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Geoblogosphere weekly review (26th week of 2010, 707 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (32 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (18 posts)
  3. Geology News (18 posts)
  4. James’ Empty Blog (8 posts)
  5. Laelaps (8 posts)
  6. Updates from the Vertebrate Paleontology Lab (7 posts)
  7. Theropoda (7 posts)
  8. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  9. Geotripper (6 posts)
  10. Eruptions (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. GeoPrac.net (491 visits)
  2. EPOCA Arctic Campaign 2010 (481 visits)
  3. Geology.com News (303 visits)
  4. Ontario-geofish (302 visits)
  5. Tierra de Dinosaurios (269 visits)
  6. ECO FOSIL (250 visits)
  7. Geological Musing in the Taconic Mountains (184 visits)
  8. Wry Heat (166 visits)
  9. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (164 visits)
  10. Teaching the Earth Sciences (155 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Geology (23)
  2. earthquake (14)
  3. earth (11)
  4. ya (10)
  5. blog (10)
  6. images (9)
  7. map (9)
  8. dinosaurs (9)
  9. Energy (8)
  10. specimen (8)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. Ontario (8)
  3. North America (8)
  4. Australia (7)
  5. Quebec (6)
  6. Clark (6)
  7. Toronto (6)
  8. Pacific Ocean (6)
  9. California (5)
  10. Japan (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (7)
  2. Quaternary (7)
  3. Cretaceous (6)
  4. Jurassic (6)
  5. Devonian (5)
  6. Cambrian (4)
  7. Paleogene (4)
  8. Mesozoic (3)
  9. Neogene (3)
  10. Silurian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

We must not sell ourselves short: Engineering is an honorable profession

GeoPrac.net [2010-06-21 07:35:39]   recommend this post  (470 visits)
[Editor] Do we as geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists realize the impact of what it is that we do in our professions? Kleinfelder CEO Bill Siegel thinks we need to step back once and a while and look at the significance of our work. [...]

L’été à Ny Ålesund (par Chiaki)

EPOCA Arctic Campaign 2010 [2010-06-26 12:35:26]   recommend this post  (454 visits)
Quand nous sommes arrivés à Ny Ålesund, ma première impression a été “tout est blanc”, car la plupart des terres étaient couvertes par la neige. Depuis notre arrivée, le ciel était très nuageux et nous avons eu seulement [...]

Exposición "Dinosaurios" en Coruña

Tierra de Dinosaurios [2010-06-26 12:41:00]   recommend this post  (260 visits)
Este verano tenemos la agenda repleta de muestras con temática de dinosaurios y fósiles: "Colosos Jurásicos", en el MUJA, "Arte Fósil", en la Universidad de Oviedo, "Parque Dinosaurio" en Getxo (Bilbao) y [...]

¿ESLABÓN PERDIDO?

ECO FOSIL [2010-06-25 19:02:00]   recommend this post  (234 visits)
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Anatomy of a Thunderstorm

Wry Heat [2010-06-22 16:51:39]   recommend this post  (161 visits)
The summer monsoon is upon us and hopefully it will bring much needed rain. But it will also bring lightning and destructive winds. The term “monsoon” does not mean rain or storms, but a seasonal shift in wind patterns. During the [...]

Erdpyramiden = very cool geology

Geological Musing in the Taconic Mountains [2010-06-22 03:53:00]   recommend this post  (157 visits)
I realized I started this post but never got beyond creating a title and saving a draft - so this has been waited two years for completion! During my three month visit to the Südtirol of northern Italy, I visited the Erdpyramiden of Ritten (Renon) [...]

Losing Serpentine as the State Symbol of California? Why not educate instead?

Teaching the Earth Sciences [2010-06-25 06:41:00]   recommend this post  (155 visits)
Crossposted from Geotripper...Serpentine is not asbestos, exactly. Well, it is, but only sometimes. Serpentine is one of several minerals that includes an asbestiform crystal form, the finely spaced fibrous threads that turned out to be a great fire [...]

Work in progress - 1 - The Great Toronto Earthquake 2025

Ontario-geofish [2010-06-23 16:51:00]   recommend this post  (153 visits)
Ah this is painful! I'm going to do it piece by piece!I am writing this, to be filed away, until that fateful day. You just experienced an earthquake, and you are stunned. You've never experienced anything like this in Toronto, and nobody warned [...]

Intraspecific phenotypic variation

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2010-06-21 11:29:53]   recommend this post  (149 visits)
Or to put it in less complex terms, the natural variation seen in a species. This is a slightly timely post following on from that of yesterday on natural selection. Here is a concise demonstration of the variation seen which nature can then act on. [...]

Vom Gestein zum Regolith – Kaffeekochen mit Gestein.

Mente et Malleo [2010-06-21 23:51:26]   recommend this post  (143 visits)
  Grob gesagt funktioniert Verwitterung wie Kaffeekochen Auf unverwittertem, festem Gestein, wie beispielsweise Granit, können nur die wenigsten Pflanzen leben. Es fehlt ihnen an Porenraum und an Nährstoffen. Beides wird [...]
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