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Geoblogosphere weekly review (50th week of 2014, 292 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. JOIDES Resolution blogs (12 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  3. Geological Society of London blog (7 posts)
  4. Palaeoblog (6 posts)
  5. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (6 posts)
  6. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (6 posts)
  7. Geotripper (5 posts)
  8. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  9. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (5 posts)
  10. Ontario-geofish (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geotripper (848 visits)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (717 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (547 visits)
  4. Geological Society of London blog (456 visits)
  5. Palaeoblog (453 visits)
  6. Views of the Mahantango (435 visits)
  7. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (365 visits)
  8. WeBlog Aragosaurus (344 visits)
  9. Louisville Area Fossils (322 visits)
  10. Ontario-geofish (316 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (8)
  2. world (7)
  3. Advent calendar (7)
  4. General Earth Institute (6)
  5. From the BlogSphere (6)
  6. Door (6)
  7. dinosaurs (5)
  8. Aquilops (5)
  9. paper (5)
  10. Arkona (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (9)
  2. United Kingdom (8)
  3. Arizona (5)
  4. Europe (5)
  5. London (4)
  6. India (4)
  7. Canada (4)
  8. Egu (4)
  9. Washington (4)
  10. Germany (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (5)
  2. Carboniferous (5)
  3. Jurassic (4)
  4. Devonian (2)
  5. Quaternary (2)
  6. Cambrian (1)
  7. Mesozoic (1)
  8. Triassic (1)
  9. Ordovician (1)
  10. Paleogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

If These Cliffs Could Talk: The Legend of Kos-su-kah, Tee-hee-nay, and Hum-mo in the Valley of the Ah-wah-nee

Geotripper [2014-12-07 03:36:00]   recommend this post  (358 visits)
  I've done a lot of traveling in the last month, from Arizona and back, to Pinnacles National Park, and then through Northern California to the Oregon Coast. In the blogging sense, I got distracted from a little mini-blog-series I was doing on [...]

Bárðarbunga volcano update 12-December-2014

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-12-12 01:30:05]   recommend this post  (248 visits)
This is super short update for Bárðarbunga volcano. The lava field is now around 76 km² in size. I am getting slightly conflicting reports on the size of the lava field. I don’t know why that is. Lava … Continue reading

Pond Embankment Stabilization with Geopolymer Injection

GeoPrac.net [2014-12-10 15:27:52]   recommend this post  (247 visits)
  [Editor] An effluent pond in southeast Texas was suffering from years of erosion.  Recently, an escalation of subsurface water seepage through the pond’s embankment threatened the community’s main water source. URETEK used [...]

Guatemalan geoportal now available

Earth Sciences and Maps Library Blog [2014-12-08 23:24:00]   recommend this post  (240 visits)
Just recently the Geographic Institute of Guatemala launched a new web geoportal for maps of Guatemala. According to an article published by GIM International, the new service, "provides open access to more than 20 thematic layers on topics such [...]

If These Cliffs Could Talk: Wa-ha'-ka, the Three Brothers Who Are All Out of Joint

Geotripper [2014-12-10 02:40:00]   recommend this post  (179 visits)
Actually the Three Brothers are just full of joints, and that's the problem. If any legends exist concerning the rocks known as the Three Brothers in Yosemite Valley, they have not come to me via the anthropologists or the internet. The rocks seem [...]

Leptotrypella quadrangularis bryozoan from the Arkona formation

Views of the Mahantango [2014-12-07 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (174 visits)
At the site near Arkona, Ont., Canada where I go to collect fossils from the Arkona and Widder formation, there is a large pile of excavated clay-stone from the Arkona formation. The rock is quarried for use in brick making but needs to be weathered [...]

How it all ends…

History of Geology [2014-12-07 18:14:54]   recommend this post  (158 visits)
“Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice Is also great And would [...]

Born This Day: Louis Dollo

Palaeoblog [2014-12-07 14:09:00]   recommend this post  (156 visits)
Louis Antoine Marie Joseph Dollo (Dec. 7, 1857 – April 19, 1931) was a French vertebrate paleontologist who stated Dollo's Law of Irreversibility whereby in evolution an organism never returns exactly to its former state such that complex [...]

A Scarred and Beaten Ecosystem Persists: The Native Species of the Great Valley

Geotripper [2014-12-07 01:53:00]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
I live in an extraordinary place! In my last post on the Great Valley I was discussing our use and abuse of our most precious resource, one of the richest soils on the planet. Some 95% of the original ecosystem has been manipulated by humans to [...]

Door 7: Sticks and Stones

Geological Society of London blog [2014-12-07 11:00:45]   recommend this post  (146 visits)
It’s been another tough year in the world of academic geology for Dalston and Gibbet. Geoscientist editor Ted Nield presents their 2014 highlights…        February – the mass spectrometer’s broken… [...]
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