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Geoblogosphere weekly review (52th week of 2012, 573 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (20 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (16 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (14 posts)
  4. Arizona Geology (12 posts)
  5. WeBlog Aragosaurus (11 posts)
  6. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (8 posts)
  7. Wooster Geologists (8 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  9. James’ Empty Blog (7 posts)
  10. Geology News (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1261 visits)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (902 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (890 visits)
  4. I think mining (809 visits)
  5. Wooster Geologists (749 visits)
  6. James’ Empty Blog (683 visits)
  7. Arizona Geology (665 visits)
  8. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (546 visits)
  9. State of the Planet (527 visits)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (522 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (11)
  2. Continue (8)
  3. geology (8)
  4. world (7)
  5. From the BlogSphere (7)
  6. Earth (6)
  7. Natural History (6)
  8. earthquake (6)
  9. nasa (5)
  10. jules (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (15)
  2. Brazil (13)
  3. Turkey (10)
  4. Japan (6)
  5. India (6)
  6. Arizona (6)
  7. Antarctic (5)
  8. Canada (5)
  9. Donegal (5)
  10. China (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (9)
  2. Cambrian (5)
  3. Cretaceous (3)
  4. Ordovician (3)
  5. Quaternary (2)
  6. Triassic (2)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Mesozoic (1)
  9. Paleozoic (1)
  10. Permian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

MyCarta blog facelift: wordpress.com oxygen theme customised with CSS

MyCarta [2012-12-16 18:58:01]   recommend this post  (355 visits)
I recently updated the blog look by switching to the Oxygen WP theme. This is a very good looking theme and I am thrilled by the results. I made a

Chichester, UK Earthquake M3 December 14, 2012 Recorded at Keele, UK.

Hypo-theses [2012-12-17 11:50:56]   recommend this post  (327 visits)
A magnitude 3.0 earthquake struck north of Chichester, West Sussex at 23:03:03.4 on December 14, 2012. Above is the record from Keele’s seismometer. More details from the

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A bivalve boring from the Upper Ordovician of southern Ohio

Wooster Geologists [2012-12-16 06:35:50]   recommend this post  (308 visits)
This week’s fossil is from close to home. In fact, it sit in my office. The above is a trace fossil named Petroxestes pera. It was produced on a carbonate hardground by a mytilacean bivalve known as Modiolopsis (shown below). Apparently the [...]

The AGU review 2012

James’ Empty Blog [2012-12-16 12:23:00]   recommend this post  (303 visits)
Sorry for the delay, but I was too busy having fun at the AGU to blog about it. For some reason, we had no real jet lag at all on our trip, either while over there or following our return to Japan. I don't really have much of a clue why it sometimes [...]

A story of Spitfires? Archaeological geophysics in Burma (Part 1)

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2012-12-19 14:00:46]   recommend this post  (288 visits)
Buried beneath the soils of Burma lies a mystery that has been almost 70 years in the making: were a shipment of Spitfire aircraft concealed beneath a British airbase at the end of the Second World War? Dr Adam Booth, a geophysicist at Imperial [...]

MET Opera Violence; Aida: Connecticut Deaths; Fat Ladies; and Gun Control

I think mining [2012-12-16 06:46:34]   recommend this post  (270 visits)
Today was a sad day.  The MET opera, watched live in a quiet and safe place, Coquitlam east of Vancouver, BC, was Aida.  Yet the national tragedy of the twenty-eight deaths in Connecticut overshadowed the tragedy of the opera.  We reveled, happy [...]

Scenic Saturday: White Island before the spiny lava invasion

Highly Allochthonous [2012-12-16 03:14:55]   recommend this post  (268 visits)
Last week, Erik drew my attention to this odd spiny lava dome spotted on New Zealand’s White Island. It is rather strikingly weird, like the country that brought us the Lord of the Rings had decided to now bring us … Continue reading [...]

Energy Independence vs. Energy Security

Geology.com News [2012-12-16 16:27:38]   recommend this post  (262 visits)
There is a big difference between “energy independence” and “energy security”. While “independence” has been the long time goal of the United States, “security” is much more important to

Mining, The Pillar of Society in British Columbia

I think mining [2012-12-16 03:03:35]   recommend this post  (260 visits)
The four pillars of the economy of British Columbia are forestry, fishing, farming, and mining.  At least according to the paintings in the hall of the BC government building that we visited on Wednesday.  With very old friends from South Africa [...]

Around the web 12/15/2012

The GeoChristian [2012-12-16 05:39:14]   recommend this post  (251 visits)
THE QUEEN JAMES BIBLE – Sadly, I am not kidding. The Queen James Bible is a Bible for Gays, re-”translated” to make “homophobic” interpretations impossible.  Read more about it at First Things. HT: Internet Monk. [...]
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