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Geoblogosphere weekly review (3th week of 2010, 847 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (57 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (22 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (21 posts)
  4. Geology News (16 posts)
  5. NOVA Geoblog (16 posts)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (16 posts)
  7. The Volcanism Blog (15 posts)
  8. Gunnars Geo-Blog (13 posts)
  9. Laelaps (13 posts)
  10. Paleozapping (12 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (480 visits)
  2. Eclectic Plagiodoxy (447 visits)
  3. Geo Slice (424 visits)
  4. IPY Blogs (424 visits)
  5. Theropoda (327 visits)
  6. Highly Allochthonous (308 visits)
  7. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (285 visits)
  8. Teaching the Earth Sciences (279 visits)
  9. gvSIG 3D (277 visits)
  10. Environment and Geology (276 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. haiti (38)
  2. earthquake (27)
  3. geology (25)
  4. blog (16)
  5. port au prince (16)
  6. magnitude (14)
  7. geologist (12)
  8. volcano (11)
  9. usgs (11)
  10. map (11)
Top places:
  1. Haiti (48)
  2. Port-au-Prince (14)
  3. U.S. (11)
  4. California (11)
  5. Arizona (11)
  6. Caribbean (8)
  7. United States (6)
  8. America (6)
  9. Portugal (6)
  10. Antarctica (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (7)
  2. Cretaceous (5)
  3. Carboniferous (4)
  4. Devonian (4)
  5. Neogene (4)
  6. Ordovician (3)
  7. Triassic (3)
  8. Quaternary (3)
  9. Paleogene (3)
  10. Mesozoic (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Climate change: what can geologists do?

Eclectic Plagiodoxy [2010-01-15 23:14:12]   recommend this post  (447 visits)
Here is a talk presented by Sir David King at the Geological Society of  London, on January 7: on the above titled subject, at the end of which the question was asked.

New Earth Fissure Map for Maricopa County

Geo Slice [2010-01-15 18:05:00]   recommend this post  (424 visits)
The Arizona Geological Survey has just realeased a new earth fissure map for Maricopa County. This map is combination of the study area maps that cover parts of the county, so it's not really anything new, just a new (and perhaps more convinient) [...]

RV Polarstern Expedition: Sediment Cores

IPY Blogs [2010-01-11 15:41:27]   recommend this post  (413 visits)
A very important aspect of marine research is the coring of sediments. There are many ways in which sediments can be brought on board on a research vessel - through the help of a Gravity corer, a Piston corer or a Box corer. All three work with [...]

Tectonics of the Haitian earthquake

Highly Allochthonous [2010-01-13 07:30:00]   recommend this post  (287 visits)
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti this evening, causing extensive damage to the capital , Port-au-Prince, and probably causing many casualties. The map below shows where the main shock occurred (red), as well as the epicentres of the [...]

Spinosaurinae a pesca

Theropoda [2010-01-12 12:57:00]   recommend this post  (283 visits)
Questa tavola, che ho realizzato questa mattina (e difatti mostra tutti i limiti di un'opera fatta in fretta, in preda all'ispirazione) rappresenta un possibile modo di pesca di uno spinosaurino. La ricostruzione, basata su alcune conversazioni con [...]

Meet the Far Western Section Outstanding Earth Science Teacher of the Year!

Teaching the Earth Sciences [2010-01-15 08:39:00]   recommend this post  (279 visits)
Laura Hollister teaches the earth sciences at Pitman High School in Turlock, California. She attended Modesto Junior College and California State University, Stanislaus, where she earned a BS in Geology. She worked several years in the geological [...]

Nuevo blog y nuevo build

gvSIG 3D [2010-01-12 17:24:00]   recommend this post  (271 visits)
Tras el éxito en las 5as jornadas de gvSIG nos complace anunciar la publicación de este nuevo blog "no oficial" acompañado de un nuevo build de gvSIG 3D [1]!!A parte de las mejoras realizadas para las jornadas, este build presenta una [...]

Haiti Earthquake disaster.

Environment and Geology [2010-01-15 10:20:00]   recommend this post  (268 visits)
GeoEye-1 satellite from 423 miles in space. byDr. Nitish PriyadarshiAbove is a photo that contains an "AFTER THE QUAKE" satellite image of Port-au-Prince taken by GeoEye-1 satellite from 423 miles in space at 10:27 am EST on Jan. 13, 2010 as it [...]

Accessing specimens

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2010-01-12 01:31:14]   recommend this post  (258 visits)
With apologies to John Cleese and Graham Chapman and following a conversation with Jonah Choiniere: A palaeontologist enters the collections of a major museum… Researcher: Good Morning. Curator: Good morning, Sir.  Welcome to the National [...]

Conglomerate again

Ammonoidea [2010-01-10 05:42:00]   recommend this post  (178 visits)
On the south end of the outcrop is this conglomerate with some very large cobbles. There are few places where this bed rests on a limestone bed full of chert nodules, and a place where the calcarenite beds rest directly on top of this bed. The [...] | Impressum