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Geoblogosphere weekly review (27th week of 2015, 198 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Wooster Geologists (12 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (6 posts)
  4. BEYONDbones (6 posts)
  5. Geotripper (5 posts)
  6. Palaeoblog (5 posts)
  7. Geology.com News (5 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  10. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Wooster Geologists (1070 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (553 visits)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (469 visits)
  4. Geotripper (459 visits)
  5. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (402 visits)
  6. Palaeoblog (334 visits)
  7. Ontario-geofish (333 visits)
  8. Paleoseismicity (324 visits)
  9. Geology.com News (320 visits)
  10. BEYONDbones (290 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (6)
  2. world (5)
  3. Interesting (5)
  4. Education (4)
  5. New York (4)
  6. effective stress (4)
  7. Cómic (4)
  8. scotland (4)
  9. Earthquakes (4)
  10. Digital Geography (3)
Top places:
  1. Thurso (6)
  2. New York (4)
  3. Arizona (4)
  4. Canada (4)
  5. United States (4)
  6. United Kingdom (3)
  7. England (3)
  8. Larwood (3)
  9. Spain (3)
  10. North America (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (4)
  2. Jurassic (3)
  3. Quaternary (3)
  4. Devonian (3)
  5. Cambrian (3)
  6. Carboniferous (2)
  7. Mesozoic (1)
  8. Neogene (1)
  9. Paleogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Significance of bizarre exteinct creature revealed

Geology in the West Country [2015-06-30 13:54:00]   recommend this post  (191 visits)
A bizarre extinct creature that has mystified scientists since its 500m-year fossil was first unearthed more than a century ago has finally revealed its teeth – placing it centre stage in the evolution of many complex life-forms living [...]

Last day of fieldwork in England: A working quarry and another great unconformity

Wooster Geologists [2015-06-29 12:26:06]   recommend this post  (190 visits)
BRISTOL, ENGLAND (June 26, 2015) — Tim Palmer has a professional interest in building stones, and a passion for sorting out their characteristics and historical uses. He thus has many contacts in the stone industry, from architects to quarry [...]

Domes galore: Mono Craters, Long Valley

Magma Cum Laude [2015-06-28 02:17:42]   recommend this post  (176 visits)
Being the guest lecturer on a geology trip is great, especially if you get to talk about your favorite geologic features. But what does one do when volcanology day is over and it's time for the students to do a moraine mapping project? Naturally, [...]

Collinsium Was One Prickly Invertebrate

Laelaps [2015-07-02 02:32:30]   recommend this post  (169 visits)
The Cambrian was the Age of Weird. True, this is a bias that stems from considering the modern

We Are Rapidly Approaching A World Where A Minor Cut Can Be Fatal

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-06-28 10:42:47]   recommend this post  (167 visits)
We hear so much these days about cancer and Alzheimer’s, but these diseases have been around for most if not all of human history, it’s just they were the minor killers of people who had a long life of 50 or 60 years. The lucky ones got [...]

Latest papers on paleoseismology, active tectonics, archaeoseismology, and tsunamis

Paleoseismicity [2015-07-01 09:44:04]   recommend this post  (166 visits)
In case you need a good read for your summer holidays, here are the latest papers on paleoseismology and related fields. Today including a IAEA TecDoc about paleoseismology, an early paper on the Gorkha quake, coral paleoseismology, some tectonic [...]

The Svalbard Archipelago, Polar Bears, and 80º North

Earthly Musings [2015-06-28 00:01:00]   recommend this post  (163 visits)
There was no internet on our ship in Svalbard, the Sea Adventurer, so am posting photo's from there now from Iceland.It was obvious that we were headed to an "Ice Age" as we entered Svalbard, also known as Spitzbergen after its largest island.Great [...]

Wooster Geologist in England (again)

Wooster Geologists [2015-06-29 12:25:30]   recommend this post  (157 visits)
BRISTOL, ENGLAND (June 25, 2015) — Our little geological exploration of southern Britain now passes into England. Tim Palmer and I crossed the River Severn and drove to the Cotswolds to examine old quarry exposures and Medieval stonework. We [...]

A great unconformity in South Wales

Wooster Geologists [2015-06-29 12:24:17]   recommend this post  (151 visits)
BRIDGEND, WALES (June 24, 2015) — Today Tim Palmer and I visited a famous unconformable rock plane in South Wales. I last saw it thirty years ago, when I knew a lot less about eroded, bored and encrusted surfaces. It is an unconformity between [...]

Deep earthquakes in Bárðarbunga and Tungnafellsjökull volcanoes

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2015-06-30 01:27:07]   recommend this post  (150 visits)
Even if the eruption in Holuhraun and Bárðarbunga volcano is over, there is no shortage of activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. With deepest earthquake in past 48 hours having the depth of 28,6 km and earthquakes don’t get a … Continue [...]
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