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Geoblogosphere weekly review (7th week of 2013, 544 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (37 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (13 posts)
  3. kreidefossilien.de (8 posts)
  4. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (8 posts)
  5. Geology News (7 posts)
  6. State of the Planet (7 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (7 posts)
  8. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (7 posts)
  9. Arizona Geology (6 posts)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1949 visits)
  2. The Landslide Blog (1086 visits)
  3. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (778 visits)
  4. The Dragon’s Tales (748 visits)
  5. kreidefossilien.de (547 visits)
  6. Active Earth (488 visits)
  7. Theropoda (434 visits)
  8. Highly Allochthonous (401 visits)
  9. James’ Empty Blog (399 visits)
  10. Reporting on a Revolution (381 visits)

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  8. time (8)
  9. geology (7)
  10. earthquakes (6)
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  7. Silurian (2)
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  9. Paleogene (2)
  10. Neogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

An unusual colliery landslide yesterday – Hatfield Stainforth in Northern England

The Landslide Blog [2013-02-13 09:25:41]   recommend this post  (483 visits)
A remarkable colliery at Hatfield Stainforth near Doncaster yesterday has caused large-scale disruption to a railway

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Active Earth [2013-02-11 11:22:00]   recommend this post  (467 visits)
Geology / Earth Science (delete where necessary)In 2006, something dramatic happened in geoscience education in Western Australia. That year, the long standing (and mandatory) provision to teach Geology at Year 11/12 (equivalent to UK Key Stage 5; [...]

Meteor Crashes Into Russia Near Ural Mountains. Injuries Reported (Update with new video)

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2013-02-15 07:17:02]   recommend this post  (422 visits)
Now with sound. Is this a coincidence with the passage (in a few hours) of the near miss asteroid 2012 DA14?? Possible I guess, but darn suspicious. Any Astronomy experts out

The geology and a possible mechanism of the Hatfield Stainforth colliery landslide

The Landslide Blog [2013-02-14 09:57:13]   recommend this post  (346 visits)
The geology map of the Hatfield Stainforth landslide site shows the site is underlain by alluvium. This suggests a bearing capacity

Stuff we linked to on Twitter last week

Highly Allochthonous [2013-02-10 21:45:57]   recommend this post  (328 visits)
Earthquakes Debate over whether some faults detected beneath Japanese reactors are active or not is holding up nuclear restart. http://www.nature.com/news/quake-fears-rise-at-japan-s-reactors-1.12368 Seismic imaging of section of the Alpine Fault in [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: Sea urchin bites from the Upper Cretaceous of southern Israel

Wooster Geologists [2013-02-10 06:16:32]   recommend this post  (305 visits)
What you see above is a bit of oyster shell with some curious small gouges in it. The oyster is Ilymatogyra (Afrogyra) africana (Lamarck, 1801) from the En Yorqe’am Formation (Cenomanian) exposed in Hamakhtesh Hagadol, southern Israel. The deep [...]

MEGApost!

Theropoda [2013-02-10 22:31:00]   recommend this post  (299 visits)
Pochi minuti fa, il contatore delle pagine aperte ha raggiunto al cifra simbolica del milione.

Geologist Robert Young On Rebuilding After Superstorm Sandy

Reporting on a Revolution [2013-02-10 10:32:00]   recommend this post  (296 visits)
The complicated decision on whether to and how much to rebuilt coastlines after destruction from a major storm lies at the intersection of geology, climate change, sea level rise, preserving communities and livelihoods, and the economics of [...]

Das Elbsandsteingebirge: Einführung

kreidefossilien.de [2013-02-10 13:07:50]   recommend this post  (277 visits)
Das Elbsandsteingebirge befindet sich etwa 30 Kilometer südöstlich vom Dresdner Stadtzentrum. Es erstreckt sich beiderseits der Elbe zwischen Pirna und Decín (Tetschen) auf tschechischer Seite. Der Elbsandstein ist als Bau- und Werkstoff [...]

In-visa-ble man (and woman)

James’ Empty Blog [2013-02-11 13:21:00]   recommend this post  (263 visits)
Jules and I are supposed to be en route for the PAGES Open Science Meeting in Goa, but due to the situation turning out not necessarily to our advantage, we aren't. So I suppose I might as well write this blog post instead. We knew from ages back [...]
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