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Geoblogosphere weekly review (4th week of 2016, 139 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. JOIDES Resolution blogs (10 posts)
  2. Palaeoblog (6 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (5 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  5. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (5 posts)
  6. Geology in the West Country (4 posts)
  7. BEYONDbones (4 posts)
  8. Koprolitos (4 posts)
  9. The Landslide Blog (4 posts)
  10. Geotripper (3 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (501 visits)
  2. Geology in the West Country (421 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (392 visits)
  4. Paleoseismicity (344 visits)
  5. Looking for Detachment (306 visits)
  6. Arizona Geology (282 visits)
  7. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (271 visits)
  8. Louisville Area Fossils (253 visits)
  9. Gunnars Geo-Blog (248 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (236 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. landslides (4)
  2. exp360 (4)
  3. art (3)
  4. earthquake swarm (3)
  5. fact (3)
  6. colleagues (3)
  7. United States (3)
  8. Education (3)
  9. Brachiopod (3)
  10. Reference (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (7)
  2. Utah (6)
  3. Arizona (5)
  4. Antarctic (4)
  5. North America (3)
  6. Georgia (3)
  7. New Jersey (3)
  8. United Kingdom (3)
  9. Asia (2)
  10. Indian Ocean (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Carboniferous (4)
  2. Cretaceous (2)
  3. Paleogene (2)
  4. Silurian (2)
  5. Devonian (1)
  6. Triassic (1)
  7. Neogene (1)
  8. Jurassic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Died This Day: Frank Reicher

Palaeoblog [2016-01-19 10:00:00]   recommend this post  (254 visits)
image Frank Reicher (Dec. 2, 1875 – Jan. 19, 1965) was born in Munich,Germany and had a long career in Hollywood. He appeared in over 200 films, often playing small roles in minor films, and he directed over three dozen silent movies. He is best [...]

How Many Mass Extinctions Have There Been?

Gunnars Geo-Blog [2016-01-21 17:57:00]   recommend this post  (202 visits)

7th PATA Days, Crestone, CO, 30 May – 03 June, 2016

Paleoseismicity [2016-01-18 12:35:37]   recommend this post  (179 visits)
Dear friends and colleagues, The 7th International Workshop on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics, and Archaeoseismology (PATA Days) will be held in the USA from 30 May – 03 June, 2016. The workshop is sponsored by the INQUA-TERPRO Commission [...]

Inner View of Orthotetes Brachiopod Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2016-01-20 03:30:00]   recommend this post  (174 visits)
This image shows inside of the shell of an Orthotetes keokuk brachiopod fossil. It was found in the Edwardsville Formation of Floyd County, Indiana, USA. The fossil dates to the lower Carboniferous (Mississippian) Period. Thanks Kenny for the [...]

New papers on paleoseismology (Jan 2016)

Paleoseismicity [2016-01-20 09:06:47]   recommend this post  (165 visits)
Plenty of paleoseismology papers have been published in late 2015 and early 2016 already! Especially those on the Gorkha earthquake made it to the news (Science and NatureGeoscience), but there is much more to discover. Check them out and – as [...]

Hanging on, Defying the Winter Season

Fossils and Other Living Things [2016-01-20 02:27:00]   recommend this post  (164 visits)
These January days, as I wander through a small woods near my home, the horizons through the understory are much longer than they were this summer, now that leaves have been shed.  In this remnant of what was once a larger mixed deciduous [...]

Aerial Views of Two Northwest Volcanoes

Looking for Detachment [2016-01-22 18:30:00]   recommend this post  (160 visits)
My first view of Mt. Rainier out the window on New Year's Day was quite colorful, but the high-order rainbow effect of alternating pinks and greens was due to refraction, from shooting sideways through the Bombadier Q400's window toward the front of [...]

Gullies and debris flows on Mars: Liquid water or dry ice phenomena???

Geology in Motion [2016-01-19 21:00:49]   recommend this post  (155 visits)
Dark spots attributed to dry ice along gullies in Lyell crater.In the January 2016 issue of Nature Geoscience, there is one paper and one News and Views commentary that take on the currently popular idea that gullies and debris flows on Mars are [...]

Finding a Thesis: On the Southern Route to the Top of Mineral Ridge

Looking for Detachment [2016-01-19 18:00:00]   recommend this post  (146 visits)
And so, we return once again to my seemingly never-ending thesis hunt. As you can see above, I've just arrived on eastern outskirts of Silver Peak, after crossing the Clayton Valley lithium brine fields. Portion of the Goldfield 2° sheet, about [...]

'Snowball Earth' volcanoes help kickstart animal life

Geology in the West Country [2016-01-19 16:59:00]   recommend this post  (144 visits)
The Earth was once virtually deep frozen, buried in massive ice sheets with surface temperatures as low as -50°C. Although we are gradually learning more about this extreme episode in our planet’s history, there’s a lot we don’t know about [...]
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