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Geoblogosphere weekly review (10th week of 2013, 540 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (26 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (20 posts)
  3. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (9 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (8 posts)
  5. The GeoChristian (7 posts)
  6. Arizona Geology (7 posts)
  7. Geology News (7 posts)
  8. - Bilder (7 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  10. About Geology (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1285 visits)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (914 visits)
  3. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (771 visits)
  4. (621 visits)
  5. The GeoChristian (611 visits)
  6. - Bilder (482 visits)
  7. Digital Geography (454 visits)
  8. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (443 visits)
  9. Arizona Geology (380 visits)
  10. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (379 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. earth (13)
  2. geology (9)
  3. (6)
  4. frontpage (6)
  5. Eruptions (6)
  6. Alaska (6)
  7. Astronomy (6)
  8. snow (5)
  9. climate change (5)
  10. time (5)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (16)
  2. United States (15)
  3. Florida (7)
  4. Arizona (6)
  5. Falkland Islands (3)
  6. Argentina (3)
  7. Oklahoma (3)
  8. China (3)
  9. Italy (3)
  10. San Diego (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (5)
  2. Neogene (3)
  3. Jurassic (2)
  4. Cretaceous (2)
  5. Devonian (2)
  6. Cambrian (2)
  7. Paleogene (1)
  8. Silurian (1)
  9. Triassic (1)
  10. Carboniferous (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Sinkhole in Florida opens overnight, swallows and kills man [2013-03-04 01:06:22]   recommend this post  (429 visits)
This is a horrible and tragic story.  A sinkhole opened overnight on Thursday of last week underneath the bedroom of 36 year-old Jeff Bush in Hillsborough County, Florida. The man was swallowed by the sinkhole, pulling him down at least 20 [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: A fractured relationship – when lava meets ice

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2013-03-04 13:00:24]   recommend this post  (327 visits)
The Kunashir Island Chain is formed by four active volcanoes: Golovnin, Mendeleev, Tyatya and Smirnov. Stolbchaty Cape, where the Okhotsk Sea meets the coast of Kunashir Island, is not far from Mendeleev Volcano – responsible for the many hot [...]

Around the web 3/3/2013

The GeoChristian [2013-03-04 01:58:33]   recommend this post  (314 visits)
I’m enjoying a good thundersnow (or some call it a snunderstorm); the first blizzard thunderstorm I have experienced in Montana (I have seen it happen in Utah, Colorado, and I think Missouri). The temperature dropped from 59°F to 32° in less [...]

Vienna for the EGU General Assembly: arriving, sleeping and exploring the city

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2013-03-06 13:00:46]   recommend this post  (312 visits)
How to get to Vienna and what to do when you’re there – a brief, and by no means comprehensive, introduction: Getting here Vienna’s International Airport is served by many of the major European airlines. If you would like to [...]

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: More bryozoan etchings and an African slug surprise

Wooster Geologists [2013-03-03 06:45:21]   recommend this post  (297 visits)
This is the inside of a modern cockle shell (Dinocardium vanhyningi) found on a beach in Wilmington, North Carolina. Across the surface is a radiating series of pits, each of which was formed under a zooid of an encrusting cheilostome bryozoan [...]

cartoDB and Leaflet: consuming the table or part two

Digital Geography [2013-03-03 21:30:03]   recommend this post  (295 visits)
In our first post we concentrated on the creation of a tabkle in leaflet and simple ways to adminster our data and to embed the map in a webpage. Today we will consume only the table with Leaflet. Let’s dive into leaflet Let me cite the text [...]

Faces of Earth Videos News [2013-03-03 19:27:27]   recommend this post  (272 visits)
The American Geosciences Institute has posted four “Faces of Earth” videos on their YouTube channel. Check them

The Recapture Creek sauropod: the reveal

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2013-03-03 08:23:16]   recommend this post  (269 visits)
If you’re just joining us, this post is a follow-up to this one, in which I considered the possible size and identity of the Recapture Creek femur fragment, which “Dinosaur Jim” Jensen (1987: page 604) said was “the largest [...]

Deep earthquake swarm in Tungafellsjökull volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2013-03-03 18:29:45]   recommend this post  (266 visits)
Today (03.03.2013) between 13:19 UTC and to 13:21 UTC a deep earthquake swarm took place in a volcano named Tungnafellsjökull. This was a minor earthquake swarm, with the largest earthquake having magnitude 1.4. But it is the depth that is … [...]

"Apporhais" - Bilder [2013-03-03 18:10:36]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
"Apporhais", unvollständig, daher wohl unbestimmbar - Coniac, unteres-mittleres Coniac (Schrammstein-Formation, Zatzschke-Mergel) - Ort: Brücke über den Bonnewitzer Grund (S177), Pirna-Bonnewitz (Sächsische | Impressum