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Geoblogosphere weekly review (13th week of 2014, 337 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (50 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (17 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  4. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (8 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  6. Palaeoblog (5 posts)
  7. Mountain Beltway (5 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  10. Paleoseismicity (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1711 visits)
  2. Paleoseismicity (701 visits)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (630 visits)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (432 visits)
  5. About Geology (418 visits)
  6. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (399 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (380 visits)
  8. Real Climate (326 visits)
  9. Earthly Musings (320 visits)
  10. Ontario-geofish (290 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. people (11)
  2. earthquakes (10)
  3. world (9)
  4. time (8)
  5. California (8)
  6. 8230 (8)
  7. Oso (8)
  8. GEOLOGY NEWS (7)
  9. article (7)
  10. earth (6)
Top places:
  1. Washington (21)
  2. United States (13)
  3. Oso (8)
  4. Arizona (7)
  5. Los Angeles (6)
  6. Seattle (5)
  7. Alaska (5)
  8. Sierra Nevada (4)
  9. Sandstone (4)
  10. California (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Neogene (4)
  2. Jurassic (3)
  3. Permian (3)
  4. Quaternary (3)
  5. Cambrian (3)
  6. Devonian (3)
  7. Ordovician (3)
  8. Cretaceous (2)
  9. Mesozoic (1)
  10. Paleogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

3 sessions on paleoseismology and earthquake-triggered mass movements at 19th Int’l Sedimentological Congress

Paleoseismicity [2014-03-27 03:10:47]   recommend this post  (354 visits)
The 19th International Sedimentological Congress from 18 to 22 August 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland will see three sessions related to subaquatic paleoseismology and earthquake-triggered landslides and turbidites. S1: Subaquatic paleoseismology: [...]

Washington Landslide: Completely Foreseeable

About Geology [2014-03-25 14:54:53]   recommend this post  (326 visits)
The large, deadly landslide that struck near the town of Oso, Washington on Saturday is a slow-motion tragedy. The first few days are the worst part of it—emergency responders have been working without rest to find survivors, yet much of the [...]

The most common fallacy in discussing extreme weather events

Real Climate [2014-03-25 17:40:58]   recommend this post  (272 visits)
Does global warming make extreme weather events worse? Here is the #1 flawed reasoning you will have seen about this question: it is the classic confusion between absence of evidence and evidence for absence of an effect of global warming on extreme [...]

The Osos (or Hazel or Steelhead) Landslide in Washington State - Can Geologic Information Be Better Utilized by Non-Geologists in Geohazard Assesments?

Earthly Musings [2014-03-25 17:25:00]   recommend this post  (269 visits)
View downstream of the Oso or Steelhead landslide of March 23, 2014. Photo courtesy of Jay InsleeA devastating landslide in Washington state on Saturday was an accident waiting to happen. The area had experienced numerous slides within the past 65 [...]

New papers on lacustrine turbidites, coseismic landslides in NZ, active faults in Iran, and paleoseismology in Ecuador

Paleoseismicity [2014-03-24 06:00:16]   recommend this post  (229 visits)
I came across several interesting papers on paleoseismology and related disciplines, most of them published recently. They deal with “classical” paleoseismology, with earthquake environmental effects like coseismic landslides and [...]

Stillaguamish Landslide- Geologic Perspectives

Northwest Geology Field Trips [2014-03-24 13:33:52]   recommend this post  (204 visits)
Dan McShane has written some geologic perspectives about Saturday’s landslide into the Stillaguamish River. Dan is a consulting geologist based in Bellingham and author of ‘Washington Landscapes’ blog, and has some great insights [...]

Sustainability Management Alums Create Award Winning Sandy Rebuild Design

State of the Planet [2014-03-26 20:28:10]   recommend this post  (201 visits)
The word resiliency has emerged as the new gold standard for designing the built environment. Its meaning may be interpreted as design that not only maintains self-sufficiency throughout extreme environmental scenarios, (e.g. heat waves, power [...]

Major landslide in the state of Washington, USA

Geology in Motion [2014-03-23 06:35:44]   recommend this post  (195 visits)
Oso, Washington, is at the marker. Arlington is tothe left, Darlington is to the right by the magnifier bar.The slide at Oso cut off Highway 530 betweenArlington an Darlington.Take I-5 north from Seattle about 50 miles through Everett toward [...]

Unerfüllte Erwartungen beim Bachelor der Geowissenschaften

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [2014-03-24 13:59:42]   recommend this post  (190 visits)
Studienforum Geowissenschaften des BDG e. V.: Studiengangskoordinatoren tauschten Erfahrungen mit

Life in a Harsh Environment: Spring Wildflowers in the Red Hills Area of Critical Environmental Concern

Geotripper [2014-03-23 07:38:00]   recommend this post  (174 visits)
Ceanothus, Poppies, and Goldfields in the Red Hills area of the Sierra Nevada foothills. Welcome to the Red Hills "Area of Critical Environmental Concern", a 7,000 acre preserve in the Sierra Nevada foothills near the village of Chinese [...]
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