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Geoblogosphere weekly review (18th week of 2014, 524 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (41 posts)
  2. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (15 posts)
  3. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (12 posts)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (8 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  6. Geology for Global Development (6 posts)
  7. Mineral Law Blog (6 posts)
  8. El Pakozoico (5 posts)
  9. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (5 posts)
  10. I think mining (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1547 visits)
  2. Paleoseismicity (911 visits)
  3. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (879 visits)
  4. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (648 visits)
  5. Geotripper (592 visits)
  6. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (551 visits)
  7. Polluting the Internet (476 visits)
  8. JOIDES Resolution blogs (456 visits)
  9. Wooster Geologists (381 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (373 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. EGU (16)
  2. From the BlogSphere (12)
  3. EGU 2014 (8)
  4. information (7)
  5. place (6)
  6. University (6)
  7. life (6)
  8. end (6)
  9. 8230 (5)
  10. Number (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (17)
  2. Egu (13)
  3. Vienna (5)
  4. Portugal (4)
  5. Europe (4)
  6. California (4)
  7. France (4)
  8. Mexico (3)
  9. New York (3)
  10. Fruita (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (8)
  2. Jurassic (7)
  3. Devonian (3)
  4. Carboniferous (3)
  5. Mesozoic (3)
  6. Ordovician (3)
  7. Cambrian (2)
  8. Paleogene (2)
  9. Permian (2)
  10. Triassic (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Where are the Ten Most Incredible Places You've Ever Stood? My Number 7, Gubbio, Italy: Castles, Medieval Town, Roman Arena, Faults, and a Dinosaur Killer

Geotripper [2014-04-28 10:25:00]   recommend this post  (462 visits)
It's not always easy, but travel whenever you can. See as much of the world as possible. I passed on both New Zealand and Hawaii three decades ago for reasons that seem trivial today. I didn't go overseas until 2001, but my life since then has been [...]

Conference top tips for EGU 2014

Polluting the Internet [2014-04-28 07:29:26]   recommend this post  (439 visits)
Vienna hosts the 2014 European Geosciences Union this week so I thought I would post my own top tips for getting the most of conferences. These are very much my own opinions on this; feel free to disagree and/or add to them in the comments or on [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A helpful echinoid from the Upper Cretaceous of Israel

Wooster Geologists [2014-04-27 07:40:53]   recommend this post  (381 visits)
These beaten-up fossils have served me well in the field this month. They are the regular echinoid Heterodiadema lybicum (Agassiz & Desor, 1846). They are common in the Cenomanian throughout northern Africa and the Middle East. These particular [...]

Ongoing earthquake swarm north of Herðubreiðartögl

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-05-03 22:16:50]   recommend this post  (338 visits)
Today (03-May-2014) around midnight (00:02 UTC) a earthquake swarm started north of Herðubreiðartöglum (Global Volcanism Program link on Askja volcano can be found here), this area is an small mountain ridge that has built up with regular [...]

Head on over to the EGU Booth!

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2014-04-30 12:00:42]   recommend this post  (324 visits)
You can find the EGU Booth in Hall X on the Blue Level. This is the place to come if you’d like to meet members of EGU Council and Committees (Meet EGU) and find out more about EGU outreach activities. Here you can discover the EGU’s [...]

Bad News Blog.

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2014-04-27 04:53:44]   recommend this post  (292 visits)
Just a quick note to keep everyone updated on activities onboard the JR. The last several cores have come up less than perfect, showing signs of problems with the bit or the material we're [...]


Dinosaur Home - Blogs [2014-04-28 00:48:51]   recommend this post  (289 visits)
advice needed does anybody know what species these bones are from I think they look human , we also found a clay pipe and a strange doughnut shape stone any ideas I’d lo e to know

Share your results with qgis2leaf

Paleoseismicity [2014-04-27 19:22:59]   recommend this post  (282 visits)
As we are often use geodata and analyse, store them or visualize them using a GIS we depend somehow on the person on the other side to understand how a GIS functions or how to use the GIS. A webmap- … Continue reading

The end of the Quake Observatory? NSF might stop funding for SAFOD

Paleoseismicity [2014-04-27 15:40:20]   recommend this post  (280 visits)
The San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) was one of the most ambitious (and expensive) experiments in the history of active fault research. A borehole was drilled through the San Andreas Fault, 3.2 km deep and 1.8 km in … Continue [...]

EGU Monday

Paleoseismicity [2014-04-28 10:54:03]   recommend this post  (265 visits)
After a very nice Opening Reception yesterday, we today shift from “pure networking” to scientific talks and posters. The Earthquake Cycle session started off with highly interesting research on active tectonics in Central Asia and on [...] | Impressum