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Geoblogosphere weekly review (25th week of 2012, 500 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (28 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
  3. GeoPrac.net (9 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  5. Theropoda (8 posts)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (7 posts)
  7. AGU Meetings (7 posts)
  8. Geology News (6 posts)
  9. Wooster Geologists (6 posts)
  10. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1042 visits)
  2. Ontario-geofish (524 visits)
  3. The Prep Lounge (426 visits)
  4. GeoPrac.net (422 visits)
  5. Wooster Geologists (401 visits)
  6. State of the Planet (384 visits)
  7. Theropoda (354 visits)
  8. Seismos (343 visits)
  9. James’ Empty Blog (316 visits)
  10. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (298 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. frontpage (9)
  2. 2012 Chapman - Volcanism & atmosphere (8)
  3. Similar Posts (6)
  4. Geology News (6)
  5. Daily Geology Photos (6)
  6. summary (6)
  7. geology-related photos (6)
  8. flickr (6)
  9. Full Post (5)
  10. (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (14)
  2. Brazil (13)
  3. Turkey (7)
  4. Iceland (6)
  5. Australia (5)
  6. Colombia (5)
  7. Ohio (4)
  8. Illinois (4)
  9. Fillmore (4)
  10. Italy (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (7)
  2. Jurassic (5)
  3. Devonian (4)
  4. Ordovician (3)
  5. Paleogene (2)
  6. Neogene (2)
  7. Quaternary (2)
  8. Triassic (1)
  9. Paleozoic (1)
  10. Silurian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

A really great Collection Forum paper

The Prep Lounge [2012-06-13 04:45:00]   recommend this post  (306 visits)
was published last month by Amy Davidson and Greg Brown. It is about the practical use of Paraloid B-72 in the paleontology preparation and conservation lab, and is precisely the paper I've been waiting my whole career for someone to write. I'm very [...]

DISC 14 Stavanger (31 May)

Seismos [2012-06-10 15:57:00]   recommend this post  (291 visits)
We had an excellent DISC in Stavanger with 41 in attendance.  The venue was a nice lecture room at the University of Stavanger (that seemed like a good school).  In the audience was my friend Rian de Jong of Shell whom I met years ago [...]

Fun with the blogger stats and google image search

Adventures in the world of Geology [2012-06-16 04:16:00]   recommend this post  (273 visits)
I have been playing around with the stats tab for my blog more lately. I am always impressed with the range of countries it tells me I have readers from (although I am not sure how much I can trust it....).So I decided to have a little fun. At the [...]

GeoTube Video of the Week

The Geology P.A.G.E. [2012-06-12 20:20:00]   recommend this post  (203 visits)
In an effort to add to my website and keep my blog up to date I will be trying to add more content for the updated pages. Today we have a new video for the GeoTube page. This video emphasizes the devastation that the tsunami did to Japan in March of [...]

Club Med earthquake injures more with panic

Ontario-geofish [2012-06-11 01:03:00]   recommend this post  (192 visits)
Article I just love this picture!  This was a deep and smallish earthquake.  It gave lessons on "What not to do in an earthquake".  Do not panic and run outside.  Do not jump from your balcony.  In many parts of the world (like [...]

More Earthquakes at Katla Volcano in Iceland

Volcano Science And News Blog [2012-06-16 02:55:00]   recommend this post  (176 visits)
The rumbling at Katla volcano continues, as a month has passed since the current 'swarm' (if you can really call it that) has continued. As the ice retreats above Katla's caldera, so too does pressure decrease on the volcano, thus making it much [...]

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: dinosaur gastroliths (Jurassic of Utah, USA)

Wooster Geologists [2012-06-10 07:52:49]   recommend this post  (172 visits)
These rounded stones are labeled in our collections as gastroliths (literally “stomach stones”) from Starr Springs near Hanksville, Wayne County, Utah. I’m featuring them this week in honor of our Utah Project team working right [...]

Ha fallecido el paleoantropólogo Phillip Tobias

WeBlog Aragosaurus [2012-06-10 22:16:00]   recommend this post  (171 visits)
La semana pasada nos llego la noticia del fallecimiento del paleoantropólogo sudafricano Phillip Tobias a la edad de 86 años (14 Octubre de  1925 – 7 de Junio 2012. Tobias se trataba de uno de los grandes especialistas en la evolución [...]

‘International Innovation’ meets EGU

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2012-06-12 10:00:56]   recommend this post  (166 visits)
International Innovation is a leading global dissemination publication that provides access to bespoke interviews, content and presentations for the wider scientific, technology and research communities. The magazine has, on various occasions, [...]

The costs of uncertainty

James’ Empty Blog [2012-06-10 13:55:00]   recommend this post  (166 visits)
Some time ago, Stephan Lewandowsky wrote an article on planet3.0 "The Inescapable Implication of Uncertainty" (also available on his own blog as part of a series), which made the fairly straightforward point that the expected cost of [...]
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