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Geoblogosphere weekly review (3th week of 2013, 514 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (23 posts)
  2. (18 posts)
  3. The Dragon’s Tales (13 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (11 posts)
  5. Arizona Geology (11 posts)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (10 posts)
  7. Speaking of Geoscience (10 posts)
  8. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (8 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (8 posts)
  10. Geology News (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1212 visits)
  2. Speaking of Geoscience (980 visits)
  3. The Dragon’s Tales (663 visits)
  4. Arizona Geology (563 visits)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (475 visits)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (471 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (461 visits)
  8. Mountain Beltway (428 visits)
  9. (418 visits)
  10. The GeoChristian (408 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. geology (14)
  2. Experiential Geology (10)
  3. Continue (10)
  4. time (8)
  5. rocks (8)
  6. NASA (7)
  7. Energy (6)
  8. people (6)
  9. Astronomy (6)
  10. geology photos (5)
Top places:
  1. United Kingdom (14)
  2. Brazil (11)
  3. United States (8)
  4. Antarctic (6)
  5. Arizona (6)
  6. Washington (4)
  7. China (4)
  8. Japan (3)
  9. North America (3)
  10. California (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Silurian (5)
  2. Quaternary (4)
  3. Ordovician (3)
  4. Cambrian (3)
  5. Devonian (2)
  6. Jurassic (1)
  7. Paleozoic (1)
  8. Mesozoic (1)
  9. Carboniferous (1)
  10. Triassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Terrorism in San Rafael Las Flores. Escobal Mine, Guatemala Attacked.

I think mining [2013-01-17 04:33:21]   recommend this post  (270 visits)
Brief news reports and an announcement by Tahoe Resources indicate that three were killed in an attack on the Escobal Mine in Guatemala.  The local Spanish-language newspaper, El Metropolitano,  has a front-page headline  “Terrorism in San [...]

Writing up a PhD thesis

Geography Postgrads [2013-01-16 12:19:32]   recommend this post  (253 visits)
It’s a time that comes to the best of us, when as Shane McGowan of The Pogues said; “it’s time to stop rambling, there’s work to be done”. The process of writing up a PhD thesis can be challenging and it is one of the three points in a PhD [...]

Godthul, Sandebugten, and Grytviken

Speaking of Geoscience [2013-01-16 00:04:02]   recommend this post  (245 visits)
5 January 2013 Godthul, Sandebugten, and Grytviken Submitted By Passenger Joanna Ettlinger We awoke to yet another spectacular morning as the ship navigated past gigantic floating ice sculptures on our way into Godthul (Norweigian for “good [...]

What the Bible says directly about biological evolution

The GeoChristian [2013-01-14 03:18:06]   recommend this post  (244 visits)
. . . . . . . . . . . . Filed under: Apologetics, Biology, Christianity, Creation in the Bible, Evolution, Geology, Old-Earth creationism, Origins, Theistic evolution, Young-Earth creationism Tagged: Creation,

Deadly Frozen Smog Closes In On Beijing

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2013-01-13 00:23:37]   recommend this post  (237 visits)
Temps in Beijing are running around -5C and visibility is less than 200 meters in places. There is a large high pressure system over the region that is causing a strong temperature inversion. This means the air aloft is warmer than the air at [...]


Looking for Detachment [2013-01-13 01:25:00]   recommend this post  (234 visits)
When we got back from Alaska after Xmas, northern and western Nevada was locked into a classic mid-winter high-pressure system, with a surface temperature inversion creating below average low temperatures on the valley floors (and higher [...]

Rock star David Lee explains “dreamtime” rock art in a Distinguished Lecture Jan. 22

BEYONDbones [2013-01-16 23:11:31]   recommend this post  (232 visits)
Editor’s note: The following post was written by David Lee, a rock expert specializing in the rock art sites of northern Australia. His Distinguished Lecture, co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America Society – Houston, [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A glass sponge from the Upper Ordovician of southern Ohio

Wooster Geologists [2013-01-13 06:47:09]   recommend this post  (229 visits)
Like all those who teach, I learn plenty from my students, sometimes with a simple question. Richa Ekka (’13) asked me last semester during a paleontology lab if the above specimen was really a trace fossil as I had labeled it. I collected [...]

Ten hundred words of science spreads like wildfire…and gets a Tumblr!

Highly Allochthonous [2013-01-18 16:35:08]   recommend this post  (226 visits)
Wow. Wow. Wow. When I challenged you yesterday to explain geoscience (or any science) research using only the 1000 most common English words, I had no idea how many amazing responses I was going to get to read. It is … Continue reading

Water in really big groups of hot rocks: When you can’t say “hydrothermal alteration and lava dome collapse hazards”

Magma Cum Laude [2013-01-18 17:51:25]   recommend this post  (223 visits)
By now you've hopefully seen the geo-meme that Anne Jefferson over at Highly Allocthonous started using the Up-Goer-Five text editor, which forces you to write a description of something using only the thousand most commonly used words in the [...] | Impressum