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Geoblogosphere weekly review (19th week of 2014, 523 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (30 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (16 posts)
  3. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (7 posts)
  4. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (6 posts)
  5. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (6 posts)
  6. BEYONDbones (6 posts)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (5 posts)
  8. Mountain Beltway (5 posts)
  9. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  10. Koprolitos (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1089 visits)
  2. Paleoseismicity (1029 visits)
  3. Wooster Geologists (546 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (546 visits)
  5. Utah Geological Survey - blog (539 visits)
  6. The Bite Stuff (457 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (439 visits)
  8. Geology Jenga (357 visits)
  9. Geological Society of London blog (333 visits)
  10. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (295 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. earthquakes (11)
  2. 8230 (7)
  3. magnitude (7)
  4. NEW ON THE WEB (6)
  5. people (6)
  6. From the BlogSphere (6)
  7. climate change (6)
  8. Earthquake (5)
  9. earthquake swarm (5)
  10. place (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (12)
  2. Afghanistan (5)
  3. Utah (5)
  4. Ohio (4)
  5. Arizona (4)
  6. Grund bei Gstaad (3)
  7. Los Angeles (3)
  8. Quinta de Somosaguas (3)
  9. California (3)
  10. Greenland (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (4)
  2. Jurassic (4)
  3. Devonian (3)
  4. Ordovician (3)
  5. Paleogene (2)
  6. Cretaceous (2)
  7. Silurian (2)
  8. Mesozoic (2)
  9. Carboniferous (2)
  10. Neogene (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A scolecodont from the Upper Ordovician of the Cincinnati region

Wooster Geologists [2014-05-04 07:15:52]   recommend this post  (502 visits)
This tiny but fearsome jaw is known as a scolecodont, and they are fairly common in the Cincinnatian rocks (Upper Ordovician) in the tri-state area of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. The label on this particular specimen does not indicate the exact [...]

The Journey of Banguela

The Bite Stuff [2014-05-04 09:01:09]   recommend this post  (402 visits)
The life of a pterosaur cannot be easy. Most occur in places where there is always a larger predator; even the giants Quetzalcoatlus and Hatzegopterus may have co-occurred with other predators that would have seen them as food. From hatching … [...]

Sustainability Management Students Present Research Results at Final Presentations

State of the Planet [2014-05-07 21:09:40]   recommend this post  (353 visits)
Each semester, M.S. in Sustainability Management students must draw on both the practical skills and the analytical knowledge they have gained in order to address crucial sustainability management issues as consultants for a real-world client as [...]

Doggerland likely to have vanished due to the Storegga tsunami 8 ka ago

Paleoseismicity [2014-05-05 03:01:51]   recommend this post  (325 visits)
“Doggerland” refers to a drowned landscape located where the North Sea stretches today. Fishermen have found numerous archaeological artifacts when fishing between the coasts of UK and Denmark/Germany (more or less), which led to the [...]

A reviewed tsunami database for Australia

Paleoseismicity [2014-05-04 03:51:32]   recommend this post  (310 visits)
I still try to catch up with all the amazing new stories on earthquakes, tsunamis and paleoseismology that made it to the media last week. Here is #2 on a reviewed tsunami database for Australia.  Australian tsunami database updated A … [...]

EGU DIARIES: Day Three (30th May).

Geology Jenga [2014-05-07 18:24:53]   recommend this post  (309 visits)
After a busy start to the conference, I decided to take it easy on Wednesday. Whilst there was a range of really interesting sessions that caught my eye, I decided instead to dedicate some time to talking to people (I’ve got some really [...]

A paleoseismicity-spy and desert geologist in Alaska

Paleoseismicity [2014-05-06 00:21:47]   recommend this post  (300 visits)
The SSA2014 annual meeting took place in Anchorage, Alaska from 29 April – 2 May. Currently the post-meeting excursion on the effects of the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 is taking place, and we placed our paleoseismicity-spy Gösta Hoffmann [...]

100 Great Geosites Nomination: Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve

Geological Society of London blog [2014-05-09 16:28:25]   recommend this post  (286 visits)
A 100 Great Geosites nomination from Dr. Catherine Duigan. Every year I bring students from Bangor University on a fieldtrip to Cwm Idwal in Snowdonia. It is always a thrill to tell them they are walking in the footsteps of … Continue reading [...]

The Hayward fault in Redwood Heights

Oakland Geology [2014-05-04 01:39:55]   recommend this post  (285 visits)
It happens that a commenter asked about the Hayward fault hazard in an area that I surveyed only yesterday, just south of the part of town I discussed back in January under “The 35th Avenue cut, Jordan swale and the Franciscan spike.” [...]

Mid-Mesozoic Field Conference, Day 6: Sauroposeidon and kin

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2014-05-08 02:01:04]   recommend this post  (284 visits)
My camera had a possibly-fatal accident in the field at the end of the day on Saturday, so I didn’t take any photos on Sunday or Monday. From here on out, you’re either getting my slides, or photos taken by other people. On Sunday we [...] | Impressum