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Geoblogosphere weekly review (18th week of 2013, 432 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (27 posts)
  2. News (22 posts)
  3. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (8 posts)
  4. Tierra de Dinosaurios (7 posts)
  5. Geology News (7 posts)
  6. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  7. I think mining (7 posts)
  8. Geology in the West Country (7 posts)
  9. State of the Planet (7 posts)
  10. Arizona Geology (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1276 visits)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (1150 visits)
  3. I think mining (473 visits)
  4. Arizona Geology (423 visits)
  5. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (327 visits)
  6. Geology News (321 visits)
  7. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (307 visits)
  8. Through the Sandglass (301 visits)
  9. Geology in the West Country (301 visits)
  10. Wooster Geologists (292 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. World (7)
  2. video (7)
  3. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  4. Geology (5)
  5. article (5)
  6. people (5)
  7. Earth (5)
  8. University (5)
  9. (5)
  10. couple (5)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (19)
  2. United States (8)
  3. United Kingdom (5)
  4. France (5)
  5. Japan (4)
  6. Utah (4)
  7. India (4)
  8. Arizona (4)
  9. Cuenca (3)
  10. Virginia (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (4)
  2. Triassic (4)
  3. Devonian (4)
  4. Permian (3)
  5. Silurian (3)
  6. Ordovician (3)
  7. Cambrian (2)
  8. Neogene (2)
  9. Carboniferous (2)
  10. Paleogene (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

The Japanese tsunami: researching the aftermath

Through the Sandglass [2013-04-28 13:21:15]   recommend this post  (301 visits)
The differences in the coastal geomorphology along the Pacific coast of Tohoku in part controlled the impact of the Tohoku-oki tsunami. a. The steep sided valleys of the Sanriku coastline focussed the tsunami waves causing a run up height

New Papers: BSSA Special Issue on the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan, March 2011

Paleoseismicity [2013-05-04 10:31:14]   recommend this post  (222 visits)
The latest issue (May 2013) of the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (BSSA) is dedicated to the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami of March 2011. The studies published therein deal with the source models of the megaquake and rupture [...]

Status of the Bingham Canyon Mine Landslide News [2013-04-28 21:54:37]   recommend this post  (219 visits)
ABC News has an article that looks at the status of the Bingham Canyon copper mine after a landslide has cut off production from the pit and will have the company excavating landslide debris instead of

Analysing the Bingham Canyon mine landslide part 1: the landslide source area

The Landslide Blog [2013-04-30 09:16:51]   recommend this post  (214 visits)
Part one of a three part series of posts looking in detail at the Bingham Canyon mine landslide in

Two CO2 wells permitted in St. Johns field

Arizona Geology [2013-05-04 01:28:00]   recommend this post  (210 visits)
Kinder Morgan received permits from the Arizona Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, for two new carbon dioxide wells in the St John's field in eastern Arizona. The  10-26-30 State (permit #1146) and 9-25-30 (permit #1147) wells are both in [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: Tubular drillholes (Upper Ordovician of the Cincinnati Region)

Wooster Geologists [2013-04-28 07:59:10]   recommend this post  (197 visits)
This is one of the simplest fossils ever: a cylindrical hole drilled into a hard substrate like a skeleton or rock. The above image is of a hardground (cemented carbonate seafloor) from the Upper Ordovician of northern Kentucky with these borings [...]

A 90 Degree Shift in Drilling News [2013-04-28 14:07:38]   recommend this post  (193 visits)
As recently as 2008, most of the drilling activity in the United States was being done with vertical wells. Today most of the wells being drilled are

Stromer–The Electric Bike I Want

I think mining [2013-04-29 01:54:16]   recommend this post  (176 visits)
A standard Sunday bike ride: down the hill, along the treed lanes, and to the Lonsdale Quay for lunch.  There along the pier was the USS Lake Champlain and thousands of people in line to get closer to see it. Amongst all the people, I spied two [...]

May 5th auction in Silver Spring MD, Armory Show, Microscopy event

DC Geology Events [2013-04-28 01:05:39]   recommend this post  (175 visits)
Attention Rock Hounds! For those serious crystal geeks – May 3rd and 4th – MNCA Micromount Symposium in Falls Church VA  -   closed invitation – but you can contact Jim Kosta for more information – having a microscope is [...]

What specimen is this?

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2013-05-01 10:08:36]   recommend this post  (169 visits)
A quiz. What is this? Here it is in close-up: (Click through the pictures for full resolution.) Anyone | Impressum