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Geoblogosphere weekly review (47th week of 2014, last week)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (8 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (7 posts)
  3. Geotripper (6 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  5. I think mining (6 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (5 posts)
  8. Dogeng Geology (5 posts)
  9. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  10. State of the Planet (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geotripper (338 visits)
  2. Palaeoblog (182 visits)
  3. Geology.com News (159 visits)
  4. Ontario-geofish (127 visits)
  5. I think mining (113 visits)
  6. Paleoseismicity (113 visits)
  7. Arizona Geology (112 visits)
  8. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (109 visits)
  9. Dogeng Geology (108 visits)
  10. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (106 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. people (7)
  2. Interesting (6)
  3. time (6)
  4. Antarctica (5)
  5. Nov. (5)
  6. Dongeng Geologi (5)
  7. Dinosaurs (4)
  8. story (4)
  9. Case (4)
  10. eruption (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. United Kingdom (5)
  3. North America (5)
  4. California (4)
  5. Utah (4)
  6. Germany (4)
  7. Antarctic (4)
  8. Arizona (4)
  9. Urubamba (3)
  10. Magallanes Province (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (5)
  2. Neogene (4)
  3. Jurassic (3)
  4. Cretaceous (3)
  5. Triassic (3)
  6. Devonian (3)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Mesozoic (1)
  9. Permian (1)
  10. Silurian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

"A City Divided!" "Rift Tears City Apart!" "Slip-Sliding Away!" "Creepiness on the Calaveras"... I Give up: "Calaveras Fault in Hollister"

Geotripper [2014-11-19 01:28:00]   recommend this post  (147 visits)
Blogging has certainly given me some perspective on life at newspapers or internet news services. The title of a piece is all you've got to convince people to click through. I am constantly irritated beyond words at the clickbait out there: [...]

2nd Historical Earthquake Colloquium on the Rhine Graben and Intraplate Quakes – May 2015 in Strasbourg

Paleoseismicity [2014-11-17 10:32:45]   recommend this post  (113 visits)
The 2nd Historical Earthquake Colloquium will be held in Strasbourg, France, from 12-13 May, 2015. It focusses on Major Historical Earthquakes of the Rhine Graben and Intraplate Europe – From archives to comparative seismotectonics. Following [...]

Why did the San Andreas Fault Cross the Road? Why did the Road Cross the San Andreas Fault? 12 Years of Geologic Change

Geotripper [2014-11-16 08:33:00]   recommend this post  (74 visits)
2002 First off, I've been leading geology field studies trips to lots of places in the American West for 26 years. Second, I entered the digital age of photography in 2001, which led to a personal renaissance in picture-taking. I sometimes struggle [...]

Dinosaurs, Volcanoes, Monsters of the Deep, and Other Stories Told by a Pile of Rocks. And Disneyland.

Geotripper [2014-11-17 10:19:00]   recommend this post  (57 visits)
One of my most vivid childhood memories was Southern California Gas Company's Disneyland Night. My dad worked for the company at the time. Once a year the company rented Disneyland and practically every employee and their family showed up. It's hard [...]

Bolide Events Map

Geology.com News [2014-11-18 13:18:23]   recommend this post  (40 visits)
A map released by NASA’s Near Earth Object Program reveals that small asteroids frequently enter and disintegrate in the Earth’s atmosphere with random distribution around the

And This Weeks Most Scientifically Ignorant Post on Twitter Goes To…

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-11-20 04:28:13]   recommend this post  (38 visits)
  The Heartland Institute long ago proved that they are not among the scientifically literate, but today they posted a real “LMAO fall in the floor laughing” tweet on their twitter account. Let’s talk about just how preposterous [...]

Investors keep sand operation running on Navajo Reservation

Arizona Geology [2014-11-20 05:04:00]   recommend this post  (38 visits)
Preferred Sands is one of the largest providers of sand for oil and gas production in the country, and their Arizona plant has the company's largest reserves.   According to a story in Reuters,  "privately held Preferred Sands produces and [...]

What is #scishirt?

The Contemplative Mammoth [2014-11-17 15:28:54]   recommend this post  (38 visits)
For those of you following along at home, there’s been a big kerfuffle on the internet about #ThatShirt (or #ShirtGate, #ShirtStorm). Lots of really smart folks have posted great commentary on the situation, and so I’m not going to do [...]

Treasure

Prerogative of Harlots [2014-11-16 15:50:00]   recommend this post  (37 visits)
At its eastern extremity, the state of Tennessee comes to an end in a point, sandwiched between Virginia and North Carolina, and right in the tip of that point are the towns of Johnson City, Bristol, and Kingsport. Around 200,000 people live in this [...]

¡¡¡¡Exclusiva!!!! Cat loves dinosaurs

El Vinosaurio [2014-11-20 13:59:00]   recommend this post  (36 visits)
Y si, a veces la naturaleza es así. No es el primer caso de amor extraespecífico. Hace poco la prensa se hizo eco de un curioso caso en el que una foca tenía un momento íntimo con  un pingüino. Ahora, Gira Sola nos manda unas instantáneas [...]
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