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Geoblogosphere weekly review (41th week of 2013, 385 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (61 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (23 posts)
  3. Wry Heat (13 posts)
  4. I think mining (7 posts)
  5. Geology News (6 posts)
  6. Theropoda (6 posts)
  7. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (6 posts)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (6 posts)
  9. About Geology (5 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (2163 visits)
  2. Wry Heat (809 visits)
  3. Geology.com News (771 visits)
  4. GeoPrac.net (370 visits)
  5. Wooster Geologists (245 visits)
  6. I think mining (243 visits)
  7. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (231 visits)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (228 visits)
  9. Theropoda (204 visits)
  10. Geology News (200 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Arizona Republic News (10)
  2. Climate Change (9)
  3. Authors (9)
  4. Energy (7)
  5. geology (7)
  6. time (7)
  7. Earthquakes (7)
  8. Daily Geology Photos (6)
  9. Earth (6)
  10. natural gas (6)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (15)
  2. United States (13)
  3. China (8)
  4. Turkey (7)
  5. Russia (7)
  6. Illinois (5)
  7. London (5)
  8. Canada (5)
  9. Utah (5)
  10. Antarctic (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (9)
  2. Cretaceous (9)
  3. Carboniferous (5)
  4. Devonian (4)
  5. Jurassic (4)
  6. Silurian (3)
  7. Neogene (2)
  8. Permian (2)
  9. Quaternary (2)
  10. Paleoproterozoic (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Screening at Sky Harbor draws fire

Wry Heat [2013-10-12 08:39:14]   recommend this post  (272 visits)
An 82-year-old woman in a wheelchair reaches the front of the security-screening line at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport's Terminal 4 as she waits to board a flight to London on a Friday evening in June of 2012. The metal detector beeps [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A gastropod/coral/hermit crab combination from the Pliocene of Florida

Wooster Geologists [2013-10-06 07:03:19]   recommend this post  (245 visits)
These two shells show a lovely symbiosis between shallow marine hermit crabs and encrusting scleractinian corals. I was first introduced to the concept of “pagurized” shells by my friends Paul Taylor and Sally Walker. They showed me the [...]

Gov. Jan Brewer reaches deal to reopen Grand Canyon

Wry Heat [2013-10-12 07:44:40]   recommend this post  (227 visits)
Grand Canyon National Park will reopen Saturday under the terms of a deal reached late Friday between Gov. Jan Brewer and federal officials. The state will pay $651,000 to cover a week's worth of costs to reopen the entire park for seven days. All [...]

Video: Tests holes reveal buckled pile, corrosion at Leo Frigo bridge

GeoPrac.net [2013-10-07 08:54:35]   recommend this post  (181 visits)
The Wisconsin DOT has been performing geotechnical drilling and test pitting to try and determine the cause of the foundation failure at Pier 22 of the Leo Frigo Bridge in Green Bay. They were able to determine that the steel H-Piles at Pier 22 [...]

Weather Station at Lake Ohau

Julian\'s Blog [2013-10-07 01:44:00]   recommend this post  (179 visits)
To quantify the linkage between weather events and sedimentation in Lake Ohau, a weather station has been set up in the valley at the head of the lake. This is only possible due to kind assistance from the Inkersell family at Lake Ohau [...]

Actractosteus from the Hell Creek

RMDRC paleo lab [2013-10-11 00:39:00]   recommend this post  (162 visits)
I feel a bit guilty. I found a gar specimen last year, in a soft sand, and I was afraid to prepare it. I had nightmares of thousands of bony scales floating loose in space. Well this week I finally took the plunge and started work. I've even been [...]

Dataforensics is focus of Panasonic business solution article: "Dataforensics maximizes field work uptime with fully rugged-tablet solution"

GeoPrac.net [2013-10-11 05:58:42]   recommend this post  (161 visits)
Norcross, GA - September, 2013 – Dataforensics is the focus of an article distributed by technology industry leader Panasonic Systems Communication Company. The article is the result of a case study performed by Panasonic re-seller, DataSource [...]

Evidence from Mongolian Paleontology Expedition Supports Biogenic Climate Change Causation for Late Devonian Mass Extinction

The Dragon’s Tales [2013-10-10 23:00:00]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
Members of a U.N.-sponsored research team with members from Appalachian State University’s Department of Geology have found evidence for catastrophic oceanographic events associated with climate change and a mass extinction 375 million years ago [...]

An earthquake series in Romania

Paleoseismicity [2013-10-06 15:14:31]   recommend this post  (139 visits)
A fascinating series of relatively shallow minor earthquakes is currently occuring in Romania in the Galaţi area. Around 40 events occured during the last few days, most of them with magnitudes of ~3. Now a mb5.4 earthquake happened in more … [...]

Earth Science Week geowalks: Gower journey

Geological Society of London blog [2013-10-08 12:51:07]   recommend this post  (134 visits)
        Gower was the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is a popular destination for geological field excursions because of the wide range of interesting and instructive geological and related geomorphological [...]
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