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Geoblogosphere weekly review (46th week of 2012, 597 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (32 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (16 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (15 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (13 posts)
  5. Wooster Geologists (10 posts)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  7. James’ Empty Blog (7 posts)
  8. GeoPrac.net (7 posts)
  9. Geology News (7 posts)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1429 visits)
  2. Through the Sandglass (943 visits)
  3. The Dragon’s Tales (935 visits)
  4. Wooster Geologists (908 visits)
  5. Ontario-geofish (657 visits)
  6. GeoPrac.net (581 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (527 visits)
  8. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (522 visits)
  9. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (484 visits)
  10. Theropoda (472 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Geological Society (9)
  2. Geology News (8)
  3. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  4. summary (7)
  5. geology-related photos (7)
  6. Earthquakes (7)
  7. flickr (7)
  8. Paleontology (7)
  9. Similar Posts (7)
  10. frontpage (7)
Top places:
  1. United States (25)
  2. Brazil (13)
  3. Charlotte (11)
  4. New York (11)
  5. Guatemala (6)
  6. Pacific Ocean (6)
  7. Canada (6)
  8. Costa Rica (5)
  9. Arizona (5)
  10. Wooster (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (6)
  2. Cretaceous (5)
  3. Devonian (4)
  4. Neogene (4)
  5. Ordovician (4)
  6. Permian (3)
  7. Triassic (3)
  8. Silurian (3)
  9. Quaternary (2)
  10. Carboniferous (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

An ongoing - and ignored - theme

Through the Sandglass [2012-11-04 16:17:29]   recommend this post  (943 visits)
When I say “ignored,” it’s not that I pretend that this humble blog has any influence whatsoever on the policies of governments, it simply reflects the fact that the considered and rational voices of scientists who know what they

200th forum post

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [2012-11-09 00:02:34]   recommend this post  (438 visits)
I just made my 200th forum post on the Radioactivity in Fossils thread. It wasn’t a very serious one, but it did, however, mark

The second group of Wooster GSA 2012 posters

Wooster Geologists [2012-11-05 23:13:13]   recommend this post  (430 visits)
CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA–Matt Peppers (’13), a member of the intrepid Team Utah, presented his poster today at the 2012 Geological Society of America annual meeting. Matt is working on the dynamics of the volcanic flows in the Black [...]

Grundwassser-Comic liegt jetzt in sechs Sprachen vor

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [2012-11-04 14:09:47]   recommend this post  (409 visits)
Der von der BGR in Zusammenarbeit mit dem paraguayischen Umweltministerium entwickelte Grundwasser-Comic „Aventuras de Ytyky“ (Die Abenteuer des kleinen Wassertropfens) ist jetzt auch online in französischer, arabischer, russischer und [...]

Video: Ground Freezing and the Hetch Hetchy Water Supply Tunnel

GeoPrac.net [2012-11-06 04:30:52]   recommend this post  (297 visits)
This is a great video showing the application of ground freezing to deep excavations in unstable soil and high groundwater table.  It’s also a nice overview of the reason the Hetch Hetchy project was undertaken, to replace aging San [...]

Ho creato un mostro mediatico

Theropoda [2012-11-07 22:01:00]   recommend this post  (282 visits)
Questa non l'avrei mai prevista. Va oltre le più estreme speculazioni che avevo elaborato. Meraviglioso.  Stupendo.

Draining of Lake Agassiz Caused Younger Dryas Snap Freezing

The Dragon’s Tales [2012-11-05 22:30:00]   recommend this post  (278 visits)
Caption: A new model of flood waters from melting of the Laurentide Ice Sheet and large glacial lakes along its edge that covered much of North America from the Arctic south to New England over 13,000 years ago, shows the meltwater flowed [...]

Jot some field notes, get printed in The New York Times

The Plainspoken Scientist [2012-11-05 16:08:11]   recommend this post  (276 visits)
Oceanographer Jim Thomson was surprised when The New York Times accepted his pitch to blog for the newspaper from a research cruise. Next thing he knew, his writing showed up as a full-blown article in the October 16 Science Times (circulation [...]

Fossil Whale

Julian\'s Blog [2012-11-04 22:29:00]   recommend this post  (267 visits)
Last week I visited Palliser Bay in the Wairarapa. Along the coastline there are many exposures of mudstone from the Hurupi Formation, about 11 to 8 million years old. These mudstones contain abundant marine shell fossils, but are also known for [...]

Geology Photo of the Week # 10 – Nov 4-10 – A Mysterious Monster!

GeoSphere [2012-11-05 15:18:08]   recommend this post  (260 visits)
I apologize for the delay posting this. I was in Washington DC earlier this week to take in a Supreme Court hearing that never actually happened due to Hurricane Sandy. My flight out was also delayed and thus many other things in my life are delayed [...]
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