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Geoblogosphere weekly review (9th week of 2016, 124 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. JOIDES Resolution blogs (8 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (6 posts)
  3. Geology in the West Country (6 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  5. Geotripper (5 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (5 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  8. The Landslide Blog (5 posts)
  9. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (4 posts)
  10. polar soils blog (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. JOIDES Resolution blogs (365 visits)
  2. Geotripper (351 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (326 visits)
  4. polar soils blog (275 visits)
  5. Geology in the West Country (264 visits)
  6. The Landslide Blog (260 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (245 visits)
  8. BEYONDbones (197 visits)
  9. Gunnars Geo-Blog (187 visits)
  10. Ontario-geofish (184 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (7)
  2. rest (4)
  3. General Interest (4)
  4. deck (4)
  5. sea level (3)
  6. hand (3)
  7. things (3)
  8. Bois d'Arc Articulate (3)
  9. Paleontology (3)
  10. General Assembly (3)
Top places:
  1. Oklahoma (5)
  2. California (4)
  3. Vienna (3)
  4. Bois d'Arc (3)
  5. Antarctic (3)
  6. Bristol (3)
  7. United Kingdom (3)
  8. United States (3)
  9. Great Valley (2)
  10. New Scotland (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (4)
  2. Devonian (3)
  3. Neogene (2)
  4. Cretaceous (2)
  5. Triassic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Drake Passage

polar soils blog [2016-02-24 23:38:00]   recommend this post  (163 visits)
After about a day of calm sailing out of the Strait of Magellan, we entered the Drake Passage. Boy, has it been quite a ride! Winds have averaged about 30-40 knots (roughly 35-45 mph), with frequent gusts up to 50 knots! Waves have been around 10 [...]

InSAR analysis allowed to map the 2006 M7 Machaze surface rupture in Mozambique

Stephane on Blogger Earthquakes, geology and related topics... but not only [2016-02-22 17:51:00]   recommend this post  (133 visits)
Mozambique is a country which has suffered a civil war during more than 15 years (1976-1992), with extensive minefields. This prevented somewhat a complete post-seismic survey after the large M7 earthquake that occurred in 2006, February 22nd, in [...]

Zen of the Feeding Sea Cucumber

Echinoblog [2016-02-24 04:16:00]   recommend this post  (127 visits)
       You know what I find relaxing? Sea cucumbers. Specifically watching sea cucumbers just moving along wherever they happen to be and slowly and methodically digesting food from off the bottom of the ocean.. There is a real.. peace from [...]

Giant Oklahoma Apatosaurus mount, from above

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2016-02-27 09:43:09]   recommend this post  (126 visits)
Here’s the “Clash of the Titans” exhibit at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, featuring the reconstructed skeletons of the giant Oklahoma Apatosaurus – which I guess should now be called the giant Oklahoma [...]

How do geomorphic and seismic processes cause large catastrophic landslides? A case study in Montana, USA

The Landslide Blog [2016-02-22 08:00:09]   recommend this post  (123 visits)
A paper review by Andrea Wolter from ETH Zurich on the ways that geomorphic and seismic processes cause large landslides, based on a case study from

Samples

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2016-02-24 22:23:12]   recommend this post  (123 visits)
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There's a Reason California is a Nice Place to Live, Drought and All

Geotripper [2016-02-22 09:27:00]   recommend this post  (123 visits)
This post is directed (gently) at those who like to disparage those of us who choose to live in California, that dystopian socialistic state on the West Coast of North American continent. There are problems here like anywhere else, but there are [...]

Working with Facebook to Create Better Population Maps

State of the Planet [2016-02-22 21:38:32]   recommend this post  (121 visits)
Knowing how settlements are distributed across the landscape—e.g., in clusters, along roads or waterways, or scattered widely—has important implications for designing infrastructure, improving access, and promoting

Picture of My Hand. Oh, and Some Sun Dogs with an Ice Halo

Geotripper [2016-02-24 03:05:00]   recommend this post  (120 visits)
I was out at the San Joaquin National Wildlife Refuge this afternoon, checking on what migrant birds are still hanging around as we approach spring. I noticed some sun dogs in the western sky, and snapped a shot or two, but the bright sun was [...]

Leap years: proof that Earth is always running late

BEYONDbones [2016-02-24 23:27:59]   recommend this post  (113 visits)
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware 2016 is a leap year. February will have 29 days as part of a four-year mathematical cycle that has been observed in the Gregorian calendar since 1582. The reason we … [...]
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