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Geoblogosphere weekly review (45th week of 2014, 289 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (13 posts)
  2. Palaeoblog (11 posts)
  3. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (9 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  5. I think mining (7 posts)
  6. Geotripper (6 posts)
  7. WeBlog Aragosaurus (6 posts)
  8. Utah Geological Survey - blog (6 posts)
  9. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (6 posts)
  10. Ontario-geofish (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (836 visits)
  2. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (778 visits)
  3. Geotripper (665 visits)
  4. Geology.com News (633 visits)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (568 visits)
  6. Ontario-geofish (539 visits)
  7. I think mining (520 visits)
  8. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (505 visits)
  9. State of the Planet (460 visits)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (440 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (9)
  2. EARTHQUAKES (8)
  3. bit (6)
  4. 74th Annual Meeting (5)
  5. World (5)
  6. Vertebrate Paleontology (5)
  7. Nachrichten (5)
  8. scientists (5)
  9. San Saurio (4)
  10. geology (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (9)
  2. Utah (6)
  3. Iceland (6)
  4. California (5)
  5. Europe (4)
  6. China (4)
  7. North America (4)
  8. New York (4)
  9. Virginia (4)
  10. United Kingdom (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (5)
  2. Cretaceous (4)
  3. Silurian (3)
  4. Quaternary (3)
  5. Ordovician (3)
  6. Jurassic (2)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Neogene (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Confidential for Biology Students In Gilbert, AZ. (Here are the pages your school board is tearing out of your biology books.)

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-11-07 04:11:08]   recommend this post  (303 visits)
Being a fan of Copernicus and Galileo, I understand well how it must feel to an author of a text book to have his work banned/destroyed by the political and religious leaders of the day. So for those of you taking AP Biology (and hope to pass the [...]

Amazing Photos From Astro Reid Highlight A Fragile Earth and an Even More Fragile Climate

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-11-02 23:50:11]   recommend this post  (288 visits)
The twitter pics posted by Reid Wiseman (@atro_reid) from high above Earth are just amazing, and I saw one shot in particular from earlier in the week that dove-tails nicely with the final release (Sunday) of the 5th IPCC report (WG3 here). The IPCC [...]

What your brain does with colours when you are not “looking” – part 2

MyCarta [2014-11-04 04:50:17]   recommend this post  (230 visits)
In What your brain does with colours when you are not “looking”, part 1, I displayed some audio spectrogram data (courtesy of Giuliano Bernardi at the University of Leuven) using 5 different colormaps to render the amplitude

Bardarbunga Volcano Largest Eruption In Iceland In Over 200 Years

Volcano Science And News Blog [2014-11-05 03:07:00]   recommend this post  (212 visits)
Bárðarbunga volcano in Iceland is defying expectations and is producing so much lava, it is now the second largest eruption in Iceland's history, after the 1783 eruption of Laki, which erupted for over 8 months. The current fissure eruption, which [...]

The Way it Was Today: Fall (and a bit of Winter) in Yosemite Valley

Geotripper [2014-11-02 08:38:00]   recommend this post  (211 visits)
It always comes back to Yosemite. I travel many places, explore many mountains, see the most incredible geology, but the circle of my life always involves a valley of granite in the Sierra Nevada. I was thinking about why this afternoon during a bit [...]

Mining Opera Klinghoffer for Mining Meaning

I think mining [2014-11-04 05:30:05]   recommend this post  (203 visits)
It is all too easy to be beguiled by the propaganda of mining protestors. Maybe they are correct when they protest mines & mining in their area. But now we have an example of a protest, not in the mining arena, that proves the fallacious [...]

Primechoice Auto Parts - one star

Ontario-geofish [2014-11-07 20:04:00]   recommend this post  (200 visits)
Link So, for years I have just done a Google search and ordered whatever from random Canadian sites, until now.  I wasted my money because they aren't very good. The problem is the stupid rear wiper on the Highlander.  You've got to go to [...]

Bárðarbunga volcano update Friday 07-November-2014

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-11-07 22:17:17]   recommend this post  (183 visits)
Bad weather in Iceland has been making monitoring of Bárðarbunga volcano difficult at best. Information for that reason is a bit limited at the moment. Earthquake activity continues in Bárðarbunga volcano as it has been doing for the … [...]

The Greening of China

State of the Planet [2014-11-08 05:41:02]   recommend this post  (165 visits)
China became the world's largest carbon polluter in 2006, surpassing the U.S. But it is also rapidly becoming greener through cutting coal use, investing heavily in renewable energy and launching the world's largest carbon trading

New papers on paleoseismology, active tectonics and tsunami research

paleoseismicity.org [2014-11-03 13:53:14]   recommend this post  (162 visits)
Several new papers deal with paleoseismology and active tectonics studies. Wiatr et al. used terrestrial LiDAR to analyse limestone bedrock scarps, Hornblow et al. investigated the Darfield earthquake source in NZ. Sarikaya et al. present new data [...]
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