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Geoblogosphere weekly review (31th week of 2015, 203 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  2. EXPEDITION LIVE! (7 posts)
  3. Geology.com News (6 posts)
  4. GeoPrac.net (6 posts)
  5. Arizona Geology (5 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (5 posts)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (5 posts)
  8. Utah Geological Survey - blog (5 posts)
  9. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  10. Mountain Beltway (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Louisville Area Fossils (623 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (609 visits)
  3. EXPEDITION LIVE! (603 visits)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (476 visits)
  5. Geotripper (467 visits)
  6. GeoPrac.net (430 visits)
  7. Utah Geological Survey - blog (422 visits)
  8. Ontario-geofish (379 visits)
  9. Geology.com News (356 visits)
  10. Mountain Beltway (347 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (6)
  2. summer (6)
  3. DINOSAURS (6)
  4. Interesting (6)
  5. frontpage (6)
  6. Dinos of the Dawn 2015 (5)
  7. Earthquakes (4)
  8. fossils (4)
  9. trip (4)
  10. things (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (11)
  2. Fossil (4)
  3. Utah (4)
  4. Egu (4)
  5. Europe (4)
  6. New York (4)
  7. Japan (3)
  8. Kalkberg (3)
  9. Illinois (3)
  10. Montana (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (6)
  2. Jurassic (4)
  3. Devonian (3)
  4. Carboniferous (3)
  5. Neogene (1)
  6. Mesoproterozoic (1)
  7. Paleogene (1)
  8. Silurian (1)
  9. Triassic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Sediment and sea: from the heights to the depths

Metageologist [2015-07-28 11:51:55]   recommend this post  (233 visits)
This study in blues and greys and browns, this combination of fuzziness and sharp edges, where is it? It’s where land and ocean meet and mingle. A place where mud and silt and sand pause half way along an incredible … Continue reading [...]

Vagabonding on Dangerous Ground: The End is Coming (of the Cascadia Subduction Zone)!

Geotripper [2015-07-26 17:05:00]   recommend this post  (215 visits)
Sugarloaf Rock at Cape Mendocino. Somewhere out to sea beyond the cape is where the Cascadia Subduction Zone is being destroyed, bit by bit. The end is coming! I'm not referring to the possible destruction caused by the possible magnitude 9 quake [...]

How would Arizona handle a major earthquake in California?

Arizona Geology [2015-07-26 20:21:00]   recommend this post  (212 visits)
<!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->We recently got an inquiry referencing a blog post I did some time back about whether Californians might stream into Arizona looking for shelter and assistance if a major earthquake strikes that [...]

Rocks on Rocks on Rocks

EXPEDITION LIVE! [2015-07-26 05:37:36]   recommend this post  (188 visits)
Today was full of a lot of things, including steep hills, slippery rocks, and a lot of falling. But it was also full of amazing views and lots of croc and theropod teeth. Once we made it to the site, we were able to do some prospecting and most of [...]

Guest blog by Yu Zhou (Oxford): The 2013 Mw 7.7 Balochistan earthquake in Pakistan: NOT SO UNUSUAL

Paleoseismicity [2015-07-28 18:03:33]   recommend this post  (186 visits)
In 2013, a MW7.7 earthquake struck Balochistan, caused a huge surface offset and triggered a small tsunami in the Arabian Sea. Immediately, the apparently strange fault behaviour caused the attention of scientists world wide and a number of papers [...]

Fithian Illite, lllinois, US

The Lost Geologist [2015-07-26 23:58:00]   recommend this post  (183 visits)
Fithian Illite at Salt Fork of Vermilion River near Fithian, IL Illite is one of the most frequent clay minerals and is an important constituent of many sedimentary rocks. It was named after the state of Illinois, United States, by Grim, Bray and [...]

Unidentified Mississippian Period Shark Tooth Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-07-26 17:30:00]   recommend this post  (179 visits)
This picture shows an unidentified fossil shark tooth. It was found in the Somerset Shale of the Salem Limestone of Hardin County Kentucky, USA. The fossil dates back to the Mississippian Period. Thanks to Kenny for the

Paladin chesterensis Trilobite Fossils

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-07-28 06:29:00]   recommend this post  (178 visits)
These pictures appear to show Paladin chesterensis (Weller and Weller, 1936) trilobite fossils. They were found in the Big Clifty Formation of Crawford County, Indiana, USA. The fossils date to the Mississippian Period. Thanks to Kenny for the [...]

What’s Funny About That? Quite a Bit Actually!

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-07-27 03:23:39]   recommend this post  (170 visits)
 What happens when you write a blog that is so full of misinformation, and incorrect assumptions, that someone starts a separate a blog to correct the mistakes? Well, for one thing you get some good laughs, and at times a real feeling of [...]

How do you move a 5-ton dinosaur?

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2015-07-27 18:19:25]   recommend this post  (165 visits)
moabsunnews.com How do you move a 5 ton dinosaur down a hill? That’s the questions facing Utah paleontologists who are trying to bring a large collection of well-preserved fossils found north of Arches National Park back to their laboratory. [...]
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