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Geoblogosphere weekly review (4th week of 2015, 229 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (6 posts)
  3. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  4. News (5 posts)
  5. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (5 posts)
  6. The Landslide Blog (5 posts)
  7. Geotripper (4 posts)
  8. Palaeoblog (4 posts)
  9. Arizona Geology (4 posts)
  10. I think mining (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (585 visits)
  2. Geotripper (573 visits)
  3. Natursteine-Blog (394 visits)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (388 visits)
  5. Views of the Mahantango (381 visits)
  6. Koprolitos (364 visits)
  7. I think mining (355 visits)
  8. Mountain Beltway (348 visits)
  9. Louisville Area Fossils (346 visits)
  10. The Landslide Blog (311 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Field (7)
  2. post (6)
  3. Way (6)
  4. Geology (5)
  5. Allgemein (5)
  6. Interesting (5)
  7. Termine (4)
  8. landslide report (4)
  9. EGU General Assembly (3)
  10. Carlile Shale Formation (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. Greece (3)
  3. New York (3)
  4. Arizona (3)
  5. Grant (3)
  6. Canada (3)
  7. China (3)
  8. India (3)
  9. Irving (3)
  10. Carlile (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (6)
  2. Ordovician (3)
  3. Devonian (3)
  4. Paleogene (1)
  5. Jurassic (1)
  6. Neogene (1)
  7. Mesozoic (1)
  8. Quaternary (1)
  9. Silurian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Authors of Island on Fire Answer Your Questions About the Laki Eruption

Eruptions [2015-01-19 17:09:47]   recommend this post  (227 visits)
The March 3, 2015 eruption of Villarrica not long after it started, with an impressive lava fountain and accompanying ash plume. Photo by Araucania de Todos, used by permission. Early this morning, Villarrica in Chile produced a spectacular eruption [...]

Paleoseismology at the 26th IUGG in Prague

Paleoseismicity [2015-01-21 00:37:08]   recommend this post  (191 visits)
The 26th IUGG meeting will be held in Prague from 22 June – 2 July, 2015. Deadline for abstracts is 31 January, early bird registration ends 10 April. The IUGG-IASPEI symposium 8b – Lithospheric Stress and Strain: Observations and [...]

Sandstein Mint Fossil-Platten

Natursteine-Blog [2015-01-23 10:08:42]   recommend this post  (190 visits)
Strahlende Farben und eine lebhafte Wirkung Mediterran, natürlich und dennoch elegant: Sandstein-Platten sind in ihrer Wirkung so facettenreich, wie kaum ein anderer Naturstein. Ihre vielfältige Farbgebung macht jeden Sandstein und ... [...]

Brachyrizodus (Pseudohypoluphus) Fossil Tooth

Louisville Area Fossils [2015-01-18 02:19:00]   recommend this post  (185 visits)
My cousin has been analyzing some Carlile Shale Formation matrix. It was found in Grant 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 [...]

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake near Pinnacles National Park

Geotripper [2015-01-20 18:15:00]   recommend this post  (173 visits)
 A 4.4 magnitude earthquake at a depth of about 10 kilometers struck Central California near Pinnacles National Park early this morning. We got an excellent seismic record of the event at Modesto Junior College, as can be seen in the picture above. [...]

Giant Alien Space Bear about to Destroy the Earth? Or the Impending Opening of a Great Museum?

Geotripper [2015-01-19 08:09:00]   recommend this post  (171 visits)
What you are actually seeing here is the Science on a Sphere learning area in the soon-to-open Great Valley Museum, and one of the very few blank walls left in the wonderful new center of learning that will serve the northern San Joaquin Valley and [...]

The Way it Was This Week: Winter in the Valley of the Ah-wah-nee

Geotripper [2015-01-18 00:36:00]   recommend this post  (171 visits)
Is there a more beautiful place than this, the Ah-wah-nee, or the Yosemite as some chose to call it.? I'm sure that everyone who explores the outdoors has "that place", the spot that represents the highest attainment of their personal [...]

Nucula bellistriata pelecypod from the Ludlowville Fm.

Views of the Mahantango [2015-01-18 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (165 visits)
It's rare to find whole Peleycpod shells with no distortion so I was quite pleased to find this Nucula bellistriata fossil. It comes from the upper Ludlowville Formation (Devonian, Givetain stage) at Geer Rd. Quarry in Madison County, NY. Both [...]

The Mining Landmen (and Women)

I think mining [2015-01-20 02:38:11]   recommend this post  (153 visits)
At this link is a great infographic on The Evolution of The Landman.  The posting is brief on text.  Here is a little of what is written: Without landmen, 1912’s first gas station would never have formed, and the discovery of natural resources [...]

Geology Word of the Week: J is for Jasper

Georneys [2015-01-18 18:08:21]   recommend this post  (141 visits)
def. Jasper: A dense, opaque variety of chalcedony. Jasper is most often red in color but can also be yellow, brown, green, or gray.   For this week’s Geology Word of the Week post, we’re going to learn a little about silica, aka [...] | Impressum