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Geoblogosphere weekly review (23th week of 2016, 306 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 (1367 visits)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (799 visits)
  3. BEYONDbones (648 visits)
  4. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (640 visits)
  5. EXPEDITION LIVE! (633 visits)
  6. Mountain Beltway (426 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (398 visits)
  8. Reporting on a Revolution (393 visits)
  9. State of the Planet (392 visits)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (385 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. Payson (3)
  4. Australia (3)
  5. United Kingdom (3)
  6. Central Arizona (2)
  7. Ukraine (2)
  8. Europe (2)
  9. Washington (2)
  10. Greece (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (3)
  2. Cretaceous (2)
  3. Jurassic (2)
  4. Cenozoic (1)
  5. Ordovician (1)
  6. Neogene (1)
  7. Quaternary (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Spectacular dashcam video of Arizona meteor

Arizona Geology [2016-06-03 22:49:00]   recommend this post  (340 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 [...]

The Basin That Keeps On Giving

EXPEDITION LIVE! [2016-06-03 23:32:38]   recommend this post  (331 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 [...]

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

Arizona Geology [2016-05-30 22:09:00]   recommend this post  (322 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 [...]

Map: Thickness Of The Crust

Reporting on a Revolution [2016-05-30 11:42:00]   recommend this post  (320 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 [...]

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  (316 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  (310 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, [...]

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

BEYONDbones [2016-06-03 18:28:33]   recommend this post  (308 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

Final Days

EXPEDITION LIVE! [2016-06-03 23:44:45]   recommend this post  (302 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  (282 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  (255 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