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Geoblogosphere weekly review (16th week of 2013, 526 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (24 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (22 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  4. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (8 posts)
  5. Geology News (7 posts)
  6. WeBlog Aragosaurus (7 posts)
  7. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  8. Utah Geological Survey - blog (7 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  10. Arizona Geology (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1133 visits)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (900 visits)
  3. GeoPrac.net (486 visits)
  4. Geology News (483 visits)
  5. State of the Planet (457 visits)
  6. Arizona Geology (425 visits)
  7. The GeoChristian (389 visits)
  8. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (364 visits)
  9. Geotripper (352 visits)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (299 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. people (8)
  2. earth (8)
  3. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  4. Geology (6)
  5. General Earth Institute (6)
  6. University (6)
  7. Bingham Canyon copper (6)
  8. Climate Change (5)
  9. researchers (5)
  10. frontpage (5)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (15)
  2. United States (12)
  3. Iran (9)
  4. Utah (5)
  5. Los Angeles (5)
  6. Russia (5)
  7. Turkey (5)
  8. Salt Lake City (5)
  9. Wasatch (5)
  10. California (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (5)
  2. Devonian (4)
  3. Jurassic (3)
  4. Cretaceous (2)
  5. Ordovician (2)
  6. Silurian (2)
  7. Paleoproterozoic (1)
  8. Quaternary (1)
  9. Neogene (1)
  10. Paleogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Video: WSDOT Rock Blasting on I-90 Snoqualmie Pass

GeoPrac.net [2013-04-17 15:26:39]   recommend this post  (329 visits)
This is a great video montage of rock blasting for Washington State DOT's I-90 Snoqualmie Pass project. It's not clear from the description if this blasting actually occurred on this project or its from other projects meant to give Washington [...]

Il Belpaese degli scientificamente ignoranti: crediti formativi per un incontro con Giuliani, quello che dice di prevedere i terremoti (ma non li prevede)

scienzeedintorni [2013-04-14 00:43:00]   recommend this post  (293 visits)
Tutti i giorni noi di “Dibattito Scienza” sentiamo e leggiamo castronerie immense dal punto di vista scientifico. Sui giornali, in televisione, da parte della classe politica e dirigente. Ormai in qualche modo siamo assuefatti ma questa [...]

An Answers in Genesis chat about the ice age(s)

The GeoChristian [2013-04-17 02:31:25]   recommend this post  (266 visits)
Answers in Genesis had its first ever live chat on Facebook today, where people could discuss the article When Was the Ice Age in Biblical History with one of the authors. Unfortunately, the author who chatted was the editor of Answers magazine, [...]

Daily Geology Photos – April 14

Geology News [2013-04-14 18:22:12]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
A summary of photos posted on flickr today, tagged with “geology.” Displayed below are 43 geology-related photos were added to flickr today. Similar Posts on Geology News: Daily Geology Photos – April 1 Daily Geology Photos – [...]

Bingham Canyon - most expensive landslide of all time?

Arizona Geology [2013-04-17 05:37:00]   recommend this post  (255 visits)
Various estimates are rolling in, but they all point to the growing recognition that the wall collapse in the Bingham Canyon copper mine outside Salt Lake City, will be the most expensive landslide history.   Dave Petley does his usual superb job [...]

Windows to the Interior of Europa

Geology.com News [2013-04-14 19:56:14]   recommend this post  (245 visits)
“The surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa exposes material churned up from inside the moon and also material resulting from matter and energy coming from above.” Quoted from the NASA press

A Day for Dam Big Rocks

Geotripper [2013-04-14 09:44:00]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
Some of my students have a penchant for misusing a certain expletive when they want to describe something related to reservoirs. I occasionally take advantage of oral presentations by referring to "dam engineers" in reference to some of [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A terebratulid brachiopod from the Middle Triassic of southern Israel

Wooster Geologists [2013-04-14 07:19:53]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
Sure, I could have picked a pristine shell from our collection, but I like the rugged character of this one. It is the terebratulid brachiopod Coenothyris oweni Feldman, 2002, from the lower Saharonim Formation (Middle Triassic) of Har Devanim, [...]

Participant Interviews 2: Sampling Methods

Geography Postgrads [2013-04-18 17:54:39]   recommend this post  (238 visits)
In the second of our series on qualitative interviewing Emma Waight discusses sampling

Monday Geology Picture(s): Gold Reef City– Some Historical Views

Georneys [2013-04-15 10:00:28]   recommend this post  (227 visits)
This week I’m sharing the last pictures from my September 2012 visit to Gold Reef City, Gold Reef City, a gold mining themed amusement park in Johannesburg, South Africa. The amusement park is built on the site of an old gold mine, and these [...]
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