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Geoblogosphere weekly review (47th week of 2014, 278 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (8 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (7 posts)
  3. Geotripper (6 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  5. I think mining (6 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (5 posts)
  8. Dogeng Geology (5 posts)
  9. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  10. State of the Planet (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geotripper (936 visits)
  2. GeoPrac.net (644 visits)
  3. Palaeoblog (603 visits)
  4. Geology.com News (497 visits)
  5. Ontario-geofish (395 visits)
  6. I think mining (359 visits)
  7. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (339 visits)
  8. Earthly Musings (337 visits)
  9. polar soils blog (324 visits)
  10. Gunnars Geo-Blog (319 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. people (7)
  2. Interesting (6)
  3. time (6)
  4. Nov. (5)
  5. Dongeng Geologi (5)
  6. Antarctica (5)
  7. science (4)
  8. Case (4)
  9. Dinosaurs (4)
  10. story (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. North America (5)
  3. United Kingdom (5)
  4. Antarctic (4)
  5. Arizona (4)
  6. California (4)
  7. Utah (4)
  8. Germany (4)
  9. Magallanes Province (3)
  10. Machu Picchu (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (5)
  2. Neogene (4)
  3. Cretaceous (3)
  4. Triassic (3)
  5. Devonian (3)
  6. Jurassic (3)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Silurian (1)
  9. Mesozoic (1)
  10. Permian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

The Case for BIM in Geotechnical Data

GeoPrac.net [2014-11-18 14:32:47]   recommend this post  (381 visits)
Getting the Message Across Applying Building Information Modelling principles to geotechnical data will reinforce the message that geotechnics is an integral part of every phase of a project – not just site investigation, argues Gary Morin, [...]

"A City Divided!" "Rift Tears City Apart!" "Slip-Sliding Away!" "Creepiness on the Calaveras"... I Give up: "Calaveras Fault in Hollister"

Geotripper [2014-11-19 01:28:00]   recommend this post  (301 visits)
Blogging has certainly given me some perspective on life at newspapers or internet news services. The title of a piece is all you've got to convince people to click through. I am constantly irritated beyond words at the clickbait out there: [...]

Why did the San Andreas Fault Cross the Road? Why did the Road Cross the San Andreas Fault? 12 Years of Geologic Change

Geotripper [2014-11-16 08:33:00]   recommend this post  (252 visits)
2002 First off, I've been leading geology field studies trips to lots of places in the American West for 26 years. Second, I entered the digital age of photography in 2001, which led to a personal renaissance in picture-taking. I sometimes struggle [...]

2nd Historical Earthquake Colloquium on the Rhine Graben and Intraplate Quakes – May 2015 in Strasbourg

Paleoseismicity [2014-11-17 10:32:45]   recommend this post  (218 visits)
The 2nd Historical Earthquake Colloquium will be held in Strasbourg, France, from 12-13 May, 2015. It focusses on Major Historical Earthquakes of the Rhine Graben and Intraplate Europe – From archives to comparative seismotectonics. Following [...]

Dinosaurs, Volcanoes, Monsters of the Deep, and Other Stories Told by a Pile of Rocks. And Disneyland.

Geotripper [2014-11-17 10:19:00]   recommend this post  (192 visits)
One of my most vivid childhood memories was Southern California Gas Company's Disneyland Night. My dad worked for the company at the time. Once a year the company rented Disneyland and practically every employee and their family showed up. It's hard [...]

Rothera Station, Antarctica

polar soils blog [2014-11-22 02:18:00]   recommend this post  (184 visits)
A few days ago, we flew from Punta Arenas, Chile to Rothera Station in Antarctica. We flew in a small Dash 7 that is operated by the British Antarctic Survey.Dash 7 waiting for us in Punta Arenas, ChileWe flew south over the Strait of Magellan, [...]

Bolide Events Map

Geology.com News [2014-11-18 13:18:23]   recommend this post  (175 visits)
A map released by NASA’s Near Earth Object Program reveals that small asteroids frequently enter and disintegrate in the Earth’s atmosphere with random distribution around the

FHWA Geotechnical Team and NHI To Offer Virtual World Training

GeoPrac.net [2014-11-21 16:15:52]   recommend this post  (171 visits)
Economic times have been hard for federal, state and local transportation agencies as well as industry representatives since the recession started.  Getting approval to travel for conferences or training classes has been difficult if not [...]

And This Weeks Most Scientifically Ignorant Post on Twitter Goes To…

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-11-20 04:28:13]   recommend this post  (165 visits)
  The Heartland Institute long ago proved that they are not among the scientifically literate, but today they posted a real “LMAO fall in the floor laughing” tweet on their twitter account. Let’s talk about just how preposterous [...]

What is #scishirt?

The Contemplative Mammoth [2014-11-17 15:28:54]   recommend this post  (158 visits)
For those of you following along at home, there’s been a big kerfuffle on the internet about #ThatShirt (or #ShirtGate, #ShirtStorm). Lots of really smart folks have posted great commentary on the situation, and so I’m not going to do [...]
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