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Geoblogosphere weekly review (16th week of 2012, 534 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (23 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (20 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (15 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (13 posts)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (11 posts)
  6. James’ Empty Blog (7 posts)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (7 posts)
  8. Tierra de Dinosaurios (7 posts)
  9. Geology News (7 posts)
  10. I think mining (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Arizona Geology (904 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (725 visits)
  3. Geology.com News (608 visits)
  4. Through the Sandglass (509 visits)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (485 visits)
  6. GeoPrac.net (410 visits)
  7. Ontario-geofish (404 visits)
  8. The Landslide Blog (403 visits)
  9. microecos (364 visits)
  10. Geotripper (353 visits)

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  2. flickr (9)
  3. Energy (9)
  4. summary (8)
  5. News (8)
  6. geology (7)
  7. geology-related photos (7)
  8. Earthquake (7)
  9. Similar Posts (7)
  10. General Earth Institute (7)
Top places:
  1. Sumatra (11)
  2. United States (11)
  3. Arizona (11)
  4. California (10)
  5. Brazil (10)
  6. Oklahoma (6)
  7. Canada (6)
  8. Turkey (5)
  9. San Francisco (4)
  10. China (4)
Top stratigraphy:
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  2. Jurassic (4)
  3. Ordovician (4)
  4. Paleogene (2)
  5. Cretaceous (2)
  6. Neogene (1)
  7. Quaternary (1)
  8. Silurian (1)
  9. Carboniferous (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Further adventures in beaked whales

microecos [2012-04-13 04:52:15]   recommend this post  (364 visits)
Speaking of Mesoplodon carlhubbsi. Note the hoodie. Guess I’m lucky I wasn’t shot, described and eaten, eh Geraldo? Elsewise but in a related alveolar groove, any idea what’s going on here? First person to guess correctly wins the [...]

Grand Day On The North Rim

WATCH FOR ROCKS - Travels of a Sharp-Eyed Geologist [2012-04-10 06:45:57]   recommend this post  (278 visits)
On the day after Easter I found myself riding 120 miles one–way with a friend to reconnoiter a future hike location.  It was an all–day affair. When the setting is this Grand, the distance driven is worth the effort. Near Monument [...]

Granular flow: the icon continues to surprise

Through the Sandglass [2012-04-13 13:13:00]   recommend this post  (273 visits)
Anyone who reads this blog (and/or the book) will know that I have developed a deep fascination with the bizarre behaviours of granular materials: sand, a seemingly simple material, does stuff that hundreds of leading physicists around the world [...]

Sunday sand: Ngobaran

Through the Sandglass [2012-04-08 06:30:26]   recommend this post  (236 visits)
Sand from perhaps the smallest “beach” that I have visited and sampled. One of the items on the varied agenda of a recent long weekend in Central Java (varied in the way that part of the world uniquely and

Anatomy of an April Storm in a Drought-Stricken State

Geotripper [2012-04-14 08:17:00]   recommend this post  (213 visits)
A very busy week, in class and in the field. The semester is almost over, and we have had a series of field trips that had my students exploring the depths of a subduction zone and journeying into the mantle, and tomorrow we explore a magmatic [...]

How much is enough?

ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule [2012-04-08 08:29:00]   recommend this post  (199 visits)
Zach put up a great post last week calling into question the rational behind the creation by master artist Julius Csotonyi reconstructions of the new Unescoceratops and Grphyoceratops ceratopsians. Now Zach makes it [...]

Chain Cliff deforming rock mass on the banks of Three Gorges reservoir

The Landslide Blog [2012-04-09 02:08:28]   recommend this post  (198 visits)
A brief review of a large deforming rock mass on the banks of the Three Gorges

Big increase in Arizona seismicity in 2011

Arizona Geology [2012-04-10 05:19:00]   recommend this post  (195 visits)
In 2011, there were 131 earthquakes detected by instruments in Arizona. The largest events of the year were magnitude (Md) 3.7 and 3.6 near Clarkdale in central Arizona, according to a summary compiled by AZGS seismologist Lisa Linville, and [...]

Video: Wolf Creek Dam Grouting

GeoPrac.net [2012-04-10 21:43:59]   recommend this post  (192 visits)
One of the largest grouting projects in the country right now is the dam foundation grouting project being conducted at the Wolf Creek Dam in Kentucky.  Treviicos-Soletanche JV is performing the grouting, the latest in a long history of [...]

The Science behind the Iceberg that sank the Titanic

History of Geology [2012-04-14 15:03:44]   recommend this post  (177 visits)
The tragedy of the “unsinkable” Titanic lost in the cold water of the Atlantic became part of history and pop culture, but the story of the main culprit that caused the disaster is mostly forgotten and only vague descriptions and some [...]
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