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Geoblogosphere weekly review (3th week of 2010, 805 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (57 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (22 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (21 posts)
  4. Geology News (16 posts)
  5. NOVA Geoblog (16 posts)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (16 posts)
  7. The Volcanism Blog (15 posts)
  8. Gunnars Geo-Blog (13 posts)
  9. Laelaps (13 posts)
  10. Paleozapping (12 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (473 visits)
  2. IPY Blogs (343 visits)
  3. Geo Slice (338 visits)
  4. Eclectic Plagiodoxy (317 visits)
  5. Theropoda (232 visits)
  6. Highly Allochthonous (223 visits)
  7. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (202 visits)
  8. gvSIG 3D (196 visits)
  9. Environment and Geology (195 visits)
  10. Teaching the Earth Sciences (187 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. haiti (38)
  2. earthquake (27)
  3. geology (25)
  4. blog (16)
  5. port au prince (16)
  6. magnitude (14)
  7. geologist (12)
  8. map (11)
  9. usgs (11)
  10. volcano (11)
Top places:
  1. Haiti (48)
  2. Port-au-Prince (14)
  3. California (11)
  4. Arizona (11)
  5. U.S. (11)
  6. Caribbean (8)
  7. United States (6)
  8. America (6)
  9. Portugal (6)
  10. Antarctica (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (7)
  2. Cretaceous (5)
  3. Neogene (4)
  4. Carboniferous (4)
  5. Devonian (4)
  6. Quaternary (3)
  7. Paleogene (3)
  8. Ordovician (3)
  9. Triassic (3)
  10. Mesozoic (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

New Earth Fissure Map for Maricopa County

Geo Slice [2010-01-15 18:05:00]   recommend this post  (338 visits)
The Arizona Geological Survey has just realeased a new earth fissure map for Maricopa County. This map is combination of the study area maps that cover parts of the county, so it's not really anything new, just a new (and perhaps more convinient) [...]

RV Polarstern Expedition: Sediment Cores

IPY Blogs [2010-01-11 15:41:27]   recommend this post  (332 visits)
A very important aspect of marine research is the coring of sediments. There are many ways in which sediments can be brought on board on a research vessel - through the help of a Gravity corer, a Piston corer or a Box corer. All three work with [...]

Climate change: what can geologists do?

Eclectic Plagiodoxy [2010-01-15 23:14:12]   recommend this post  (317 visits)
Here is a talk presented by Sir David King at the Geological Society of  London, on January 7: on the above titled subject, at the end of which the question was asked.

Tectonics of the Haitian earthquake

Highly Allochthonous [2010-01-13 07:30:00]   recommend this post  (205 visits)
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti this evening, causing extensive damage to the capital , Port-au-Prince, and probably causing many casualties. The map below shows where the main shock occurred (red), as well as the epicentres of the [...]

Nuevo blog y nuevo build

gvSIG 3D [2010-01-12 17:24:00]   recommend this post  (190 visits)
Tras el éxito en las 5as jornadas de gvSIG nos complace anunciar la publicación de este nuevo blog "no oficial" acompañado de un nuevo build de gvSIG 3D [1]!!A parte de las mejoras realizadas para las jornadas, este build presenta una [...]

Spinosaurinae a pesca

Theropoda [2010-01-12 12:57:00]   recommend this post  (188 visits)
Questa tavola, che ho realizzato questa mattina (e difatti mostra tutti i limiti di un'opera fatta in fretta, in preda all'ispirazione) rappresenta un possibile modo di pesca di uno spinosaurino. La ricostruzione, basata su alcune conversazioni con [...]

Haiti Earthquake disaster.

Environment and Geology [2010-01-15 10:20:00]   recommend this post  (187 visits)
GeoEye-1 satellite from 423 miles in space. byDr. Nitish PriyadarshiAbove is a photo that contains an "AFTER THE QUAKE" satellite image of Port-au-Prince taken by GeoEye-1 satellite from 423 miles in space at 10:27 am EST on Jan. 13, 2010 as it [...]

Meet the Far Western Section Outstanding Earth Science Teacher of the Year!

Teaching the Earth Sciences [2010-01-15 08:39:00]   recommend this post  (187 visits)
Laura Hollister teaches the earth sciences at Pitman High School in Turlock, California. She attended Modesto Junior College and California State University, Stanislaus, where she earned a BS in Geology. She worked several years in the geological [...]

Accessing specimens

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2010-01-12 01:31:14]   recommend this post  (175 visits)
With apologies to John Cleese and Graham Chapman and following a conversation with Jonah Choiniere: A palaeontologist enters the collections of a major museum… Researcher: Good Morning. Curator: Good morning, Sir.  Welcome to the National [...]

Conglomerate again

Ammonoidea [2010-01-10 05:42:00]   recommend this post  (92 visits)
On the south end of the outcrop is this conglomerate with some very large cobbles. There are few places where this bed rests on a limestone bed full of chert nodules, and a place where the calcarenite beds rest directly on top of this bed. The [...] | Impressum