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Geoblogosphere weekly review (44th week of 2014, 490 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (8 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  3. Palaeoblog (7 posts)
  4. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  5. Koprolitos (7 posts)
  6. Tierra de Dinosaurios (6 posts)
  7. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (6 posts)
  8. I think mining (6 posts)
  9. Utah Geological Survey - blog (6 posts)
  10. Mountain Beltway (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geotripper (869 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (727 visits)
  3. Louisville Area Fossils (637 visits)
  4. Paleoseismicity (617 visits)
  5. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (558 visits)
  6. Geology in the West Country (520 visits)
  7. Tierra de Dinosaurios (510 visits)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (510 visits)
  9. Palaeoblog (495 visits)
  10. Through the Sandglass (428 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (8)
  2. time (7)
  3. Natural History (6)
  4. Image (6)
  5. General Earth Institute (6)
  6. Climate (5)
  7. picture (5)
  8. From the BlogSphere (5)
  9. Sapienza University (4)
  10. example (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. California (7)
  3. Washington (6)
  4. Comoros (4)
  5. Museo Di Paleontologia (4)
  6. Dudley (4)
  7. London (4)
  8. Rome (4)
  9. Virginia (4)
  10. Arizona (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (8)
  2. Silurian (5)
  3. Cambrian (4)
  4. Neogene (4)
  5. Triassic (3)
  6. Jurassic (3)
  7. Quaternary (3)
  8. Ordovician (3)
  9. Carboniferous (2)
  10. Devonian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

1st circular out now for the 6th INQUA paleoseismology workshop in Fucino, Italy, 18-24 April 2015

Paleoseismicity [2014-10-27 10:52:54]   recommend this post  (491 visits)
The 6th INQUA workshop on Active Tectonics, Paleoseismology and Archaeoseismology will be held from 19-24 April, 2015, in Pescina, Fucino Basin, Italy. This is the next meeting in our PATA Days series, although due to unforeseen linguistical [...]

I want one of these!

Through the Sandglass [2014-10-28 15:33:22]   recommend this post  (428 visits)
Via Geoff Manaugh at BLDBLOG and the US Military, a spectacular digital/analog sandbox! Yes, it's developed for war games and military planning and operations, but wow, does it look like fun. The digital dimensions are powered by Microsoft's X-box [...]

Zombies: A Seismic Defense

GeoMika [2014-10-31 18:00:46]   recommend this post  (381 visits)
A farewell note to a former coworker, inspired by John Rennie at PLOS: As trained geophysicists, we’ve kept the office mercifully zombie-free since the Apocalypse, even maintaining a rigorous field schedule. A global catastrophe of undead [...]

Northern Convergence: America's Most Dangerous Volcano, and the End of the Journey

Geotripper [2014-10-29 08:24:00]   recommend this post  (343 visits)
Northern Convergence as a name for this blog series was all about the role of a convergent plate boundary in the production of the scenery of the Pacific Northwest. The compressional forces that developed as the Pacific/Farallon/Juan de Fuca plate [...]

The Blind Men and the Elephant, as Told by Geologists: The Channeled Scablands of Washington

Geotripper [2014-10-26 08:19:00]   recommend this post  (333 visits)
A dry channel in basalt on the Columbia Plateau in central Washington (photo by Mrs. Geotripper) I'm sure most are familiar with the parable of the blind men and the elephant. Several men investigate an elephant, but each touches a different [...]

The Anthropocene?

Geology in the West Country [2014-10-26 12:54:00]   recommend this post  (328 visits)
If an alien civilisation lands, millions of years from now when humans are a distant memory, what will they find? Our cities will be long gone; our sturdiest monuments and greatest buildings will be dust. But if they bring a geologist with [...]

being famous

Accidental Remediation [2014-10-31 22:52:00]   recommend this post  (312 visits)
When I had my very first annual review, my manager asked where I wanted to go with my career. I had no idea: at the time, I was just focused on learning everything I could about the basics of fieldwork, analysis of results, and writing reports. I'd [...]

Bárðarbunga volcano update for Wednesday 29-October-2014

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-10-30 00:18:51]   recommend this post  (306 visits)
Today (29-October-2014) marks the two months since the second eruption in Holuhraun started. Currently the eruption is ongoing with no signs of stopping, it is erupting about the same power since Monday, the eruption power is less than … [...]

Lessons From Germany: Can the US Succeed With Its Own Energiewende?

State of the Planet [2014-10-30 18:44:47]   recommend this post  (295 visits)
Last month, M.S. in Sustainability Management alum Katrina Prutzman (’14) was selected to be a part of the Transatlantic Program for Young Technology Leaders organized by the German American Chamber of Commerce. As a member of this group, Katrina [...]

Couple Of Dinosaur Teeth, Mud Wasp Cocoon, Mosasaur Vertebrae

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [2014-10-26 14:20:57]   recommend this post  (270 visits)
                     bought the vertebrae for ten bucks but the others are Travis County finds. Included one small bone showing predation, cocoon is biggest I have seen and very insect [...] | Impressum