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Geoblogosphere weekly review (35th week of 2010, 807 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 (1291 visits)
  2. Eruptions (535 visits)
  3. History of geology (348 visits)
  4. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (317 visits)
  5. The Plainspoken Scientist (314 visits)
  6. Wry Heat (266 visits)
  7. EffJot (english) (226 visits)
  8. Arizona Geology (142 visits)
  9. Ammonoidea (104 visits)
  10. I think mining (101 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. News (30)
  2. geology (22)
  3. Coal Industry News (20)
  4. blog (11)
  5. Environment (11)
  6. ya (11)
  7. dinosaurs (11)
  8. nasa (8)
  9. fossil (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. China (5)
  8. Yosemite National Park (5)
  9. Portugal (5)
  10. Mexico (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (7)
  2. Quaternary (5)
  3. Jurassic (4)
  4. Neogene (4)
  5. Mesozoic (3)
  6. Triassic (3)
  7. Devonian (3)
  8. Ordovician (2)
  9. Carboniferous (2)
  10. Cambrian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Pakistan: Indus River Flooding News [2010-08-24 03:55:15]   recommend this post  (390 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  (314 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  (291 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  (289 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 [...]

Bacteria Survives Space Exposure News [2010-08-23 23:57:54]   recommend this post  (262 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

Fossils in Peril in New Jersey

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [2010-08-23 14:12:00]   recommend this post  (255 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 [...]

Oracle Ridge Mine on Mount Lemmon, The Star is Confused

Wry Heat [2010-08-24 19:25:34]   recommend this post  (231 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  (228 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  (227 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. [...]

Thrust faults on the moon

EffJot (english) [2010-08-22 23:55:40]   recommend this post  (226 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 [...] | Impressum