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Geoblogosphere weekly review (5th week of 2014, 537 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (26 posts)
  2. Geowaves (14 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (13 posts)
  4. Arizona Geology (8 posts)
  5. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (7 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  7. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (6 posts)
  8. Earthly Musings (6 posts)
  9. (6 posts)
  10. I think mining (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1131 visits)
  2. Eruptions (511 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (498 visits)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (491 visits)
  5. Wooster Geologists (485 visits)
  6. Geology in the West Country (439 visits)
  7. Geology for Global Development (399 visits)
  8. Through the Sandglass (383 visits)
  9. El pantano del Purussaurus (The Purussaurus Swamp) (379 visits)
  10. Geowaves (366 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. time (10)
  2. geology (7)
  3. dinosaurs (7)
  4. From the BlogSphere (6)
  5. Matches (6)
  6. Earth (5)
  7. Lake Scientist (5)
  8. Science (5)
  9. Energy (5)
  10. Grand Canyon (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (19)
  2. Italy (8)
  3. Arizona (7)
  4. United Kingdom (7)
  5. Utah (7)
  6. Grand Canyon National Park (6)
  7. India (5)
  8. Los Angeles (5)
  9. California (5)
  10. South America (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (12)
  2. Jurassic (8)
  3. Paleogene (6)
  4. Devonian (5)
  5. Cambrian (3)
  6. Neogene (3)
  7. Triassic (2)
  8. Carboniferous (2)
  9. Quaternary (2)
  10. Ordovician (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: Trace fossils making ghostly shells (Upper Cretaceous of Mississippi)

Wooster Geologists [2014-01-26 06:03:34]   recommend this post  (485 visits)
The unusual fossil above was collected by Megan Innis (’11) and myself in Mississippi during a May 2010 paleontological expedition with Caroline Sogot and Paul Taylor of The Natural History Museum, London. That splendid trip has contributed [...]

When the lawyers go to the beach

Through the Sandglass [2014-01-26 17:06:47]   recommend this post  (383 visits)
Avulsion. For a geologist, it’s the process whereby a river escapes its channel, but for a lawyer it’s a doctrine – and a highly contentious one. On many occasions on this blog I have bemoaned the absurdities of coastal

The Great Unconformity at Baker's Bridge: Part III - Regional Geological and Global Bio-Evolutionary Significance

Written In Stone...seen through my lens [2014-01-31 11:22:00]   recommend this post  (364 visits)
"The heights of our land are thus leveled with the shores; our fertile plains are formed from the ruins of the mountains."James Hutton, the Father of Modern Geology, 1788 In my first post on the Great Unconformity, Part I (here), I discussed [...]

Bachner Honored for 40+ Years of Service [2014-01-30 07:36:33]   recommend this post  (344 visits)
John Bachner celebrated his 40th anniversary with ASFE: The Geoprofessional Business Association. He has worked tirelessly during that time to help geoprofessionals with the softer side of our business, including improving our writing, understanding [...]

Apalone spinifera es una tortuga inusual (I)

El pantano del Purussaurus (The Purussaurus Swamp) [2014-02-01 10:14:00]   recommend this post  (331 visits)
Para esta entrada estoy reciclando material del trabajo final en un curso de herpetología que tomé en 2012. El animal del que hablo aquí puede resultar sorprendente e inusual para la mayor parte de las personas latinoamericanas e hispanoparlantes [...]

Glacier in Scotland up to 1700s

Geology in the West Country [2014-01-28 13:40:00]   recommend this post  (314 visits)

New paleoseismology papers

Paleoseismicity [2014-01-26 11:00:47]   recommend this post  (300 visits)
Besides the two special issues on tsunamis and paleoearthquakes that I’ve already blogged about, some more interesting papers on paleoseismology have recently been published. They deal with paleoseismology of the North Anatolian Fault, with [...]

This Dance Class Could Be Worth $1 Million

State of the Planet [2014-01-31 19:56:19]   recommend this post  (287 visits)
You could be dancing a Dollu Kunitha in Karnataka, or a Kpanlogo in Ghana, or a samba in Rio. Dance is integral to most cultures, and it’s also a social and fun way to improve physical fitness. It can help prevent cardiovascular disease and [...]

Vulcan’s View 15: Amazing Shots of Volcanoes Seen From Space

Eruptions [2014-01-31 22:25:13]   recommend this post  (287 visits)
Etna has kept up its pace as 2014 started, with new lava flows in the Valle del Bove. This image was taken just before that eruption began, but clearly shows the row of active craters on the summit ridge (including the New Southeast

Field Research in Guatemala (3) – Environmental Hazards at Lake Atitlan

Geology for Global Development [2014-01-30 01:42:19]   recommend this post  (273 visits)
Today Joel Gill (GfGD Founding Director) continues his live reporting from Guatemala, whilst undertaking interdisciplinary field research relating to natural hazards and disaster risk reduction. This fieldwork forms part of a NERC/ESRC funded [...] | Impressum