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Geoblogosphere weekly review (14th week of 2016, 310 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (12 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  3. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (6 posts)
  4. ARCHEA (6 posts)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (6 posts)
  6. The Landslide Blog (6 posts)
  7. Geotripper (5 posts)
  8. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  9. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  10. Koprolitos (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (1016 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (921 visits)
  3. ARCHEA (795 visits)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (593 visits)
  5. Geotripper (561 visits)
  6. State of the Planet (498 visits)
  7. The GeoChristian (439 visits)
  8. The Landslide Blog (432 visits)
  9. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (420 visits)
  10. Fossil Huntress (413 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Paleontology (7)
  2. world (6)
  3. time (6)
  4. area (5)
  5. information (5)
  6. USGS (4)
  7. Oklahoma (4)
  8. Earth (4)
  9. Education (4)
  10. magnitude (4)
Top places:
  1. Arizona (8)
  2. Oklahoma (6)
  3. Germany (6)
  4. California (5)
  5. United States (5)
  6. Nevada (5)
  7. Egu (4)
  8. Canada (4)
  9. United Kingdom (3)
  10. China (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (3)
  2. Cretaceous (2)
  3. Triassic (2)
  4. Ordovician (2)
  5. Paleogene (2)
  6. Devonian (2)
  7. Carboniferous (1)
  8. Silurian (1)
  9. Permian (1)
  10. Mesozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Death Valley is Really Second Generation Death Valley: A Look at Death Valley Version 1.0

Geotripper [2016-04-02 22:19:00]   recommend this post  (276 visits)
Death Valley is a stunning example of a fault graben, a large area of crust that subsided because of extensional forces that produced widespread "normal" faulting (where the fault plane slopes towards the basin). The valley has relief of [...]

Late Cretaceous: Mosasaur Detail

Fossil Huntress [2016-04-01 23:00:25]   recommend this post  (257 visits)
A close-up view of the dentition of an ancient aquatic, carnivorous lizard, the mighty Mosasaur, from Late Cretaceous exposures on Vancouver Island. <>This well-prepped specimen is now housed in the collections of the Courtenay Museum, [...]

Bozeman creation conference – Does Genesis Really Matter?

The GeoChristian [2016-04-02 08:20:08]   recommend this post  (250 visits)
AN OLD-EARTH CHRISTIAN AT A YOUNG-EARTH CONFERENCE This is the second in a series of articles about a young-Earth creationism (YEC) conference held in Bozeman, Montana in April, 2016. 1. Bozeman creation conference preview and expectations 2. This [...]

Land Ho!

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2016-03-31 07:54:34]   recommend this post  (249 visits)
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Geomancy for the mundane geologist – “Games Wizards Play” by Diane Duane

Magma Cum Laude [2016-04-01 23:31:19]   recommend this post  (246 visits)
I don't often do book reviews on here (Callan is your go-to guy for that), but I recently finished a novel by one of my favorite authors and I really wanted to write about it. Diane Duane, if you're not familiar with her, is the author of a [...]

PEACEFUL MORNING: BOWRON LAKES

ARCHEA [2016-03-31 01:05:00]   recommend this post  (244 visits)

MCABEE: SOLVING MYSTERIES IN THE EOCENE

ARCHEA [2016-03-31 00:22:00]   recommend this post  (237 visits)
Plant fossils from the Okanagan highlands, an area centred in the Interior of British Columbia, provide important clues to an ancient climate.While the area is referred to as the Okanagan, the term is used in a slightly misleading fashion to [...]

Earth Institute Summer 2016 Internships

State of the Planet [2016-04-01 21:23:49]   recommend this post  (234 visits)
This summer, the Earth Institute is offering Columbia students opportunities to intern within various departments and research centers at the institute.  All full-time Columbia and Barnard students are eligible to apply.  These internships are [...]

Aftershock to yesterday's small quake on Arizona - Nevada border

Arizona Geology [2016-03-30 23:24:00]   recommend this post  (231 visits)
There was a magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 2:55 a.m. local time this morning close to yesterday's M=2.3 and 1.8 quakes.    Was this an aftershock?    I'm not used to seeing earthquakes as small as M=2.3 generating aftershocks, so it may be just [...]

Geotechnical Nightmare #8 - An Inch from Death

Ontario-geofish [2016-04-01 15:56:00]   recommend this post  (227 visits)
Today, my nightmare pixies had an extra-special treat for me.  They didn't put up a second bridge section, but funnelled the river.  The Great River Spirit was angry, and let loose a flood.  Another inch of rain and the bridge would be gone. [...]
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