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Geoblogosphere weekly review (18th week of 2011, 699 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (56 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (20 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (20 posts)
  4. WeBlog Aragosaurus (18 posts)
  5. Geology News (10 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  7. I think mining (8 posts)
  8. JOIDES Resolution blogs (8 posts)
  9. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  10. James’ Empty Blog (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (5185 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (1404 visits)
  3. I think mining (1133 visits)
  4. WeBlog Aragosaurus (1114 visits)
  5. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (1078 visits)
  6. State of the Planet (1003 visits)
  7. GIS Planet (844 visits)
  8. James’ Empty Blog (721 visits)
  9. ВОСТОКГЕОЛОГИЯ (613 visits)
  10. Gunnars Geo-Blog (564 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. energy (13)
  2. Earthquakes (13)
  3. blog (12)
  4. Climate Change (12)
  5. Climate (12)
  6. geology (11)
  7. dinosaurs (11)
  8. nasa (11)
  9. earth (9)
  10. Coal Industry News (9)
Top places:
  1. United States (27)
  2. Arizona (10)
  3. Japan (9)
  4. Alabama (6)
  5. Portugal (6)
  6. Fukushima Prefecture (6)
  7. Africa (5)
  8. Columbia University (5)
  9. Utah (5)
  10. Mississippi (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (8)
  2. Quaternary (7)
  3. Jurassic (5)
  4. Triassic (5)
  5. Neogene (3)
  6. Carboniferous (3)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Cambrian (2)
  9. Ordovician (2)
  10. Silurian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

A review of “March of the Dinosaurs”

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-04-24 12:05:04]   recommend this post  (399 visits)
Either this show was not heavily advertised or I missed it completely, but I literally happened to switch on the TV as this started so I inevitably watched it and made a few notes and here’s my thoughts on the subject. I’m not normally a [...]

Tornado Tracks – Satellite Images News [2011-04-30 02:17:30]   recommend this post  (368 visits)
The New York Times has two interactive GeoEye satellite images of tornado tracks from Pleasant Grove, Alabama and Tuscaloosa,

Мои блоги в Timeline

ВОСТОКГЕОЛОГИЯ [2011-04-29 11:15:00]   recommend this post  (350 visits)
Мои блоги в Timeline Valery H. on Dipity.

Missouri: Evacuations at Poplar Bluff on the Black River News [2011-04-26 01:40:25]   recommend this post  (333 visits)
High waters on the Black River in southeastern Missouri are threatening to break a levee near the community of Poplar Bluff. Part of the town has been evacuated.

Acid Mine Drainage threatens Kwa Thema, South Africa. Is this really worse than Global Warming?

I think mining [2011-04-28 02:16:23]   recommend this post  (307 visits)
    Growing up on the East Geduld Mine, a gold mine at the far east end of the South African Witwatersrand, we often went to play around the slimes dams and the pools of orange, green, and blue waters that dotted the landscape.   Our parent [...]

South America’s Twilight From Space News [2011-04-29 07:40:50]   recommend this post  (300 visits)
“Astronauts onboard the International Space Station see, on average, 16 sunrises and sunsets during a 24-hour orbital period. Each changeover between day and night is marked by the terminator, a line on Earth’s surface separating the [...]

Calgary Mining Jobs in Oil Sands in Fort McMurray

I think mining [2011-04-29 06:22:35]   recommend this post  (293 visits)
   Spent today working as a hard-working consultant to the oil sands mining industry.  The industry is always short of qualified staff.  And the jobs are demanding and well-paid.  The challenges are immense as the issues are new, unique, and [...]

"Monster Alabama Tornado Spawned by Rare "Perfect Storm" "

Geology in Motion [2011-04-29 00:29:54]   recommend this post  (285 visits)
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, after being hit by ahuge tornado on April 27, 2011. Photofrom National Geographic Daily Newsby Marvin Gentry, ReutersThe headline above is from today's issue of National Geographic Daily News. A tornado, estimated to be a mile [...]

Basin Fill Aquifers News [2011-04-29 07:33:37]   recommend this post  (284 visits)
USGS has a new free publication that describes the basin fill aquifers of the southwestern United States titled: “Effects of natural and human factors on groundwater quality of basin-fill aquifers in the southwestern United States-conceptual [...]

Tourists Fined for Getting Close to “Old Faithful” News [2011-04-30 03:16:57]   recommend this post  (275 visits)
Rangers at Yellowstone National Park handed out citations carrying fines of $125 to tourists who ventured beyond prominent signs and got too close to Old Faithful geyser – that blasts scalding hot water every 90 | Impressum