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Geoblogosphere weekly review (4th week of 2011, 746 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (46 posts)
  2. WeBlog Aragosaurus (17 posts)
  3. Geology News (14 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (13 posts)
  5. Geopark Araripe (12 posts)
  6. The GeoChristian (11 posts)
  7. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  8. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (8 posts)
  10. State of the Planet (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1601 visits)
  2. WeBlog Aragosaurus (594 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (526 visits)
  4. History of geology (458 visits)
  5. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (438 visits)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (436 visits)
  7. Geology News (389 visits)
  8. Real Climate (367 visits)
  9. Geopark Araripe (345 visits)
  10. Mente et Malleo (345 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Geology Books (81)
  2. Mining News (63)
  3. geology (27)
  4. Coal Industry News (25)
  5. Products (24)
  6. Environment (19)
  7. ya (14)
  8. bancarrota (12)
  9. portugal (11)
  10. china (11)
Top places:
  1. United States (19)
  2. Portugal (16)
  3. Australia (11)
  4. China (10)
  5. Washington (9)
  6. Pakistan (8)
  7. Arizona (8)
  8. Argentina (8)
  9. Italy (6)
  10. California (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (8)
  2. Cretaceous (5)
  3. Ordovician (4)
  4. Silurian (4)
  5. Jurassic (3)
  6. Neogene (2)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Permian (1)
  9. Quaternary (1)
  10. Devonian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Despite Grim Water Futures, China and US Discuss Everything but Water

State of the Planet [2011-01-20 16:43:15]   recommend this post  (332 visits)
Chinese President Hu Jintao will be in Washington, D.C. for a three-day state visit this week. The heads of state plan to focus almost exclusively on areas that divide China and the US. Some of the topics on the agenda are human rights, foreign [...]

2010 updates to model-data comparisons

Real Climate [2011-01-21 15:57:28]   recommend this post  (285 visits)
As we did roughly a year ago (and as we will probably do every year around this time), we can add another data point to a set of reasonably standard model-data comparisons that have proven interesting over the years. First, here is the update of the [...]

Self-breeding solar power

Through the Sandglass [2011-01-19 05:11:00]   recommend this post  (281 visits)
"From the viewpoints of quality, quantity and chemistry, Sahara sand is hard to beat for use as silicon for solar cells" Last week I wrote about a stunning example of innovation through putting previously un-associated concepts together to [...]

Eyjafjallajökull volcano ash – Pictures

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-01-20 18:16:02]   recommend this post  (273 visits)
As it is quiet time in Iceland and I currently don’t have a lot to write about volcano activity and earthquake wise. So while that is I am going to put up two pictures that I got of the Eyjafjallajökull … Continue reading

International Symposium on Earthquake Induced Landslides and Disaster Mitigation

Paleoseismicity [2011-01-21 11:35:32]   recommend this post  (261 visits)
An International Symposium on Earthquake Induced Landslides and Disaster Mitigation at the 3rd Anniversary of the Wenchuan Earthquake will be held from 12 – 15 May, 2011 in Chengdu, China. Main topics will be: Post-earthquake inventories of [...]

Pseudoscience and prophecy of earthquakes

History of geology [2011-01-22 16:52:00]   recommend this post  (258 visits)
The self-declared seismologists Raffaele Bendani (1893-1979) affirmed in 1923 to have developed a method to foresee precisely earthquakes. Lots of Italian sites have published in the last days such a presumed claim of Bendani that a swarm of [...]

Geology News

Northwest Geology Field Trips [2011-01-21 18:37:51]   recommend this post  (257 visits)
Friends, King tides photos requested Geo-TV on the web But first, thanks to readers who came to the Mount Baker presentation at Whatcom Museum Thursday afternoon. There was standing room only. There will be a repeat in the spring, watch for the [...]

Video: Aus der Vogelperspektive - mit Wanderfalke und Habicht fliegen

Mente et Malleo [2011-01-18 13:12:10]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
Raubvögel, oder besser Greifvögel (denn sie rauben ja nicht), bei der Jagd zu beobachten, finde ich immer wieder spannend. Sei es in der freien Wildbahn oder in einem Wildpark bei Flugvorführungen. Dabei habe ich mir schon mehrfach [...]

Paleoymás colabora en la docencia con el Departamento de Ciencias de la Tierra de la Universidad de Zaragoza

el blog de [2011-01-19 16:15:00]   recommend this post  (251 visits)
Desde comienzos del curso 2010-2011 el paleontólogo y miembro del equipo de Paleoymás, José Luis Barco, es profesor colaborador de la Universidad de Zaragoza, donde participa en la docencia de asignaturas impartidas en la Facultad de Ciencias [...]

USGS Investigates Mysterious Blackbird Deaths News [2011-01-21 02:03:40]   recommend this post  (247 visits)
In early January thousands of Blackbirds were found dead in Arkansas. USGS is investigating this incident to determine their cause of | Impressum