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Geoblogosphere weekly review (10th week of 2018, 36 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  3. Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog (4 posts)
  4. Koprolitos (4 posts)
  5. Geotripper (3 posts)
  6. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (3 posts)
  7. Geology in the West Country (3 posts)
  8. Lusodinos- Dinossauros de Portugal (3 posts)
  9. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (3 posts)
  10. Dogeng Geology (2 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Ontario-geofish (344 visits)
  2. Paleoseismicity (243 visits)
  3. State of the Planet (228 visits)
  4. Geotripper (223 visits)
  5. AGU Meetings (221 visits)
  6. Reporting on a Revolution (192 visits)
  7. DC Geology Events (192 visits)
  8. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (178 visits)
  9. Stephane on Blogger Earthquakes, geology and related topics... but not only (168 visits)
  10. The Landslide Blog (152 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Education (4)
  2. From the BlogSphere (3)
  3. Vulkanausbrüche: aktuelle Nachrichten und Infos (3)
  4. Climate (3)
  5. Textil (2)
  6. Gender Equality (2)
  7. Artículos científicos (2)
  8. Allgemein (2)
  9. Clam Shrimp (1)
  10. Australia (1)
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      The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

      Conference “30 years after Spitak Earthquake: Experience and Perspectives”, 3-7 Dec, 2018, Yerevan

      Paleoseismicity [2018-03-08 23:24:32]   recommend this post  (243 visits)
      The 1988 Spitak Earthquake with a magnitude of MS6.8 took the life of thousands of people and caused widespread devastation in Armenia. It also ruptured the surface and is one of the best-studied seismic events in the entire Caucasus region. 30 [...]

      India Physiography Rendition

      Reporting on a Revolution [2018-03-04 16:53:00]   recommend this post  (192 visits)
      I came across this physiography rendition of India via Simon Kuestemacher. The contrast between the Himalaya and the Indo-Gangetic plain is awesome. But I was struck by other features in the Peninsular region. 1) The E-W oriented linear [...]

      Arctic Sea Ice May Be About To Set Another Record Low

      Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2018-03-06 00:26:54]   recommend this post  (169 visits)
      Earth science community is all watching the Arctic sea ice right now. We are very close to the winter maximum extent, and it may very well be the lowest on record. The ice has grown slowly due to the incredibly warm temperatures across the region [...]

      2017 North American wildfire pollution comparable to moderate volcanic eruption

      AGU Meetings [2018-03-05 17:16:55]   recommend this post  (168 visits)
      A new study finds the fires that spread throughout North America last summer burned so powerfully their smoke pushed all the way into the stratosphere, circled the globe in roughly two weeks and remained in the stratosphere at measurable levels for [...]

      A piece of Active faults in New Zealand - 2: Three recent earthquakes in South Island

      Stephane on Blogger Earthquakes, geology and related topics... but not only [2018-03-04 10:13:00]   recommend this post  (168 visits)
      Part of the PATA (Paleoseismology Active Tectonics Archeoseismology) Days fieldtrip was dedicated to the Alpine Fault (see this post). Here I present few words and many pictures dealing with the recent earthquakes that have shaken the South Island, [...]

      Landslide weirdness – a landslide as a “crashed UFO”

      The Landslide Blog [2018-03-06 00:11:25]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
      A video has gone viral on Youtube, apparently showing a crashed UFO on South Georgia,. In reality it shows the runout path of an elongate boulder that was a part of landslide from a permafrost affected

      The Struggle for Life in a Harsh Desert: The Living Fossils of Fossil Falls

      Geotripper [2018-03-07 04:26:00]   recommend this post  (148 visits)
      Fossil Falls, the Bureau of Land Management site near Little Lake and south of Owens Valley, is one of the strangest sights in the California Desert. The ironic point of Fossil Falls is that it has neither fossils, nor does it have falls. It is the [...]

      What questions about weathering might be asked at any rock exposure?

      Earth Learning Idea [2018-03-05 15:28:00]   recommend this post  (146 visits)
      This series of Earthlearningideas suggests questions about geological processes that might be asked when standing with pupils looking at rock in a cliff, road cutting or quarry. The first of the series is about planning for fieldwork and the second [...]

      Carnegie: oceans, asteroids, diamonds, dinosaurs

      DC Geology Events [2018-03-06 14:05:08]   recommend this post  (143 visits)
      Lots of great (free) events coming up at Carnegie: Check them out and reserve your spot here:

      Climate Monday: Visualizing the South Asian Monsoon

      Wooster Geologists [2018-03-06 02:05:49]   recommend this post  (134 visits)
      Last Monday I posted some diagrams, animations, and predictions for El Niño and La Niña. So this week we’ll shift from the Pacific Ocean to the Indian Ocean and check in on the South Asian monsoon.  “Monsoon” is really just another word (of [...] | Impressum