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Geoblogosphere weekly review (34th week of 2014, 412 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (12 posts)
  2. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (11 posts)
  3. News (9 posts)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (9 posts)
  5. Lounge of the Lab Lemming (7 posts)
  6. Geotripper (6 posts)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (6 posts)
  8. Ontario-geofish (5 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  10. Arizona Geology (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geotripper (1141 visits)
  2. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (999 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (843 visits)
  4. Lounge of the Lab Lemming (660 visits)
  5. Utah Geological Survey - blog (593 visits)
  6. I think mining (547 visits)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (511 visits)
  8. News (484 visits)
  9. Ontario-geofish (479 visits)
  10. PALEONTOGRAFIA: Paleontologia em evidência (476 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Bárðarbunga (12)
  2. Bárðarbunga volcano (10)
  3. Interesting (8)
  4. people (6)
  5. Rheologic Rhymes (6)
  6. General Earth Institute (6)
  7. Northern Convergence (5)
  8. Climate (5)
  9. students (5)
  10. Vancouver Island (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (12)
  2. Iceland (11)
  3. France (6)
  4. Tennessee (6)
  5. Colombia (6)
  6. Canada (6)
  7. Illinois (5)
  8. California (5)
  9. Utah (4)
  10. Germany (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (5)
  2. Jurassic (4)
  3. Silurian (4)
  4. Ordovician (3)
  5. Neogene (2)
  6. Carboniferous (1)
  7. Quaternary (1)
  8. Paleogene (1)
  9. Triassic (1)
  10. Cambrian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Why Do You Think Google Android Tablet Pcs Could Transcend The Apple Ipad

PALEONTOGRAFIA: Paleontologia em evidência [2014-08-23 15:50:00]   recommend this post  (476 visits)
Why Do You Think Google Android Tabefore today, you need to buy the game to play it, away mini of 10.1 to lie in architectures gramsDaftar Harga Hp Nokia Baru & Bekas Terbaru 2014The academe is helping change the notion the able sought [...]

Northern Convergence: Victoria, Finding Geology and a Rare Ecosystem in a Beautiful City

Geotripper [2014-08-17 04:24:00]   recommend this post  (471 visits)
We start our blog journey through Canada with a view of alpine peaks, forests and birds. If the picture seems a little fuzzy, it's because it is a highly cropped view down one of the main avenues in the city of Victoria on Vancouver Island (below). [...]

Mining History—Can You Help

I think mining [2014-08-21 05:23:29]   recommend this post  (335 visits)
As a result of postings on this blog, I get private emails from people on almost every topic.  Here is one such email that is a cry from the heart, a sad tale, related to mining, and so difficult that I cannot answer it.  I have the sender of the [...]

Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland, rumbling!

Geology in Motion [2014-08-21 01:36:05]   recommend this post  (277 visits)
Chaotic ice in Vatnajokull over BardarbungaImage from the Smithsonian site hereHeadlines are starting to appear about seismic activity under Bardarbunga volcano, which lies under Vatnajokull in Iceland, but with frustratingly little information as [...]

Peat: Not a “darling”

SOILS MATTER, GET THE SCOOP! [2014-08-22 15:00:27]   recommend this post  (274 visits)
Question: What is peat? Is it soil? Why does it form in some places and not others? The word “peat” in the 1500s was used to describe a “merry young

10% of Iceland Closed as Concern Over Volcano Grows

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-08-22 04:50:33]   recommend this post  (272 visits)
Concern is increasing tonight that the Bararbunga (BOWR-Thar Boon-Ka) volcano may be getting ready to erupt. Earthquakes continue, and these type of quakes indicate that magma (Lava with high pressure gases) is moving beneath the volcano, which is [...]

Exfoliation in action in Twain Harte

Geotripper [2014-08-17 10:19:00]   recommend this post  (268 visits)
Okay, so this is different. I've never seen exfoliation actually happen. I've seen distant rockfalls that might have been initiated by exfoliation, but this is pretty wild. Twain Harte is the Sierra Nevada village where there were dam failure [...]

Short update on Bárðarbunga volcano at 02:12 UTC

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-08-17 04:11:40]   recommend this post  (268 visits)
This is a short update on Bárðarbunga volcano activity. Earthquake activity continues in Bárðarbunga volcano and shows no signs of slowing down. Two swarms have appeared in Bárðarbunga volcano system. One is at location called Kistufell, while [...]

More papers to read during your holidays

Paleoseismicity [2014-08-18 13:14:48]   recommend this post  (262 visits)
A good number of interesting papers has been published during the last months, related to active tectonics, paleoseismology and tsunami research. Study sites include Oman, Italy, New Zealand, California, Cascadia, Scotia Sea, and Central Asia. Enjoy [...]

The Most Mysterious Mountains in Wyoming

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [2014-08-17 16:13:00]   recommend this post  (245 visits)
This is the final post in a series about a recent trip through the “Heartland of Laramide Tectonics” in south central Wyoming.  By definition, this a folded land.  It was deformed during the Laramide Orogeny, the period of [...] | Impressum