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Geoblogosphere weekly review (40th week of 2012, 694 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (31 posts)
  2. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (15 posts)
  3. (8 posts)
  4. Geology News (7 posts)
  5. The Landslide Blog (7 posts)
  6. Theropoda (6 posts)
  7. I think mining (6 posts)
  8. Wry Heat (6 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  10. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1590 visits)
  2. (1318 visits)
  3. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (677 visits)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (538 visits)
  5. Got the time (505 visits)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (488 visits)
  7. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (480 visits)
  8. The Landslide Blog (430 visits)
  9. GeoSelim (400 visits)
  10. Through the Sandglass (387 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. From the BlogSphere (15)
  2. Geology (8)
  3. frontpage (8)
  4. flickr (8)
  5. Similar Posts (7)
  6. Geology News (7)
  7. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  8. summary (7)
  9. geology-related photos (7)
  10. dinosaurs (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (19)
  2. Turkey (12)
  3. Brazil (9)
  4. Colorado (7)
  5. Arizona (6)
  6. Canada (5)
  7. Australia (4)
  8. California (4)
  9. Michigan (4)
  10. India (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (5)
  2. Ordovician (4)
  3. Quaternary (3)
  4. Cretaceous (3)
  5. Triassic (2)
  6. Carboniferous (2)
  7. Mesozoic (1)
  8. Silurian (1)
  9. Permian (1)
  10. Cambrian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

How to Find Existing Geotechnical Subsurface Information [2012-09-26 07:15:27]   recommend this post  (537 visits)
So, you've landed a job as a Geotechnical Engineer. What now? We all know that before performing any site investigation it is prudent to gather as much information that you can about the project site. There are so many resources out there that can [...]

It Begins…

Got the time [2012-09-23 23:33:14]   recommend this post  (505 visits)
Tomorrow will mark the official start of my graduate school career at Oregon State. Though I have been  present on campus throughout the summer, and been able to get my feet wet in research procedures, tomorrow when I sit down for my first lecture [...]

Barry J. Meyer, P.E. joins Dan Brown and Associates [2012-09-24 05:41:10]   recommend this post  (476 visits)
Dan Brown and Associates, PC, is pleased to announce that Barry J. Meyer, P.E., has joined the firm as a Senior Principal. Mr. Meyer is a recognized expert in the design and construction of deep foundations. His over 30 years of geotechnical [...]

All Aboard!

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2012-09-27 06:18:07]   recommend this post  (425 visits)
September 26 Welcome Aboard! About four weeks from today, the JOIDES Resolution will be sailing off the coast of Panama, with “All Aboard!” ringing out from the decks.  Scientists and crew will be preparing for life at sea, [...]

Qelwa District – قلوة

GeoSelim [2012-09-25 21:56:26]   recommend this post  (400 visits)
Qelwa District (Arabic : قلوة ) one of the main districts in Al Bahah, KSA. Filed under: Geology Tagged: Geology, Saudi

Sand Wars

Through the Sandglass [2012-09-23 15:13:40]   recommend this post  (387 visits)
Apologies for being off-line for a while, but circumstances beyond my control have meant that posting has been a low priority. However, please go to this link for news of what will be a powerful documentary by the award-winning

DigitalFossil2012: overview Day 1

drip | david’s really interesting pages... [2012-09-28 12:33:11]   recommend this post  (353 visits)
The DigitalFossil2012 was, for me, a surprise in that a large proportion of the speakers attended the full 3 days of presentations by their colleagues. The whole event can easily be described as intimate. Everyone seemed actively interested in each [...]

Forum has been closed, blog name change, two new blogs about geology

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-09-29 04:39:50]   recommend this post  (351 visits)
I have closed down the Iceland volcano and earthquake forum. Nobody was using it and I don’t see any reason to keep it running when nobody had used it for a long time. It was just collecting spam bots. But … Continue reading

The Geology Collection University of Bristol goes OnLine

Outcrop - The Blog of the Avon RIGS Group [2012-09-29 06:05:00]   recommend this post  (345 visits)
The School of Earth Sciences at the University of Bristol holds a collection of over 100,000 mineralogical, paleaontological and petrological specimens which were donated to the School over the past 100 years. Some iconic specimens are an original [...]

Getting Started with GigaPanning: Equipment

Ron Schott’s Geology Home Companion [2012-09-23 08:57:46]   recommend this post  (302 visits)
I’m frequently asked what sort of GigaPan equipment I use and would recommend. Until recently I hadn’t actually used the full range of GigaPan products, so my answer was somewhat biased toward those I had used. Now that I’ve had an [...] | Impressum