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Geoblogosphere weekly review (18th week of 2016, 107 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Gunnars Geo-Blog (8 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (6 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  5. AGU Meetings (6 posts)
  6. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  8. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (5 posts)
  9. Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog (4 posts)
  10. The Landslide Blog (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Gunnars Geo-Blog (394 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (332 visits)
  3. Ontario-geofish (297 visits)
  4. The Landslide Blog (295 visits)
  5. Geotripper (270 visits)
  6. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (258 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (225 visits)
  8. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (208 visits)
  9. BEYONDbones (207 visits)
  10. Koprolitos (203 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (6)
  2. Earth (6)
  3. people (6)
  4. climate (5)
  5. fossils (5)
  6. Ocean sciences (3)
  7. reason (3)
  8. scientists (3)
  9. image (3)
  10. project (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (6)
  2. Arizona (5)
  3. Oklahoma (4)
  4. Germany (4)
  5. France (3)
  6. Massachusetts (3)
  7. University of Arizona (3)
  8. Vienna (3)
  9. Switzerland (3)
  10. Alpuente (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (5)
  2. Cretaceous (3)
  3. Devonian (2)
  4. Carboniferous (1)
  5. Paleogene (1)
  6. Triassic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Earthquake Geology of the 16 April, 2016, Kumamoto Earthquake – report by Koji Okumura

paleoseismicity.org [2016-04-24 17:57:43]   recommend this post  (164 visits)
On 16 April an earthquake of magnitude Mw7.0 hit the district of Kumamoto, Kyushu Island, Japan. The quake was preceeded by a Mw6.1 foreshock one day before. It occurred on the ENE striking, right lateral Futagawa-Hinagu fault zone. Our colleague [...]

Dinosaurs in decline tens of millions of years before their final extinction - new paper in PNAS

Raptor's Nest [2016-04-24 02:37:00]   recommend this post  (119 visits)
There is no dispute that non-avian dinosaurs went extinct at the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) boundary, most likely owing to a large asteroid hitting the Earth, but what has been debated for decades is whether dinosaurs were reigning strong up to the [...]

Damn Fool California Farmers Bringing on a New Dust Bowl

Geotripper [2016-04-28 09:34:00]   recommend this post  (115 visits)
The video is very short, but in eight seconds it shows the stupidity of bad agricultural practices in Central California, practices that have led to disaster in the past, and maybe into our immediate future as well. Muddy runoff from an almond [...]

Nenana Ice Classic 2016

Real Climate [2016-04-24 05:19:28]   recommend this post  (113 visits)
Just a quick note since I’ve been tracking this statistic for a few years, but the Nenana Ice Classic tripod went down this afternoon (Apr 23, 3:39 Alaska Standard Time). See the earlier post for what this is and why it says something about [...]

The first anniversary of the Gorkha earthquake in Nepal: the Langtang rock and ice avalanche

The Landslide Blog [2016-04-24 09:50:40]   recommend this post  (111 visits)
Today is the 1st anniversary of the Gorkha earthquake in Nepal. A USGS report published last year describes the most significant landslide, the Gorkha rock and ice avalanche, which killed over 200

la bufala dello "sversamento di petrolio in mare " a Marina di Grosseto

scienzeedintorni [2016-04-24 11:49:00]   recommend this post  (108 visits)
Nel post che ho pubblicato venerdì sulla comunicazione durante le emergenze ho accennato al problema dei commentatori fai da te che oltre a fare un'opera di documentazione spesso, volontariamente o no, fanno disinformazione perché danno una [...]

NASA’s 4K View of April 17 Solar Flare

Gunnars Geo-Blog [2016-04-26 18:16:00]   recommend this post  (108 visits)

What's Your Favorite Stereotype of a Desert? The 2% Answer? The Dunes at Death Valley

Geotripper [2016-04-26 08:27:00]   recommend this post  (108 visits)
Think of the word "desert". What''s the first picture that pops into your mind? Is it Saguaro Cacti, like an old western? Is it cliffs and spires like other old westerns? Is it a painted desert, like an old Disney movie or a Roadrunner [...]

Why Did Dad Collect All of This Crap? ~ Thoughts of Mortality

Fossils and Other Living Things [2016-04-28 18:11:00]   recommend this post  (106 visits)
I seem to be stuck in sand.  I recently wrote about it (Sizing Up Sand, A Grain at a Time), and, now, here’s another post that turns to sand (or ashes?).In my last post, I noted that I had stashed several precolonial Mesoamerican obsidian [...]

Reconstrucciones tridimensionales de cráneos de cocodrilos en el 1st IMERP-XIV EJIP

Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) [2016-04-25 08:56:00]   recommend this post  (105 visits)
Entre los trabajos presentados en el I IMERP/ XIV EJIP que tuvo lugar la semana pasada en la localidad de Alpuente (Valencia), nuestro compañero Alejandro Serrano dio una charla sobre la reconstrucción tridimensional de las cavidades contenidas [...]
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