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Geoblogosphere weekly review (6th week of 2011, 627 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (43 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (28 posts)
  3. WeBlog Aragosaurus (23 posts)
  4. Geology News (16 posts)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (12 posts)
  6. Mountain Cat Geology (10 posts)
  7. Tierra de Dinosaurios (9 posts)
  8. GeoPrac.net (9 posts)
  9. Geopark Araripe (9 posts)
  10. The GeoChristian (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (2334 visits)
  2. WeBlog Aragosaurus (592 visits)
  3. The GeoChristian (539 visits)
  4. Arizona Geology (506 visits)
  5. Pawn of the Pumice Castle (406 visits)
  6. Mountain Cat Geology (300 visits)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (280 visits)
  8. Paleoseismicity (250 visits)
  9. Geology News (245 visits)
  10. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (209 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Mining News (34)
  2. geology (25)
  3. Industry Watch (22)
  4. Environment (20)
  5. blog (19)
  6. Green Cars (17)
  7. Coal Industry News (16)
  8. earth (14)
  9. google (11)
  10. nasa (11)
Top places:
  1. United States (24)
  2. Arizona (13)
  3. Australia (10)
  4. Washington (6)
  5. Utah (6)
  6. China (6)
  7. Portugal (6)
  8. California (5)
  9. Fortaleza (5)
  10. Texas (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (5)
  2. Carboniferous (4)
  3. Devonian (4)
  4. Neogene (4)
  5. Cretaceous (4)
  6. Mesozoic (3)
  7. Jurassic (3)
  8. Triassic (3)
  9. Quaternary (3)
  10. Paleogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Field Photo Tryout

Pawn of the Pumice Castle [2011-02-03 19:50:00]   recommend this post  (406 visits)
It's inevitable that a geo-geek will want to show off their collection of field photos. They generally show rocks, structures, facies, principles etc... tells a story and is a lot more interesting than showing a box filled with collected rocks & [...]

New England under water

The GeoChristian [2011-02-02 04:07:34]   recommend this post  (383 visits)
From the ESRI Map Book Online volume 25: What if all the polar ice melted? The description from the ESRI Map Book: This map is a depiction of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts/Cape Cod inundated by a 67-meter (73-yard) sea level rise [...]

Coral Reef Environments are Under Pressure

Geology.com News [2011-01-30 07:09:40]   recommend this post  (327 visits)
Rapid warming, accelerating pollution, and destructive fishing practices are decimating coral reefs faster than they can adapt to

Lava Lake at Halema’uma’u Crater, Hawaii

Geology.com News [2011-01-31 05:01:26]   recommend this post  (218 visits)
“The lava lake deep within the vent cavity at Halema’uma’u crater remains active, with ongoing degassing and circulation of lava. This movie shows the view in the volcano vent on September 21, 2010 with a thermal camera, and the [...]

2nd World Landslide Forum, Rome

Paleoseismicity [2011-02-01 08:46:26]   recommend this post  (217 visits)
The 2nd world landslide forum in Rome, Italy will be held from 3 – 9 October, 2011. Topic is “Putting science into practice”. Topical and thematic sessions are envisaged on: landslides and global change Emerging technologies in [...]

Climate change will force millions of people to migrate.

Environment and Geology [2011-02-03 05:37:00]   recommend this post  (198 visits)
People may be forced from their homes in numbers never seen before.byDr. Nitish PriyadarshiChange is the only constant in the history of the earth. Since its creation around four billion years ago, our home planet has constantly been subjected to [...]

Polar Bear Swims 426 Miles in Nine Days

Geology.com News [2011-01-31 06:11:56]   recommend this post  (197 visits)
A polar bear wearing a GPS collar and other sensors survived a 426-mile swim across the Beaufort Sea. The bear swam continuously for nine days and lost 100

Rough Diamond Prices Rose 35% in 2010

Geology.com News [2011-01-31 04:03:07]   recommend this post  (187 visits)
When the recession started many diamond miners cut back on their development activities and retailers left their inventories sell down. Then in 2010, retailers and the public started buying, demand in India and China picked up, and that caused rough [...]

An Introduction to Cold-Water Corals

Geology.com News [2011-01-31 06:07:56]   recommend this post  (183 visits)
In this video Sir David Attenborough introduces you to cold-water corals, which are more abundant than most people realize – perhaps more abundant than the warm-water corals that build the familiar coral reefs. It includes an invitation to [...]

Local Government Groups Want to Cash in on Gas Shales

Geology.com News [2011-02-03 04:29:00]   recommend this post  (175 visits)
An article in the Business Journal Daily explains why many state, county and community governments are interested in offering their land for natural gas drilling. This article focuses on county governments in northeastern Ohio who consider leasing [...]
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