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Geoblogosphere weekly review (6th week of 2014, 337 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (24 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (13 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  5. Palaeoblog (7 posts)
  6. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (7 posts)
  7. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  9. The GeoChristian (5 posts)
  10. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (2053 visits)
  2. GeoPrac.net (1895 visits)
  3. The GeoChristian (1228 visits)
  4. Geology.com News (663 visits)
  5. Utah Geological Survey - blog (570 visits)
  6. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (382 visits)
  7. Geotripper (363 visits)
  8. Arizona Geology (352 visits)
  9. Paleoseismicity (328 visits)
  10. Eruptions (264 visits)

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Top keywords:
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  2. Geology (7)
  3. From the BlogSphere (7)
  4. Herb (6)
  5. picture (6)
  6. Utah (6)
  7. people (6)
  8. Matches (5)
  9. Lake Scientist (5)
  10. series (5)
Top places:
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  2. Utah (10)
  3. Arizona (9)
  4. China (6)
  5. Los Angeles (5)
  6. Republik Indonesia (5)
  7. Italy (4)
  8. Massachusetts (4)
  9. United Kingdom (4)
  10. California (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (13)
  2. Jurassic (8)
  3. Devonian (8)
  4. Ordovician (6)
  5. Paleogene (5)
  6. Quaternary (5)
  7. Triassic (3)
  8. Neogene (2)
  9. Permian (1)
  10. Silurian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Map: Where Are the Trashiest New Yorkers?

State of the Planet [2014-02-06 18:35:34]   recommend this post  (1920 visits)
No, not that kind of trashy – we’re talking here about what New York City neighborhoods produce the most municipal solid waste per person. In September of 2011, the City of New York Department of Sanitation (DSNY) monitored the amount of refuse, [...]

Giant Boulder Smashes Through Italian Farm

GeoPrac.net [2014-02-03 07:27:10]   recommend this post  (1675 visits)
An Italian farmer and his family had an unbelievably close call with some house-sized boulders. You have to see the pictures to believe it. The boulders were dislodged during a landslide on January 21 in Northern Italy. One of the boulders smashed [...]

Debate pre-game prognosis: What Ken Ham could learn from Duane Gish in order to “win” his debate against Bill Nye

The GeoChristian [2014-02-05 00:03:41]   recommend this post  (1051 visits)
In March of 1987, young-Earth creationist Dr. Duane Gish came to Washington State University to have a creation-evolution debate with Dr. Grover Krantz, an anthropology professor at WSU. Gish’s style in his frequent debates was a rapid-fire [...]

Late Holocene rupture history of the Ventas de Zafarraya Fault in Southern Spain

Paleoseismicity [2014-02-02 13:56:35]   recommend this post  (292 visits)
My latest paper deals with the Holocene activity of the Ventas de Zafarraya Fault in Southern Spain. It was published some days ago in the most recent issue of Cuaternario y Geomorfología. The Ventas de Zafarraya Fault (VZF) west of the … [...]

I'm Glad Movies Like "Avatar" Aren't Metaphors or Anything: Exploring Black Mesa in America's Never Never

Geotripper [2014-02-08 01:03:00]   recommend this post  (260 visits)
It's the stuff of science fiction movies. A pastoral peaceful society is overwhelmed by a technologically superior and more numerous invader because they were unlucky to be living on top of something valuable to the invader. Movies like Independence [...]

The Water-Energy Nexus

Four Degrees [2014-02-04 11:09:11]   recommend this post  (239 visits)
Flo Bullough writes on the concept of the water-energy nexus; its implications for energy and water security and the impact of climate change and future planning and regulation.  I first came across the concept of the water-energy nexus when the [...]

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: Mysterious borings in brachiopods from the Upper Ordovician of the Cincinnati region

Wooster Geologists [2014-02-02 06:19:08]   recommend this post  (208 visits)
Above is a well-used brachiopod from the Upper Ordovician of northern Kentucky (C/W-152; Petersburg-Bullittsville Road, Boone County; Bellevue Member of the Grant Lake Formation). It experienced several events on the ancient seafloor during its [...]

Large Explosive Eruption at Ecuador’s Tungurahua

Eruptions [2014-02-02 00:32:08]   recommend this post  (204 visits)
February is off to a roaring start … another brief post to direct you to the significant explosive eruption (see above) going on right now at Ecuador’s Tungurahua. You can see the eruption right now on the IG-EPN webcams and

Regional Groundwater Flow and Water Quality in The Virgin River Basin and Surrounding Areas, Utah and Surrounding Areas, Utah and Arizona

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2014-02-06 01:51:46]   recommend this post  (196 visits)
By: Paul Inkenbrandt, Kevin Thomas, and J. Lucy Jordan In this 46-page report, we characterized the deep aquifer system and its connections to the overlying aquifers in the area of the Hurricane fault in Washington County by examining well logs, [...]

Spanish City is One With the Rocks

GeoPrac.net [2014-02-03 06:36:02]   recommend this post  (180 visits)
I had never heard of this town before seeing the post on Geoengineer.org. Setenil de las Bodegas is a small town of about 3,000 people in the Spanish province of Cadiz. The town is built within the narrow gorge cut by the Rio Trejo. Some of the [...]
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