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Geoblogosphere weekly review (9th week of 2013, 633 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (28 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (20 posts)
  3. The Dragon’s Tales (15 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (10 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
  6. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  7. Geology News (7 posts)
  8. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (7 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (7 posts)
  10. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Arizona Geology (1780 visits)
  2. News (1318 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (766 visits)
  4. The Dragon’s Tales (651 visits)
  5. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (507 visits)
  6. Geotripper (465 visits)
  7. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (452 visits)
  8. GeoCosas (431 visits)
  9. Ontario-geofish (411 visits)
  10. Gunnars Geo-Blog (391 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Continue (13)
  2. earthquakes (11)
  3. time (8)
  4. Earth (8)
  5. Bitter Springs Landslide (7)
  6. fossils (7)
  7. General Earth Institute (7)
  8. Arizona (6)
  9. Energy (6)
  10. Accretionary Wedge (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (24)
  2. Brazil (18)
  3. Arizona (11)
  4. Bitter Springs (9)
  5. Turkey (8)
  6. New York (5)
  7. Russia (5)
  8. California (5)
  9. France (4)
  10. Australia (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (10)
  2. Jurassic (6)
  3. Carboniferous (3)
  4. Cretaceous (3)
  5. Cambrian (3)
  6. Neogene (3)
  7. Silurian (3)
  8. Permian (2)
  9. Triassic (2)
  10. Devonian (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Algo de Meteoritos…

GeoCosas [2013-02-25 00:56:56]   recommend this post  (431 visits)
Si esta desfasado en el tiempo… y sucedio hace tiempo atras… sin embargo hoy en el viaje de retorno y hablando con alguien me pregunto por el proximo meteorito y si alguna vez cayeron en Sudamerica. Bien lo primero es decir que cuerpos [...]

ADOT video discusses geotechnical assessment of Bitter Springs landslide on US 89

Arizona Geology [2013-03-02 00:57:00]   recommend this post  (420 visits)
 ADOT has just posted a video showing their test coring and geotechnical assessment of the slide block on Echo Cliffs that took out a section of US 89.    Steve Boschen, Deputy State Engineer describes it as a "deep-seated, bedrock" [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: An orogenic experience

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2013-02-25 12:00:04]   recommend this post  (418 visits)
Picture yourself in the Himalaya mountain belt: millions of years of continental uplift have produced a vast kingdom of towering monoliths, and they continue to grow as the Indian plate pushes further north into the heart of Asia. These dramatic, [...]

Upcoming Scientific Fieldwork: A Guide

State of the Planet [2013-02-27 15:37:46]   recommend this post  (355 visits)
  Earth Institute research expeditions investigating the dynamics of the planet on all levels take place on every continent and every ocean. Below: selected projects in rough chronological order, and resources to learn more about them. Work in [...]

Mega-landslides and Toreva blocks on the Colorado Plateua

Arizona Geology [2013-02-25 04:29:00]   recommend this post  (354 visits)
Conor Watkins and J. David Rogers of Missouri S&T University have an incredibly rich website on the topic of Megalandslides of The Colorado Plateau. The site includes presentations they have given over the past decade mapping the extensive [...]

Sunday Sand: dunes, uniformitarianism, and recycling in Utah

Through the Sandglass [2013-02-24 04:59:00]   recommend this post  (343 visits)
There’s only one major sand dune field on the Colorado Plateau, and that can be found at the Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, way down in the southwest corner of Utah, not far from Zion National Park. And

Hunting for Fossils in the Sierra Nevada...Wait a Minute, What Fossils are there in Granite?

Geotripper [2013-02-24 08:34:00]   recommend this post  (335 visits)
Photo by Mrs. Geotripper Last night I attended a great presentation on the dinosaurs and other (more interesting) Mesozoic reptiles found in California. It was given by Dick Hilton, a former prof at my school, who is currently teaching at Sierra [...]

So you want to be a volcanologist?

Magma Cum Laude [2013-02-25 00:20:54]   recommend this post  (335 visits)
In addition to my blogging and on-again-off-again relationship with Twitter, I like to take my geologizing to places outside the office. Just yesterday, I had the opportunity to talk with a girls' STEM club at my old elementary school about being a [...]

Earthquakes and dust clouds

Paleoseismicity [2013-02-25 12:05:44]   recommend this post  (308 visits)
Today’s post of the Landslide Blog about a rockfall caused by a volcanic earthquake reminds me about something that’s in my mind for years already. Could we use dust deposits as a paleoseismological archive? Dust clouds of all sizes, [...]

More volcano ash in the ash cloud from Eyjafjallajökull volcano according to a new study

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2013-02-25 22:39:47]   recommend this post  (308 visits)
According to an new study into the Eyjafjallajökull volcano ash cloud. It appears that more volcano ash was up in the air then originally estimated. The estimation now is that the amount of volcano ash was around 100 times more … Continue [...] | Impressum