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Geoblogosphere weekly review (26th week of 2016, 191 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. Mente et Malleo (15 posts)
  2. Wooster Geologists (14 posts)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  4. Mountain Beltway (7 posts)
  5. AGU Meetings (7 posts)
  6. BEYONDbones (6 posts)
  7. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (6 posts)
  9. Arizona Geology (5 posts)
  10. Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Wooster Geologists (1453 visits)
  2. Mountain Beltway (654 visits)
  3. AGU Meetings (629 visits)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (610 visits)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (596 visits)
  6. BEYONDbones (540 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (442 visits)
  8. Arizona Geology (348 visits)
  9. Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog (346 visits)
  10. Koprolitos (331 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Allgemein (9)
  2. KUNCI GITAR (9)
  3. Cassidy Jester (6)
  4. Natural History Museum (6)
  5. Northern Ireland (6)
  6. earthquakes (6)
  7. Vulkanausbrüche (5)
  8. Education (5)
  9. people (5)
  10. Oasis (4)
Top places:
  1. London (8)
  2. Natural History Museum (6)
  3. Dorset (6)
  4. United Kingdom (5)
  5. Arizona (5)
  6. Comoros (4)
  7. United States (4)
  8. California (4)
  9. France (4)
  10. Bristol (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (4)
  2. Devonian (3)
  3. Ordovician (2)
  4. Permian (1)
  5. Quaternary (1)
  6. Cretaceous (1)
  7. Paleogene (1)
  8. Mesozoic (1)
  9. Triassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Shattered chert breccia cobbles, Church Bay, Rathlin Island

Mountain Beltway [2016-06-22 12:21:32]   recommend this post  (206 visits)
My GigaPan expedition has landed at Rathlin Island, north of Northern Ireland, within view of Scotland, for a few days. The beach on Church Bay is cobble-covered and steep, and the cobbles reflect the island’s geology, with some anthropogenic [...]

Another day of research at The Natural History Museum, London

Wooster Geologists [2016-06-19 12:15:10]   recommend this post  (191 visits)
London, England — I spent most of my museum time today at a keyboard, but in a splendid and collegial setting. Very productive and stimulating conversations with Paul Taylor and Consuelo Sendino, but mostly screen time. I drew little map boxes [...]

Big Becomes Great

AGU Meetings [2016-06-24 20:00:39]   recommend this post  (191 visits)
There is some debate on what makes a river great. Is it its length? Its width? Ajit always thought it was more a matter of water volume, but after years of observing river plumes, he now opts for permanence. A river is great when its discharge has a [...]

Magnitude 3,2 earthquake in Torfajökull volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2016-06-24 00:14:04]   recommend this post  (190 visits)
Today (23-June-2016) at 20:36 UTC an magnitude 3,2 earthquake (current data, might change) took place in Torfajökull volcano. The depth was 2,1 km. Green star in Torfajökull volcano shows the location of the earthquake. Copyright of this image [...]

Research in a paleontological paradise

Wooster Geologists [2016-06-19 12:16:05]   recommend this post  (190 visits)
London, England — If any center of scientific research can be sacred, the Natural History Museum of London is a holy of holies for paleontology. Its deep history, highly skilled researchers and staff, and magnificent architecture makes it a [...]

Why the giant azhdarchid Arambourgiania philadelphiae needs a fanclub blog [2016-06-23 20:18:00]   recommend this post  (189 visits)
Two giant azhdarchids, Arambourgiania philadelphiae, attempt to portion a troodontid. The troodontid objects.When people talk about giant azhdarchid pterosaurs (odds are most readers of this blog don't need an introduction to azhdarchids, but if you [...]

Final day at The Natural History Museum … and one more Jurassic snuff-box

Wooster Geologists [2016-06-19 12:17:56]   recommend this post  (186 visits)
London, England — My last day in London was spent working on GSA abstracts and examining one last ferruginous oncoid (“snuff-box”) from the Jurassic (Bajocian) of southern England. Bob Chandler donated to the cause a large [...]

Curious Late Nights at HMNS – The Mystery of Imperato’s Lost Tablet

BEYONDbones [2016-06-24 22:57:33]   recommend this post  (181 visits)
Disclaimer: This fictional story was written by Julia Russell in Youth Education Programs. Hello everyone, My name is Julia, and it’s hard to believe that it’s been two years since I started my research as a graduate student at HMNS. [...]

Earthquake faults and active tectonics around the Eastern Basin and Range region: (1) the Wasatch Fault

Stephane on Blogger Earthquakes, geology and related topics... but not only [2016-06-21 23:06:00]   recommend this post  (181 visits)
Jim McCalpin brought us -a group of 22 lucky guys- all around the eastern Basin-and-Range province, through Utah, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. We could admire beautiful landscapes and discover stunning geological traces of historical and recent [...] | Impressum