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Geoblogosphere weekly review (42th week of 2014, 409 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Utah Geological Survey - blog (11 posts)
  2. Palaeoblog (10 posts)
  3. Geology.com News (9 posts)
  4. Deutsche Quartärvereinigung (9 posts)
  5. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (8 posts)
  6. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  7. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (8 posts)
  8. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  9. Geotripper (6 posts)
  10. Arizona Geology (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Paleoseismicity (815 visits)
  2. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (764 visits)
  3. Palaeoblog (659 visits)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (616 visits)
  5. Arizona Geology (573 visits)
  6. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (567 visits)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (555 visits)
  8. Geology.com News (474 visits)
  9. State of the Planet (460 visits)
  10. Geotripper (442 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (9)
  2. people (8)
  3. earthquakes (8)
  4. world (7)
  5. science (7)
  6. Earth Sciences (6)
  7. Earth (6)
  8. Earthquake (6)
  9. geology (6)
  10. fossils (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (12)
  2. Berlin (5)
  3. Utah (5)
  4. Portugal (5)
  5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (4)
  6. United Kingdom (4)
  7. Canada (4)
  8. Vancouver (4)
  9. Regionale (3)
  10. Arizona (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (9)
  2. Cretaceous (5)
  3. Ordovician (4)
  4. Neogene (3)
  5. Permian (2)
  6. Paleogene (2)
  7. Cambrian (1)
  8. Mesozoic (1)
  9. Quaternary (1)
  10. Triassic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

3He dating of rockfalls helps to distinguish between proximal and distal paleo-earthquakes in Christchurch, NZ

Paleoseismicity [2014-10-13 11:01:38]   recommend this post  (488 visits)
The 2011 Christchurch earthquake series had severe consequences and surprised scientists for many reasons. Ground motions were extremely strong despite the relative moderate magnitudes of the quakes (MW 5.3-7.1). The events happened on a system of [...]

Quote of the Week – 15th October 2014

Climate and Geohazards [2014-10-15 15:47:20]   recommend this post  (295 visits)
“Only fools, charlatans and liars try to predict earthquakes.” Charles Richter

8th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology in Mugla/Turkey started

Paleoseismicity [2014-10-14 15:35:02]   recommend this post  (274 visits)
In this week the 8th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology started in Mugla/Turkey, our colleague Ersen Aksoy is one of the major organizers together with his colleagues and teams from the Mulga University, many sessions with [...]

Friday update for Bárðarbunga volcano on 17-October-2014

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-10-17 23:39:55]   recommend this post  (274 visits)
Bárðarbunga volcano eruption in Holuhraun did reach one big milestone today (17-October-2014). It is now the largest eruption in Iceland since the eruption in Laki (Skaftáreldar) in 1783 – 1784 eruption. By volume the lava field in [...]

Geosciences is top UA program in Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities

Arizona Geology [2014-10-12 03:11:00]   recommend this post  (269 visits)
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Jumping Faults

Julian\'s Blog [2014-10-13 01:49:00]   recommend this post  (268 visits)
The Alpine Fault is divided into several segments based on changes in its tectonic structure and earthquake history along the plate boundary.The northern end of the Alpine Fault is much less straightforward in comparison to the southern and central [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: The perfect overnight stop.

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2014-10-13 13:15:31]   recommend this post  (261 visits)
Being an Earth scientist has its perks and camping overnight in a cave under an absolutely stunning unpolluted night sky has to be up there with one of the best! Our Imaggeo on Mondays image is brought to you by Simon Virgo who took the photograph [...]

Earth Science Week 2014

Through the Sandglass [2014-10-12 13:18:24]   recommend this post  (245 visits)
"Since October 1998, the American Geosciences Institute has organized this national and international event to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth Sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth. This [...]

Pyrite Strobeus Snail Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2014-10-14 03:30:00]   recommend this post  (222 visits)
This is one beautiful and shiny fossil! It appears to be a Strobeus pyrite gastropod fossil. It was found in a coal mine at a depth of 60-250 meters. More pictures below show some more specimens that were found. My identification source [...]
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