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Geoblogosphere weekly review (35th week of 2014, last week)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Utah Geological Survey - blog (12 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (11 posts)
  3. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (10 posts)
  4. Arizona Geology (8 posts)
  5. Geology in the West Country (7 posts)
  6. Geotripper (6 posts)
  7. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  8. GeoPrac.net (6 posts)
  9. Louisville Area Fossils (6 posts)
  10. State of the Planet (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (426 visits)
  2. Geology.com News (362 visits)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (336 visits)
  4. Arizona Geology (327 visits)
  5. Active Tectonics Blog (314 visits)
  6. Geotripper (249 visits)
  7. Geology in the West Country (218 visits)
  8. Ontario-geofish (212 visits)
  9. I think mining (210 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (198 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Earthquakes (9)
  2. Interesting (9)
  3. time (8)
  4. people (8)
  5. information (8)
  6. UTC (7)
  7. Geology (7)
  8. Bárðarbunga (6)
  9. Napa (6)
  10. frontpage (6)
Top places:
  1. Napa (12)
  2. California (10)
  3. United States (8)
  4. Utah (8)
  5. Los Angeles (8)
  6. Comoros (8)
  7. Africa (5)
  8. Iceland (5)
  9. Rome (4)
  10. San Francisco Bay Area (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (4)
  2. Cretaceous (3)
  3. Devonian (3)
  4. Ordovician (2)
  5. Silurian (2)
  6. Cambrian (1)
  7. Permian (1)
  8. Quaternary (1)
  9. Carboniferous (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

24 August 2014 M6 Earthquake northern San Francisco Bay area (6km NW of American Canyon, California)

Active Tectonics Blog [2014-08-24 16:13:00]   recommend this post  (314 visits)
An M6 strike-slip earthquake occurred in the northern San Francisco Bay area last night. It is reported as 6 km NW of American Canyon and between Napa and Vallejo. This is the biggest event in the Bay Area since the 1989 M6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake. [...]

Mountain roads

Oakland Geology [2014-08-24 00:53:38]   recommend this post  (72 visits)
Walking up Mountain Boulevard in the Laundry Canyon area takes you through one of Oakland’s old mining and timber districts. (Laundry Canyon proper is under the Warren Freeway.) First there’s the pyrite mine that I mentioned in the [...]

Building Stone Tours

New Stories in Stone [2014-08-29 17:08:58]   recommend this post  (70 visits)
For several years I have given tours of Seattle’s building stones. Now, ... [ continue

BC Mine Closure Costs and Inadequate Bonds

I think mining [2014-08-24 04:26:28]   recommend this post  (69 visits)
The numbers just do not add up. As I read the many sites on the web, I learn that British Columbia has about thirty operating mines. The BC government has about $172 million in closure bonds. Say about five or six million a mine. That seems grossly [...]

Flagstaff's Wayne Ranney leading world tour of northern locales

Arizona Geology [2014-08-29 16:48:00]   recommend this post  (69 visits)
Today's mail brought a slick brochure from Smithsonian Journeys offering a private jet tour next June around the world of northern locales hopping from Seattle to, among others, Mongolia to Siberia to Svalbard, Greenland, and Iceland before [...]

In like Flint - The Bruce deep thing hearings

Ontario-geofish [2014-08-30 00:30:00]   recommend this post  (69 visits)
Yeah, my comment made it. Now, it can be safely ignored.  But it would be great if a few hundred of you repeated it!  Think of it as making

Its a Wrap!

EXPEDITION LIVE! [2014-08-29 22:01:58]   recommend this post  (69 visits)
Here at Expedition Live! we have some catching up to do.  We were so busy this year running 4 different quarries simultaneously, we didn’t have a lot of time for blogging.  We were able to squeeze in a lot of Tweets, so if you aren’t [...]

Update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes at 17:49 UTC

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-08-30 19:49:34]   recommend this post  (69 visits)
This information is going to get outdated quickly. This is the weekend edition of my regular updates on activity in Bárðarbunga and Askja volcano. They are shorter and might not contain all the information on what is going … Continue reading [...]

How Much Arsenic is Too Little?

State of the Planet [2014-08-29 16:12:48]   recommend this post  (67 visits)
Five hundred utilities in the United States currently provide drinking water with unsafe levels of arsenic, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. But determining the actual number of people who are getting too much arsenic in their water [...]

Northern Convergence: The Day We Actually Had on Vancouver Island...and Goldstream

Geotripper [2014-08-24 09:28:00]   recommend this post  (67 visits)
A plan is such a wonderful thing! With a plan, one can conduct field trips smoothly, with no delays, no missed stops,  no problems. Oh, did I say plan? I meant to say "luck". I've been having fun with my recent posts, talking about the [...]
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