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Geoblogosphere weekly review (5th week of 2014, 429 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 (926 visits)
  2. Wooster Geologists (419 visits)
  3. Eruptions (405 visits)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (403 visits)
  5. State of the Planet (369 visits)
  6. Geology in the West Country (328 visits)
  7. Arizona Geology (321 visits)
  8. Through the Sandglass (317 visits)
  9. Geowaves (309 visits)
  10. Geology for Global Development (287 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. time (10)
  2. geology (7)
  3. dinosaurs (7)
  4. From the BlogSphere (6)
  5. Matches (6)
  6. Eruptions (5)
  7. Earth (5)
  8. Lake Scientist (5)
  9. Bit (5)
  10. Science (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. South America (5)
  8. Alaska (5)
  9. India (5)
  10. Los Angeles (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (12)
  2. Jurassic (8)
  3. Paleogene (6)
  4. Devonian (5)
  5. Cambrian (3)
  6. Neogene (3)
  7. Ordovician (2)
  8. Mesozoic (2)
  9. Triassic (2)
  10. Carboniferous (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  (419 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  (317 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

Bachner Honored for 40+ Years of Service [2014-01-30 07:36:33]   recommend this post  (284 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 [...]

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  (251 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 [...]

Apalone spinifera es una tortuga inusual (I)

El pantano del Purussaurus (The Purussaurus Swamp) [2014-02-01 10:14:00]   recommend this post  (235 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  (218 visits)

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

Eruptions [2014-01-31 22:25:13]   recommend this post  (217 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

New paleoseismology papers

Paleoseismicity [2014-01-26 11:00:47]   recommend this post  (216 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 [...]

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

Geology for Global Development [2014-01-30 01:42:19]   recommend this post  (209 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 [...]

This Dance Class Could Be Worth $1 Million

State of the Planet [2014-01-31 19:56:19]   recommend this post  (195 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 [...] | Impressum