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Geoblogosphere weekly review (36th week of 2015, 314 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  2. News (6 posts)
  3. Louisville Area Fossils (6 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  5. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  6. Geotripper (5 posts)
  7. Palaeoblog (4 posts)
  8. Ontario-geofish (4 posts)
  9. Wooster Geologists (4 posts)
  10. JOIDES Resolution blogs (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Arizona Geology (1429 visits)
  2. Geotripper (833 visits)
  3. Louisville Area Fossils (785 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (716 visits)
  5. Koprolitos (663 visits)
  6. Green Tea and Velociraptors (603 visits)
  7. Views of the Mahantango (553 visits)
  8. News (490 visits)
  9. Palaeoblog (447 visits)
  10. The Way of the Geophysicist (417 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Geology (7)
  2. Interesting (6)
  3. Thanks (6)
  4. time (5)
  5. News (4)
  6. Data (4)
  7. Clark County (4)
  8. Middle Devonian Period (4)
  9. Jeffersonville Limestone (4)
  10. world (4)
Top places:
  1. Colorado (7)
  2. United States (7)
  3. United Kingdom (6)
  4. California (5)
  5. Arizona (4)
  6. Pacific Ocean (4)
  7. Jeffersonville (4)
  8. France (4)
  9. Limestone (4)
  10. Clark (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (5)
  2. Ordovician (3)
  3. Jurassic (3)
  4. Permian (3)
  5. Neogene (3)
  6. Paleogene (2)
  7. Cretaceous (2)
  8. Triassic (2)
  9. Carboniferous (1)
  10. Cambrian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

New open science competition through ARCS

Green Tea and Velociraptors [2015-09-05 16:05:44]   recommend this post  (350 visits)
The ARCS (Advancing Research Communication and Scholarship) have launched a new ‘open scholarship’ competition. The aim is simple: describe your ‘open science story’, and you could win $1000! In particular, the competition is [...]

Vagabonding on Dangerous Ground: Our Tour of the Greatest National Park I Never Once Set Foot In.

Geotripper [2015-08-30 06:42:00]   recommend this post  (323 visits)
The western slope of the Cascades Range is green. Very green. There are trees, shrubs, mosses, grasses, just about every kind photosynthesizing plant there is. This is due of course to the mountains themselves. They provide a barrier to incoming [...]

More on the Gold King Mine Blowout

Central Arizona Geology Club [2015-08-30 00:28:00]   recommend this post  (320 visits)
Arizona Geology has more Info on the Gold King Blowout in their blog:EPA report on Gold KingHarry

An inconvenient truth - 60 tons of uranium comes down Grand Canyon every year naturally

Arizona Geology [2015-08-30 18:12:00]   recommend this post  (317 visits)
In the wake of the EPA mine water spill in Colorado a variety of groups are calling for rewriting the nation's mining laws and regulations.    Kevin Dahl, Arizona program manager for the National Parks Conservation Association is quoted in [...]

Location location location

James’ Empty Blog [2015-08-30 10:21:00]   recommend this post  (309 visits)
Barely two week after we put a sign on the gate, we have sold Sea Neuk. At least, the sale is agreed in principle and it's in the hands of the lawyers. The Scottish system (which I've never been involved in before) doesn't seem quite as different [...]

A visit to Barabar caves near Gaya in Bihar, India.

Environment and Geology [2015-08-30 14:57:00]   recommend this post  (298 visits)
Geology played major role in carving caves by ancient civilization. ByDr. Nitish PriyadarshiCaves of Barabar hills near Gaya. A visit to Barabar caves near Gaya in Bihar, which is an isolated location away from the mainstream, makes one imagine the [...]

The Dicynodon-Lystrosaurus Assemblage Zone Boundary May Not Approximate the Marine-Defined Permo-Triassic Extinction Event

Chinleana [2015-08-30 02:41:00]   recommend this post  (290 visits)
Wow, well this should definitely generate some discussion and a bit of research....  Gastaldo, R. A., Kamo, S. L., Neveling, J., Geissman, J. W., Bamford, M., and C. V. Looy. 2015 Is the vertebrate-defined Permian-Triassic boundary in the Karoo [...]

Scouring the Arctic for Traces of Fukushima and Ejections from Cosmic Impacts

State of the Planet [2015-08-30 03:50:28]   recommend this post  (284 visits)
Sounds like the basis for a great scifi thriller…”scientists scour Arctic, hunting for traces of nuclear fallout and ejections from cosmic ray impacts”. In reality this thriller theme is the actual core of the GEOTRACES

Sitka landslide in Alaska – the potential power of simple geomorphic mapping

The Landslide Blog [2015-08-30 08:30:39]   recommend this post  (278 visits)
A landslide a couple of weeks ago at Sitka in Alaska killed 3 men. Google Earth imagery of the site suggests that it may have an active geomorpic

Agassizocrinus Floating Crinoid Calyx Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-08-30 00:14:00]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
These pictures are what appear to be dorsal calyx cups from an Agassizocrinus fossil crinoid. The fossils were found in Glen Dean Member of Grayson County, Kentucky, USA. They date to Mississippian Period. I have been wanting to find this type [...] | Impressum