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Geoblogosphere weekly review (44th week of 2012, 581 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (27 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (17 posts)
  3. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (11 posts)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (11 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  7. Tierra de Dinosaurios (7 posts)
  8. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  9. James’ Empty Blog (6 posts)
  10. About Geology (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (978 visits)
  2. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (802 visits)
  3. The Dragon’s Tales (655 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (431 visits)
  5. New Stories in Stone (393 visits)
  6. Koprolitos (391 visits)
  7. About Geology (384 visits)
  8. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (337 visits)
  9. Highly Allochthonous (335 visits)
  10. Paleoseismicity (268 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Earthquakes (17)
  2. earthquake (15)
  3. Energy (11)
  4. Italy (8)
  5. manslaughter (7)
  6. Geology (6)
  7. Geology News (6)
  8. (6)
  9. General Interest (5)
  10. Similar Posts (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (26)
  2. Italy (19)
  3. Canada (6)
  4. Turkey (6)
  5. Arizona (6)
  6. California (5)
  7. Europe (5)
  8. New York (5)
  9. Panama (4)
  10. Iceland (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (5)
  2. Permian (3)
  3. Quaternary (3)
  4. Triassic (2)
  5. Jurassic (2)
  6. Neogene (2)
  7. Devonian (1)
  8. Cretaceous (1)
  9. Mesozoic (1)
  10. Carboniferous (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Cairn A Day 17

New Stories in Stone [2012-10-27 18:44:18]   recommend this post  (295 visits)
A cairn all the way from Italy. My pal Terry was hiking ... [ continue

Heavy earthquake activity in TFZ

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-10-21 02:23:07]   recommend this post  (233 visits)
At the moment there is heavy earthquake activity taking place in TFZ. With earthquakes taking place every second. Strong earthquakes taking place every 2 to 10 minutes. One earthquake has at least reached the magnitude 5.0 and more earthquake with [...]

New earthquake magnitude information

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-10-21 19:13:40]   recommend this post  (229 visits)
According to news announcement (Icelandic) from Iceland Meteorological Office the largest earthquake in the ongoing earthquake swarm at TFZ had the magnitude of Mb5.6. Currently the earthquake swarm in TFZ is ongoing. This is the largest earthquake [...]

L’Aquila trial: Italian scientists guilty of manslaughter – up to six years in prison

Paleoseismicity [2012-10-22 18:18:39]   recommend this post  (228 visits)
Breaking news are sad ones for the earthquake community. A court in Italy found six scientists guilty of manslaughter in multiple cases and sentenced them to prison. The scientists had to give a statement about the likelyhood of a major … [...]

Third J-20 Prototype Emerges

The Dragon’s Tales [2012-10-22 01:28:00]   recommend this post  (228 visits)

Los pancakes de Jim Belosic

Koprolitos [2012-10-23 08:00:00]   recommend this post  (226 visits)
Uno de las mayores aficiones del norteamericano Jim Belosic es hacer pancakes para su hija Allison. Pero es que no se conforma con cocinar simples pancakes, sino que hace figuras con personajes de la tele, monumentos o animales, muchos de ellos en [...]

Italian Geologists Convicted Of Manslaughter

Volcano Science And News Blog [2012-10-23 01:12:00]   recommend this post  (218 visits)
Now usually I don't get into the politics of science, but this article today on and other sources really sent me for a loop. In 2009, a deadly quake occurred in Italy that resulted in destruction of many historical sites, residential [...]

Crowdsourcing Science from Hurricane Sandy

About Geology [2012-10-27 21:02:52]   recommend this post  (211 visits)
The eastern United States is hunkering down for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy later this weekend. If you're in the storm's way and have a secure place to stay, consider taking part in a citizen-science effort to collect rainwater samples from the [...]

Scenic Saturday: a good place to map

Highly Allochthonous [2012-10-21 00:12:02]   recommend this post  (206 visits)
As part of Earth Science Week, yesterday was geologic map day – a celebration of the importance of maps in geology. This had me waxing nostalgic about the weeks I spent teaching mapping in the Cantabrians of northwest Spain, before … [...]

Transporting CO2 by Rail? News [2012-10-23 02:52:35]   recommend this post  (198 visits)
An article on the CNN website titled “The Economy According to Union Pacific” explains how the railroad’s economics are influenced by developments related to coal, oil and natural gas. In one project, the company is going to [...] | Impressum