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Geoblogosphere weekly review (17th week of 2016, 133 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (13 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (11 posts)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  4. BEYONDbones (7 posts)
  5. AGU Meetings (7 posts)
  6. Mountain Beltway (6 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  8. Ontario-geofish (4 posts)
  9. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (4 posts)
  10. The Landslide Blog (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (652 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (649 visits)
  3. AGU Meetings (403 visits)
  4. BEYONDbones (376 visits)
  5. Mountain Beltway (368 visits)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (293 visits)
  7. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (222 visits)
  8. Koprolitos (192 visits)
  9. Terra Central (192 visits)
  10. The Landslide Blog (189 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. General Assembly (9)
  2. Hall X2 (6)
  3. Houston Museum (5)
  4. people (5)
  5. Earth (5)
  6. Natural Science (5)
  7. Science Video Competition (4)
  8. Early Career Scientists (4)
  9. Room K2 (4)
  10. Congresos (4)
Top places:
  1. Egu (11)
  2. United States (7)
  3. Houston Museum of Natural Science (5)
  4. Ecuador (5)
  5. China (5)
  6. Illinois (4)
  7. Australia (4)
  8. Questa (4)
  9. Japan (4)
  10. Los Angeles (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (2)
  2. Cambrian (2)
  3. Carboniferous (2)
  4. Paleogene (2)
  5. Jurassic (2)
  6. Permian (2)
  7. Triassic (1)
  8. Tonian (1)
  9. Quaternary (1)
  10. Cretaceous (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

It’s Mud Season on Lake Erie

Terra Central [2016-04-22 15:10:04]   recommend this post  (150 visits)
This (above) is a MODIS satellite image of Lake Erie taken April 15, 2016. It clearly shows sediment entering the lake from major rivers and tributaries. The brownish hues on the land surface indicate “leaf off,” dead or dormant plant [...]

Weber, Plank Elected to American Academy of Arts and Science

State of the Planet [2016-04-22 16:33:56]   recommend this post  (136 visits)
Elke Weber, who studies how people make decisions and how they think about climate change, and Terry Plank, who probes deep into the Earth’s interior to study magma and how volcanoes erupt, are among the members elected to the American Academy of [...]

Monster Families at the Horniman

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [2016-04-22 21:13:00]   recommend this post  (135 visits)
While everyone knows the few 'big name' museums in London (the NHM among them), the city also boasts a surprisingly large number of more low-key institutions, some of which are well worth seeking out for the nuttier natural history enthusiast. One [...]

Friday fold: Crumpled Dinwoody Formation, Sheep Mountain, Wyoming

Mountain Beltway [2016-04-22 12:17:36]   recommend this post  (134 visits)
Today for your folding pleasure, I give you two field GigaPans shot by Jeffrey Rollins, a two-time Rockies field course alumnus and Old Dominion University student working under my colleague Declan De Paor, assisted by NOVA student Bridget Gomez, [...]

Announcing the winners of the EGU Photo Contest 2016!

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2016-04-22 16:00:23]   recommend this post  (131 visits)
The selection committee received over 200 photos for this year’s EGU Photo Contest, covering fields across the geosciences. Participants at the 2016 General Assembly have been voting for their favourites throughout the week  of the conference and [...]

Summer 2016 Curriculum & Grading Assistant Positions

State of the Planet [2016-04-22 17:42:09]   recommend this post  (128 visits)
The Sustainability Management program is seeking candidates for Curriculum and Grading Assistant (CGA) positions for the summer 2016 sessions. Responsibilities include updating information in Canvas, reviewing course material with the instructor, [...]

You Can Thank These Three People for Earth Day

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2016-04-22 23:51:30]   recommend this post  (126 visits)
I remember very well watching the CBS Evening News (46 years ago today) on the first Earth Day. It was a major story, and I believe Walter Cronkite led the broadcast with it. We know a lot more about our planet now than we did then, and there have [...]

Meet Pepperoni the Robin, and Friends

State of the Planet [2016-04-22 21:01:04]   recommend this post  (124 visits)
Natalie Boelman and colleagues are tagging American robins near Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada, as the birds migrate north to nesting grounds. In a recent blog post for NASA, she put up videos about their work. You can watch some of them below, or go [...]

Data from the masses: Crowdsourcing and citizen science enhance the scientific process

AGU Meetings [2016-04-22 16:13:35]   recommend this post  (121 visits)
Witness a landslide, feel an earthquake or observe the first buds of spring? Take out your cell phone and report a data

Among Waves and Whirlwinds: A Mid-Cruise Account

AGU Meetings [2016-04-22 19:12:06]   recommend this post  (117 visits)
On the morning of the 19th, the R/V Falkor entered harbor in the country of Tonga after nearly 12 days at sea. As we stood on the deck watching the dockworkers heave lines to and fro, several scientists breathed a sigh of relief, for we had spent a [...]
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