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Geoblogosphere weekly review (11th week of 2014, 527 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (32 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (11 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (7 posts)
  5. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (6 posts)
  6. Geotripper (5 posts)
  7. (5 posts)
  8. Geology News (5 posts)
  9. I think mining (5 posts)
  10. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1581 visits)
  2. (1028 visits)
  3. Paleoseismicity (881 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (712 visits)
  5. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (596 visits)
  6. Wooster Geologists (540 visits)
  7. Geological Society of London blog (514 visits)
  8. Geotripper (483 visits)
  9. Utah Geological Survey - blog (431 visits)
  10. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (348 visits)


Top keywords:
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  2. Energy (7)
  3. United States (7)
  4. Earth Sciences (6)
  5. Geology News (6)
  6. summary (6)
  7. flickr (6)
  8. world (6)
  9. people (6)
  10. science (5)
Top places:
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  2. China (7)
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  5. United Kingdom (5)
  6. Australia (4)
  7. Japan (4)
  8. Illinois (4)
  9. Germany (4)
  10. Texas (4)
Top stratigraphy:
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  2. Devonian (5)
  3. Ordovician (5)
  4. Quaternary (3)
  5. Jurassic (3)
  6. Paleogene (1)
  7. Carboniferous (1)
  8. Mesozoic (1)
  9. Neogene (1)
  10. Triassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Fieldtrip guide for download: 4D Architecture of an Oblique Rift Margin – Paleoseismology of the Borrega and Laguna Salada Faults (MEX)

Paleoseismicity [2014-03-09 00:48:34]   recommend this post  (713 visits)
The Friends of the Pleistocene went on a fieldtrip few days ago to study the 4D Architecture of an Oblique Rift Margin in Baja California, NW Mexico. The tour focussed on the paleoseismology of the Borrega and Laguna Salada Faults, … Continue [...]

Mizzou Memorial Union Gets Lift from TerraThane Geotechnical Foam [2014-03-12 06:31:45]   recommend this post  (552 visits)
Univ. of Missouri’s Historic Memorial Union, Built to Honor WWI Dead, Gets New Life with TerraThane Geotechnical Foam MOUNT AIRY, NC—The Univ. of Missouri’s iconic Memorial Union, with its Gothic architecture and central bell [...]

The Great Sheffield Flood of 1864

Geological Society of London blog [2014-03-11 17:08:16]   recommend this post  (514 visits)
A guest post from GSL Education Officer Judi Lakin Flooding due to unusually high rainfall has dominated UK news in recent months. But, of course, there have been countless other flooding events throughout history. This week, memorial services, [...]

Radar survey of Egypt's Valley of the Kings opens up new possibilities for lost tomb finds [2014-03-10 07:33:51]   recommend this post  (341 visits)
A radar survey of Egypt's Valley of the Kings hopes to find some of the missing tombs of Egyptian Queens and Pharaohs that have so far eluded archaeologists. Distinguishing natural faults and other geologic features from potential tombs is one [...]

ESP Students Present Initial Findings for Clients at Midterm Presentations

State of the Planet [2014-03-11 20:27:47]   recommend this post  (333 visits)
On Wednesday, March 5, students in the Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy presented their initial findings for the Workshop in Applied Earth Systems Policy Analysis to fellow students, staff, and invited guests at [...]

Wooster paleontologists begin a new field season

Wooster Geologists [2014-03-09 01:30:20]   recommend this post  (332 visits)
RICHMOND, INDIANA–This is the first day of what upper midwesterners hilariously call “spring break”, so it is time to get some students in the field. I can’t say this is the first Wooster geology fieldwork of the year because [...]

Spamming Scientific Publishers? News [2014-03-09 13:11:44]   recommend this post  (320 visits)
A researcher identified over 100 phony papers that made it through “editorial review” and appeared in the conference proceedings of major publishers. These phony papers had been generated by computer programs that grab existing documents [...]

Crystal, Glass, And Crystal Glass

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [2014-03-09 16:27:45]   recommend this post  (295 visits)
courtesy of subarcticmike ‌ A crystal is a material whose atoms are arranged in an ordered pattern based on their atomic structure. They grow along fixed lines and form geometric shapes that are a function of their atomic structure. The shapes [...]

Viewing Half Dome from the Great Valley

Geotripper [2014-03-10 05:09:00]   recommend this post  (295 visits)
Once or twice a year the air clears in the Great Valley. Our valley as great as it is, is a closed basin. The Sierra Nevada and Coast Ranges make it hard for air pollution and dust to move out of the region, and as such the cities of the San Joaquin [...]

In Honor of Cosmos Tonight, NASA Releases A New Set of Images on Flickr

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-03-09 21:48:17]   recommend this post  (280 visits)
Take a look! You can see the on FLICKR in higher resolution | Impressum