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Geoblogosphere weekly review (6th week of 2010, 936 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (43 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (20 posts)
  3. Geology News (18 posts)
  4. The Dragon’s Tales (16 posts)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (12 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (11 posts)
  7. Laelaps (11 posts)
  8. Eruptions (10 posts)
  9. The Volcanism Blog (10 posts)
  10. Solscape (10 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (561 visits)
  2. Laelaps (432 visits)
  3. Geohazards (378 visits)
  4. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (348 visits)
  5. NOVA Geoblog (346 visits)
  6. Looking for Detachment (335 visits)
  7. Terry's World (322 visits)
  8. Wooster Geologists (295 visits)
  9. The Geology P.A.G.E. (209 visits)
  10. News (202 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. blog (17)
  2. nasa (16)
  3. geology (16)
  4. earthquakes (15)
  5. fossils (13)
  6. dinosaurs (12)
  7. dinosaur (12)
  8. photos (10)
  9. science (10)
  10. haiti (9)
Top places:
  1. Utah (13)
  2. Arizona (13)
  3. U.S. (11)
  4. California (10)
  5. Haiti (10)
  6. United States (8)
  7. Nevada (7)
  8. China (6)
  9. Washington (5)
  10. New Mexico (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (7)
  2. Ordovician (7)
  3. Quaternary (4)
  4. Paleogene (4)
  5. Cretaceous (4)
  6. Neogene (3)
  7. Triassic (3)
  8. Carboniferous (2)
  9. Devonian (2)
  10. Paleozoic (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Good news, everyone!

Laelaps [2010-02-04 13:44:41]   recommend this post  (412 visits)
I got a pretty nice surprise yesterday morning; Laelaps was listed as one of the "Top 30 Science Blogs" by the Times science magazine Eureka! I was proud to see this blog featured alongside those of Scicurious, Ed, Carl, David, Sheril, Bora, and [...]

Thoughts after the Haiti earthquake: How can we use what we know to save lives?

Geohazards [2010-02-01 21:24:16]   recommend this post  (378 visits)
I woke up to the news the day after the Haiti earthquake and thought: one more human tragedy that did not have to be. My family moved to Santiago, Chile one month before the great 1960 Chilean earthquake—the largest earthquake to ever have been [...]

Ediacaran Fossil Trails Identified

The Dragon’s Tales [2010-02-04 00:24:00]   recommend this post  (322 visits)
Trails found in rocks dating back 565 million years are thought to be the earliest evidence of animal locomotion ever found.The newly-discovered fossils, from rocks in Newfoundland in Canada, were analysed by an international team led by Oxford [...]

Fish Lake Valley incedent

Terry's World [2010-02-02 06:02:00]   recommend this post  (322 visits)
Fish lake valley hot springs incident. Another perfect bluebird east Sierra day, sunday, a day for puttering and then time for an excursion into the vast outback of the northern white mts, encircled by white streaked peaks and promise of adventure, [...]

Your Sand questions answered

NOVA Geoblog [2010-02-01 13:56:18]   1 recommendations  (308 visits)
Today we have a special post here at NOVA Geoblog. Author Michael Welland joins us to answer a bevy of questions about the topic of his expertise: sand. Michael's book Sand: The Never-Ending Story is now out in paperback, and this post is one stop [...]

A Few (Mostly) Late January 2010 Geoblogic Links

Looking for Detachment [2010-02-01 17:10:00]   recommend this post  (307 visits)
Here, in non-chronological order, are a few of the geoblogospheric posts that have caught my eye recently.A photo of megabreccia on Mars at Arizona Geology. (I love breccias!)A great aerial view of Lassen Peak at Geotripper, part of his Other [...]

Vintage Dinosaur Art: New Mexico Postcards

Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs [2010-02-05 14:30:00]   recommend this post  (306 visits)
A little bit of a "left turn at Albuquerque" this week. My wife started sorting through some of the old postcards we've picked up at yard sales and the like, and found some great ones from New Mexico. She also found this book of "miniature album [...]

A Wooster Geologist on the 2012 Doomsday Phenomenon: Pseudoscience, Baseless Fears, and the Mysterious Planet Nibiru

Wooster Geologists [2010-02-01 01:59:34]   recommend this post  (295 visits)
WOOSTER, OHIO–Last week I gave a talk about the coming End of Time scheduled for December 21, 2012.  You may have heard that the Mayan Long Count Calendar ends on the day before the 2012 winter solstice, and that all sorts of global [...]

Some things I learned as a PhD Candidate - 1st Semester

The Geology P.A.G.E. [2010-02-05 16:42:00]   recommend this post  (202 visits)
So beginning my second semester as a PhD candidate has caused me to think back on some of the more unusual aspects of things I may have learned over the semester. Also some added tidbits here and there.1. SLC is hazardous to your health2. PhD comics [...]

Princeton Demonstrates Single Electron Manipulation

The Dragon’s Tales [2010-02-05 20:32:00]   recommend this post  (173 visits)
A major hurdle in the ambitious quest to design and construct a radically new kind of quantum computer has been finding a way to manipulate the single electrons that very likely will constitute the new machines' processing components or [...] | Impressum