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Geoblogosphere weekly review (24th week of 2015, 218 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (12 posts)
  2. Liberty, Equality, Geology (11 posts)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (10 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  5. OpenTopography Blog (9 posts)
  6. Geology.com News (6 posts)
  7. Wooster Geologists (5 posts)
  8. Utah Geological Survey - blog (5 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  10. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (1087 visits)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (896 visits)
  3. Liberty, Equality, Geology (604 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (572 visits)
  5. Koprolitos (541 visits)
  6. Laelaps (513 visits)
  7. Geotripper (482 visits)
  8. Views of the Mahantango (480 visits)
  9. Geology in the West Country (394 visits)
  10. Geology.com News (373 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Geology (11)
  2. dinosaurs (9)
  3. Equality (8)
  4. Liberty (8)
  5. Cine (6)
  6. Interesting (6)
  7. world (5)
  8. Jurassic World (5)
  9. Climate (5)
  10. frontpage (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (8)
  2. Iceland (5)
  3. Utah (5)
  4. Illinois (4)
  5. New York (4)
  6. United Kingdom (4)
  7. Massachusetts (4)
  8. Los Angeles (4)
  9. North America (4)
  10. China (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (13)
  2. Cretaceous (3)
  3. Carboniferous (2)
  4. Devonian (2)
  5. Paleogene (1)
  6. Silurian (1)
  7. Cambrian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Mrakibina cattoi trilobite from Morocco

Views of the Mahantango [2015-06-07 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (209 visits)
This cool looking trilobite is Mrakibina cattoi from the El Oftal formation Jebel Mrakib, Ma'der, Alnif, Morocco. It resembles a Greenops sp. trilobite, due to the smooth cephalon thet extends into the genal spines and the feathery looking pygidium. [...]

Driving Through the Most Dangerous Plate Boundary in the World: A Gentle Landscape Belies a Fiery Past

Geotripper [2015-06-07 01:28:00]   recommend this post  (205 visits)
As we leave the Great Valley behind on our journey through the most dangerous plate boundary in the world, we finally enter the world of the Sierra Nevada. Many may think of Yosemite Valley or Lake Tahoe when the Sierras are mentioned, but the [...]

T. rex Autopsy Goes into the “Belly of the Beast” and Beyond

Laelaps [2015-06-07 16:00:21]   recommend this post  (202 visits)
Scientists, psychologists, and philosophers have all forwarded reasons why they think dinosaurs have such a tenacious hold on

A Geologist (also named Hayes) Sits Through "San Andreas", the Movie

Geotripper [2015-06-08 09:53:00]   recommend this post  (193 visits)
What the heck is this? These are fault slickensides (scraping marks from fault motions) at Hoover Dam. Where the movie says there are no faults. I love sitting through geology-based movies, so I can sit and smirk at the screen and criticize the [...]

Brazil Nut Effect ~ Exploring the Glen Rose Limestone, Part 2

Fossils and Other Living Things [2015-06-09 15:34:00]   recommend this post  (189 visits)
My first impression wasn’t wrong, it was just incomplete because I’d fallen victim to the Brazil nut effect.In my previous post, I described the shells of Orbitolina texana, an agglutinated foraminifera, which appear in staggering numbers in a [...]

9th June - 24th July - Geology and Landscape of Gloucestershire and surroundings

Geology in the West Country [2015-06-07 15:46:00]   recommend this post  (187 visits)
Geology and Landscape of Gloucestershire and surroundingsA weekly field-based introductory course.No previous knowledge of geology is assumedTuesday evenings 9th June to 21st July 2015Gloucestershire is one of the most geologically diverse counties [...]

Dinosaur Tracking

Laelaps [2015-06-08 16:03:25]   recommend this post  (164 visits)
When I think of dinosaurs, I think about bones. The skeletons that sunk their ancient talons into my

Our arid planet

Through the Sandglass [2015-06-07 15:18:38]   recommend this post  (163 visits)
Yet again, thank you NASA. As announced last month, their latest extraordinary earth-monitoring system is in orbit, commissioned and providing data: SMAP, the Soil Moisture Active Passive mission provides a high-resolution view of continuing changes [...]

Titanosaurus from Terror of Mechagodzilla

Palaeoblog [2015-06-07 15:58:00]   recommend this post  (163 visits)
Titanosaurus from Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975). From Black

The longest cell in Andy Farke

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2015-06-12 21:57:03]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
The longest cell in Andy Farke is one of the primary afferent (sensory) neurons responsible for sensing vibration or fine touch, which runs from the tip of his big toe to his brainstem. (NB: I have not actually dissected Andy to confirm this, or [...]
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