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Geoblogosphere weekly review (25th week of 2015, 218 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 (885 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (569 visits)
  3. Palaeoblog (565 visits)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (546 visits)
  5. Liberty, Equality, Geology (522 visits)
  6. Geology.com News (490 visits)
  7. James’ Empty Blog (481 visits)
  8. Koprolitos (434 visits)
  9. Views of the Mahantango (400 visits)
  10. Theropoda (398 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:

Which Hunt?

James’ Empty Blog [2015-06-14 11:58:00]   recommend this post  (206 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, [...]

Crash! Bang! Wallop!

Prerogative of Harlots [2015-06-15 15:37:00]   recommend this post  (197 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  (196 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 [...]

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  (181 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 [...]

[jules' pics] Englefield v Myohoji

James’ Empty Blog [2015-06-14 18:21:00]   recommend this post  (181 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 [...]

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  (176 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 [...]

Electron microscope slow-motion video of vinyl LP

Gunnars Geo-Blog [2015-06-15 19:05:00]   recommend this post  (175 visits)

An update on paleoseismology literature

Paleoseismicity [2015-06-16 17:44:42]   recommend this post  (170 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 [...]

Landslides in Art Part 22: Aberfan (7 pianos, percussion, voice and tools of rescue)

The Landslide Blog [2015-06-15 08:38:19]   recommend this post  (168 visits)
Laura Siersema, an American composer, has written a modern composition to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster next

The Jaws That Bite, the Claws That Catch

Laelaps [2015-06-15 02:51:28]   recommend this post  (164 visits)
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my. These are some of the most imposing predators to stalk the
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