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Geoblogosphere weekly review (9th week of 2011, 734 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (53 posts)
  2. kreidefossilien.de (18 posts)
  3. Geology News (17 posts)
  4. WeBlog Aragosaurus (17 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (16 posts)
  6. Arizona Geology (15 posts)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (11 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (8 posts)
  10. Eruptions (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (6764 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (1424 visits)
  3. Geology News (995 visits)
  4. Ontario-geofish (964 visits)
  5. Mountain Cat Geology (961 visits)
  6. kreidefossilien.de (794 visits)
  7. I think mining (713 visits)
  8. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (698 visits)
  9. Georneys (689 visits)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (647 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Industry Watch (51)
  2. Global News (46)
  3. Geology Books (36)
  4. earthquake (25)
  5. geology (19)
  6. new zealand (18)
  7. Earthquakes (18)
  8. magnitude (15)
  9. blog (14)
  10. Environment (13)
Top places:
  1. Christchurch (35)
  2. New Zealand (26)
  3. United States (25)
  4. Portugal (13)
  5. North America (9)
  6. Grand Canyon Village (9)
  7. Australia (9)
  8. Libya (8)
  9. California (8)
  10. Germany (7)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (8)
  2. Ordovician (8)
  3. Jurassic (7)
  4. Devonian (6)
  5. Cambrian (4)
  6. Triassic (4)
  7. Quaternary (4)
  8. Silurian (4)
  9. Carboniferous (4)
  10. Paleogene (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Meandering streams v. complex structure, Pakistan

Pathological Geomorphology [2011-02-25 05:26:00]   recommend this post  (594 visits)
Really an awful lot of meandering and wanton ignorance of complex geological structure in this part of Pakistan. Yow. Browse around for more...really wild place. http://goo.gl/maps/Wgck Permalink | Leave a comment  »

Earthquake Damage, Christchurch New Zealand

Geology.com News [2011-02-23 02:25:17]   recommend this post  (542 visits)
This video shows scenes of the earthquake damage in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. At least 75 people were killed and the count will likely rise

Engineering Geologists vs Geological Engineers vs Geotechnical Engineers

GeoPrac.net [2011-02-23 05:10:00]   recommend this post  (486 visits)
So what’s the difference between Engineering Geologists, Geological Engineers and Geotechnical Engineers?  That’s not the beginning of a geeky joke.  But in most professional circles in this industry, it’s a question where the nuances of the [...]

Photomicrograph Tuesday: Magnetite & hematite

Life in Plane Light [2011-02-23 05:47:20]   recommend this post  (344 visits)
I’m going to aim for getting this done while its still Tuesday locally, but things around here have been a bit crazy due to the rather high snow amounts that fell Sunday / Monday. This week is also a bit different in that we’re going to [...]

Breccia-Pipe Uranium Mining in Northern Arizona

Geology.com News [2011-02-21 06:25:18]   recommend this post  (333 visits)
“Some of the highest grade uranium ore in the United States occurs in breccia pipes scattered across the Grand Canyon region. These breccia pipes, named for their vertical, pipe-like shape and the broken rock, or breccia, that fills them, [...]

M6.3 Earthquake: Christchurch, New Zealand

Geology.com News [2011-02-22 01:58:38]   recommend this post  (325 visits)
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred near Christchurch, New Zealand on Tuesday, February 22 at 1:04 PM local time. The earthquake was at a depth of just 4.2 miles and was strongly felt at the surface. Early news report from the Boston

On the causes of the high levels of loss in the Christchurch earthquake

The Landslide Blog [2011-02-23 08:11:19]   recommend this post  (322 visits)
An examination of the key reasons why a comparatively small (mw = 6.3) earthquake has been responsible for such high losses in Christchurch, New

A Poor Disaster in a Rich Country

Georneys [2011-02-23 04:13:00]   recommend this post  (301 visits)
With at least 75 people dead and extensive damage throughout the city of Christchurch, the toll of the recent New Zealand earthquake is already a heavy one. A number of factors contributed to make this earthquake so deadly-- the magnitude, the [...]

Some Tears For Beautiful Christchurch

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2011-02-23 04:54:13]   recommend this post  (301 visits)
If you go to Antarctica with the U.S. Antarctic Program (NSF), you will be very familiar with Christchurch. It’s the take off and return point for all of those who go to work, and do science “on the ice”. Last night, when I emailed [...]

Another sizable earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand

Eruptions [2011-02-22 02:11:53]   recommend this post  (263 visits)
Last year, the city of Christchurch in New Zealand experienced a M7.2 earthquake. Luckily that earthquake was centered in a relatively unpopulated area outside the city in the middle of the night. Today, it seems, a potential aftershock of the [...]
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