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Geoblogosphere weekly review (27th week of 2010, 719 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (35 posts)
  2. Geology News (15 posts)
  3. GeoPrac.net (14 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  5. James’ Empty Blog (9 posts)
  6. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (9 posts)
  7. Laelaps (8 posts)
  8. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  9. Looking for Detachment (6 posts)
  10. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (932 visits)
  2. The Plainspoken Scientist (173 visits)
  3. Through the Sandglass (172 visits)
  4. Chiemgau Impact ? (162 visits)
  5. Inside the www.foraminifera.eu Project (150 visits)
  6. The Lost Geologist (148 visits)
  7. Geohazards (144 visits)
  8. Louisville Area Fossils (110 visits)
  9. Laelaps (97 visits)
  10. Geology News (82 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Geology (18)
  2. frontpage (14)
  3. blog (14)
  4. earth (10)
  5. gulf of mexico (9)
  6. ya (9)
  7. fossils (8)
  8. evolution (8)
  9. photo (8)
  10. Energy (8)
Top places:
  1. United States (15)
  2. Mexico (13)
  3. Argentina (7)
  4. Texas (7)
  5. Clark (7)
  6. Peru (6)
  7. Africa (6)
  8. North America (5)
  9. New Jersey (5)
  10. Japan (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Neogene (10)
  2. Cretaceous (8)
  3. Triassic (7)
  4. Devonian (6)
  5. Quaternary (4)
  6. Ordovician (4)
  7. Carboniferous (3)
  8. Jurassic (3)
  9. Paleogene (3)
  10. Permian (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

New Sport for Geologists: Volcano Boarding

Geology.com News [2010-06-29 07:22:35]   recommend this post  (231 visits)
Here’s a short video that shows some daring individuals “volcano boarding” down Cerro Negro Volcano in Nicaragua. Looks like a good way to get some serious brush

Who Owns the Largest Wind Farm in the USA?

Geology.com News [2010-07-01 07:45:04]   recommend this post  (176 visits)
The Chicago Tribune has an interesting article on the largest wind farm in the United States. They think you will be surprised to learn who owns it and where it is

Nailing a storm forecast is easier than getting people to listen

The Plainspoken Scientist [2010-06-29 17:15:58]   recommend this post  (173 visits)
Margaret Davidson is surprisingly plainspoken—surprising, because she is a federal government official, and a former lawyer. She’s worked for 15 years for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and is now director of their [...]

Die Schwimmsteine vom Tüttensee

Chiemgau Impact ? [2010-06-28 09:49:00]   recommend this post  (162 visits)
Eigentlich wollte ich nicht näher auf den neuen Artikel von Ernstson eingehen, aber eine derart schräge Passage schreit förmlich danach aufgegriffen zu werden, nämlich die Geschichte von den Schwimmsteinen vom Tüttensee:Ernstson et al. (2010) [...]

Alex, tides 1, Hesco baskets 0

Through the Sandglass [2010-07-03 11:34:04]   recommend this post  (156 visits)
As the Houston Chronicle and the Associated Press have reported: CAMERON, La. — High tides from Hurricane Alex destroyed 1,000 feet of a wall of sand-filled baskets the Louisiana National Guard built in Cameron Parish as a barrier against

Mexico Earthquake Deformation: M7.2 April 4, 2010

Geology.com News [2010-06-28 07:52:17]   recommend this post  (153 visits)
“NASA has released the first-ever airborne radar images of the deformation in Earth’s surface caused the magnitude 7.2 temblor that rocked Mexico’s state of Baja California and parts of the American Southwest on April 4. The quake [...]

Exhibition Foraminifera of Northern Germany

Inside the www.foraminifera.eu Project [2010-07-01 11:00:00]   recommend this post  (150 visits)
Opening:Saturday, 7th of August 2010 at 14.00hIce Age Museum Lütjenburg/Germanywww.eiszeitmuseum.deForaminifera objects by artist Anna Mandelwww.annamandel.deContact me, if you want to organize an exhibition where you are. Michael: michael [at] [...]

Where on Google Earth Nr. 208

The Lost Geologist [2010-07-02 01:08:00]   recommend this post  (148 visits)
It is some time since I last won. I am sorry it took a week until postig the next WOGE. Thesis is stressing me a lot and I needed some time to pick a target. For any new players to Where on (Google) Earth, simply post a comment with latitude and [...]

Gulf of Mexico Relief Well is Getting Close

Geology.com News [2010-07-01 07:28:22]   recommend this post  (147 visits)
One of the two relief wells that BP hopes will stop the leaking oil well on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico is about 900 feet away from reaching its destination. Experts speculate an intersection within two

Gulf Gusher: Oil-spill science has advanced, but data is sparse

Geohazards [2010-07-01 21:55:24]   recommend this post  (144 visits)
Since the Deepwater Horizon oil-drilling platform sank on April 22, millions of gallons of oil and gas have spewed into the Gulf of Mexico. As efforts to staunch the undersea flow continue, scientists (including many AGU members) are working [...]
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