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Geoblogosphere weekly review (15th week of 2014, last week)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (37 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (12 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (11 posts)
  4. Wooster Geologists (10 posts)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (8 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  7. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  8. kreidefossilien.de - Bilder (7 posts)
  9. About Geology (6 posts)
  10. I think mining (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (555 visits)
  2. G-Soil (371 visits)
  3. Wooster Geologists (249 visits)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (205 visits)
  5. State of the Planet (168 visits)
  6. Speaking of Geoscience (162 visits)
  7. Northwest Geology Field Trips (155 visits)
  8. JOIDES Resolution blogs (129 visits)
  9. Ontario-geofish (110 visits)
  10. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (104 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. climate (11)
  2. people (8)
  3. climate change (8)
  4. 8230 (7)
  5. article (6)
  6. rocks (6)
  7. Energy (6)
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  9. world (6)
  10. image (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (12)
  2. Germany (6)
  3. United Kingdom (6)
  4. Texas (5)
  5. Utah (5)
  6. Israel (4)
  7. Oklahoma (4)
  8. India (3)
  9. New Mexico (3)
  10. Canada (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (10)
  2. Jurassic (5)
  3. Devonian (5)
  4. Neogene (4)
  5. Paleogene (4)
  6. Ordovician (3)
  7. Triassic (3)
  8. Silurian (2)
  9. Permian (2)
  10. Cenozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Monday paper: Soil carbon stocks and their variability across the forests, shrublands and grasslands of peninsular Spain

G-Soil [2014-04-07 10:00:04]   recommend this post  (358 visits)
Doblas-Miranda, E., Rovira, P., Brotons, L., Martínez-Vilalta, J., Retana, J., Pla, M., and Vayreda, J. 2013. Soil carbon stocks and their variability across the forests, shrublands and grasslands of peninsular Spain. Biogeosciences, 10, [...]

07 April: Posting From Perth – 2014 GSA Distinguished International Lecture Tour

Speaking of Geoscience [2014-04-07 18:16:33]   recommend this post  (162 visits)
4/7/14 What a whirlwind of nearly 2 months with talks in India (6), New Zealand (6) and Australia (15)!  Two lectures in Perth for the Geological Society of Australia Western Australia division and CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial [...]

Geology of the Rock Trail, Larrabee State Park

Northwest Geology Field Trips [2014-04-12 03:36:31]   recommend this post  (141 visits)
I have posted a geology guide to Larrabee State Park’s new Rock Trail. Read the full guide here on the Northwest Geology Field Trips website. The out-and-back hike is just short of 2 miles, and the cliff exposures are perhaps the best in the [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A brontothere jaw fragment (Miocene of South Dakota)

Wooster Geologists [2014-04-06 07:59:46]   recommend this post  (90 visits)
This fossil has been sitting in a glass case outside my office door for nearly three decades. Only this year — in the desire to find more Fossils of the Week — did I bother to open the cabinet and take it out for a looksie. On the [...]

Henry Krumb Lecturer, SME-DC, Tuesday, April 8, 2014

DC Geology Events [2014-04-08 20:01:55]   recommend this post  (42 visits)
Hi Steve, Great to meet you and the rest of the crew at SME-DC today. Thanks for the opportunity to present! As discussed, my presentation is attached, please feel free to pass it on… Best wishes, Julian Anderson President Rider … Continue [...]

The Himalaya: mountains made from mountains

Metageologist [2014-04-06 11:09:29]   recommend this post  (37 visits)
Good building stones get reused. Sometimes the only traces of very old buildings are their stones, built into more modern ones. It’s the same with rocks and mountain belts. Stone that now forms parts of the Himalaya was once part … [...]

How Did Earth’s Tectonic Plates Form? Scientists Offer New Explanation

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2014-04-08 01:32:46]   recommend this post  (35 visits)
huffingtonpost.com Earth’s tectonic plates may have taken as long as 1 billion years to form, researchers report today in Nature. READ

Stone Spheres of Costa Rica

Geology.com News [2014-04-06 13:31:03]   recommend this post  (35 visits)
In the 1930′s a fruit company was clearing farmland on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. During their work hundreds of stone spheres up to two meters in diameter were discovered. They are thought to have been made over 1000 years ago and their [...]

Two new landslide videos: Hannover Point, UK and Jalisco, Mexico

The Landslide Blog [2014-04-07 05:25:28]   recommend this post  (35 visits)
A large landslide in Jalisco, Mexico Liveleak has this new video of a large landslide that apparently occurred in Jalisco in Mexico over the weekend.  I know no more details, but the impatient driver of the red car was lucky that the landslide did [...]

Scenery & Slides along the Big Sur Coast

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [2014-04-06 18:41:00]   recommend this post  (33 visits)
Driving on charnockitic tonalite -- massive, very hard, and super scenic ...... especially when the fog clears.A sunny day along the Big Sur coast brings out smiles ...... and gorgeous colors in the ocean.About 29 million years ago, a large piece of [...]
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