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Geoblogosphere weekly review (37th week of 2011, 589 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (49 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (27 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (15 posts)
  4. Geology News (13 posts)
  5. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (12 posts)
  6. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (12 posts)
  7. Palaeoblog (9 posts)
  8. En Tequila Es Verdad (9 posts)
  9. Mountain Beltway (8 posts)
  10. State of the Planet (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (2200 visits)
  2. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (1459 visits)
  3. Arizona Geology (858 visits)
  4. En Tequila Es Verdad (778 visits)
  5. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (748 visits)
  6. Ontario-geofish (623 visits)
  7. Geology News (524 visits)
  8. The Dynamic Earth (417 visits)
  9. Through the Sandglass (379 visits)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (369 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. música (12)
  2. Earthquakes (10)
  3. Katla volcano (9)
  4. dinosaurs (8)
  5. Astronomy (7)
  6. Arizona (7)
  7. summary (7)
  8. Energy (7)
  9. Climate Change (7)
  10. This Day (7)
Top places:
  1. Arizona (17)
  2. United States (14)
  3. California (8)
  4. Iceland (6)
  5. Pacific Ocean (6)
  6. Japan (6)
  7. North America (5)
  8. Oregon (5)
  9. Pennsylvania (5)
  10. Utah (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (8)
  2. Devonian (7)
  3. Jurassic (5)
  4. Carboniferous (4)
  5. Cretaceous (4)
  6. Silurian (4)
  7. Ordovician (3)
  8. Mesozoic (1)
  9. Paleogene (1)
  10. Permian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Yeah, About That Lighthouse....

En Tequila Es Verdad [2011-09-09 09:17:00]   recommend this post  (455 visits)
It was barely bloody visible. No matter. We had one of those glorious, rare, clear, and very warm days that would have led to some spectacular views. Only, those glorious, rare, clear and very warm days have led to quite a lot of forest fires, so [...]

Inoceramid Bivalves in the WIKS

The Dynamic Earth [2011-09-09 18:52:00]   recommend this post  (392 visits)
The Western Interior Cretaceous Seaway (or "WIKS" as all the cool kids call it, which is a way better acronym than the stupid sounding KWIS that I sometimes see...) was pretty darn weird, when you get right down to it.  First of all, [...]

Product Spotlight: Hach Surface Water Test Kit

Lake Scientist [2011-09-09 13:45:15]   recommend this post  (266 visits)
Hach’s Surface Water Test Kit provides an ideal solution for testing industrial discharge in any environment, all in one self-contained package. The Surface Water Test Kit includes the necessary reagents and equipment to analyze seven different [...]

Sunday sand: 150 million years agglutinating

Through the Sandglass [2011-09-10 20:06:00]   recommend this post  (254 visits)
A couple of weeks ago, Sunday sand exhibited some portraits of foraminifera (forams). I will readily admit that I find these critters entrancing, and utterly fascinating in their diversity and ingenuity. And, of course, given their ubiquity in the [...]

Growing harmonic tremor spike in Katla volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-09-06 03:50:37]   recommend this post  (223 visits)
It seems that Katla volcano is going to keep me busy for coming days and weeks. At this moment it seems that there is a growing harmonic tremor in Katla volcano. This harmonic tremor started today after the earthquake swarm … Continue reading [...]

A Question and Perhaps a Puzzle

The Geology P.A.G.E. [2011-09-07 00:53:00]   recommend this post  (219 visits)
I have a question for the geo- and paleo-minded folks out there:How deep can a benthic diatom burrow?Now the reason I ask this question is that the worm Paraonis makes spiral burrows (pictured above) that have been identified as "traps" for diatoms [...]

New earthquake swarm in Katla volcano during the day

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-09-09 19:48:26]   recommend this post  (219 visits)
Today there was a new earthquake swarm in Katla volcano. This earthquake swarm was in the caldera of Katla volcano, same as the earthquake swarms that have happened inside Katla volcano since July, when this pattern of activity did start. … [...]

United Kingdom Oil and Gas Report

Geology.com News [2011-09-07 03:33:39]   recommend this post  (218 visits)
“The United Kingdom (U.K.) is the largest producer of oil and second-largest producer of natural gas in the European Union (E.U.). After years of being a net exporter of both fuels, the U.K. became a net importer of natural gas and crude oil [...]

Earthquake swarm in Krýsuvík volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-09-07 01:58:10]   recommend this post  (217 visits)
Earlier today a earthquake swarm did start in Krýsvík volcano. This earthquake appears tectonic in nature from what I can tell on my geophone. This type of earthquake swarm is common in this area in Krýsuvík volcano. It does not … Continue [...]

New harmonic tremors spikes in Katla volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-09-04 23:49:50]   recommend this post  (208 visits)
This has become almost a daily occurrence. But today there was one harmonic tremor spike (at least) in Katla volcano. It is unclear why this harmonic tremor spikes happen in Katla volcano. But they often do happen just before a … Continue [...]
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