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Geoblogosphere weekly review (23th week of 2016, 315 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (7 posts)
  3. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (6 posts)
  4. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  5. Mountain Beltway (5 posts)
  6. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  8. Geotripper (4 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (4 posts)
  10. AGU Meetings (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Arizona Geology (1431 visits)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (822 visits)
  3. BEYONDbones (680 visits)
  4. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (654 visits)
  5. EXPEDITION LIVE! (651 visits)
  6. Mountain Beltway (437 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (413 visits)
  8. Reporting on a Revolution (412 visits)
  9. WeBlog Aragosaurus (402 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (402 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. From the BlogSphere (6)
  2. School (4)
  3. people (4)
  4. time (4)
  5. Arizona (4)
  6. state (3)
  7. end (3)
  8. magnitude (3)
  9. couple (3)
  10. basalt (3)
Top places:
  1. Arizona (10)
  2. United States (9)
  3. United Kingdom (3)
  4. Payson (3)
  5. Australia (3)
  6. Cape Town (2)
  7. Fossil (2)
  8. Iceland (2)
  9. Paris (2)
  10. Colorado (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (3)
  2. Jurassic (2)
  3. Cretaceous (2)
  4. Quaternary (1)
  5. Cenozoic (1)
  6. Ordovician (1)
  7. Neogene (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Spectacular dashcam video of Arizona meteor

Arizona Geology [2016-06-03 22:49:00]   recommend this post  (365 visits)
The following video is a dashcam view of the meteor that came down over Arizona just before 4 a.m. local time on June 2.   It is posted online at It's the most spectacular one I've seen, as it [...]

Free to good home - 50+ years of GSA and AAPG bulletins

Arizona Geology [2016-05-30 22:09:00]   recommend this post  (342 visits)
I am cleaning out my own library in preparation for the AZGS move to the University of Arizona.   I had amassed a pretty comprehensive collection of Geological Society of America and American Association of Petroleum Geologists bulletins over the [...]

The Basin That Keeps On Giving

EXPEDITION LIVE! [2016-06-03 23:32:38]   recommend this post  (340 visits)
Once we’d found a basin with bone, we hit the area with a fine tooth comb, spending a week scouring the hillsides for more sites. In total we turned up a few fragmentary theropod bones, a very large upper leg bone in sandstone, some crocodile [...]

Map: Thickness Of The Crust

Reporting on a Revolution [2016-05-30 11:42:00]   recommend this post  (339 visits)
A ten km contour interval? Well yes, if  you are mapping the thickness of the earth's crust! This map brings out beautifully the distribution of the two distinct types of crust on earth. Crust making up the continents is granitic to andesitic in [...]

Feeling Washed Up? Consider the State of the Ocean on World Oceans Day

BEYONDbones [2016-06-03 18:28:33]   recommend this post  (335 visits)
Recently I’ve been to the beach. I went down to visit an old friend, the USS Lexington. I had stayed aboard her back when I was in 9th grade, about a couple of decades ago, and hadn’t seen her since. … Continue reading

Europe: “Let’s make everything better!” / STM Publishers: “No, let’s not.”

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2016-06-04 01:19:00]   recommend this post  (330 visits)
Good news! Probably by now everyone’s heard about the European Union’s conclusions on the transition towards an Open Science system. This is progressive and positive, pretty much from start to finish. It’s so good that you should [...]

Nueva información de los ornitópodos del Cretácico Superior de Sudamérica

WeBlog Aragosaurus [2016-06-03 21:07:00]   recommend this post  (325 visits)
Los ornitópodos son los dinosaurios herbívoros con mayor diversidad y duración durante el Mesozoico. Presentan un enorme y muy variado registro fósil que ha ayudado a conocerlos mejor en diversos ámbitos de su paleobiología (tallas, [...]

Final Days

EXPEDITION LIVE! [2016-06-03 23:44:45]   recommend this post  (311 visits)
On our last days in New Mexico, we hit another couple of promising basins, with little luck. Most of what we found was alive… So we collected all the materials we could from our surface permits, took in the beautiful views, and packed up and [...]

Studying the Climate, Sailing the Sea: Friday on the JR

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2016-06-04 05:34:27]   recommend this post  (290 visits)
Greetings from the JR School of Rock 2016 crew! Our Friday aboard (and off board!) the ship was a healthy mix of climate science, open lab work time and a chance to sail on the sea to observe ocean wildlife and catch the sunset off of Cape Town. [...]

Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Which Theropod Is The Strongest Of Them All?

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [2016-05-30 03:19:51]   recommend this post  (263 visits)
what theropod family is the strongest(at parity)? Is it:  all theropods are represented by the “best” of there group at 32 feet long Abd how ever much they’d weigh at that size the early tyrannosaurids? these vicious t.rex [...] | Impressum