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Geoblogosphere weekly review (20th week of 2014, 305 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (42 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (14 posts)
  3. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (10 posts)
  4. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (6 posts)
  6. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  8. Geology News (5 posts)
  9. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (5 posts)
  10. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1440 visits)
  2. GeoPrac.net (1314 visits)
  3. Paleoseismicity (680 visits)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (595 visits)
  5. Utah Geological Survey - blog (467 visits)
  6. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (371 visits)
  7. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (366 visits)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (353 visits)
  9. Grupo Paleo. Blog de Paleontologia. (245 visits)
  10. Wooster Geologists (221 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. From the BlogSphere (10)
  2. Dinosaurs (8)
  3. 8230 (7)
  4. way (6)
  5. place (6)
  6. Energy (6)
  7. fossils (6)
  8. Earthquakes (6)
  9. article (6)
  10. Geology News (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (11)
  2. Utah (6)
  3. Europe (4)
  4. Los Angeles (4)
  5. Texas (4)
  6. Portugal (4)
  7. United Kingdom (3)
  8. Ohio (3)
  9. Arizona (3)
  10. Canada (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (8)
  2. Cretaceous (5)
  3. Devonian (5)
  4. Paleogene (2)
  5. Carboniferous (2)
  6. Quaternary (1)
  7. Ordovician (1)
  8. Permian (1)
  9. Triassic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

The Curious Case of No. 57 Stone

GeoPrac.net [2014-05-12 15:31:00]   recommend this post  (825 visits)
The American Society for Testing and Materials, or ASTM, No. 57 stone is often used as sub base fill material below road surfaces and buildings. It is a fragmented stone with angular edges and is regularly utilized as a drainage layer when used with [...]

Review of GeotechTools.org – Geo-Construction Information and Technology Selection Guidance

GeoPrac.net [2014-05-14 07:34:01]   recommend this post  (489 visits)
I first heard about Geotech Tools through a TRB Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) publication titled Geotechnical Solutions for Soil Improvement, Rapid Embankment Construction, and Stabilization of the Pavement Working Platform. The final [...]

8th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology (ISEMG), 13-17 October, 2014, Muğla, Turkey

Paleoseismicity [2014-05-12 09:50:18]   recommend this post  (427 visits)
The 8th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology (ISEMG) will be held in Muğla from 13-17 October 2014. The symposium will take place at Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University. There are some nice sessions that deal with paleoseismology [...]

The Darwin Awards Apply Onboard!

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2014-05-15 16:28:19]   recommend this post  (270 visits)
Nearly seven weeks on board a ship that is only 147 metres long, and I have still not been to all the spaces there are to see! I thought we should try and investigate a little more while we [...]

Exhibirán un extraño marsupial dientes de sable en el Museo Municipal.

Grupo Paleo. Blog de Paleontologia. [2014-05-16 22:03:00]   recommend this post  (245 visits)
El extraño esqueleto de Thylacosmilus, que se extinguió hace 4 millones de años, será exhibido en el Museo de Miramar. Antes será presentado a la comunidad científica nacional y extranjera en un encuentro de investigadores.Después de un [...]

Can You Say “Waste Of Postage”? I Knew You Could!

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-05-16 04:53:42]   recommend this post  (243 visits)
The return address says NIPCC, but it’s not a scientific report, it’s actually from the Heartland Institute (which is heavily funded by fossil fuel sources). All three meteorologists at the station I work for received it, and I suspect [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: One sick crinoid from the Middle Jurassic of Israel

Wooster Geologists [2014-05-11 07:01:00]   recommend this post  (221 visits)
My first thought on seeing this distorted fossil was how much it evoked one of those Palaeolithic “Venus figurines“. It is certainly difficult to deduce that this is actually a crinoid column (or stem). It was found during my last [...]

Magnitude 3,6 earthquake on the Reykjanes Ridge

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-05-11 17:32:16]   recommend this post  (205 visits)
Today (11-May-2014) at 01:57 UTC a magnitude 3,6 earthquake took place in the Reykjanes volcano on the Reykjanes ridge. Depth of this earthquake was 11,6 km and there have not been any reports that this earthquake was felt. … Continue reading [...]

Field trip: Alaska 1964 earthquake and tsunami

Paleoseismicity [2014-05-11 13:25:28]   recommend this post  (201 visits)
The SSA 2014 conference is Anchorage, Alaska is over and so is the post-meeting excursion. Our friend and colleague Gösta was attending this field trip on the environmental effects of the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 and he sent us … [...]

Big Fish Eat Small Fish!

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2014-05-11 16:04:51]   recommend this post  (190 visits)
Today was a perfect day – blue sky and sea – radiant sunshine and a calm surface on the water allowing the light to penetrate deep into the aquamarine depths. It was a day to [...]
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