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Geoblogosphere weekly review (23th week of 2014, 310 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (61 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (8 posts)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (8 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (7 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  7. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (6 posts)
  8. JOIDES Resolution blogs (6 posts)
  9. WeBlog Aragosaurus (5 posts)
  10. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1877 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (451 visits)
  3. Friends of the Pleistocene (380 visits)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (363 visits)
  5. Geotripper (347 visits)
  6. GeoPrac.net (305 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (294 visits)
  8. History of Geology (239 visits)
  9. Mountain Beltway (182 visits)
  10. Gunnars Geo-Blog (177 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Energy (12)
  2. time (8)
  3. Quote (8)
  4. natural gas (7)
  5. article (7)
  6. dinosaurs (7)
  7. Scientists (6)
  8. Landslides (6)
  9. world (6)
  10. Coal (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (16)
  2. Los Angeles (8)
  3. Illinois (6)
  4. Australia (6)
  5. Comoros (5)
  6. China (5)
  7. California (5)
  8. Utah (5)
  9. United Kingdom (4)
  10. Alaska (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (4)
  2. Mesozoic (3)
  3. Devonian (3)
  4. Triassic (2)
  5. Jurassic (2)
  6. Neogene (2)
  7. Cenozoic (2)
  8. Silurian (2)
  9. Cambrian (2)
  10. Permian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Turning at the Limits of the World

Friends of the Pleistocene [2014-06-01 19:30:35]   recommend this post  (327 visits)
MAKE A DELIBERATE INTENTION TO MEET FORCES THAT COMPOSE A LIMIT OF THE WORLD. [Take this to be an obligation.] BEFORE SETTING OUT, INVENT A PRACTICE FOR TURNING AT THE LIMITS OF THE WORLD. [Once you arrive you will not be able to think abstractly or [...]

"Fly-over Country" Moniker Doesn't Do this Land Justice: Crossing the Basin and Range

Geotripper [2014-06-01 09:20:00]   recommend this post  (269 visits)
The Basin and Range province is one of the largest geological provinces in North America, covering all of Nevada, parts of eastern California, half of Utah, and large parts of Arizona. It is also one of the least populated, at least outside of the [...]

June 6, 1944: The Geology of D-Day

History of Geology [2014-06-06 13:59:33]   recommend this post  (239 visits)
June 6, 1944 – in planning for D-Day – also geology was considered, as aerial photographs of the shores of Normandy were studied to find suitable landing sites for the invasion. The confluence of larger rivers with the English Channel [...]

DFI Forms New DFI Technical Committee: Subsurface Characterization for Deep Foundations

GeoPrac.net [2014-06-06 06:50:53]   recommend this post  (191 visits)
Hawthorne, NJ (May 28, 2014): DFI announces the formation of a new, 16th technical committee focusing on site investigation for deep foundation design and construction. The Subsurface Characterization for Deep Foundations Committee was formed to [...]

Abstracts due for national AIPG-AHS joint meeting in Prescott, Arizona

Arizona Geology [2014-06-01 02:13:00]   recommend this post  (164 visits)
A reminder that abstracts are due June 2 for the joint national meeting of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) and the annual meeting of the Arizona Hydrological Society (AHS), to be held in Prescott, Sept. 13-16, 2014.   I'm [...]

Deutsche Rohstoff AG: Neuausrichtung nach Abschluss von Tekton-Transaktion

Rohstoff Blog [2014-06-03 08:33:12]   recommend this post  (160 visits)
Auch Verkauf von Wolfram Camp beabsichtigt / Konzernabschluss online Heidelberg. Nach dem in der vergangenen Woche erfolgten endgültigen Verkauf der wesentlichen Vermögensgegenstände von Tekton Energy plant die Deutsche Rohstoff eine [...]

Welcoming Zhanghenglong

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2014-06-07 11:48:16]   recommend this post  (159 visits)
It has been a while coming on the Musings, but here’s something that’s bordering on traditional palaeontology. However, it is based on ornithischians, so obviously doesn’t quite count. That is a joke before I start getting all the [...]

Digging for dinos: Free Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry tours

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2014-06-02 21:18:54]   recommend this post  (157 visits)
stgeorgeutah.com The Bureau of Land Management-Utah Henry Mountain Field Station is partnering with the Burpee Museum of Rockford, Illinois, to conduct free guided tours at the Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry. Daily tours for the public began May [...]

$3M for Mineral Resource Research

Geology.com News [2014-06-01 13:50:39]   recommend this post  (156 visits)
“There is no question there is a linkage between the record investment in mining exploration the last couple of years and the work Geoscience BC has done.” Quote from The Prince George

A Shortage of Geoscientists ?

Geology.com News [2014-06-01 13:53:52]   recommend this post  (156 visits)
The Status of the Geoscience Workforce report by the American Geosciences Institute indicates that there could be a shortage of 135,000 geoscientists by
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