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Geoblogosphere weekly review (28th week of 2015, 397 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (7 posts)
  4. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (7 posts)
  5. Geology.com News (5 posts)
  6. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  8. Palaeoblog (4 posts)
  9. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (4 posts)
  10. Views of the Mahantango (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (1082 visits)
  2. Palaeoblog (733 visits)
  3. Views of the Mahantango (700 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (694 visits)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (631 visits)
  6. Utah Geological Survey - blog (614 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (613 visits)
  8. Tierra de Dinosaurios (588 visits)
  9. Koprolitos (524 visits)
  10. Theropoda (504 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (6)
  2. earthquakes (6)
  3. people (5)
  4. Interesting (4)
  5. couple (4)
  6. Kalkberg formation (4)
  7. New York (4)
  8. science (3)
  9. students (3)
  10. specimens (3)
Top places:
  1. Utah (7)
  2. New York (6)
  3. United States (5)
  4. Canada (3)
  5. Kalkberg (3)
  6. Iceland (3)
  7. Virginia (3)
  8. United Kingdom (3)
  9. India (3)
  10. Rift Valley (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (5)
  2. Devonian (4)
  3. Cretaceous (3)
  4. Neogene (1)
  5. Quaternary (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

La campaña de excavaciones de dinosaurios dará a conocer la importancia del yacimiento de 'Las Sereas'.

Tierra de Dinosaurios [2015-07-06 00:09:00]   recommend this post  (353 visits)
Una nueva campaña de excavaciones acercará a veinticinco investigadores hasta la sierra de la Demanda burgalesa. Todos trabajarán con una meta: la de encontrar nuevas huellas de un saurópodo que entienden como único en el mundo y que, por tal [...]

Driving Through the Most Dangerous Plate Boundary in the World: A Compilation of Fear(somely cool geology)

Geotripper [2015-07-05 07:19:00]   recommend this post  (325 visits)
Without a doubt, subduction zones are the most dangerous plate boundaries on the planet. Divergent plate boundaries produce earthquakes and occasional volcanoes, but nothing on the fearsome scale of the calderas and stratovolcanoes and magnitude 9 [...]

A Cladistic and Disparity Analysis of the Jurassic Park Franchise

Theropoda [2015-07-05 16:08:00]   recommend this post  (320 visits)
Dei film di Jurassic Park si è detto molto. Molti di coloro che detestano l'idea che questi film siano un pretesto per parlare di scienza si ripiegano nel mantra acefalo del “è solo un film”. All'estremo opposto, quelli che credono che solo i [...]

Vintage Dinosaur Art: The Lost World (Ladybird)

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [2015-07-05 16:45:00]   recommend this post  (314 visits)
Ladybird books are a firm favourite of mine, since (like many other Brits) I have very fond memories of learning to read with them as a child - not just those bought for me at the time, but also hand-me-downs, which were all the more special. Their [...]

Macropleura macropleura brachiopod from the Kalkberg formation of New York

Views of the Mahantango [2015-07-05 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (308 visits)
If I may paraphrase the song "New York, New York" by Gerard Kenny, Macropleura is a brachiopod so nice, they named it twice! Macropleura macropleura is a large brachiopod and hard to mistake for something else in the Kalkberg formation. I've found [...]

Born This Day: Ernst Mayr

Palaeoblog [2015-07-05 12:30:00]   recommend this post  (305 visits)
Any student of biology, or anyone with an interest in the natural world, will be familiar with Ernst Mayr who passed away on February 3rd in Bedford, Mass. Born in Kempton, Germany he joined the American Museum of Natural History as a curator in [...]

Frank Bruni’s Piece in the New York Times is a MUST Read

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-07-05 05:44:34]   recommend this post  (300 visits)
   I wish I could put words together this well. Frank Bruni’s California,Camelot and Vaccines in the NY Times today is worth the price of a Times  subscription by itself. A snapshot below, but read it

New Horizon Probe Has Anomaly- Switches to back-up Computer

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-07-05 06:40:38]   recommend this post  (284 visits)
  Here is an Update from NASA late on Saturday night…. New Horizons Team Responds to Spacecraft Anomaly The New Horizons spacecraft experienced an anomaly the afternoon of July 4 that led to a loss of communication with Earth. [...]

The Petrified Forest

Palaeoblog [2015-07-05 15:30:00]   recommend this post  (278 visits)
Read it

More thoughts on the Joni Mitchell conference

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2015-07-05 21:52:27]   recommend this post  (270 visits)
I wanted to get my initial report on the Joni Mitchell conference out quickly. But since posting it, more thoughts have bubbled up through my mind. I’m thinking here mostly about how a humanities conference varies from a science one. Now of [...]
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