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Geoblogosphere weekly review (35th week of 2012, 690 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. 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. News (1990 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (685 visits)
  3. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (647 visits)
  4. Geosciencelines (550 visits)
  5. I think mining (549 visits)
  6. About Geology (521 visits)
  7. Dinosaur Tracking (506 visits)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (461 visits)
  9. (448 visits)
  10. Paleoseismicity (346 visits)


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


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

A geological mission to Mars

Geosciencelines [2012-08-23 23:20:41]   recommend this post  (550 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  (402 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  (361 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  (331 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 [...]

NASA’s Nodosaur Track

Dinosaur Tracking [2012-08-20 17:00:41]   recommend this post  (313 visits)
Over 110 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed where a major NASA facility now

A new pterosaur appears

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-08-25 09:14:20]   recommend this post  (301 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 [...]

Datgel's CPT Tool 3 places advanced reporting capabilities directly in the hands of geotechnical engineers [2012-08-21 21:52:14]   recommend this post  (298 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 [...]

Dinosaur Art book review

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-08-22 11:20:40]   recommend this post  (295 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 [...]

An earthquake catalogue for the last millenium

Paleoseismicity [2012-08-21 09:48:18]   recommend this post  (293 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 [...]

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

I think mining [2012-08-21 07:14:06]   recommend this post  (280 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 [...] | Impressum