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Geoblogosphere weekly review (22th week of 2010, 716 weeks ago)

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Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (36 posts)
  2. Geology News (18 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (13 posts)
  4. Wooster Geologists (13 posts)
  5. Palaeoblog (11 posts)
  6. The Dragon’s Tales (11 posts)
  7. Laelaps (11 posts)
  8. Hunza Landslide Monitoring (11 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (9 posts)
  10. EPOCA Arctic Campaign 2010 (8 posts)
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  2. Geology.com News (705 visits)
  3. Mente et Malleo (401 visits)
  4. Laelaps (229 visits)
  5. The Dragon’s Tales (177 visits)
  6. Wry Heat (169 visits)
  7. The World We Don't Live In (156 visits)
  8. Explorock (148 visits)
  9. Geology News (125 visits)
  10. Wooster Geologists (107 visits)

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Attabad: update report for 26th May

Hunza Landslide Monitoring [2010-05-26 09:38:00]   recommend this post  (463 visits)
The combined monitoring effort appears now to be providing consistent measurements of the remaining freeboard, and these are now being used in the media, which is helpful.  As of late last night the reported freeboard was 8.8 feet, which is [...]

Ölpest am Golf von Mexiko – Das Öl erreicht den Loop Current

Mente et Malleo [2010-05-26 11:23:19]   recommend this post  (392 visits)
 Position und Ausdehnung des Öls am 17. Mai 2010. Credit: NASA   Während sich bisher alle Blicke auf die nordwärts gerichteten Strömungen richteten, die den Ölteppich an die empfindlichen Ökosysteme [...]

Attabad: freeboard report 28th May

Hunza Landslide Monitoring [2010-05-28 15:43:00]   recommend this post  (192 visits)
The media in Pakistan are reporting that the freeboard is now 2 feet (61 cm).  Assuming that this was taken at the normal measuring time (i.e. 3 pm local time) the freeboard graph looks like this:Jean Schneider, who is on site and flew over [...]

Top Kill Stops Gulf Oil Leak

Geology.com News [2010-05-28 02:53:37]   recommend this post  (180 visits)
“Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen said that the top kill operation has “stabilized the wellhead,” halting the flow of oil and gas. Admiral Allen stopped short of declaring the effort, which BP undertook on Wednesday, a success, indicating [...]

What.

The World We Don't Live In [2010-05-28 01:34:00]   recommend this post  (156 visits)
I have no idea where this came from. If it's serious, it's very depressing. (The demotivational poster, though, is from Very

Fossil dog lived alongside "Lucy's baby"

Laelaps [2010-05-27 18:00:10]   recommend this post  (152 visits)
The skull of Nyctereutes lockwoodi as seen from the side and above. From Geraads et al, 2010. In 2006 paleoanthropologists working in Ethiopia made a spectacular announcement - they had found the well-preserved remains of a juvenile [...]

African Lake Study Leaves Some Questions

Wry Heat [2010-05-24 19:00:50]   recommend this post  (148 visits)
The headline from the University of Arizona News, and many other news outlets said, “Twentieth-Century Warming in Lake Tanganyika is Unprecedented.” The headline from Brown University press release (home of the lead author) said, [...]

The Future of Offshore Drilling

Geology.com News [2010-05-26 19:46:54]   recommend this post  (144 visits)
An article in the Washington Post explores the future of offshore drilling and how the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico might change the regulations and methods

Mandatory Extra Jail Time for Criminals Who Use Internet Maps

Geology.com News [2010-05-27 14:34:53]   recommend this post  (137 visits)
Many people are concerned that images of their property are available through online mapping systems such as Google Maps or Bing Maps. In Louisiana, persons who use these maps for crimes such as terrorism or burglary will receive extra jail time. [...]

Estructuras sedimentarias, parte 1

Explorock [2010-05-25 23:19:29]   recommend this post  (127 visits)
Las estructuras sedimentarias son los registros espaciales y geométricos de algún tipo de corriente formada por un agente de la naturaleza ya sea del tipo eólico (acción del viento), fluvial (acción de las aguas de un río), marinas (acción [...]
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