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Geoblogosphere weekly review (46th week of 2014, 288 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Gunnars Geo-Blog (11 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  3. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  4. I think mining (7 posts)
  5. Geology.com News (6 posts)
  6. Mountain Beltway (6 posts)
  7. Geotripper (5 posts)
  8. Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal (5 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  10. Palaeoblog (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Gunnars Geo-Blog (946 visits)
  2. Ontario-geofish (812 visits)
  3. Paleoseismicity (585 visits)
  4. Geotripper (570 visits)
  5. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (470 visits)
  6. I think mining (450 visits)
  7. Mountain Beltway (444 visits)
  8. Active Tectonics Blog (431 visits)
  9. Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal (390 visits)
  10. Koprolitos (383 visits)

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  4. Science (5)
  5. Monday (5)
  6. 74th annual meeting (4)
  7. Climate Change (4)
  8. People (4)
  9. General Earth Institute (4)
  10. beginning (4)
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  2. California (6)
  3. Los Angeles (5)
  4. Norway (4)
  5. United Kingdom (4)
  6. Berlin (4)
  7. Boulder (4)
  8. Italy (4)
  9. Earthquakes (3)
  10. Salas de Los Infantes (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (4)
  2. Silurian (4)
  3. Cretaceous (3)
  4. Carboniferous (3)
  5. Quaternary (2)
  6. Jurassic (2)
  7. Neogene (1)
  8. Ordovician (1)
  9. Devonian (1)

Posts:

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Bárðarbunga volcano update Wednesday 12-November-2014

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-11-13 00:38:23]   recommend this post  (267 visits)
Eruption activity continued in Holuhraun at the same rate as on Monday (10-November-2014) and yesterday (Tuesday 11-November-2014). While bad weather has making observation of the eruption in Holuhraun difficult and close to impossible there are no [...]

Call for papers: Regional moment tensors and stress field in South and Central America

Paleoseismicity [2014-11-10 10:12:48]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
Our colleague Franck Audemard spread the news that a special issue of the Journal of South American Earth Sciences (SAMES) will be published on “Regional moment tensors and stress field in South and Central America”. Given the success of [...]

Fall 2014 Workshop on the Future of the Amphibious Array

Active Tectonics Blog [2014-11-11 20:35:00]   recommend this post  (228 visits)
Led by Professor Geoff Abers (speaking above), we organized the Workshop on the Future of the Amphibious Array which was held at Snowbird in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah--and which I remember well from early EarthScope meetings. The workshop [...]

A Different Canada Goose, the Cackling Kind: Evolution on the Continent

Geotripper [2014-11-09 08:25:00]   recommend this post  (198 visits)
Isolation brings about evolutionary change, and the Canada Goose clan has been doing some changing over the last few thousand years, especially in Hawaii, but also here in California. Today's blog is cross-posted from my new birding blog, [...]

Journey to the centre of the Earth - on a toilet roll

Earth Learning Idea [2014-11-11 00:00:00]   recommend this post  (198 visits)
Today's new ELI is 'Journey to the centre of the Earth - on a toilet roll; just how thin is the crust we live on?' We seldom stop to consider the true scale of many features of the Earth. This activity aims to enable pupils to visualise the [...]

Let’s have a discussion about live-tweeting academic conferences

Green Tea and Velociraptors [2014-11-13 17:34:04]   recommend this post  (194 visits)
Tl,dr version: I think we need more appropriate guidelines for live-tweeting conferences, specifically regarding the broadcasting of sensitive research. This should be at the discretion of the author, and ideally stated at the beginning of each [...]

Introducing the paleoseismicity.org shop

Paleoseismicity [2014-11-10 08:33:07]   recommend this post  (187 visits)
Since a lot of people asked us how to get these paleoseismicity.org shirts which we distributed on several events before, we decided to provide a online shop here. We offer shirts and hoodies for women and men in several colors for reasonable prices [...]

Ice Ages - What happened in the tropics?

Ontario-geofish [2014-11-10 15:51:00]   recommend this post  (179 visits)
In the North, we all know about the Ice Age.  We generally agree that about 2 million years ago we started the Pleistocene Epoch.  I'm not totally convinced that the day before this was all sunshine and roses, since subsequent glaciations would [...]

The Wild Oakland walk on the Hayward fault

Oakland Geology [2014-11-10 01:13:59]   recommend this post  (173 visits)
Saturday I led a walk for the members and friends of Wild Oakland to show off one of Oakland’s most striking places to encounter the Hayward fault. There was a nice turnout, about 60 people. I was glad to see so much interest. I hope that this [...]

Root wedging: a recent example

Mountain Beltway [2014-11-10 14:21:30]   recommend this post  (158 visits)
What is Kenny pointing at here? Why, it’s a boulder. Where did it come from? Look uphill: This is as perfect an example of root wedging as I’ve seen! Spotted it last Friday along the C&O Canal
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