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Geoblogosphere weekly review (43th week of 2014, 408 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (10 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  3. News (9 posts)
  4. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (6 posts)
  5. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (6 posts)
  6. I think mining (6 posts)
  7. - Bilder (6 posts)
  8. Geotripper (5 posts)
  9. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  10. Palaeoblog (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (823 visits)
  2. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (800 visits)
  3. Geotripper (794 visits)
  4. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (719 visits)
  5. The Landslide Blog (585 visits)
  6. News (532 visits)
  7. Between a Rock and a Hard Place (523 visits)
  8. I think mining (426 visits)
  9. Theropoda (389 visits)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (377 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (9)
  2. Science (7)
  3. time (6)
  4. Congresos (6)
  5. From the BlogSphere (6)
  6. earthquakes (6)
  7. Bárðarbunga (5)
  8. magnitude (5)
  9. GSA (5)
  10. General Earth Institute (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. Oklahoma (3)
  3. Vancouver (3)
  4. France (3)
  5. Canada (3)
  6. California (3)
  7. Arizona (3)
  8. Comoros (3)
  9. New Hampshire (3)
  10. United Kingdom (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (7)
  2. Ordovician (4)
  3. Silurian (4)
  4. Devonian (3)
  5. Triassic (2)
  6. Permian (2)
  7. Neogene (2)
  8. Cretaceous (2)
  9. Carboniferous (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

2015 AEG Shlemon Specialty Conference – “Time to Face the Landslide Hazard Dilemma: Bridging Science, Policy, Public Safety, and Potential Loss”

The Landslide Blog [2014-10-20 08:48:52]   recommend this post  (479 visits)
The 2015 Shlemon Specialty Conference, organised by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, is entitled "Time to Face the Landslide Hazard Dilemma: Bridging Science, Policy, Public Safety, and Potential

Lakes and lahars at Mt Ruapehu

Between a Rock and a Hard Place [2014-10-23 08:00:40]   recommend this post  (335 visits)
Mt Ruapehu is the largest mountain on the North Island of New Zealand. As well as being a popular ski resort, Ruapehu is an active andesitic stratovolcano. Formed approximately 200,000 years ago, activity is currently confined to the Crater Lake [...]

Penjing—in Oakland?

Oakland Geology [2014-10-25 19:16:30]   recommend this post  (291 visits)
Havenscourt Boulevard is a handsome street—wide, with a row of large palms up one side and offering nice views of the Seminary gap and the low and high hills. Then there are the homes, where I spotted this creative use of a roof drain. The [...]

The Sierra Nevada Underground: How does a newly discovered pristine cave look? Finding out at Black Chasm

Geotripper [2014-10-19 20:58:00]   recommend this post  (282 visits)
There are caves and there are caves. Many of them were discovered long ago, and the easily accessible ones suffered grievous damage. In earlier days, cave decorations (speleothems) were broken off as souvenirs in the sadly mistaken belief that they [...]

Bárðarbunga volcano daily update for 22-October-2014

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-10-22 23:46:25]   recommend this post  (266 visits)
Donations: Please remember to support my work with donations or by using Amazon to buy stuff or streaming service from them. Thanks for the support. Bárðarbunga volcano eruption in Holuhraun has not changed much from yesterday. Latest news … [...]

Bárðarbunga volcano Monday update on 20-October-2014

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-10-21 02:59:13]   recommend this post  (258 visits)
I am sorry for this late update. I was working on my server computer. More details at the end of this article. Overview of weekend (18 – 19-October-2014) activity in Bárðarbunga volcano Strongest earthquake in Bárðarbunga volcano during [...]

"Head Smashed In"... um, sounds like a great place to visit...

Geotripper [2014-10-21 06:09:00]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
The High Plains have their quiet times. Sure, there are the vicious winter storms,  the days when the wind blows hard, and the summer thunderstorms. But other times the wind may be just a light breeze through the grass, maybe a hawk soaring [...]

Hiking Into Grand Gulch Utah - Cedar Mesa Sandstone and Ruins

Earthly Musings [2014-10-20 02:34:00]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
Many of you will remember a hike I completed last October in southern Utah (link here). This year, a similar group of friends went into Grand Gulch, a marvelous little canyon located on Cedar Mesa. You can access the BLM web site for Grand Gulch [...]

Volcanic Plumbing at Mid-Ocean Ridges Goes Far Deeper than Thought

State of the Planet [2014-10-21 18:01:10]   recommend this post  (233 visits)
New pictures in the journal Nature Geoscience may help resolve a debate about how new crust forms at mid-ocean ridges where earth’s tectonic plates are slowly pulling

2nd IBERFAULT meeting in Lorca/Spain started

Paleoseismicity [2014-10-20 22:05:48]   recommend this post  (230 visits)
Second meeting on Active Faults and Paleoseismology in two weeks, so I am on the road again. Today, the 2nd Iberfault meeting in Lorca/Murcia/Spain starts focussing on A multidisciplinary approach to the study of active faults, earthquakes and [...] | Impressum