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Geoblogosphere weekly review (46th week of 2010, 857 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (48 posts)
  2. ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule (33 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (19 posts)
  4. Geology News (18 posts)
  5. Dogeng Geology (17 posts)
  6. Arizona Geology (15 posts)
  7. JOIDES Resolution blogs (15 posts)
  8. Gunnars Geo-Blog (11 posts)
  9. WeBlog Aragosaurus (9 posts)
  10. Chinleana (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1492 visits)
  2. Mente et Malleo (438 visits)
  3. Riparian Rap (312 visits)
  4. ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule (311 visits)
  5. Geological Musing in the Taconic Mountains (283 visits)
  6. Eruptions (271 visits)
  7. Chiemgau Impact ? (237 visits)
  8. Geology News (212 visits)
  9. Dogeng Geology (212 visits)
  10. Ontario-geofish (202 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Mining News (60)
  2. pink dinosaur (33)
  3. cancer (32)
  4. Pink Dinosaurs (32)
  5. Environment (31)
  6. geology (22)
  7. Industry Watch (21)
  8. Bencana Alam (17)
  9. fossils (12)
  10. ini (12)
Top places:
  1. United States (13)
  2. Portugal (12)
  3. China (7)
  4. Indonesia (6)
  5. Children's Museum (6)
  6. Australia (5)
  7. Burgos (4)
  8. Texas (4)
  9. Colorado (4)
  10. Sierra Nevada (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (9)
  2. Jurassic (8)
  3. Devonian (5)
  4. Ordovician (5)
  5. Neogene (5)
  6. Cretaceous (5)
  7. Quaternary (2)
  8. Cambrian (2)
  9. Paleogene (1)
  10. Silurian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Fun with cardboard (and geomorphology).

Riparian Rap [2010-11-10 02:25:00]   recommend this post  (286 visits)
We're a little loopy at LRRD now, from both overwork and excitement.Today we moved the Em4 model we hauled to GSA-Denver off a truck and into our lab. The rules of hydraulic similitude dictated a 4-meter length for the Em4.  It's about the size [...]

Gigapan # 9: Badlands National Park, SD

Geological Musing in the Taconic Mountains [2010-11-12 04:12:00]   recommend this post  (283 visits)
So, I've neglected my blogging once again and got a gentle nudge this evening at the Fine International Gigapan Conference to return to the cause. It only makes sense that my 'return' should be Gigapan related... I have a number of Gigapan images [...]

Meteorite Hunt in the Atacama Desert News [2010-11-12 06:44:59]   recommend this post  (249 visits)
This week on the Science Channel the Meteorite Men searched a few strewn fields in Chile’s Atacama Desert. The Atacama is a great place to search for meteorites because the climate is very dry and meteorites are not rapidly attacked by [...]

Mount Merapi Photo Gallery News [2010-11-11 06:28:36]   recommend this post  (244 visits) has a gallery of photos taken in Indonesia of the Mount Merapi eruption and its impact. Some of the photos are scientific but others show damage, injury and death caused by the

Die Chiemsee-Furchensteine: wie aus Bioerosion eine Katastrophe wird

Chiemgau Impact ? [2010-11-11 14:42:00]   recommend this post  (237 visits)
Fast h├Ątte ich es vergessen: Hier das Poster das Stefan und ich auf der PalGes zum Thema Furchensteine vorgestellt haben.Die Chiemsee-Furchensteine: wie aus Bioerosion eine Katastrophe wird Ja, ich weiss... wir haben uns [...]

Harvesting Manganese Nodules for Rare Earth Elements? News [2010-11-13 14:25:47]   recommend this post  (229 visits)
Some areas of the seafloor are littered with manganese nodules that are rich in metals such as copper, nickel, cobalt and manganese. They are also known to contain rare earth elements in recoverable quantities. Anticipated shortages of rare earth [...]

Update zum Mount Merapi. 09. November 2010-11-09. Vulkanische Gase und Aerosole

Mente et Malleo [2010-11-10 00:22:39]   recommend this post  (222 visits)
  Abb. 1:Mount Merapi am 8. November 2010. Credit: NASA Der Mount Merapi ist nach wie vor aktiv und zeigt bislang keine Anzeichen dafür, dass sich daran in nächster Zeit etwas ändern könnte. Am 8. November erreichten [...]

Calcium Carbonate Deposits in Pyramid Lake, Nevada News [2010-11-11 06:22:28]   recommend this post  (216 visits)
Earth Observatory has a satellite image that clearly shows the calcium carbonate deposits in Pyramid Lake, located near the Nevada-California border. The calcium carbonate is in the form of tufa, a type of limestone formed by the precipitation of [...]

Sparen, oder; Wie wichtig ist Wissenschaft?

Mente et Malleo [2010-11-12 00:13:12]   recommend this post  (216 visits)
Nicht erst seit der letzten Finanzkrise ist es in aller Munde: Das Staatsdefizit. Das möchten die betreffenden Staaten natürlich gerne wieder senken, und es mangelt auch nicht an Vorschlägen. Waren während der Krise keine [...]

Happy 10th Anniversary to the Weekly Volcanic Activity Report

Eruptions [2010-11-11 18:16:16]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
So, I'm about a week late to the party, but I wanted to make sure we all recognize the 10th anniversary of the Smithsonian Institute and USGS Global Volcanism Program's Weekly Volcanic Activity Report. I know, for me, it was one of the first things [...] | Impressum