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Geoblogosphere weekly review (6th week of 2016, 318 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (13 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (10 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  5. Palaeoblog (6 posts)
  6. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  7. Arizona Geology (4 posts)
  8. BEYONDbones (4 posts)
  9. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (4 posts)
  10. The Landslide Blog (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (992 visits)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (905 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (891 visits)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (758 visits)
  5. Deutsche Quartärvereinigung (455 visits)
  6. Mountain Beltway (407 visits)
  7. Palaeoblog (395 visits)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (370 visits)
  9. Koprolitos (356 visits)
  10. Liberty, Equality, Geology (334 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Earth (7)
  2. Climate (7)
  3. time (6)
  4. efficiency (5)
  5. Mauritius (5)
  6. Education (5)
  7. heat radiator (5)
  8. scientists (4)
  9. posts (4)
  10. Feb (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (7)
  2. Mauritius (5)
  3. Comoros (4)
  4. Alaska (4)
  5. Chile (4)
  6. New York (4)
  7. California (4)
  8. Washington (3)
  9. Egu (3)
  10. Massachusetts (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Quaternary (3)
  2. Carboniferous (2)
  3. Jurassic (2)
  4. Ordovician (2)
  5. Devonian (1)
  6. Paleogene (1)
  7. Triassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

New papers on paleoseismology, tsunami, and active tectonics (Feb 2016) [2016-02-05 14:25:11]   recommend this post  (290 visits)
Here’s the February edition of my paper recommendations. This time we have: Paleoseismology in Germany and Nepal (the latter with a focus on charcoal dating techniques), Tsunamis in Greece, Portugal, Israel and Alaska, Turbidites in Portugal, [...]

Neuer Masterstudiengang an der Universität Bremen

Deutsche Quartärvereinigung [2016-02-02 13:48:00]   recommend this post  (289 visits)
Der englischsprachige und forschungsorientierte Masterstudiengang „Physical Geography: Environmental History” am Institut für Geographie der Universität Bremen vermittelt wissenschaftliche Expertise im [...]

Flying through the Aurora Borealis

The Way of the Geophysicist [2016-02-02 13:41:46]   recommend this post  (284 visits)
Horacio Llorens and Red Bull take us on a breathtaking journey. Flying here is different. It’s dark, It’s cold, And the sky is on fire. Watch it yourself: The post Flying through the Aurora Borealis appeared first on The Way of the [...]

Uncovering Impacts of Gold Mining in Papua New Guinea

State of the Planet [2016-02-05 23:47:53]   recommend this post  (277 visits)
From late December 2015 through January, a team of Earth Institute scientists and human rights lawyers from Columbia University worked in the highlands of Papua New Guinea to deliver the results of an independent study of water quality and human [...]

A Check into Natural Flavours – Did You consume Your Beaver Butt This Morning hours?

Liberty, Equality, Geology [2016-01-31 08:17:41]   recommend this post  (263 visits)
Before you continue reading this article please consider which on the list of following categories you fall straight into: 1- You go about life eating whatever you please without caring how it is often processed and what it may perhaps contain [...]

Simple metrics in a complex world: Matt’s pessimistic take on the LWM

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2016-01-31 00:28:59]   recommend this post  (259 visits)
[Note: Mike asked me to scrape a couple of comments on his last post – this one and this one – and turn them into a post of their own. I’ve edited them lightly to hopefully improve the flow, but I’ve tried not to tinker with [...]

Field Photos- Deccan Volcanics- Buttes And Rubbly Flow Tops

Reporting on a Revolution [2016-02-06 11:02:00]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
Last Sunday I went for a short trek to Tail Baila, a basalt rock feature about 80 km west of Pune on the Mulshi dam backwaters road from Nive village to Lonavala. Take a look. This is a "butte". It was once an extensive lava flow (s), [...]

Friday fold: Catalina Island #2

Mountain Beltway [2016-02-05 13:52:28]   recommend this post  (251 visits)
Happy Friday! Here’s another fold from Catalina Island, California – an antiform in metasediments, courtesy of Sarah Penniston-Dorland of the University of

Geothermal Features - an Introduction (Video)

Gunnars Geo-Blog [2016-02-05 18:15:00]   recommend this post  (248 visits)

First day emergency drills

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2016-02-05 18:02:30]   recommend this post  (241 visits)
First day out included an emergency drill.  Everyone has an assigned lifeboat, 1-4, but just two can accommodate the entire shipboard complement. read | Impressum