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Geoblogosphere weekly review (35th week of 2012, 498 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (39 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (11 posts)
  3. Geology News (6 posts)
  4. I think mining (6 posts)
  5. Wry Heat (6 posts)
  6. James’ Empty Blog (5 posts)
  7. Dinosaur Tracking (5 posts)
  8. Mountain Beltway (5 posts)
  9. Gunnars Geo-Blog (4 posts)
  10. The Dragon’s Tales (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1708 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (576 visits)
  3. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (451 visits)
  4. I think mining (423 visits)
  5. About Geology (380 visits)
  6. Geosciencelines (362 visits)
  7. Dinosaur Tracking (342 visits)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (341 visits)
  9. GeoPrac.net (330 visits)
  10. Geology News (278 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. climate change (9)
  2. Energy (8)
  3. natural gas (7)
  4. Similar Posts (6)
  5. Geology News (6)
  6. Daily Geology Photos (6)
  7. summary (6)
  8. geology-related photos (6)
  9. flickr (6)
  10. General Earth Institute (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (19)
  2. Brazil (10)
  3. Arizona (6)
  4. Colorado (4)
  5. Japan (4)
  6. Kermadec Islands (3)
  7. Colombia (3)
  8. Alberta (3)
  9. Turkey (3)
  10. Washington (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (5)
  2. Ordovician (4)
  3. Jurassic (3)
  4. Neogene (2)
  5. Triassic (2)
  6. Silurian (1)
  7. Carboniferous (1)
  8. Quaternary (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

A geological mission to Mars

Geosciencelines [2012-08-23 23:20:41]   recommend this post  (362 visits)
Can Curiosity match the exploits of Earth Scientists? On the 16th of July 1965, Mariner 4, NASA’s fourth in a series of spacecraft designed to investigate the planets of our inner solar system, completed the first successful flyby of the Martian [...]

New earthquake swarm in Katla volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-08-21 14:43:26]   recommend this post  (299 visits)
This morning at 07:03 UTC on 21. August 2012 an earthquake swarm started in Katla volcano. This earthquake swarm lasted for few minutes with the last earthquake taking place at 07:50 UTC. No harmonic tremor was detected following this earthquake [...]

This Week's Geo-Quiz: Glaciers

About Geology [2012-08-19 20:11:09]   recommend this post  (262 visits)
Does it give you chills when you face a test? Do you freeze up when the stakes are high? I hope not, because the Glaciers Geo-Whiz Quiz is just the ...Read Full

What's going on in the Himalayas? Are the glaciers receding or advancing?

Geology in Motion [2012-08-19 18:13:44]   recommend this post  (217 visits)
Image showing the extent of the Himalayas fromthe west near the dry steppes of Afghanistan to thewet subtropics of Bhutan in the eastPhoto from an article by Devin Powell in Science News, vol. 182 (#4), August 25, 2012 edition obtained from [...]

A new pterosaur appears

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-08-25 09:14:20]   recommend this post  (206 visits)
This is a bit of an odd post, but one I had to share. I got an e-mail from Helmut Tischlinger late last night saying that press release was going out in Germany featuring a new pterosaur. It’s from Wattendorf, is being worked on for a [...]

Dinosaur Art book review

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-08-22 11:20:40]   recommend this post  (205 visits)
I’m sure a good number of readers will be well aware that there is a new book on it’s way to the shelves for mid September on palaeoart and more specifically, dinosaur art. I’ve been lucky enough to get an advanced copy in exchange [...]

Datgel's CPT Tool 3 places advanced reporting capabilities directly in the hands of geotechnical engineers

GeoPrac.net [2012-08-21 21:52:14]   recommend this post  (193 visits)
Sydney, Australia – 21 August, 2012 – Datgel today announces the launch of CPT Tool 3 gINT add-on, the third-generation of its category-defining CPT reporting tool which places advanced reporting and analysis capabilities directly in the [...]

An earthquake catalogue for the last millenium

Paleoseismicity [2012-08-21 09:48:18]   recommend this post  (192 visits)
A new earthquake catalogue has been published by the GFZ Potsdam (German Research Centre for Geosciences). The Database covers the European-Mediterranean area and reaches back to AD1000. This is good news and an important step on our long way to [...]

NASA’s Nodosaur Track

Dinosaur Tracking [2012-08-20 17:00:41]   recommend this post  (191 visits)
Over 110 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed where a major NASA facility now

More Hogwash on Pebble Mine & Bristol Bay EPA Peer Review Experts

I think mining [2012-08-21 07:14:06]   recommend this post  (186 visits)
More “expert” comments from the EPA Bristol Bay Peer Reviewers as culled from recent news reports.  None are particularly insightful or grammatical.  One even uses near-profanity: hogwash.  Now that is a nice term, more common in Iowa [...]
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