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Geoblogosphere weekly review (15th week of 2015, 211 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. JOIDES Resolution blogs (10 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (9 posts)
  3. Palaeoblog (8 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  6. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (6 posts)
  7. Utah Geological Survey - blog (6 posts)
  8. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  9. Geology.com News (5 posts)
  10. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (695 visits)
  2. Palaeoblog (627 visits)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (539 visits)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (450 visits)
  5. Geotripper (390 visits)
  6. State of the Planet (377 visits)
  7. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (322 visits)
  8. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (309 visits)
  9. Koprolitos (286 visits)
  10. Geology.com News (240 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. geology (5)
  2. time (5)
  3. Interesting (5)
  4. General Earth Institute (4)
  5. dinosaurs (4)
  6. history (4)
  7. world (4)
  8. Friday (4)
  9. Brontosaurus (4)
  10. EGU General Assembly (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. Egu (6)
  3. Africa (5)
  4. Oklahoma (5)
  5. Germany (4)
  6. New York (4)
  7. Europe (4)
  8. United Kingdom (4)
  9. Vienna (3)
  10. Australia (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (9)
  2. Cretaceous (5)
  3. Devonian (2)
  4. Triassic (2)
  5. Carboniferous (1)
  6. Cambrian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Another George Clooney Film in the Making? Nevada Supreme Court Rejects Rule Against Perpetuities Argument for Mining Agreement

Mineral Law Blog [2015-04-06 12:30:47]   recommend this post  (222 visits)
The Nevada Supreme Court recently decided that the rule against perpetuities does not apply to area-of-interest provisions in commercial mining agreements. While you should not expect this case to become a summer blockbuster starring George Clooney, [...]

I poteri nascosti delle pietre: Litomania

Storia della Geologia [2015-04-05 18:17:00]   recommend this post  (179 visits)
"È una professione che rende milioni. E sarà sempre cosi perché c´è sempre tanta gente ansiosa di credere a quelle corbellerie.”  Lamar Keene (1936-1996), che dopo una proficua carriera di medium scrisse un libro “La mafia [...]

A Fleeting Spring in the Sierra Nevada Foothills: The Red Hills Area of Critical Environmental Concern

Geotripper [2015-04-06 09:16:00]   recommend this post  (175 visits)
There was actually a bit of rain today in central and northern California. It wasn't much, barely getting the ground wet in the valley, and maybe a quarter of an inch in the Sierra Nevada foothills, but it was the first storm in many weeks, and [...]

Some ways to porduce high-res DEMs – tools and data

Digital Geography [2015-04-08 00:31:02]   recommend this post  (167 visits)
Many of us use digital elevation models (DEMs) for a whole bunch of different applications. There are some standard products which everyone should know, like SRTM1, SRTM3, ASTER, GLOBE or ETOPO1 for the land surface or GEBCO for bathymetry. However, [...]

Driving Through the Most Dangerous Plate Boundary in the World: Welcome to Geology's Junk Drawer

Geotripper [2015-04-06 07:43:00]   recommend this post  (165 visits)
View from Muir Beach Overlook towards the Marin Headlands I'm pretty sure every household has a junk drawer. It's that place where objects that we can't or won't get rid of accumulate. It's a mixed up drawer full of screws, paperclips, old [...]

Landslide Hazards

Gunnars Geo-Blog [2015-04-07 20:10:00]   recommend this post  (152 visits)

Restoring a Brontosaurus

RMDRC paleo lab [2015-04-08 00:31:00]   recommend this post  (150 visits)
Growing up in the 80's and 90's was a strange time for a dinosaur fan. On one hand there was a plethora of old books in the library on dinosaurs telling us all about Brontosaurus. On the other, we were getting it beat into our heads that [...]

Dust Storm at The Needle Rocks, Pyramid Lake

Looking for Detachment [2015-04-09 17:07:00]   recommend this post  (146 visits)
It was a very windy day as I drove south along what's variably called the Surprise Valley Road or the Sand Pass Road (and to the north, is often called the Smoke Creek Road) into the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe's Reservation. Various signs at the [...]

Founded This Day: The British Museum

Palaeoblog [2015-04-05 15:16:00]   recommend this post  (141 visits)
image From Today in Science History: In 1753, the British Museum was founded by an Act of Parliament. Since then, the museum has been collecting, conserving and studying millions of artifacts. The British Museum was among the first museums to [...]

Fucino2015 conference – Program out now!

paleoseismicity.org [2015-04-07 23:00:36]   recommend this post  (138 visits)
The most important paleoseismology event of the year is just a few days ahead and we’re all excited to meet in sunny Italy. The 6th INQUA International Workshop on Active Tectonics Paleoseismology and Archaeoseismology will be held from 19-24 [...]
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