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Geoblogosphere weekly review (39th week of 2010, 686 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (54 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (17 posts)
  3. Geology News (14 posts)
  4. Geopark Araripe (10 posts)
  5. The Volcanism Blog (9 posts)
  6. James’ Empty Blog (8 posts)
  7. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (8 posts)
  8. Tierra de Dinosaurios (7 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1166 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (370 visits)
  3. Wry Heat (345 visits)
  4. The Lost Geologist (315 visits)
  5. Malaysian Triassic Blog (310 visits)
  6. Mente et Malleo (248 visits)
  7. Olelog (208 visits)
  8. Earth Sciences and Maps Library Blog (135 visits)
  9. Geology News (132 visits)
  10. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (126 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. geology (15)
  2. Dinosaurs (14)
  3. Coal Industry News (13)
  4. nasa (13)
  5. blog (10)
  6. bancarrota (9)
  7. Environment (9)
  8. ao (9)
  9. earth (9)
  10. portugal (8)
Top places:
  1. United States (12)
  2. Portugal (12)
  3. Europe (10)
  4. New York (8)
  5. Utah (8)
  6. Africa (8)
  7. North America (7)
  8. Pakistan (7)
  9. Chile (6)
  10. New Zealand (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (10)
  2. Jurassic (7)
  3. Triassic (6)
  4. Quaternary (6)
  5. Silurian (4)
  6. Ordovician (4)
  7. Neogene (3)
  8. Devonian (2)
  9. Mesozoic (1)
  10. Paleogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Venomous Centipedes and Cyanide-Oozing Millipedes

Wry Heat [2010-09-22 19:55:47]   recommend this post  (324 visits)
Among the creepy-crawly critters in the Sonoran Desert are centipedes and millipedes, both of which have some interesting properties. The Giant Desert Centipede (Scolopendra heros) can grow up to 8 inches long. The body is usually yellowish-tan, and [...]

The Lost Geologist is now a real geologist!

The Lost Geologist [2010-09-25 14:26:00]   recommend this post  (315 visits)
Yesterday was my last important day at university - my final of the four oral diploma exams! The last hurdle I had to take was an examination in palaeontology. It was one of two final exams that one may chose freely. In hindsight it was a very good [...]

Singkapan Formasi Semantan, Sebertak

Malaysian Triassic Blog [2010-09-20 03:39:00]   recommend this post  (310 visits)
Singkapan batuan enapan marin kepunyaan Formasi Semantan dari Felda Sebertak, Bera, Pahang.Pemandangan dari singkapan bertentangan.Turutan batuan adalah terdiri daripada perlapisan tebal batu lumpur, syal berkarbon dan tuf. Turutan batuan adalah [...]

Weg mit den Fleischfressern?

Mente et Malleo [2010-09-21 23:33:38]   recommend this post  (216 visits)
"Weg mit den Fleischfressern!", so kann man wohl die etwas seltsame Philosophie des "Ethikers" Jeff McMahan auffassen. Er geht davon aus, dass nicht nur der menschliche Fleischkonsum tierisches Leid verursacht (was er [...]

World Disasters Report 2010

Olelog [2010-09-24 10:11:02]   recommend this post  (159 visits)
2010 has already been an abnormally disastrous year, I suppose we can all agree on that, whatever happens the rest of this year. The first 6 months of 2010 knew a death toll of around 230,000 due to disasters, which is 13 times more than the whole [...]

Twitchell Canyon Fire – Space Station Photo

Geology.com News [2010-09-23 01:48:53]   recommend this post  (157 visits)
“The Twitchell Canyon Fire, near central Utah’s Fishlake National Forest, was reported to cover approximately 13,383 hectares (134 square kilometers, or 33,071 acres) as of September 21, 2010. The crew on the International Space Station [...]

Planchón-Peteroa Volcano Eruption

Geology.com News [2010-09-23 07:54:39]   recommend this post  (145 visits)
Planchón-Peteroa Volcano in central Chile has erupted a number of ash and gas clouds. These are being blown towards the southeast into Argentina. No orders to evacuate local areas have been given but people in the community of Malargüe are warned [...]

Libya Oil and Natural Gas Report

Geology.com News [2010-09-22 06:26:02]   recommend this post  (138 visits)
Libya’s economy is supported by oil and gas production. They account for about 95% of the country’s exports, 25% of the GDP and 60% of public sector wages. It has the largest oil reserves in Africa and its natural gas exports have been [...]

Dimensions from the BBC

Earth Sciences and Maps Library Blog [2010-09-23 02:23:15]   recommend this post  (135 visits)
Dimensions is an experimental project by the BBC to help communicate the geographic scale of events reported in the news. "We want to bring home the human scale of events and places in history. The D-Day landing beaches measured from London to [...]

MCI’s MDG Heroes Series: Kumasi Metropolitan Health Director Reduces Maternal Mortality

State of the Planet [2010-09-20 17:03:10]   recommend this post  (121 visits)
In the Millennium City of Kumasi, Ghana, the Maternal Mortality Ratio was on the rise until 2009. But a sustained and dedicated effort on the part of the Kumasi Metropolitan Health Directorate and its director, Dr. Kwasi Yeboah-Awudzi, has resulted [...]
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