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Geoblogosphere weekly review (33th week of 2015, 201 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  2. Mountain Beltway (7 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (6 posts)
  5. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (6 posts)
  6. Geology.com News (5 posts)
  7. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  8. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  9. Liberty, Equality, Geology (5 posts)
  10. Geotripper (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (589 visits)
  2. Geotripper (540 visits)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (525 visits)
  4. Mountain Beltway (453 visits)
  5. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (428 visits)
  6. Geology.com News (391 visits)
  7. Utah Geological Survey - blog (387 visits)
  8. Geology in the West Country (335 visits)
  9. Koprolitos (335 visits)
  10. Arizona Geology (327 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (5)
  2. NEW YORK (5)
  3. Geology (5)
  4. pictures (5)
  5. Twitter (4)
  6. world (4)
  7. fossils (4)
  8. Earthquakes (4)
  9. people (4)
  10. Pragian stage (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (6)
  2. New York (6)
  3. India (4)
  4. Grayson (3)
  5. Schoharie (3)
  6. Earthquakes (3)
  7. Kalkberg (3)
  8. North America (2)
  9. China (2)
  10. Pacific Ocean (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (4)
  2. Carboniferous (4)
  3. Devonian (3)
  4. Silurian (2)
  5. Jurassic (2)
  6. Cambrian (2)
  7. Quaternary (1)
  8. Ordovician (1)
  9. Neogene (1)
  10. Paleogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Vagabonding on Dangerous Ground: Putting on a Happy Face at Dismal Nitch and Cape Disappointment

Geotripper [2015-08-09 08:40:00]   recommend this post  (196 visits)
Waikiki Beach at Cape Disappointment. Yes, the cliffs are basaltic like those in Hawaii, but the spot was named for a Hawaiian sailor who lost his life here in a shipwreck (one of many). How does a place get a name? Cape Disappointment and [...]

[jules' pics] garden

James’ Empty Blog [2015-08-09 16:47:00]   recommend this post  (188 visits)
Almost a year since we completed on our house in Settle. The garden is a bit over-occupied. Being not that large and yet with 5 woodland trees it has an almost continuous canopy to offset its unremittingly sunny aspect. It is similarly full of [...]

a Burke Museum EPICC TCN Coordinator

WeBlog Aragosaurus [2015-08-09 10:51:00]   recommend this post  (186 visits)
Burke Museum – EPICC TCN CoordinatorThe Burke Museum invites applications for a part-time position as a Burke Museum EPICC TCN Coordinator. Funding for this position is for a 4-year period.Job Summary:Reporting to the Paleontology Collections [...]

First Record of a Lagerpetid Dinosauromorph from the Late Triassic of Argentina

Chinleana [2015-08-10 08:31:00]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
Martínez, R. N., Apaldetti, C., Correa, G. A., and D. Abelín. 2015. A Norian lagerpetid dinosauromorph from the Quebrada del Barro Formation, northwestern Argentina. Ameghiniana (future issue) doi:10.5710/AMGH.21.06.2015.2894Abstract: The [...]

The New Tilting Buildings

Ontario-geofish [2015-08-09 16:33:00]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
In the 60's we had our tilting buildings for earthquakes when there was extreme liquefaction.  That's when the loose sand turned to soup.  Many years of study and finally people understood not put buildings on loose sand.  No tilting buildings [...]

Zeacrinites wortheni Crinoid Calyx Fossil with Arms

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-08-09 04:00:00]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
These pictures appear to show a Zeacrinites wortheni crinoid calyx fossil. What is nice about this fossil is that most of its arms are intact. One side has the remains of Fenestella bryozoan. It was found in the Glen Dean Member of Grayson [...]

I Wish I Had Thought of This...

Geotripper [2015-08-14 04:53:00]   recommend this post  (149 visits)
Source: Scienze Geologiche I immediately fell in love with this mapping concept from Scienze Geologiche that I saw on Facebook this morning. All I can say is "Bravo". I pay homage to a brilliant idea with my own offering on the Western [...]

Seattle Technology-Pile Drivers

New Stories in Stone [2015-08-09 16:00:57]   recommend this post  (148 visits)
Modern Seattle likes to pay homage to high technology, such as apps, iPhones, and drones, but I would argue that some decidely primitive technology has had as great of impact on the city as any of the recent developments. This will be a multi-part [...]

August 11, 2015

Geology.com News [2015-08-11 08:10:49]   recommend this post  (144 visits)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Built a 200 Acre Model of the Mississippi River Basin in 1948Atlas Obscura The Natural Gas Price Volatility Season ArrivesBloomberg Gemfields: Auctioning Colored Gemstone Deposits in India is Not ViableBusiness Standard [...]

Why I Hope they Label GMO Foods

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2015-08-09 04:22:31]   1 recommendations  (143 visits)
Just saw a story on the BBC that Scotland has banned GMO crops. I wonder if they know that every crop growing there now has been genetically modified by humans and nature countless times? The folks that passed the ban have been genetically modified [...]
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