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Geoblogosphere weekly review (51th week of 2014, 275 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. AGU Meetings (22 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (9 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (8 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  5. Geological Society of London blog (7 posts)
  6. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (6 posts)
  7. Geology.com News (5 posts)
  8. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  10. The Landslide Blog (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. AGU Meetings (1233 visits)
  2. Ontario-geofish (580 visits)
  3. Geological Society of London blog (468 visits)
  4. Geotripper (455 visits)
  5. Written In Stone...seen through my lens (454 visits)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (440 visits)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (427 visits)
  8. A Lisbon Structural Geologist (427 visits)
  9. Paleoseismicity (393 visits)
  10. GeoPrac.net (361 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. 2014 Fall Meeting (21)
  2. time (9)
  3. dinosaurs (7)
  4. scientists (7)
  5. Advent calendar (7)
  6. University (7)
  7. Door (7)
  8. Science (6)
  9. From the BlogSphere (6)
  10. people (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (16)
  2. San Francisco (6)
  3. Canada (4)
  4. London (4)
  5. Egu (4)
  6. Antarctic (4)
  7. North America (3)
  8. China (3)
  9. Colorado (3)
  10. United Kingdom (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (5)
  2. Cretaceous (4)
  3. Permian (3)
  4. Devonian (3)
  5. Paleogene (2)
  6. Jurassic (2)
  7. Triassic (2)
  8. Carboniferous (2)
  9. Quaternary (1)
  10. Silurian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

2014 Posts That Never Quite Made It - A Lustrous Pearl for an Illustrious New Year; William Smith's Map That Changed the World; The Longitude Problem; Plaster of Paris Meets the Father of Comparative Anatomy; The Seine's Epic Journey to the Sea; Blue Sky,

Written In Stone...seen through my lens [2014-12-14 17:35:00]   recommend this post  (454 visits)
Every blogger knows the challenge. What shall I blog about next? What photos should I use? By the time the end of the year rolls around, there are always a few posts that never quite made it. And so, with this final post of the year, here they are [...]

Session at SSA meeting in Pasadena: How reliable are reconstructions and models of surfacr-rupturing earthquakes?

Paleoseismicity [2014-12-15 10:15:11]   recommend this post  (337 visits)
The SSA 2015 meeting will take place in Pasadena, CA, from 21-23 April. As always, there will be plenty of interesting things for paleoseismologists. Scott Bennett asked me to advertise the following session that deals with a topic most of us will [...]

Dataforensics and Keynetix Announce Major Partnership

GeoPrac.net [2014-12-18 14:24:29]   recommend this post  (222 visits)
Dataforensics and Keynetix Forge Partner Alliance to Revolutionize Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Data Management Norcross, Georgia, December 2014 – Dataforensics and Keynetix announce a partnership that teams the strengths of each [...]

AGU2014 first impressions #1

A Lisbon Structural Geologist [2014-12-17 04:13:00]   recommend this post  (169 visits)
I am for the first time attending to the AGU meeting (SF, CA). I confess I’m a bit surprise to say that I’m really enjoying it. In these kind of mega meetings like the EGU (which I’ve attended several times before) there’s sometimes a [...]

Should We Be Mining Our State Parks? Red Rock Canyon State Park: Comments Requested by Dec. 18

Geotripper [2014-12-15 05:12:00]   recommend this post  (162 visits)
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AGU 2014

Real Climate [2014-12-14 19:23:51]   recommend this post  (157 visits)
Once more unto the breach! Fall AGU this year will be (as last year) …the largest Earth Science conference on the planet, and is where you will get previews of new science results, get a sense of what other experts think about current topics, [...]

If These Walls Could Talk: Tu-tok-a-nu'-la, the Greatest Cliff of All in the Ah-wah-nee

Geotripper [2014-12-14 10:04:00]   recommend this post  (155 visits)
So...who was the first to climb El Capitan, the stupendous cliff in Yosemite Valley? There are those who say it was Warren Harding, Wayne Merry and George Whitmore in 1958, but the elder people know better. It was climbed in the ancient days by the [...]

Fossil Shark Teeth of South Dakota

Louisville Area Fossils [2014-12-14 04:48:00]   recommend this post  (148 visits)
My cousin recently received some matrix from the Carisle Formation of Union County, South Dakota, USA. He has been carefully breaking it down to extract the hidden fossil shark teeth.  The fossils date to the Cretaceous Period (Turonian). We have [...]

Buzzard Rocks

Mountain Beltway [2014-12-16 13:57:19]   recommend this post  (140 visits)
Back in 2011, when we were still living in D.C., Lily and I made a hiking trip out to Buzzard Rocks. It was a destination. Now that I live out here in the Fort Valley, I see Buzzard Rocks all the time, and I love it. It’s such a cool feature [...]

Greenpeace Really Screws Up...Twice

Geotripper [2014-12-17 09:45:00]   recommend this post  (138 visits)
Source: Greenpeace via Reuters It's hard to imagine a more moronic act by a supposedly respectable environmental organization. I have appreciated the activism of Greenpeace in the past, especially the efforts of the Rainbow Warrior (all three of [...]
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