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Geoblogosphere weekly review (30th week of 2013, 412 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (42 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (20 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (9 posts)
  4. Arizona Geology (7 posts)
  5. Geology News (7 posts)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (7 posts)
  7. About Geology (6 posts)
  8. Wooster Geologists (6 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  10. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (914 visits)
  2. Geology.com News (713 visits)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (603 visits)
  4. Paleoseismicity (367 visits)
  5. Views of the Mahantango (268 visits)
  6. Ontario-geofish (247 visits)
  7. About Geology (235 visits)
  8. JOIDES Resolution blogs (169 visits)
  9. I think mining (163 visits)
  10. Geology News (159 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. video (8)
  2. Geology (8)
  3. astrobiology (7)
  4. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  5. Earthquakes (7)
  6. Accretionary Wedge (7)
  7. Expedition 341 S. Alaska (7)
  8. Affiliations (6)
  9. fossils (6)
  10. (6)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (11)
  2. United States (9)
  3. Arizona (6)
  4. Australia (5)
  5. Turkey (5)
  6. Kagoshima Prefecture (5)
  7. China (5)
  8. Utah (4)
  9. Sandstone (4)
  10. Comoros (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (5)
  2. Triassic (5)
  3. Cretaceous (5)
  4. Cambrian (4)
  5. Ordovician (4)
  6. Silurian (3)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Neogene (2)
  9. Paleoproterozoic (1)
  10. Carboniferous (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Anstruther Marina Disaster Relief Fund

Ontario-geofish [2013-07-21 02:43:00]   recommend this post  (189 visits)
On Friday, the marina boathouses were mushed to splinters.  There's really no fund, but generous rich people can contact the marina directly.  I'm sure you get a unique Anstruther Lake t-shirt for every thousand donated.  :) Wow, that Friday was [...]

Job opportunity in tectonics – Postdoctoral fellow at Bergen University, Norway

Paleoseismicity [2013-07-22 13:14:07]   recommend this post  (186 visits)
Bergen University currently advertises a post-doc position in tectonics and surface processes, mainly involving modelling surface processes along active faults. It is a joint project with Patience Cowie, Rob Gawthorpe and Ritske Huismans. The [...]

Eospirifer radiatus Brachiopod from Gotland, Sweden

Views of the Mahantango [2013-07-21 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (181 visits)
Back in 2011, I wrote about a fossil I'd found in Indiana called Eospirifer radiatus. Last year I received a package from my friend Christian that had some brachiopods from Gotland, Sweden and included with them was a Eospirifer radiatus. This is a [...]

Shungite!

About Geology [2013-07-21 00:17:47]   recommend this post  (162 visits)
A few weeks ago I had never heard of shungite. Now, thanks to a Russian supplier, I have some in my secret laboratory. This black carbon mineraloid has a high reputation among the people who take a mystical approach to crystals and minerals. With [...]

The Mystery of Death Valley’s “Sailing Stones” Solved (…again)

History of Geology [2013-07-22 21:11:07]   recommend this post  (159 visits)
“I love to sail forbidden seas, …” Herman Melville in “Moby Dick” (1851) Strange tracks cover a muddy plain, located in a remote part of Death Valley National Park, named appropriately Racetrack-Playa. Most of these [...]

Jones Hole Trail remains closed after large rockslide

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2013-07-23 14:35:20]   recommend this post  (154 visits)
ksl.com It’s been a month since a massive rock slide sent boulders the size of trucks tumbling into and across Jones Hole Creek, and a thick layer of cream-colored sandstone dust still coats every surface.   READ MORE MORE

POTD July 22, 2013: Mount Timpanogos, Wasatch Range, Utah County, Utah

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2013-07-23 14:23:14]   recommend this post  (151 visits)
Mount Timpanogos, Wasatch Range, Utah County, Utah Photographer: Jason Berry Thousands of years of precipitation, wind, and glacial erosion have sculpted the east face of the Mount Timpanogos massif. The steep cliffs and snow-covered ledges of the [...]

Accretionary Wedge #58: Signs! (This sign is a sign, isn’t it?)

Paleoseismicity [2013-07-23 17:12:42]   recommend this post  (146 visits)
Following Evelyn’s call for geological/geographical/funny signs in the field, I post some nice ones that I came across during the last years. Check out the Accretionary Wedge #58 for more signs! Albania-Macedonia (FYROM)-Greece border region: [...]

POTD July 23, 2013: Trilobite, House Range, Millard County, Utah

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2013-07-23 14:26:46]   recommend this post  (144 visits)
  Trilobite, House Range, Millard County, Utah Photographer: Michael Vanden Berg Cambrian-age shales from western Utah’s House Range contain millions of fossilized trilobites, such as this specimen of Elrathia

Uses of Chromium

Geology.com News [2013-07-24 07:43:10]   recommend this post  (142 visits)
Chromium has many uses that range from the pigment that produces the familiar “chrome yellow” of school buses and highway lines to the metal used to create an alloy that we know as “stainless steel”. Related: Chromite – [...]
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