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Geoblogosphere weekly review (26th week of 2016, 224 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 (1715 visits)
  2. Mountain Beltway (776 visits)
  3. AGU Meetings (744 visits)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (722 visits)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (709 visits)
  6. BEYONDbones (635 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (514 visits)
  8. Arizona Geology (411 visits)
  9. Mente et Malleo (402 visits)
  10. Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog (397 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Allgemein (9)
  2. KUNCI GITAR (9)
  3. Cassidy Jester (6)
  4. Northern Ireland (6)
  5. Natural History Museum (6)
  6. earthquakes (6)
  7. people (5)
  8. Vulkanausbrüche (5)
  9. Education (5)
  10. Dream Theater (4)
Top places:
  1. London (8)
  2. Dorset (6)
  3. Natural History Museum (6)
  4. United Kingdom (5)
  5. Arizona (5)
  6. France (4)
  7. Bristol (4)
  8. Wooster (4)
  9. Iceland (4)
  10. Comoros (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (4)
  2. Devonian (3)
  3. Ordovician (2)
  4. Triassic (1)
  5. Permian (1)
  6. Quaternary (1)
  7. Cretaceous (1)
  8. Paleogene (1)
  9. Mesozoic (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  (258 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 [...]

Magnitude 3,2 earthquake in Torfajökull volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2016-06-24 00:14:04]   recommend this post  (243 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 [...]

Why the giant azhdarchid Arambourgiania philadelphiae needs a fanclub blog [2016-06-23 20:18:00]   recommend this post  (243 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 [...]

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  (242 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 [...]

Another day of research at The Natural History Museum, London

Wooster Geologists [2016-06-19 12:15:10]   recommend this post  (238 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 [...]

Research in a paleontological paradise

Wooster Geologists [2016-06-19 12:16:05]   recommend this post  (235 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 [...]

Big Becomes Great

AGU Meetings [2016-06-24 20:00:39]   recommend this post  (233 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 [...]

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

Wooster Geologists [2016-06-19 12:17:56]   recommend this post  (232 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  (225 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. [...] | Impressum