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Geoblogosphere weekly review (10th week of 2010, 798 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (40 posts)
  2. Geology News (22 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (14 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (14 posts)
  5. Mountain Beltway (13 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (12 posts)
  7. The Volcanism Blog (12 posts)
  8. Laelaps (11 posts)
  9. The Dragon’s Tales (10 posts)
  10. And the Water seems inviting (10 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (287 visits)
  2. And the Water seems inviting (258 visits)
  3. Geotripper (249 visits)
  4. Arizona Geology (237 visits)
  5. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (235 visits)
  6. Shaking Earth (233 visits)
  7. Dinosaur Tracking (204 visits)
  8. Ron Schott’s Geology Home Companion (190 visits)
  9. Fossils and Other Living Things (174 visits)
  10. Geology News (129 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. geology (25)
  2. chile (23)
  3. chile earthquake (23)
  4. tsunami (22)
  5. earthquakes (20)
  6. quake (16)
  7. magnitude (14)
  8. dinosaurs (13)
  9. science (13)
  10. haiti (12)
Top places:
  1. Chile (65)
  2. Haiti (14)
  3. India (10)
  4. California (9)
  5. Japan (9)
  6. U.S. (8)
  7. Arizona (7)
  8. Alaska (7)
  9. Hawaii (7)
  10. Portugal (7)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (10)
  2. Triassic (7)
  3. Quaternary (6)
  4. Jurassic (5)
  5. Ordovician (5)
  6. Devonian (4)
  7. Paleogene (4)
  8. Neogene (3)
  9. Cryogenian (2)
  10. Cambrian (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Where on (Google) Earth #191?

Ron Schott’s Geology Home Companion [2010-03-06 22:01:48]   recommend this post  (182 visits)
It didn’t take me long to find the Goat Paddock Crater in Western Australia that Michael Cohen featured in Where on (Google) Earth #190. Impact craters are really easy to spot, particularly with the help of compilations like the Consolidated [...]

Education according to the Chile earthquake

Shaking Earth [2010-03-01 00:09:00]   recommend this post  (180 visits)
The U.S Geological Survey has already issued an informative poster on the Chile earthquake, which can be downloaded here.Here is the first part of the poster:You can see the past earthquakes along the subduction zone (hatched line), where the Nazca [...]

Is Climate Change a Scientific Controversy?

Geotripper [2010-03-06 08:54:00]   recommend this post  (180 visits)
Retreat of Athabasca Glacier in the Canadian Rockies, 1919-2005 (photos from different angles, but most of the foreground of the recent picture was covered by ice in 1919)In my previous post, I made some comments on a report that I hadn't read on [...]

Grassierende Wissenschaftsfeindlichkeit - wie schlimm ist es wirklich?

And the Water seems inviting [2010-03-06 02:00:39]   recommend this post  (175 visits)
An manchen Tagen könnte man echt den Glauben an die Menschheit verlieren... Bild schreibt einen Artikel zum Klimawandel und 90% der knapp 100 Kommentare brüllen "Alles Lüge! Klimamafia!" mandy hat gesagt..Wenn sich das Universum ausdehnt und sich [...]

Classical Gas

Fossils and Other Living Things [2010-03-05 03:22:00]   recommend this post  (174 visits)
In which the blogger ponders breaking wind, benefits of a toxic gas, mass extinctions (ah, the paleontological link), and taking blood pressure in mice – yes, the usual mélange. A Passing GasPediatrician Howard Bennett contributes a column to the [...]

New Sauropod From Dinosaur National Monument Gets a Name

Dinosaur Tracking [2010-03-01 17:19:08]   recommend this post  (172 visits)
Utah’s Dinosaur National Monument is best known for the exquisite collection of Jurassic-age fossils that have been discovered there since the beginning of the 20th century, but what is less well known is that more recent Cretaceous critters [...]

Podcast Blast

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [2010-03-05 03:40:00]   recommend this post  (172 visits)
Podcasts. You can count on them. They come through in the clutch. Here are some of my favorite sciencey ones. I've linked to a few of these in the past, but sometimes it's nice to compile them all in one place. Though it's definitely altered my [...]

Chile quake forecast by strain accumulation in seismic gap

Arizona Geology [2010-03-05 04:02:00]   recommend this post  (154 visits)
 The fault segment that ruptured this week in Chile was identified in a paper last year as having strain buildup that, in a 'worst-case' situation, was ready to produce up to an 8.5 magnitude earthquake.   [right, Fig 1 from the paper.   [...]

Maps Of The Chilean Earthquake

Reporting on a Revolution [2010-03-01 06:37:00]   recommend this post  (74 visits)
Some maps of the Chilean earthquake: 1)  Henry Fountain of the NY Times writes about the geologic setting of the earthquake accompanied by tectonic and fault maps of the region. 2) The United States Geological Survey has a collection of maps [...]

Global Linkages, Global Literacy: MCI Celebrates World Read Aloud Day through School-to-School Partnerships

State of the Planet [2010-03-05 16:27:28]   recommend this post  (70 visits)
What happens when students around the world are connected via modern technologies to share their experiences and perspectives? The Millennium Cities Initiative is determined to find out through its exciting School-to-School partnership program, [...]
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