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Geoblogosphere weekly review (33th week of 2014, last week)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (12 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (9 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (8 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (6 posts)
  6. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (5 posts)
  7. Wooster Geologists (5 posts)
  8. Geology in the West Country (5 posts)
  9. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (5 posts)
  10. I think mining (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (382 visits)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (335 visits)
  3. Geology.com News (302 visits)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (275 visits)
  5. Wooster Geologists (246 visits)
  6. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (219 visits)
  7. Ontario-geofish (218 visits)
  8. BEYONDbones (211 visits)
  9. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (201 visits)
  10. I think mining (190 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (8)
  2. General Earth Institute (6)
  3. NEW ON THE WEB (6)
  4. 8230 (5)
  5. magnitude (5)
  6. work (4)
  7. Salt Lake City (4)
  8. place (4)
  9. trip (4)
  10. morning (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (12)
  2. Utah (6)
  3. United Kingdom (5)
  4. France (4)
  5. North Salt Lake (4)
  6. India (4)
  7. Canada (4)
  8. Russia (4)
  9. Nepal (3)
  10. Salt Lake City (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (3)
  2. Ordovician (2)
  3. Paleogene (2)
  4. Jurassic (2)
  5. Neogene (1)
  6. Triassic (1)
  7. Cenozoic (1)
  8. Silurian (1)
  9. Carboniferous (1)
  10. Permian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

This week at the George Observatory: Perseids Punch Through Supermoon on August 12

BEYONDbones [2014-08-10 17:00:17]   recommend this post  (157 visits)
If you follow astronomy websites, you’ve probably noticed that every month or so there’s an article about a meteor shower happening. There are meteors showers frequently throughout the year. Some showers are more active than others depending on [...]

Geek Blog 2: Why boninites matter....

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2014-08-16 06:38:33]   recommend this post  (106 visits)
So, why is it "news" that we drilled into boninite, aside from the Cruise Prospectus indicating it as a target? read

From the Russian wilderness to the big city!

Wooster Geologists [2014-08-16 04:50:04]   recommend this post  (101 visits)
Guest Blogger: Sarah Frederick (’15) Arriving in Moscow was a sharp return to reality. Suddenly all of the things that had come to feel normal while we were in Kamchatka – the winding gravel roads and little towns with random meandering [...]

Open Letter to the AAAS about Science Advances

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2014-08-15 22:40:05]   recommend this post  (99 visits)
Dear  AAAS, This is an open letter concerning the recent launch of the new open access journal, Science Advances. In addition to the welcome diversification in journal choices for authors looking for open access venues, there are many positive [...]

Neue Quarzit-Fliesen: Jetzt wird’s glamourös

Natursteine-Blog [2014-08-16 10:21:10]   recommend this post  (96 visits)
Drei strahlende Neuheiten Obwohl unsere Neuzugänge viele Gemeinsamkeiten haben, die sie von unseren anderen Natursteinsorten unterscheiden, könnten sie zugleich auch kaum unterschiedlicher voneinander sein. Die Quarzit-Fliesen schimmern [...]

Continuing landslide turmoil in Nepal

The Landslide Blog [2014-08-16 00:04:35]   recommend this post  (95 visits)
Heavy rainfall is bringing continued landslide problems in Nepal and northern India, compounding the difficulties facing the Nepal Army at the Sunkoshi

How Weather and Climate Models Work- or Why Meteorologists Learn Calculus

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-08-10 07:03:06]   recommend this post  (94 visits)
Numerical weather models have come light years over the  last 30 years, and despite what you may think, they make it possible to make very accurate weather forecasts for as much as 5-7 days into the future possible. Have you ever wondered just how [...]

A new drillsite, and working through a 3 meter heave...

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2014-08-10 03:46:42]   recommend this post  (93 visits)
I finally got myself to sleep after the excitement of our first cored rocks, but I left the computer on so I could see what else they pulled up during the day shift. When I got up we had [...]

Mt Polley: The Missing Buttress

I think mining [2014-08-10 00:16:40]   recommend this post  (90 visits)
The Vancouver Sun reports as follows about the Mt Polley tailings failure: Likely resident Gerald MacBurney worked at Mount Polley for seven years, the last two he says as a foreman directing work on the tailings dam. He says AMEC instructed the [...]

Trigonia Pelecypod Fossil

Louisville Area Fossils [2014-08-10 02:30:00]   recommend this post  (90 visits)
Here is a picture of a Trigonia sp. pelecypod fossil at the Museo di Paleontologia at Sapienza University of Rome Italy. Creatures like this existed in the Cretaceous and Jurassic Periods. They had another on display showing the view from the [...]
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