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Geoblogosphere weekly review (35th week of 2010, 907 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (43 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (15 posts)
  3. Eruptions (11 posts)
  4. Geology News (10 posts)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  6. Geotripper (8 posts)
  7. The Geology P.A.G.E. (7 posts)
  8. WeBlog Aragosaurus (7 posts)
  9. I think mining (7 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1447 visits)
  2. Eruptions (650 visits)
  3. History of geology (427 visits)
  4. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (387 visits)
  5. The Plainspoken Scientist (377 visits)
  6. Wry Heat (323 visits)
  7. EffJot (english) (303 visits)
  8. Malaysian Triassic Blog (158 visits)
  9. Arizona Geology (142 visits)
  10. Ammonoidea (113 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. News (30)
  2. geology (22)
  3. Coal Industry News (20)
  4. Environment (11)
  5. ya (11)
  6. dinosaurs (11)
  7. blog (11)
  8. fossil (8)
  9. nasa (8)
  10. Earth (8)
Top places:
  1. United States (13)
  2. Arizona (11)
  3. California (8)
  4. Chile (7)
  5. Nevada (7)
  6. Pakistan (6)
  7. Washington (5)
  8. Russia (5)
  9. Europe (5)
  10. China (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (7)
  2. Quaternary (5)
  3. Jurassic (4)
  4. Neogene (4)
  5. Devonian (3)
  6. Mesozoic (3)
  7. Triassic (3)
  8. Carboniferous (2)
  9. Ordovician (2)
  10. Cambrian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Pakistan: Indus River Flooding News [2010-08-24 03:55:15]   recommend this post  (437 visits)
“Floods on the Indus River continued to surge downstream into southern Pakistan more than three weeks after the initial floods started. The floods began in late July when unusually intense monsoon rains fell over northern Pakistan. By August [...]

Mass Media Fellowship: As the media evolves, training in newsrooms remains relevant

The Plainspoken Scientist [2010-08-27 18:36:37]   recommend this post  (377 visits)
Guest post by Stacey Pasco, Mass Media Program Manager at the American Association for the Advancement of Science If journalism is changing and traditional media sites are disappearing, is science journalism training still relevant? I’m often [...]

August 27, 1883: Krakatoa - The day the world exploded

History of geology [2010-08-27 16:51:00]   recommend this post  (369 visits)
"Perhaps, however, the most important evidence of what was actually going on at Krakatoa during the crisis of the eruption is that derived from witnesses on board ships which sailed between Java and Sumatra while the great outburst was in progress, [...]

Spectacular Emerald Found in North Carolina News [2010-08-28 07:35:25]   recommend this post  (338 visits)
Terry Ledford found a 310 carat piece of emerald rough in Alexander County, North Carolina that was cut into a spectacular 64-carat gem. Experts believe it is the largest cut emerald ever produced from a North American deposit. (The photo of the gem [...]

Fossils in Peril in New Jersey

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [2010-08-23 14:12:00]   recommend this post  (321 visits)
An inactive quarry in Woodland Park, NJ is home to a sandstone wall preserving trackways made by dinosaurs in the early Jurassic. Unfortunately, it also overlooks New York City, and as prime real estate, is being developed for a condominium [...]

Bacteria Survives Space Exposure News [2010-08-23 23:57:54]   recommend this post  (319 visits)
The BBC has a news video about scientists who have been studying samples of bacteria that have survived space exposure for a year and a

Thrust faults on the moon

EffJot (english) [2010-08-22 23:55:40]   recommend this post  (303 visits)
It’s nice that there is always something new to be learnt: the moon is covered with quite a lot of thrust faults, some of which could be “relatively young” (approx. 800 to 1000 million years). They are probably a result of a slight [...]

Oracle Ridge Mine on Mount Lemmon, The Star is Confused

Wry Heat [2010-08-24 19:25:34]   recommend this post  (288 visits)
A front page story in today’s Arizona Daily Star reports that the Oracle Ridge copper mine on Mt. Lemmon, near Summerhaven, might be reopened. The story contains some errors. The Star’s story says, “The mine was producing about 1,000 tons [...]

A busy day for Etna and Galeras

Eruptions [2010-08-25 20:18:12]   recommend this post  (286 visits)
Today was a doubleheader for volcanic eruptions in the news: Today's explosive eruption from Mt. Etna. Image courtesy of the INGV. As I briefly mentioned earlier, Galeras in Colombia had an "atypical" eruption - apparently meaning it was [...]

A request from me

Eruptions [2010-08-23 04:53:58]   recommend this post  (281 visits)
As I've mentioned, I will be giving a talk here at Denison on the Eyjafjallajökull eruption and how the events unfolded on the internet - specifically, I'm interested in the idea of the general public taking an active role in volcano monitoring. [...] | Impressum