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Geoblogosphere weekly review (24th week of 2016, 102 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Mente et Malleo (20 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (8 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  4. Stepping Stones: The Making of Our Home World (8 posts)
  5. Mountain Beltway (6 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (5 posts)
  7. Watershed Hydrogeology Blog (5 posts)
  8. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  9. The Landslide Blog (5 posts)
  10. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Mountain Beltway (552 visits)
  2. paleoseismicity.org (480 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (460 visits)
  4. Ontario-geofish (402 visits)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (382 visits)
  6. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (349 visits)
  7. EXPEDITION LIVE! (304 visits)
  8. Watershed Hydrogeology Blog (289 visits)
  9. The Landslide Blog (279 visits)
  10. Geological Society of London blog (265 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Allgemein (13)
  2. virtual sample (5)
  3. 3D (5)
  4. visualization combination (5)
  5. Sketchfab-hosted model (5)
  6. perspective (5)
  7. advantages (5)
  8. Link GIGAmacro (4)
  9. feet (4)
  10. Time (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (5)
  2. Egu (3)
  3. Australia (3)
  4. Indiana University-Bloomington (3)
  5. Switzerland (3)
  6. Department of Geology (3)
  7. Los Angeles (3)
  8. China (3)
  9. France (3)
  10. Portugal (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (3)
  2. Carboniferous (2)
  3. Quaternary (2)
  4. Paleogene (2)
  5. Neogene (2)
  6. Neoproterozoic (1)
  7. Devonian (1)
  8. Mesozoic (1)
  9. Paleozoic (1)
  10. Triassic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Job offer: Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Active Tectonics, Univ. Oxford

paleoseismicity.org [2016-06-11 00:05:57]   recommend this post  (219 visits)
The University of Oxford is looking for a PostDoc research assistant under the direction of Professor Richard Walker and Professor Philip England to work on active tectonics in China. The focus is on the Hexi corridor and the Qilian Shan of Gansu. [...]

A Very Good Day

EXPEDITION LIVE! [2016-06-10 15:02:00]   recommend this post  (173 visits)
With time on our prospecting trip running out, we hit the hills early yesterday.  The ridge we hiked down had some great exposure and the area turned out to be littered with fossil bone.  Around every corner we found piles of Triceratops bone many [...]

Spongophyllum sp. coral from the Martin formation of Arizona

Views of the Mahantango [2016-06-10 20:42:00]   recommend this post  (170 visits)
I found a few specimens of a colonial rugose coral with some really deep corallites in the Martin formation north of Payson, AZ. At first I thought they might be Hexagonaria sp. but the cup depth is much greater than that genera. So, after [...]

Differential weathering in dolostone – a virtual sample

Mountain Beltway [2016-06-08 12:11:52]   recommend this post  (167 visits)
Our series of  virtual samples continues! This week, I’m presenting examples of a visualization combination that leverages the advantages of the GIGAmacro system with the 3D ‘virtual sample’ perspective of the Sketchfab-hosted [...]

The dinosaur resting pose debate: some thoughts for artists

markwitton.com blog [2016-06-10 12:37:00]   recommend this post  (155 visits)
Three Sinornithoides youngi, one standing, one sitting, one sunbathing. But would these animals really have adopted resting poses like those of modern birds, as shown here, or would they have relaxed in completely different postures?A recurrent [...]

Friday fold: Mesoscopic structures in the Lightning Creek Schist

Mountain Beltway [2016-06-10 14:14:29]   recommend this post  (154 visits)
There are some structural goodies here at the confluence of the Rapid River and the Salmon River in west-central Idaho. I visited these outcrops three weeks ago on a field trip after the Rocky Mountain section meeting of GSA. The rocks are the [...]

These were the PATA Days 2016 in Crestone, CO

paleoseismicity.org [2016-06-10 00:02:49]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
The 7th International INQUA Workshop on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archaeoseismology (PATA Days) took place last week in Crestone, CO. The meeting was organised by Jim McCalpin who did an amazing job – thanks Jim for inviting us to [...]

The 2016 Great Geobakeoff – the results!

Geological Society of London blog [2016-06-10 17:56:33]   recommend this post  (147 visits)
It's been a bumper year for geobaking - our highest ever number of entries! Thank you and a huge round of applause to everyone who took part. Continue reading

Generally Useless Seismic Upgrading

Ontario-geofish [2016-06-10 14:42:00]   recommend this post  (143 visits)
Reference Fastening the walls to the foundation is a great idea, but only for single-story totally wood houses.  These are the cases where the foundation slip was the main cause of damage.  So, if you have a shack, then do it by all means. It [...]

GeoEd: Planet Press – geoscience news for children

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2016-06-10 14:25:22]   recommend this post  (140 visits)
Inspiring children to be interested in the geosciences isn’t always an easy task. While dinosaurs, volcanoes and earthquakes are a sure hook (rightly so!), there is also much more to the Earth, ocean and planetary sciences!  Not only that, but [...]
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