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Geoblogosphere weekly review (47th week of 2013, 578 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (34 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (11 posts)
  3. Theropoda (9 posts)
  4. Wry Heat (9 posts)
  5. Utah Geological Survey - blog (8 posts)
  6. Deutsche Quartärvereinigung (8 posts)
  7. The Hairy Museum of Natural History (7 posts)
  8. Digital Geography (7 posts)
  9. I think mining (6 posts)
  10. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1305 visits)
  2. Digital Geography (656 visits)
  3. The Hairy Museum of Natural History (648 visits)
  4. Geotripper (590 visits)
  5. (467 visits)
  6. Research at a snail\'s pace (419 visits)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (378 visits)
  8. Laelaps (332 visits)
  9. I think mining (308 visits)
  10. Deutsche Quartärvereinigung (297 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Energy (8)
  2. (5)
  3. Geology (5)
  4. Photo of the Day (5)
  5. time (5)
  6. people (5)
  7. General Interest (5)
  8. Volcano (4)
  9. climate change (4)
  10. news (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (12)
  2. Utah (9)
  3. Arizona (8)
  4. Illinois (7)
  5. Germany (6)
  6. Canada (5)
  7. United Kingdom (5)
  8. Mexico (4)
  9. Comoros (4)
  10. Switzerland (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (4)
  2. Paleogene (3)
  3. Jurassic (3)
  4. Cretaceous (3)
  5. Neogene (2)
  6. Paleozoic (1)
  7. Carboniferous (1)
  8. Mesozoic (1)
  9. Triassic (1)
  10. Silurian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

It was the fault of no one, or maybe it's everyone's fault...the San Andreas and Calaveras faults in Central California

Geotripper [2013-11-17 08:37:00]   recommend this post  (524 visits)
Central California has a lot of faults. One of them is a proclivity for bad geology puns. But it also has a great many exposures of active faults available for viewing in the space of an afternoon. The San Andreas, California's most famous fault [...]

Doodle: Lystrosaurus

The Hairy Museum of Natural History [2013-11-23 14:43:00]   recommend this post  (471 visits)

Huge Florida sinkhole forces authorities to demolish two homes [2013-11-22 08:25:16]   recommend this post  (441 visits)
A large sinkhole near Dunedin, Florida destroyed two homes, but the occupants were not injured. The 90' diameter by 50' deep sinkhole opened up in an area of Florida that is prone to sinkhole activity. The portion of the homes not destroyed by the [...]

TED Youth 2013: Talk Archive

Research at a snail\'s pace [2013-11-19 15:46:00]   recommend this post  (397 visits)
If you're interested in seeing what I had to say - or what any of the other speakers talked about, go on over to the TED Youth streaming video page. My talk is at about 48:07 of Session 1. But there are enough awesome talks that it might be cool to [...]

Getting to the Core of the Triassic

Laelaps [2013-11-19 18:45:20]   recommend this post  (284 visits)
For almost two weeks, University of Utah paleontologist Randall Irmis has been pulling all-nighters to watch a drill.

Analog Geography – German soil of the year 2014 is the vineyard soil

Digital Geography [2013-11-18 13:31:30]   recommend this post  (266 visits)
Sometimes you need to replace bits and bytes with dirt and soils, and today’s news are really pushing me to leave the desk and to go for a walk. Every year, the Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft (German Pedological Society) announces the [...]

short announcement – Digital Landscapes session @EGU2014, Vienna

Digital Geography [2013-11-19 15:03:32]   recommend this post  (262 visits)
At the EGU2014 in Vienna (27 April – 2 Mai, 2014) a session on Digital Landscapes (GM2.1) will be convened by J.K. Hillier, P. Tarolli and S. Conway. The session “aims to bring together ‘users’ analysing digital landscapes to exhibit [...]

500,000 Page View for Blog

Louisville Area Fossils [2013-11-20 04:20:00]   recommend this post  (259 visits), a web service that is part of Google, showed me a message today that my blog had passed over the half a million page view mark. For a fossil blog, that seems to be a pretty good accomplishment. Other metrics like the one I get from [...]

NM County Bans Oil and Gas Development News [2013-11-17 13:06:45]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
The county commission in Mora County, New Mexico decided to prohibit oil and gas development. They are being challenged by an oil and gas industry group and three

Is Shale Oil a Flash in the Pan? News [2013-11-17 12:45:40]   recommend this post  (249 visits)
A New York Times article reports that projections in the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook see oil from shale declining by the mid-2020s and traditional oil suppliers in the Middle East returning to | Impressum