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Geoblogosphere weekly review (39th week of 2013, 386 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (64 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (31 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (8 posts)
  4. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (8 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (6 posts)
  7. Arizona Geology (6 posts)
  8. I think mining (6 posts)
  9. GeoEcology (5 posts)
  10. James’ Empty Blog (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (2906 visits)
  2. Geology.com News (1411 visits)
  3. Through the Sandglass (455 visits)
  4. Ontario-geofish (430 visits)
  5. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (308 visits)
  6. Chinleana (299 visits)
  7. Speaking of Geoscience (297 visits)
  8. Tierra de Dinosaurios (290 visits)
  9. Utah Geological Survey - blog (286 visits)
  10. I think mining (267 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Climate Change (13)
  2. Authors (10)
  3. Affiliations (10)
  4. Geology (10)
  5. earthquakes (9)
  6. United States (8)
  7. people (8)
  8. magnitude (7)
  9. University (7)
  10. earthquake (7)
Top places:
  1. United States (17)
  2. Brazil (14)
  3. Pakistan (10)
  4. China (10)
  5. Turkey (8)
  6. Arizona (7)
  7. Canada (5)
  8. Asia (5)
  9. Russia (4)
  10. India (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (6)
  2. Ordovician (6)
  3. Cretaceous (5)
  4. Jurassic (4)
  5. Neogene (4)
  6. Paleogene (3)
  7. Permian (2)
  8. Quaternary (1)
  9. Mesozoic (1)
  10. Paleozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

The Great Sand Dunes – as seen through the lens of ‘Written in Stone’

Through the Sandglass [2013-09-22 12:25:29]   recommend this post  (455 visits)
Earlier this year, I discovered a superb geological and photographic blog that I had not encountered before. ‘Written In Stone…seen through my lens’ is by Jack Share, who describes himself as follows: I was the kid in the Jackson

My liberal arts life

Speaking of Geoscience [2013-09-28 14:00:23]   recommend this post  (297 visits)
by Sarah Titus I struggled to choose a topic for my SG&T Division blog post in honor of GSA’s 125th anniversary. Originally, I planned to write about the unexpected kindnesses from strangers while in the field. For example, when the chief’s [...]

Proyecto "101 obras maestras: ciencia y arte en los museos y bibliotecas de Madrid".

Tierra de Dinosaurios [2013-09-24 02:32:00]   recommend this post  (223 visits)
El proyecto "101 obras maestras", invita a pasear por Madrid para conocer o redescubrir 101 obras que son testimonio de cómo la ciencia y el arte, disciplinas aparentemente distantes, caminaron, y aún lo hacen, de la mano. Uno de los [...]

The reference designs for nuclear waste - Part 1

Ontario-geofish [2013-09-22 00:34:00]   recommend this post  (184 visits)
My philosophy is to come up with a reference 'clean' design that will succeed.  I estimate the cost and state the probability of success is 100%.  When I was with the old company, people would then scream and demand changes.  For every political [...]

The Largest Deep Earthquake Ever Recorded

Geology.com News [2013-09-22 14:30:00]   recommend this post  (178 visits)
“A magnitude 8.3 earthquake that struck deep beneath the Sea of Okhotsk on May 24, 2013, has left seismologists struggling to explain how it happened. At a depth of about 609 kilometers (378 miles), the intense pressure on the fault should [...]

NASA's Curiosity Finds no Methane on Mars

The Dragon’s Tales [2013-09-22 00:00:00]   recommend this post  (170 visits)
Data from NASA's Curiosity rover has revealed the martian environment lacks methane. This is a surprise to researchers because previous data reported by U.S. and international scientists indicated positive detections. The roving laboratory [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A delicate brachiopod from the Pliocene of Cyprus

Wooster Geologists [2013-09-22 07:17:43]   recommend this post  (170 visits)
These thin-shelled brachiopods were collected in the summer of 1996 on a Keck Geology Consortium project in Cyprus. Strangely enough, they were the first brachiopods I had ever seen in the Cenozoic. These are ventral valves of the terebratulid [...]

Europa Might Have Had an Axial Tilt (and lost it)

The Dragon’s Tales [2013-09-22 03:00:00]   recommend this post  (167 visits)
By analyzing the distinctive cracks lining the icy face of Europa, NASA scientists found evidence that this moon of Jupiter likely spun around a tilted axis at some point. This tilt could influence calculations of how much of Europa's history is [...]

The PATA Days conference – latest news and info

Paleoseismicity [2013-09-23 23:43:29]   recommend this post  (163 visits)
Dear friends and colleagues, it’s only few days to go until the PATA Days conference will start with the icebreaker party at the Kuckucksnest in Aachen! We have more than 100 registered participants and we are looking forward an exciting [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Great faults and faultless geotourism

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2013-09-23 13:00:44]   recommend this post  (158 visits)
Road cuttings provide a great window into the wonders of what’s beneath the Earth’s surface. In this week’s Imaggeo on Mondays Bahram Sadry takes us through a beautiful fault between Tabriz and Tehran, Iran… These incredible rock [...]
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