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Geoblogosphere weekly review (9th week of 2012, 724 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (30 posts)
  2. Tierra de Dinosaurios (14 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (13 posts)
  4. Geology News (12 posts)
  5. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (10 posts)
  6. James’ Empty Blog (9 posts)
  7. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (8 posts)
  8. Mountain Beltway (8 posts)
  9. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  10. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1317 visits)
  2. I think mining (1231 visits)
  3. Volcano Science And News Blog (690 visits)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (638 visits)
  5. Mountain Beltway (631 visits)
  6. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (579 visits)
  7. Arizona Geology (541 visits)
  8. Tierra de Dinosaurios (539 visits)
  9. Geology News (479 visits)
  10. Mente et Malleo (477 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Earthquakes (11)
  2. Volcanoes (10)
  3. climate change (9)
  4. Geology News (8)
  5. Daily Geology Photos (6)
  6. USGS (6)
  7. earthquake (6)
  8. summary (6)
  9. Geological Survey (6)
  10. geology-related photos (6)
Top places:
  1. Arizona (11)
  2. Brazil (9)
  3. United States (9)
  4. Turkey (8)
  5. Germany (7)
  6. Belgium (7)
  7. China (6)
  8. London (5)
  9. Cleveland (5)
  10. Pacific Ocean (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (9)
  2. Quaternary (5)
  3. Cretaceous (4)
  4. Permian (4)
  5. Neogene (3)
  6. Ordovician (3)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Silurian (2)
  9. Devonian (1)
  10. Triassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Sunday Sand Selection - and my new toy

Through the Sandglass [2012-02-25 21:22:00]   recommend this post  (463 visits)
Last September, my report on a day out in Java was illustrated with the output from my new Sony a55 digital SLR camera (although strictly, it’s not an SLR because it uses Sony’s remarkable translucent mirror technology) – it’s

Katla Volcano Showing More Tremor

Volcano Science And News Blog [2012-02-23 20:20:00]   1 recommendations  (417 visits)
Katla volcano in Iceland has been showing more harmonic tremor pulses as well as minor earthquake swarms within the caldera. This has been typical of Katla for almost a year now ever since it's very minor eruption in mid 2011. Icelandic scientists [...]

Santorum, Mining, and Abortion

I think mining [2012-02-20 07:19:38]   recommend this post  (412 visits)
Rick Santorum could conceivably be the next president.  I hope not, but it is not my choice. I would prefer Ron Paul; at least I agree with him fifty percent of the time.  Santorum may have a father, or was it grandfather who was miner.  But I [...]

Sunday Sermon: Sex and Ethical Mining

I think mining [2012-02-19 04:47:39]   recommend this post  (410 visits)
The cost to attend the South African Mining Indaba was R12,000.  So there was another meeting called Alternative Mining Indaba.  A report on that conference is at this link.  The report is long and convoluted.  I have difficulty in working out [...]

New GigaPans: source and sediment

Mountain Beltway [2012-02-21 13:53:18]   recommend this post  (393 visits)
New M.A.G.I.C. GigaPans are shown of two connected Hawaiian samples: one an igneous rock, one a loose beach sand. How could thematically-linked images like these be used to further geoscience education? Got any ideas? Chime

Quarz - Geben und Nehmen im Sediment

Mente et Malleo [2012-02-20 22:21:16]   recommend this post  (323 visits)
Sand gehört in unseren Breiten zu den recht häufig vorkommenden Gesteinen, und bei zunehmender Reife des Sediments (sprich: im Laufe der Verwitterung) nimmt der Anteil an Quarz immer mehr zu, denn Quarz ist unter den häufigen [...]

Canadian Amber, Fin-Tailed Dinosaurs, and a Despairing Blogger

The Bite Stuff [2012-02-22 07:30:36]   recommend this post  (321 visits)
Science, as a process, promotes an adversarial system. A scientist poses an hypothesis from an observation, then attempts to refute this hypothesis through further observations arrived at from experimentation and testing, and poses a further [...]

Confession of a basalt addict

New Stories in Stone [2012-02-23 21:08:19]   1 recommendations  (320 visits)
They say the first step in addiction is to admit it. Okay, ... [ continue

Coal Black Santorum and His Wealth

I think mining [2012-02-21 03:30:49]   recommend this post  (312 visits)
Here is one way to make money from mining that I have not hitherto thought of: do what Rick Santorum did.  It is described in a report at this link thus: Santorum did not register as a lobbyist, but he aided corporate and other interests as a [...]

A ML3.3 earthquake in Tenerife volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-02-19 00:19:16]   recommend this post  (287 visits)
Today at 13:28 UTC there was an ML3.3 earthquake in Tenerife volcano. The depth of this earthquake was at 31 km depth. But I do not know if this earthquake was felt, so far nothing suggests it. But this is … Continue reading | Impressum