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Geoblogosphere weekly review (7th week of 2014, 319 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (23 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (10 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  5. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (7 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  7. I think mining (7 posts)
  8. Arizona Geology (6 posts)
  9. Dogeng Geology (6 posts)
  10. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. GeoPrac.net (874 visits)
  2. Geology.com News (690 visits)
  3. I think mining (681 visits)
  4. Dogeng Geology (411 visits)
  5. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (402 visits)
  6. Wooster Geologists (381 visits)
  7. Utah Geological Survey - blog (303 visits)
  8. JOIDES Resolution blogs (277 visits)
  9. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (248 visits)
  10. Through the Sandglass (220 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (6)
  2. General Interest (6)
  3. climate (6)
  4. people (6)
  5. Photo of the Day (5)
  6. world (5)
  7. (5)
  8. science (5)
  9. Art (5)
  10. scientists (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (12)
  2. China (7)
  3. Utah (6)
  4. Republik Indonesia (5)
  5. Canada (5)
  6. Africa (4)
  7. India (4)
  8. United Kingdom (4)
  9. Quadrangle (3)
  10. North America (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (7)
  2. Cretaceous (7)
  3. Jurassic (5)
  4. Devonian (4)
  5. Paleogene (4)
  6. Neogene (3)
  7. Triassic (3)
  8. Permian (1)
  9. Silurian (1)
  10. Quaternary (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

10 Books Every Miner Should Read

I think mining [2014-02-13 05:40:35]   recommend this post  (488 visits)
Today I was sent this link.  It is to a site where people ask questions and commenters provide answers.  I find most such sites silly and this is no exception.  Although the question is profound: As a mining engineer student I am finding it a bit [...]

Sinkhole Beneath National Corvette Museum Devours 8 Cars

GeoPrac.net [2014-02-12 23:24:27]   recommend this post  (400 visits)
A 40 foot diameter sinkhole 30 feet deep opened up beneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and swallowed 8 of the Corvettes on display. The museum's security company alerted the staff members that the motion sensors had [...]

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: Bioclaustration-boring structures in bryozoans from the Upper Ordovician of the Cincinnati region

Wooster Geologists [2014-02-09 06:36:43]   recommend this post  (381 visits)
Another bioerosion mystery from those fascinating Upper Ordovician rocks around Cincinnati. Above you see a flat, bifoliate trepostome bryozoan (probably Peronopora) with pock holes scattered across its surface. At first you may think, after reading [...]

Retaining Wall failure at Ho Ching Yuen, Malaysia

GeoPrac.net [2014-02-12 23:38:55]   recommend this post  (335 visits)
This retaining wall failure occurred in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2009. The failure was caught on video, albeit with a crappy camera phone. But it's well worth a look! Dave Petley of the Landslide Blog also tracked down an article on the original [...]

Letusan G Kelud 2014

Dogeng Geology [2014-02-14 05:11:53]   recommend this post  (282 visits)
Gunung Kelud Meletus tentunya mengagetkan. Ya karena tahun 2007 lalu Gunung ini pernah dinyatakan AWAS sampai mengkhawatirkan namun ternyata letusannya tidak seperti letusan sebelumnya.  Perubahan-perubahan perilaku gunung ini memang harus [...]

When the politicians go to the beach

Through the Sandglass [2014-02-10 11:21:07]   recommend this post  (220 visits)
“I believe that we have to force the sea back and keep it out, not retreat from it, as we have done for years.” No, these are not the words of King Cnut (who, anyway, was simply demonstrating the

Horrible sauropod skulls of the Yale Peabody Museum, part 1: Morosaurus lentus, the world’s most foolish sauropod

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2014-02-13 09:08:26]   recommend this post  (199 visits)
Matt’s harsh-but-fair “Derp dah hurr” / “Ah hurr hurr hurr” captions on his Giraffatitan skull photos reminded me that there is a sauropod with a much, much stupider head than that of Giraffatitan. Step forward YPM [...]

…and In Other Science News This Weekend

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-02-09 01:33:39]   recommend this post  (190 visits)
NUCLEAR WINTER What are you seeing, and what does it have to with weather? Check out this post on the CIMMS Satellite blog from the Uni. of Wisconsin. WELL MADE POINT After last week’s (and the previous week’s) viral false rumor about an [...]

Uranium Film Festival, Brooklyn

Friends of the Pleistocene [2014-02-09 17:55:16]   recommend this post  (167 visits)
graphic by Josh MacPhee, via Todos Somos Japon If you’ve ever wanted a movie-based crash course in how humans have put uranium to use on the planet, you might be interested in attending a film or two at the upcoming Uranium Film Festival. The [...]

The Earth. Christianity. They go together.

The GeoChristian [2014-02-10 03:49:54]   recommend this post  (149 visits)
Since the inception of this blog in 2006, its subtitle has been, “A blog about science, Christianity, and other topics.” Although this is an accurate description of what one will find here on The GeoChristian, it isn’t very [...]
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