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Geoblogosphere weekly review (14th week of 2013, 429 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (24 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (22 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (10 posts)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (10 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  6. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (7 posts)
  7. Geology News (7 posts)
  8. Arizona Geology (6 posts)
  9. I think mining (6 posts)
  10. Geology in the West Country (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Through the Sandglass (2040 visits)
  2. Geology.com News (1100 visits)
  3. The Dragon’s Tales (780 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (765 visits)
  5. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (677 visits)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (540 visits)
  7. Geowaves (452 visits)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (369 visits)
  9. Wooster Geologists (324 visits)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (306 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (11)
  2. Earthquakes (10)
  3. geology (10)
  4. Energy (8)
  5. landslide report (7)
  6. place (6)
  7. rocks (6)
  8. Air (5)
  9. Affiliations (5)
  10. magnitude (5)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (13)
  2. United States (13)
  3. Turkey (8)
  4. Arizona (5)
  5. Colorado (5)
  6. California (5)
  7. Germany (5)
  8. Italy (5)
  9. China (5)
  10. Comoros (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (7)
  2. Jurassic (6)
  3. Neogene (5)
  4. Devonian (4)
  5. Paleogene (3)
  6. Carboniferous (2)
  7. Triassic (2)
  8. Quaternary (2)
  9. Ordovician (1)
  10. Silurian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Sand Scandal

Through the Sandglass [2013-04-02 07:13:00]   recommend this post  (2040 visits)
From Wired: A sand scandal is brewing in China, with concerns that low-quality concrete has been used in the construction of many of the country's largest buildings -- putting them at risk of collapse. The recipe to make concrete

Singing the Blues About Water Scarcity

State of the Planet [2013-04-02 16:00:42]   recommend this post  (452 visits)
Otis Redding sang "you don't miss your water 'til your well runs dry" in 1965 about pining for a lost love. Last week, Climate and Society founder and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory scientist Mark Cane reprised it with a much different, more [...]

Demystifying Open Access at EGU 2013

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2013-04-03 14:34:09]   recommend this post  (320 visits)
Last year, we held a great debate on open access, featuring both traditional and open access publishers. This year we’re making the discussion wide open while exploring how it can help early career researchers in a market place of discussion. [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Grand Prismatic Spring

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2013-04-01 19:54:56]   recommend this post  (249 visits)
Yellowstone National Park, USA, is well known for its outstanding natural beauty.  This is the Grand Prismatic Spring in the Midway Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park. It is the third largest hotspring in the world and the largest found in the [...]

The field trip scout

Wooster Geologists [2013-03-31 00:23:21]   recommend this post  (239 visits)
WOOSTER, OHIO–One of the early spring pleasures of a geologist in the Upper Midwest is finally getting outside and scouting the field trips for the semester. Today we had bright sun and temperatures in the 50s (I know — I’m [...]

Adventures in Boarding (04/01/2013)

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2013-04-05 05:56:12]   recommend this post  (228 visits)
Getting ready! A few of us Rockers got turned around and showed up in time for the shuttle to be pulling away! Thanks to some amazing BC hospitality we got a free ride from a local hotel (NONE of us were staying at) and dropped off at Ogden Point! [...]

volcano speaks

Cambriangirl - Science! Geology! Writing! [2013-04-05 17:23:23]   recommend this post  (224 visits)
I made a hasty attempt at this wee Friday writing challence – of course with the theme being volcanoes I have added a tiny geological twist. It is heavily influenced by my first memories of being in a volcanic landscape … Continue [...]

Trimerus delphinocephalus Trilobite

Louisville Area Fossils [2013-03-31 08:04:00]   recommend this post  (212 visits)
I have now been collecting fossils in the Waldron Shale for several years and I have a short list of the rare fossils I want to find in my collecting lifetime. I call these elusive fossils the "Holy Grail" specimens. It is in reference to the King [...]

Salt Glaciers?

Geology.com News [2013-04-01 07:52:42]   recommend this post  (204 visits)
Salt glaciers (also known as namakiers) are masses of salt that erupt onto Earth’s surface and flow downslope under their own weight. They develop where salt domes rise high enough to reach the
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