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Geoblogosphere weekly review (10th week of 2016, 116 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (12 posts)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (6 posts)
  3. BEYONDbones (6 posts)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (6 posts)
  5. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  6. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (4 posts)
  7. Ontario-geofish (4 posts)
  8. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (4 posts)
  9. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (4 posts)
  10. Laelaps (3 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (551 visits)
  2. paleoseismicity.org (329 visits)
  3. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (255 visits)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (234 visits)
  5. BEYONDbones (220 visits)
  6. Arizona Geology (212 visits)
  7. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (203 visits)
  8. Geotripper (191 visits)
  9. Theropoda (184 visits)
  10. Views of the Mahantango (183 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Education (7)
  2. Climate (7)
  3. Time (4)
  4. climate change (4)
  5. General Assembly (4)
  6. Data (4)
  7. North America (4)
  8. sense (3)
  9. way (3)
  10. bit (3)
Top places:
  1. Los Angeles (8)
  2. United States (7)
  3. North America (6)
  4. Vienna (5)
  5. California (5)
  6. Pacific Ocean (4)
  7. Nevada (4)
  8. Utah (4)
  9. Arizona (3)
  10. Europe (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (2)
  2. Cretaceous (2)
  3. Devonian (2)
  4. Quaternary (2)
  5. Neogene (1)
  6. Ordovician (1)
  7. Silurian (1)
  8. Paleogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

4th Int’l Colloquium on Historical Earthquakes & Macroseismology, 2-3 May, 2016, Vienna

paleoseismicity.org [2016-02-29 14:01:44]   recommend this post  (190 visits)
The 4th International Colloquium on Historical Earthquakes and Macroseismology will be held from 2-3 May, 2016, in Vienna, Austria. Attendance is free of charge and registration is possible until 31 March. The meeting is organised by Christa Hammerl [...]

The Age of a Mountain versus the Age of (the rocks of) a Mountain: Arriving in Death Valley National Park

Geotripper [2016-03-01 08:45:00]   recommend this post  (153 visits)
Death Valley is the largest national park in the lower 48 states, and in fact is bigger than several states. It preserves some of the most spectacular corners of the Basin and Range province, a region that extends from eastern California, all of [...]

Job Opportunities in the Director’s Office

State of the Planet [2016-03-01 19:40:31]   recommend this post  (149 visits)
The Office of the Director of the Earth Institute and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network is looking for seniors or recently graduated students who are interested in research and project management opportunities with Professor Jeffrey D. [...]

Eatonia sp. brachiopod from the Bois d'Arc formation of Oklahoma

Views of the Mahantango [2016-03-01 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (146 visits)
I believe that this next Brachiopod is an Eatonia sp. While Eatonia medialis is listed by Amsden* as being known from the Haragan and Bois d'Arc formations of Oklahoma, the specimen below does not appear to conform to specimens I have found in the [...]

Guest blog by Bastian Schneider (RWTH Aachen University): Tsunami hazard in Muscat, Oman

paleoseismicity.org [2016-03-02 20:46:30]   recommend this post  (139 visits)
Tsunamis are a very real threat in the Indian Ocean. Most people will immediately think of the 2004 tsunami and the Sumatra subduction zone, but the Arabian Sea has seen strong tsunamis in the past, too. In 1945, a major earthquake at the Makran [...]

Scott Kelly is Home- He Deserves A Pulitzer Prize

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2016-03-02 07:36:56]   recommend this post  (132 visits)
  ..and that’s just to start. Scott Kelly landed inKazakhstan, after 340 days in space early Wednesday. He deserves the thanks of the nation and of the World for taking us along. His photos of our fragile planet have inspired and awed us. [...]

Death Valley National Park and an Early Spring Wildflower Season

Earthly Musings [2016-02-28 02:44:00]   recommend this post  (130 visits)
Helen and I were recently able to visit Death Valley National Park in California and it turned out to be a fantastic trip with early spring season wildflowers. This is one called Desert Gold - a member of the sunflower family (Garaea canescens) and [...]

Geological Society of America opposes de-licensing of geologists in Arizona

Arizona Geology [2016-03-02 01:23:00]   recommend this post  (128 visits)
The President of the Geological Society of America has weighed in on the legislative proposal to end registration of geologists in Arizona.   We received a copy of the letter Dr. Jon Price sent to Rep. Warren Petersen, the prime sponsor of HB2613: [...]

Miti e leggende post-moderne sui dinosauri mesozoici: Le squame di Carnotaurus

Theropoda [2016-03-01 09:27:00]   recommend this post  (122 visits)
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Finding a Thesis: Arriving at Blind Spring Hill

Looking for Detachment [2016-03-01 18:00:00]   recommend this post  (120 visits)
With Mineral Ridge in my rear-view mirror, I stopped briefly at the basalt cinder cone, The Crater, which is located right on the side of the road just a few miles north of Silver Peak. From The Crater, I set my sights on Blind Spring Hill, which [...]
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