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Geoblogosphere weekly review (45th week of 2012, 693 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (36 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (19 posts)
  3. - Bilder (13 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  5. Arizona Geology (7 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  7. Geology News (7 posts)
  8. I think mining (7 posts)
  9. Mountain Beltway (7 posts)
  10. Paleoseismicity (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1992 visits)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (958 visits)
  3. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (644 visits)
  4. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (618 visits)
  5. Geotripper (607 visits)
  6. Earthly Musings (518 visits)
  7. Magma Cum Laude (463 visits)
  8. Arizona Geology (423 visits)
  9. Paleoseismicity (421 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (386 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Hurricane Sandy (17)
  2. Energy (10)
  3. storm (9)
  4. hurricane (8)
  5. Halloween (8)
  6. Geology News (8)
  7. Earthquakes (7)
  8. earthquake (7)
  9. climate change (6)
  10. Natural Gas (6)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (22)
  2. United States (16)
  3. Turkey (10)
  4. New York (9)
  5. Costa Rica (6)
  6. Canada (6)
  7. Italy (6)
  8. New Jersey (6)
  9. Pacific Ocean (6)
  10. East Coast (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (7)
  2. Cretaceous (5)
  3. Neogene (3)
  4. Triassic (3)
  5. Ordovician (3)
  6. Devonian (2)
  7. Permian (1)
  8. Cambrian (1)
  9. Silurian (1)
  10. Carboniferous (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Roundup of EGU Twitter discussion on L’Aquila

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2012-10-29 11:00:23]   recommend this post  (504 visits)
On Friday, the EGU hosted a prolific Twitter discussion on the “Consequences of the L’Aquila verdict on the dialogue between science and society” where dozens of participants shared and discussed their thoughts on the verdict,  the [...]

L'Aquila forum in SESE

Active Tectonics Blog [2012-11-03 00:13:00]   recommend this post  (385 visits)
At the suggestion of J-F Smekens, we organized a forum to discuss the L'Aquila earthquakes and the prosecution of scientists whose "...reassuring statements [before the mainshock were] widely interpreted to be an anti-alarm" (T. Jordan). The [...]

Up a Creek in Yosemite Valley, and a Wee Mystery For You......

Geotripper [2012-10-28 22:34:00]   recommend this post  (362 visits)
I was in Yosemite Valley yesterday, and it was just gorgeous. I was conducting a field trip for my earth science class (oh, the torture; a required field Yosemite!), but had a few moments as the class was making their way from one end of [...]

Very Large 7.7 Mag Quake Reported Off Of Canada

Volcano Science And News Blog [2012-10-28 04:29:00]   1 recommendations  (357 visits)
A magnitude 7.7 Earthquake has struck off of Canada's West Coast near Graham Island. The depth was a shallow 9km deep, along the Pacific subduction zone. It is unclear if there was any damage or if a tsunami has been generated. The quake occurred [...]

10,000th Copy of "Ancient Landscapes" Sold At GCNP

Earthly Musings [2012-10-28 03:28:00]   recommend this post  (355 visits)
Late on the afternoon of September 22 (or thereabouts), someone at Grand Canyon National Park bought the 10,000 copy of the book, "Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau". I don't know who that lucky person was, or where they live. But if there [...]

William Smith's fame is spreading

Geology in the West Country [2012-10-28 17:27:00]   recommend this post  (351 visits)
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An Essential Field Guide to North American Earthquake Beasts

History of Geology [2012-10-28 19:23:05]   recommend this post  (338 visits)
“It is not good that these stories are forgotten. Friends, you are telling them from mouth to ear, and when your old men die they will be forgotten. It is good that you should have a box in which your laws and your stories are kept. My friend, [...]

Benchmarking Time: Antelope Island, Great Salt Lake, UT

Magma Cum Laude [2012-10-30 02:16:59]   recommend this post  (329 visits)
The latest benchmark comes to you courtesy of Rick Le Mon, who's an undergraduate tackling a challenging schedule and a senior thesis! He offers up a National Geodetic Survey gravity control marker on Antelope Island in

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microecos [2012-10-28 08:42:48]   recommend this post  (323 visits)
Some millennia ago receding tides of ice left boulders scattered about Toronto and the city has made do from there. Some punks accost us on the steps of the hostel. A raccoon scales the building effortlessly. I fight, physically, my female Chinese [...]

East Coast Waits For the Hammer To Drop

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2012-10-29 05:08:42]   recommend this post  (321 visits)
This statement from the Mount Holly, New Jersey NWS Office speaks for itself. I would heed it if you are in Delaware NJ or NYC. Ocean City MD is already getting gusts to 47 mph, and the surge there may reach 4-5 feet as well. I am seeing some [...] | Impressum