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Geoblogosphere weekly review (25th week of 2015, 326 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Gunnars Geo-Blog (9 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  3. Liberty, Equality, Geology (8 posts)
  4. Palaeoblog (7 posts)
  5. Geology.com News (7 posts)
  6. Utah Geological Survey - blog (7 posts)
  7. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  8. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  9. Theropoda (4 posts)
  10. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Gunnars Geo-Blog (1035 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (734 visits)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (694 visits)
  4. Liberty, Equality, Geology (663 visits)
  5. Palaeoblog (660 visits)
  6. James’ Empty Blog (615 visits)
  7. Geology.com News (604 visits)
  8. Views of the Mahantango (532 visits)
  9. Koprolitos (502 visits)
  10. Theropoda (458 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Liberty (8)
  2. Geology (8)
  3. Equality (8)
  4. time (6)
  5. Interesting (6)
  6. General Earth Institute (5)
  7. dinosaurs (5)
  8. New York (4)
  9. Jurassic World (4)
  10. art (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (13)
  2. New York (4)
  3. Texas (3)
  4. Utah (3)
  5. Bristol (3)
  6. Persian Gulf (3)
  7. Comoros (3)
  8. New Zealand (3)
  9. Russia (3)
  10. Los Angeles (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (6)
  2. Cretaceous (4)
  3. Ordovician (3)
  4. Devonian (3)
  5. Neogene (2)
  6. Paleogene (2)
  7. Quaternary (2)
  8. Triassic (1)
  9. Neoproterozoic (1)
  10. Permian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

The Stocky Dragon

The Bite Stuff [2015-06-18 12:18:25]   recommend this post  (276 visits)
There is much we still do not know about the ancient origins of birds and near-bird animals, dromaeosaurs and troodontids. As we find more specimens of archaeopterygid or scansoriopterygid-like animals, of Anchiornises and what not, the tree becomes [...]

Crash! Bang! Wallop!

Prerogative of Harlots [2015-06-15 15:37:00]   recommend this post  (274 visits)
Universal PicturesI had intended to break my (relatively) long silence with a piece on the pitfalls of confusing research infrastructure with big science. But instead, I’ve ended up writing about Jurassic World. Go figure.I’ll put my cards on [...]

Douvilina? from the Mahantango formation of Pennsylvania

Views of the Mahantango [2015-06-15 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (268 visits)
Since the fossils preserved in the Mahantango formation are often just molds or casts of the original shell, it can be difficult sometimes to try and ID what you have found. The specimen below is something I really have to think about. The shape [...]

Which Hunt?

James’ Empty Blog [2015-06-14 11:58:00]   recommend this post  (265 visits)
So the Tim Hunt thing rumbles on and on... the story for anyone who missed it, is that an old entitled and successful Nobellist said some stupid and sexist and unfunny things in a public lecture at a meeting on science journalism. Unsurprisingly, [...]

The Jaws That Bite, the Claws That Catch

Laelaps [2015-06-15 02:51:28]   recommend this post  (249 visits)
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my. These are some of the most imposing predators to stalk the

La necessità di nuovi treni più veloci per i servizi locali e a medio raggio

scienzeedintorni [2015-06-16 01:11:00]   recommend this post  (243 visits)
Ogni tanto su Scienzeedintorni mi occupo di trasporti e specificamente di trasporto su rotaia. Questo perché sono un convinto sostenitore del trasporto pubblico, specialmente su rotaia, al posto di quello privato su gomma per una serie di motivi [...]

New information on the integumentary ornamentation of Aquilops americanus (that I have on my shoulder)

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2015-06-14 21:58:45]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
My 40th birthday present from Vicki. I commissioned the art from Brian Engh. I bow to no one in my love for his original Aquilops head reconstruction: BUT it’s waaay to detailed for a tattoo unless I wanted a full back piece. I sent Brian this [...]

[jules' pics] Englefield v Myohoji

James’ Empty Blog [2015-06-14 18:21:00]   recommend this post  (241 visits)
Englefield seems to date from the mid 1500s, and Myohoji goes back to the 1200s. How much of which buildings may be "original" is another question, of course... Anyway... in 2010, I blogged the Deva gate and famous moss steps at [...]

Electron microscope slow-motion video of vinyl LP

Gunnars Geo-Blog [2015-06-15 19:05:00]   recommend this post  (240 visits)

An update on paleoseismology literature

Paleoseismicity [2015-06-16 17:44:42]   recommend this post  (231 visits)
Here are my latest updates on papers and books that deal with paleoseismology, active tectonics, tsunamis and similar topics. There is a good portion of lake/turbidite paleoseismology with some beautiful seismites. We also have some more general [...]
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