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Geoblogosphere weekly review (16th week of 2014, 334 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (36 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (14 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  4. Wooster Geologists (8 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  6. About Geology (6 posts)
  7. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (6 posts)
  8. Geotripper (5 posts)
  9. Mountain Beltway (5 posts)
  10. Lake Scientist (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1190 visits)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (877 visits)
  3. Wooster Geologists (538 visits)
  4. Paleoseismicity (462 visits)
  5. Ontario-geofish (427 visits)
  6. Structural Geology Blog (381 visits)
  7. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (315 visits)
  8. JOIDES Resolution blogs (309 visits)
  9. I think mining (258 visits)
  10. Mineral Law Blog (243 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Time (8)
  2. Earthquakes (7)
  3. Israel (6)
  4. people (6)
  5. University (6)
  6. world (6)
  7. Landslides (6)
  8. 8230 (6)
  9. (6)
  10. Astronomy (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (17)
  2. Germany (6)
  3. Utah (5)
  4. North America (5)
  5. Arizona (5)
  6. China (4)
  7. Montana (4)
  8. Canada (4)
  9. Bonnewitz (4)
  10. Houston (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (7)
  2. Jurassic (5)
  3. Cretaceous (5)
  4. Triassic (2)
  5. Paleogene (2)
  6. Permian (2)
  7. Cambrian (2)
  8. Carboniferous (1)
  9. Ordovician (1)
  10. Silurian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

From Smallest of Clues, Flying Reptiles Reborn: Natural History Museum Explores the Wonders of Pterosaurs

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2014-04-14 17:34:27]   recommend this post  (426 visits) About 220 million years ago, as we learn at a thoroughly entrancing new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, a fish caught a pterosaur, chewed it up and spit out the pieces. The expelled mass eventually fossilized, [...]

Renewed earthquake activity in Hekla volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-04-14 18:39:41]   recommend this post  (281 visits)
Today (14-April-2014) an earthquake swarm took place in south part of Hekla volcano. The earthquake swarm took place close to Vatnafjöll mountains. This area is made up of crater rows from earlier eruptions. The largest earthquake in this … [...]

Study Suggests EPA Underestimated Natural Gas Methane Emissions, But Not for Fracking, and EPA Releases Study Examining Fracking Emissions Controls

Mineral Law Blog [2014-04-17 20:24:52]   recommend this post  (243 visits)
In several recent studies on methane emissions relating to the natural gas industry, scientists concluded that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) underestimated the quantity of methane the industry releases to the atmosphere. A study [...]

Edge States: Wendover Launch

Friends of the Pleistocene [2014-04-19 06:20:20]   recommend this post  (229 visits)
residency support unit and Exhibition Hall 2, CLUI Wendover, UT We’re happy to announce the opening of Look Only at the Movement in Wendover, Utah.  Wendover is located 2,292 miles west of New York City via Interstate 80. The  work can be [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: An unusual scleractinian coral from the Upper Cretaceous of Israel

Wooster Geologists [2014-04-13 07:17:56]   recommend this post  (224 visits)
Originally this was going to be a mystery fossil for a crowd-sourced identification while I’m here in Israel doing fieldwork, but through the wonders of the internet I finally found a match for the strange fossil above: it is the scleractinian [...]

Great stereonet applications

Structural Geology Blog [2014-04-15 00:52:35]   recommend this post  (222 visits)
Stereonet plotting programs are extremely valuable, particularly to those of us that are collecting field data. I have enjoyed using my iPhone app (GeoID) to collect geo-tagged measurements over the last year or two, and being able to easily import [...]

Mine Closure: New Ideas & Practice: EduMine Webcast and InfoMine Conference.

I think mining [2014-04-13 07:01:43]   recommend this post  (198 visits)
More is said about mine closure than is done about mine closure.  Will they ever close Giant and Faro?  I doubt it.  Still if the topic interests you, here a few upcoming events. The InfoMine Mine Closure Conference in Belo Horizonte promises [...]

New papers on tsunamis, archeoseismology, paleoseismology, seismic hazard

Paleoseismicity [2014-04-14 10:35:17]   recommend this post  (191 visits)
I added a couple of new papers to my literature collection last week. The studies deal with trenching in Iran and in China, tsunami research in Japan, Malta and Thailand, with archaeoseismology in Italy, and with seismic hazard of old … [...]

Crete and mainland Greece Fieldwork, March 2014

Paleoseismicity [2014-04-14 13:29:56]   recommend this post  (182 visits)
During the month of March 2014, Sascha and I along with Tobi and Lauretta (BSc students from RWTH University) were in Greece for fieldwork. The fieldwork campaign started on the island of Crete; our institute at RWTH Aachen has a … Continue [...]

Bruce Black Hole gets into geoscience

Ontario-geofish [2014-04-13 13:22:00]   recommend this post  (179 visits)
Reference I didn't even read the response, it would probably make me barf.  Anyway the panel went nuts on stress measurement.  Hello!  The reason this is the worst rock in the world is the fact that it has no stress!  It's right on top of the [...] | Impressum