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Geoblogosphere weekly review (25th week of 2014, 318 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (52 posts)
  2. Wooster Geologists (9 posts)
  3. Grupo Paleo. Blog de Paleontologia. (8 posts)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (6 posts)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  6. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (5 posts)
  7. Geotripper (4 posts)
  8. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (4 posts)
  9. Arizona Geology (4 posts)
  10. Ontario-geofish (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1657 visits)
  2. Wooster Geologists (652 visits)
  3. GeoPrac.net (379 visits)
  4. Geotripper (329 visits)
  5. Utah Geological Survey - blog (318 visits)
  6. Through the Sandglass (284 visits)
  7. Grupo Paleo. Blog de Paleontologia. (211 visits)
  8. Paleoseismicity (200 visits)
  9. GeoSphere (198 visits)
  10. Riparian Rap (171 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Earth (9)
  2. Energy (9)
  3. Climate (7)
  4. Quote (6)
  5. Dinosaurs (6)
  6. Interesting (5)
  7. time (5)
  8. University (5)
  9. Climate Change (4)
  10. United States (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (13)
  2. S Esteban (8)
  3. Sosnowiec (6)
  4. California (5)
  5. Oklahoma (5)
  6. Comoros (5)
  7. Poland (5)
  8. Colorado (5)
  9. United Kingdom (5)
  10. Adelanto (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (6)
  2. Devonian (4)
  3. Cambrian (2)
  4. Ordovician (2)
  5. Triassic (2)
  6. Cretaceous (2)
  7. Paleogene (1)
  8. Permian (1)
  9. Neogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

TerraThane Geotechnical Foam Maker, NCFI Polyurethanes, Turns Fifty

GeoPrac.net [2014-06-19 09:02:26]   recommend this post  (379 visits)
Founders Included Chemist from Manhattan Project, Pioneer of Urethanes, and Charlotte-Based Cotton Company MOUNT AIRY, NC—NCFI Polyurethanes, an international manufacturer of rigid and flexible polyurethane foams turns 50 this year. The [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A geopetal structure in a boring from the Middle Jurassic of Israel

Wooster Geologists [2014-06-15 07:25:29]   recommend this post  (378 visits)
We have a very simple trace and body fossil combination this week that provides a stratigraphic and structural geologic tool. Above is a bit of scleractinian coral from the Matmor Formation (Middle Jurassic, Callovian) of Makhtesh Gadol in southern [...]

The United Nations watches ‘Sand Wars’

Through the Sandglass [2014-06-15 16:30:48]   recommend this post  (284 visits)
Serendipity is a wonderful thing, and I was surprised and delighted to find, completely by accident while looking for something else, this document, published back in March: In the acknowledgment section, the following appears: The idea for this [...]

Guest Post: Dr. John W. Jamieson – Using seafloor mapping to find missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370

GeoSphere [2014-06-16 14:22:14]   recommend this post  (198 visits)
On March 8th, 2014, Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.  Evidence from satellite tracking suggests that the aircraft may have crashed into the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my [...]

New paleoseismology papers

Paleoseismicity [2014-06-15 23:11:19]   recommend this post  (187 visits)
The latest issue of BSSA features a good number of studies on paleoseismology and earthquake geology, and some more papers have recently been published elsewhere which will be interesting for people working on old earthquakes and tectonics. [...]

More Work on Oso Landslide Debris

Geology.com News [2014-06-15 14:53:36]   recommend this post  (180 visits)
“The Snohomish County Council agreed Wednesday night to award a $6.4-million contract to IMCO General Construction to handle “sorting, screening, redistributing, grading and removal of slide debris.” Quoted from the LA

ASEE in Indianapolis and so much other good stuff!

Riparian Rap [2014-06-15 02:25:00]   recommend this post  (171 visits)
Buttons to celebrate 200.Anna and Jim celebrate the hard-won move in to the Indiana Convention Center.Me, Anna, and driver Jim Nation on the way to Indianapolis, Indiana and ASEE.  Great company! Bad news: this blog has been [...]

We Interrupt This Geology Blog to Bring You a Turkey's Version of the "Circle of Life"

Geotripper [2014-06-16 05:59:00]   recommend this post  (166 visits)
Okay, there's just not a lot I can say about this. I've not spent enough time around wild turkeys to say whether this is normally seen behavior, but it was cute. I was trying to think of puns involving the meaning of love triangles, but I settled [...]

Science corner: The problem with the fossil record

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2014-06-17 00:23:36]   recommend this post  (162 visits)
thedalleschronicle.com By the early 1800s, many scientists already recognized life on Earth was ancient, had changed over time, and fossils represented prehistoric extinct creatures. Evolution wasn’t a new idea, but understanding how it worked [...]

Als ons kat een koe was ...

Planeet Aarde [2014-06-17 12:00:25]   recommend this post  (114 visits)
... dan konden we ze melken voor de stoof ... Deze Vlaamse zegswijze is tegenwoordig doorgaans het eerste wat in mij opkomt als er in de media weer eens een aankondiging opduikt van een of andere spectaculaire wetenschappelijke ontdekking, de [...]
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