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Geoblogosphere weekly review (11th week of 2016, 331 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  2. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (7 posts)
  3. AGU Meetings (6 posts)
  4. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (5 posts)
  5. polar soils blog (5 posts)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (5 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  8. Geology in the West Country (4 posts)
  9. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (4 posts)
  10. Geotripper (3 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (694 visits)
  2. Geotripper (617 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (613 visits)
  4. polar soils blog (585 visits)
  5. Paleoseismicity (573 visits)
  6. AGU Meetings (557 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (531 visits)
  8. The Landslide Blog (420 visits)
  9. Earth and Mind Blog (391 visits)
  10. Looking for Detachment (338 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. way (7)
  2. Climate (6)
  3. scientists (6)
  4. world (6)
  5. science (6)
  6. time (5)
  7. climate change (4)
  8. bit (4)
  9. planet (4)
  10. inches (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (4)
  2. Oklahoma (3)
  3. Antarctic (3)
  4. United Kingdom (3)
  5. Iceland (3)
  6. Birmingham University (2)
  7. Death Valley (2)
  8. Atapuerca (2)
  9. California (2)
  10. Massachusetts (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (3)
  2. Triassic (1)
  3. Quaternary (1)
  4. Neoproterozoic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Purple invertebrates in the Abyss!

Echinoblog [2016-03-09 14:28:00]   recommend this post  (303 visits)
Another week and another bunch of deep-sea Okeanos dives in the French Frigate/Hawaiian Islands region! One thing I noticed while reviewing the recent dives and those from last year was just how much COLOR you see in the deep-sea.. black, white, [...]

Nasty dancing rocks: boulders in Glenwood Canyon

The Landslide Blog [2016-03-12 10:14:39]   recommend this post  (290 visits)
A new video from Glenwood Canyon in Colorado shows nasty dancing rocks - boulders rolling down a steep slope. The potential for damage is

Guest blog by Sascha Schneiderwind (RWTH Aachen University): Multiparametric trenching investigations

Paleoseismicity [2016-03-06 15:37:52]   recommend this post  (289 visits)
Greece is one of the main targets of RWTH Aachen’s Neotectonics & Geohazards group. They worked on paleo-tsunamis, active faults on the Peloponnese and in Attica, and on the application of terrestrial LiDAR and shallow geophysics for [...]

New papers on paleoseismology, tsunami, and active tectonics (Mar 2016)

Paleoseismicity [2016-03-11 09:51:33]   recommend this post  (284 visits)
It’s only one month since my last paper update and yet I have nineteen interesting new studies for you. Today’s round-up includes tsunamis, tectonic geomorphology, environmental earthquake effects and soft sediment deformation, new [...]

Rainfall milestone this week in my corner of California

Geotripper [2016-03-12 06:50:00]   recommend this post  (279 visits)
We reached a milestone this week in my backyard (backyard in both the literal and figurative sense). We reached "normal". I've been tracking rainfall totals in my backyard since 1991, and up until 2011, the average yearly rainfall has been [...]

Death Valley Trip, Part 2: More of the Badwater Turtleback Fault

Looking for Detachment [2016-03-10 18:00:00]   recommend this post  (276 visits)
If you remember from a couple days ago, toward the end of the first of, hopefully, a few more posts about our trip to Death Valley and vicinity, we had walked up an alluvial fan down near Badwater and were looking at the Badwater Turtleback fault, [...]

Arizona is Going to Get Another Meteor Crater, Only Bigger. And We Know Where and Why (repost)

Geotripper [2016-03-12 01:51:00]   recommend this post  (275 visits)
This is a repeat of a post I wrote in August of last year because the issue is still in the news, and represents a piece of political larceny that should disqualify Senator John McCain from ever being re-elected. Democrat Representative Anne [...]

Packing up and heading out

AGU Meetings [2016-03-11 19:30:20]   recommend this post  (274 visits)
After a one-day delay due to bad weather, we finally headed out of Corvallis on Thursday afternoon. On the way to Newport, where the R/V Oceanus is docked, we stopped to take water samples from the Alsea River and estuary, which feed into the ocean. [...]

This Winter Was The Warmest On Record Nationwide

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2016-03-08 23:36:05]   recommend this post  (270 visits)
From NOAA NCEI: The December–February average temperature for the contiguous U.S. was 36.8°F, 4.6°F above the 20th century average, surpassing the previous record of 36.5°F set in 1999/2000. The exceptionally warm December boosted the [...]

Thought-experiment #2: what will happen if Sci-Hub fails?

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2016-03-11 10:35:09]   recommend this post  (244 visits)
Yesterday we asked what will happen if Sci-Hub succeeds (by which I meant that it survives whatever legal challenges come its way, and continues to distribute copyrighted scholarly publications to anyone in the world at zero cost, ignoring the [...] | Impressum