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Geoblogosphere weekly review (48th week of 2013, 378 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (23 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (14 posts)
  3. Grupo Paleo. Blog de Paleontologia. (13 posts)
  4. Theropoda (8 posts)
  5. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (8 posts)
  6. Utah Geological Survey - blog (7 posts)
  7. State of the Planet (7 posts)
  8. Geology News (6 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  10. About Geology (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. GeoPrac.net (2005 visits)
  2. Geology.com News (669 visits)
  3. Paleoseismicity (475 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (402 visits)
  5. Ontario-geofish (339 visits)
  6. Grupo Paleo. Blog de Paleontologia. (273 visits)
  7. Wooster Geologists (241 visits)
  8. The Economic Geologist (219 visits)
  9. Speaking of Geoscience (181 visits)
  10. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (156 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. REVISTA PALEO PARA (8)
  2. Similar Posts (6)
  3. Geology News (6)
  4. Daily Geology Photos (6)
  5. geology-related photos (6)
  6. Energy (6)
  7. time (5)
  8. earthquakes (5)
  9. Utah Photographer (5)
  10. article (5)
Top places:
  1. S Esteban (11)
  2. Para (11)
  3. United States (9)
  4. Texas (6)
  5. Washington (5)
  6. Sandstone (5)
  7. United Kingdom (4)
  8. El Pasado (4)
  9. Utah (4)
  10. Ohio (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (5)
  2. Neogene (5)
  3. Ordovician (4)
  4. Cretaceous (3)
  5. Devonian (3)
  6. Carboniferous (2)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Triassic (1)
  9. Permian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Bertha – The World’s Largest Tunnel Boring Machine

GeoPrac.net [2013-11-27 05:31:02]   recommend this post  (1607 visits)
Perhaps you’ve heard of Bertha, the World’s Largest Tunnel Boring Machine or TBM? She’s currently working her way underneath Downtown Seattle, excavating the Alaska Way Bored Tunnel to replace the aging Alaska Way Viaduct. This $2 [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A crinoid calyx from the Lower Carboniferous of Iowa

Wooster Geologists [2013-11-24 06:20:47]   recommend this post  (241 visits)
In honor of Echinoderm Week for my Invertebrate Paleontology course, we have a beautiful crinoid calyx (or crown, or just “head”) on a slab from the Burlington Limestone (Lower Carboniferous, Osagean) found near Burlington, Iowa. I [...]

West Meet East – Antarctic Forum

State of the Planet [2013-11-28 11:52:44]   recommend this post  (236 visits)
Remove outside distractions.  Place participants in close proximity.  Provide opportunities for intellectual stimulation and open dialogue. Promote group activities that are unique and extreme in nature and build common references between the [...]

Breaking down the feasibility process: One simple graph that explains pre-feasibility

The Economic Geologist [2013-11-26 09:00:49]   recommend this post  (212 visits)
The feasibility study process is critical in mineral exploration as it is the best opportunity the project owner will have to define what the project could, should and will be. In my previous post, we looked at the scoping phase of the feasibility [...]

2013 Terzaghi Lecture by Skip Hendron on Dam Safety

GeoPrac.net [2013-11-26 07:19:07]   recommend this post  (194 visits)
The Geo-Institute has released the 2013 Terzaghi Lecture onto their YouTube channel. “Skip” Hendron, Professor Emeritus at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign presented his lecture on “Improving Dam Safety with Lessons [...]

New Tsunami book “Tsunami Events and Lessons Learned – Environmental and Societal Significance”

Paleoseismicity [2013-11-29 02:01:20]   recommend this post  (184 visits)
Witold pointed me to a new book on tsunamis that was published by Springer. It’s called Tsunami Events and Lessons Learned – Environmental and Societal Significance and it is edited by Y.A. Kontar, V. Santiago-Fandiño and T. Takahashi. [...]

Let the rocks talk

Speaking of Geoscience [2013-11-28 16:00:49]   recommend this post  (181 visits)
Haakon Fossen is a structural geology professor at the University of Bergen, Norway. His website is http://folk.uib.no/nglhe/ I grew up among (proto)mylonitic gneisses, LS-tectonites and other strongly deformed metamorphic rocks in the Caledonides [...]

Quenching the Thirst: Compelling New Book Reveals Sustainable Solutions to Water Supply and Climate Change

GeoPrac.net [2013-11-26 07:34:23]   recommend this post  (172 visits)
Written by George Annandale, ‘Quenching the Thirst: Sustainable Water Supply and Climate Change’ informs readers of the inadequacy of global water supply. The book outlines plausible options to safeguard future fresh water supply in [...]

Virtual Special Issue on the Wenchuan 2008 earthquake – free paper access

Paleoseismicity [2013-11-26 11:00:43]   recommend this post  (156 visits)
Elsevier has put together a number of papers that were published in its various journals on the Wenchuan 2008 earthquake and made a “Virtual Special Issue” out of that. So, the good news is not about new papers on that … Continue [...]

Bill Magee the Gem Miner

Geology.com News [2013-11-24 13:18:41]   recommend this post  (155 visits)
An interesting video about Bill Magee, a gem miner who lived and found lots of gems in southern California. (His big find – about 1 1/2 tons of morganite crystals – is at about
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