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Geoblogosphere weekly review (17th week of 2015, 425 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (13 posts)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (8 posts)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (7 posts)
  6. Geotripper (6 posts)
  7. News (6 posts)
  8. Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal (5 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  10. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geotripper (1356 visits)
  2. Palaeoblog (1233 visits)
  3. Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal (1091 visits)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (660 visits)
  5. Ontario-geofish (587 visits)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (507 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (499 visits)
  8. News (394 visits)
  9. WeBlog Aragosaurus (366 visits)
  10. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (341 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. earthquakes (8)
  2. Interesting (6)
  3. magnitude (4)
  4. moment (4)
  5. Science (4)
  6. Geology (3)
  7. place (3)
  8. rocks (3)
  9. Earth (3)
  10. water (3)
Top places:
  1. Nepal (7)
  2. Comoros (6)
  3. United Kingdom (6)
  4. Oklahoma (5)
  5. United States (5)
  6. Chile (4)
  7. Kathmandu (4)
  8. Earthquakes (3)
  9. India (3)
  10. Colorado (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (4)
  2. Cretaceous (4)
  3. Silurian (4)
  4. Triassic (2)
  5. Ordovician (2)
  6. Quaternary (1)
  7. Permian (1)
  8. Carboniferous (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Mariano Gago (1948-2015)

Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal [2015-04-19 00:20:00]   recommend this post  (319 visits)
Portugal, a Ciência e a política perderam um dos homens mais influentes dos últimos anos. Um dos melhores políticos que este país já teve: José Mariano Rebelo Pires Gago (Lisboa, 16 de maio de 1948 — Lisboa, 17 de abril de 2015).Mariano [...]

Indonesian Gemstone Market : The Increasing Gemstone Fever

Mineraland Chile [2015-04-20 14:07:00]   recommend this post  (316 visits)
There is an ongoing and increasing trend in Indonesia lately, involving gemstones – especially from local variants. This is not a new trend, actually, as the Indonesian government had tried to increase the market for such business as well as [...]

Brontosaurus superstar

Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal [2015-04-20 13:20:00]   recommend this post  (312 visits)
 Sabemos que os dinossauros são populares e que o Brontosaurus sempre foi um dos mais emblemáticos. Por isso, quando anunciámos que o nome Brontosaurus está de volta, o impacto foi mundial. Foi interessante ver também o [...]

SoftwareX: the new “coding” magazine

Digital Geography [2015-04-22 18:36:34]   recommend this post  (306 visits)
Thanks to a recent post in the Geoscience and Remote Sensing group on Facebook I discovered SoftwareX. SoftwareX is a new journal from the Elsevier. It focusses more on software which was used for gaining scientific results and not on the results [...]

A Fleeting Spring in Yosemite: When Going Out Was Really Going In

Geotripper [2015-04-19 01:17:00]   recommend this post  (305 visits)
“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” John Muir Has that kind of thing ever happened to you? We headed east yesterday afternoon on a short jaunt, ostensibly to [...]

Paleontologist / Evolutionary Biologist (Part time job)

Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal [2015-04-19 16:41:00]   recommend this post  (302 visits)
Paleontologist / Evolutionary Biologist (Part time job)We look for a proactive person with self-initiative and experience in grant writing, for science grant proposals writing assistance Requirements: Master degree in Paleontology, Evolutionary [...]

Where the Rivers are "Upside-Down": A Hike to the Stanislaus Table Mountain

Geotripper [2015-04-20 07:45:00]   recommend this post  (296 visits)
Around 10 million years ago, a lava flow surged from a volcano near present-day Sonora Pass in the Sierra Nevada. Composed of latite, but non-viscous like basalt, it flowed off the volcano and into the channel of the ancestral Stanislaus River, [...]

Memories of Floods Past: The 1997 New Year's Day Flood in the Sierra Nevada

Geotripper [2015-04-21 09:39:00]   recommend this post  (294 visits)
There is a very strange looking meadow in the Sierra Nevada foothills 700 feet above the Tuolumne River. Bedrock around here is generally poorly exposed and deeply weathered. The region is one of gentle topography, with low hills and broad open [...]

A Teacher of Astronomy? Have we got a place for you!

Geotripper [2015-04-23 04:01:00]   recommend this post  (285 visits)
I don't know if astronomers love geology as much as a geologist like myself loves astronomy. But if you are a teacher of astronomy and you are good at it, have we got a place for you! Modesto Junior College has an opening for a full-time [...]

Five Important Facts about Paulasterias and the Paulasteriidae! NEW species! New genus! New Family!

Echinoblog [2015-04-22 15:34:00]   recommend this post  (283 visits)
Another new week and another new discovery that I'm overjoyed to share with everyone! A NEW paper I've published in the prestigious Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society! link here This paper was co-authored by colleagues from the British [...] | Impressum