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Geoblogosphere weekly review (3th week of 2016, 122 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (6 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  4. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  5. Theropoda (5 posts)
  6. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  7. Chinleana (4 posts)
  8. Geology in the West Country (4 posts)
  9. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (4 posts)
  10. AGU Meetings (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (521 visits)
  2. Theropoda (272 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (272 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (232 visits)
  5. Views of the Mahantango (230 visits)
  6. Koprolitos (228 visits)
  7. BEYONDbones (215 visits)
  8. Louisville Area Fossils (211 visits)
  9. Arizona Geology (208 visits)
  10. Palaeoblog (207 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Earth (6)
  2. way (6)
  3. Africa (5)
  4. Earthquakes (5)
  5. new study (4)
  6. General interest (4)
  7. Education (4)
  8. world (4)
  9. landslide report (3)
  10. things (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (11)
  2. Oklahoma (6)
  3. Egu (4)
  4. Antarctic (3)
  5. Delta (3)
  6. Arizona (3)
  7. Utah (3)
  8. China (3)
  9. Germany (3)
  10. Russia (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (4)
  2. Cretaceous (4)
  3. Carboniferous (3)
  4. Neogene (2)
  5. Triassic (2)
  6. Permian (2)
  7. Devonian (1)
  8. Paleogene (1)
  9. Neoproterozoic (1)
  10. Mesozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Guest blog: “Photogrammetry for Paleoseismic Trenching” by Nadine Reitman (USGS)

paleoseismicity.org [2016-01-13 22:36:21]   recommend this post  (170 visits)
A few weeks ago, Nadine Reitman (USGS) published an interesting paper about the use of Photogrammetry for Paleoseismic Trenching in BSSA. In this guest blog she shares her key findings and explains how to minimise errors without spending too much [...]

EGU deadline tomorrow

Paleoseismicity [2016-01-12 14:37:20]   recommend this post  (149 visits)
Just a friendly reminder that the deadline for abstract submission for the EGU general assembly 2016 in Vienna is tomorrow, January 13th at 13:00 CET/12:00 GMT. If you are still looking for a session to submit your abstract to, please have a look at [...]

drying boots

Accidental Remediation [2016-01-16 00:27:00]   recommend this post  (137 visits)
When you do fieldwork regularly, chances are you will end up with wet boots. It seems like everybody has their own method for dealing with wet boots, but here are a few: 1. Hairdryer: most hotels have them, right? 2. Crank up the heat in your [...]

Il Re dei Sauri Battaglieri - La Fine del Regno dei Teleosauridi

Theropoda [2016-01-11 09:37:00]   recommend this post  (131 visits)
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A major rockslide on US2 near Wenatchee

The Landslide Blog [2016-01-12 13:24:24]   recommend this post  (128 visits)
A major rockslide has blocked US2 near to Wenatchee in Washington State, USA. The landslide appears to be a wedge failure in a jointed rock

Mastodon Tooth

Louisville Area Fossils [2016-01-13 03:30:00]   recommend this post  (125 visits)
This mastodon tooth is on display at the Falls of the Ohio State Park Interpretive Center. A learned a couple of things from the display. Mastodons differ from mammoths in their teeth were used to eat more trees (branches, twigs, bark) while the [...]

Bill would ban 'fracking' in Arizona

Arizona Geology [2016-01-15 04:02:00]   recommend this post  (119 visits)
A bill submitted to the Arizona House today would prohibit hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") for oil and gas production.  House Bill 2407 amends statutes of the Arizona Dept. of Environmental Quality to state that "A person may not [...]

Eumetria costata brachiopod from the Chainman formation of Utah

Views of the Mahantango [2016-01-16 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (119 visits)
While search for fossils at Conger Springs, Utah I found lots of examples of these little brachiopods called Eumetria costata. They are small shells that are longer than wide with the widest point about midway between the umbo and the anterior [...]

Mammoth Skeleton Reveals Human Hunting 45,000 Years Ago

Palaeoblog [2016-01-14 21:59:00]   recommend this post  (119 visits)
Early human presence in the Arctic: Evidence from 45,000-year-old mammoth remains. 2016. Science The remains of a mammoth that was hunted down about 45,000 years ago have revealed the earliest known evidence of humans in the Arctic. Marks on the [...]

Part 3 of Suing and other disasters

Ontario-geofish [2016-01-16 21:52:00]   recommend this post  (111 visits)
When I got heavily into the scene 30 years ago, all the nuclear money had dried up.  I went to many conferences on eastern seismology, and it was sad.  They were still running their networks, but seismometers were popping off like light bulbs on a [...]
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