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Geoblogosphere weekly review (19th week of 2016, 315 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  3. BEYONDbones (6 posts)
  4. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (5 posts)
  5. Speaking of Geoscience (5 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (4 posts)
  7. (4 posts)
  8. Koprolitos (4 posts)
  9. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (4 posts)
  10. Arizona Geology (3 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (891 visits)
  2. Ontario-geofish (724 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (617 visits)
  4. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (584 visits)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (499 visits)
  6. BEYONDbones (443 visits)
  7. Mente et Malleo (382 visits)
  8. Earthly Musings (325 visits)
  9. (322 visits)
  10. In the Company of Plants and Rocks (294 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Education (6)
  2. people (4)
  3. scientists (4)
  4. earthquake (4)
  5. Science (3)
  6. area (3)
  7. climate change (3)
  8. art (3)
  9. Sustainability (3)
  10. research (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. Los Angeles (5)
  3. Canada (5)
  4. Arizona (4)
  5. Alberta (4)
  6. Asia (3)
  7. Colorado (3)
  8. Virginia (3)
  9. Illinois (3)
  10. Kyrgyzstan (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (4)
  2. Jurassic (4)
  3. Ordovician (3)
  4. Triassic (2)
  5. Paleogene (1)
  6. Permian (1)
  7. Neogene (1)
  8. Silurian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Museum of Northern Arizona Ventures - Three Trips in One Month to Utah Parklands

Earthly Musings [2016-05-07 00:04:00]   recommend this post  (325 visits)
Since 1982, I have served as an educator and guide for the Ventures Program at the Museum of Northern Arizona. It has been an incredible experience and I have been privileged to share the beauty and geology of the Colorado Plateau with hundreds of [...]

Guest blog by Ricardo Serrano: mapalomalia – a fully web based geological modeling platform [2016-05-03 20:03:17]   recommend this post  (322 visits)
I have released mapalomalia, (which may or might not mean model of the Earth), the first fully web based geological modeling platform. I hope it can serve the community of geologists to build models that can help us understand our planet and face [...]

Smoke from Alberta Wildfire Reaches Florida

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2016-05-07 00:03:23]   recommend this post  (299 visits)
The image below is also from the Aqua satellite on Friday and the smoke from the fires is clearly visible. The Suomi Satellite has an imager capable of night time images and the CIMMS Satellite blog at the Uni. of Wisconsin just posted this image [...]

The Chicxulub Impact Crater Expedition's 5-Year Plan

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2016-05-05 20:52:45]   recommend this post  (296 visits)

The Great Aquifer is Leaking

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [2016-05-03 18:05:00]   recommend this post  (294 visits)
“Visit Nebraska. Visit Nice.” (more here)Nebraska is nice, as the Nebraska Tourism Commission says, but why are they so modest? It’s more than nice—spectacular even. I especially like the immense vistas—maybe to the edge of the world! [...]

Unter Geschiebekundlern 2016

Mente et Malleo [2016-05-03 21:22:48]   recommend this post  (288 visits)
Alle Jahre wieder treffen sich die Geschiebekundler zur Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Geschiebekunde. In diesem Jahr trafen wir uns am 22. bis 24. April auf dem Urzeithof in Fehrenbötel. An diesem Ort, der passend zum Thema in der [...]

Report Assesses Risks to World’s Shared River Basins

State of the Planet [2016-05-03 18:38:24]   recommend this post  (282 visits)
Risks for the world's Transboundary River Basins are projected to increase in the next 15–30 years, particularly in four hotspot regions: the Middle East, Central Asia, the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna basin, and the Orange and Limpopo basins in [...]

Geotechnical Engineering #13 - Final, Public Safety and Engineering

Ontario-geofish [2016-05-06 14:58:00]   recommend this post  (277 visits)
It is now obvious that my favourite geotech job is a ghost-town, probably cited for a zillion osha violations. On to the secondary title.  Since Brunel, it has been found that engineers design for 1 in 10,000 per year chance of death.  That gives [...]

Paläobiologie - Die Evolution der Entwicklung

Gunnars Geo-Blog [2016-05-03 22:10:00]   recommend this post  (271 visits)
     Wie entwickelten sich die frühesten Vorfahren von Spinnen und Skorpionen? LMU-Forscher zeigen an 520 Millionen Jahre alten Versteinerungen, dass die Larven-Stadien denen von Krebs-Vorläufern ähnelten – ein erstaunliches Detail im [...]

Drilling into the Dinosaur Crater of Doom

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2016-05-03 19:50:50]   recommend this post  (262 visits)
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