [...]

“Open access wins all of the arguments all of the time.”

Green Tea and Velociraptors [2014-11-25 13:32:06]   recommend this post  (236 visits)
One is rather inspired. OpenCon 2014 was a wonderful time bringing together the best minds in early career research and the ‘world of open’ to discuss how we make access to knowledge, data, and educational resources better for everyone. [...]

The Governor of New York Owes an Apology to a Bunch of Meteorologists

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-11-24 07:52:58]   recommend this post  (234 visits)
The Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, really stepped in it on Saturday. He’s now getting a firestorm of criticism, and he deserves every bit of it, but I want you to understand why before I go into what he said. There is an old rule among [...] | Impressum