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Geoblogosphere weekly review (24th week of 2011, 622 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (47 posts)
  2. The Volcanism Blog (17 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (12 posts)
  4. Geopark Araripe (12 posts)
  5. Tierra de Dinosaurios (11 posts)
  6. GeoPrac.net (10 posts)
  7. Ontario-geofish (9 posts)
  8. Geology News (9 posts)
  9. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  10. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (3463 visits)
  2. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (658 visits)
  3. The Volcanism Blog (571 visits)
  4. Tetrapod Zoology (500 visits)
  5. Georneys (452 visits)
  6. Geopark Araripe (417 visits)
  7. GeoPrac.net (415 visits)
  8. Wry Heat (397 visits)
  9. Mountain Beltway (337 visits)
  10. Ontario-geofish (335 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. photos (17)
  2. interesting (15)
  3. daily (14)
  4. large (12)
  5. Image (11)
  6. summary (11)
  7. weather (10)
  8. Volcanoes (10)
  9. blog (10)
  10. frontpage (10)
Top places:
  1. Portugal (13)
  2. Chile (10)
  3. United States (9)
  4. China (9)
  5. Arizona (8)
  6. Mississippi River (7)
  7. Germany (6)
  8. Argentina (6)
  9. Utah (5)
  10. Paris (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (6)
  2. Cretaceous (5)
  3. Devonian (4)
  4. Ordovician (4)
  5. Paleogene (4)
  6. Neogene (4)
  7. Triassic (2)
  8. Mesozoic (2)
  9. Carboniferous (2)
  10. Quaternary (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Missouri River Levee Breach: Hamburg, Iowa

Geology.com News [2011-06-07 02:39:14]   recommend this post  (587 visits)
A levee on the Mississippi River near Hamburg, Iowa was breached by water undermining the earth embankment. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working to contain the breach. Residents of Hamburg are evacuating in case the repair does not

The pygopodid radiation: diverse diets and the 'pygopodids got there first' hypothesis (gekkotans part X)

Tetrapod Zoology [2011-06-06 15:21:00]   recommend this post  (424 visits)
The previous article - part of my now lengthy series on gekkotan squamates (see links below) - provided an introduction to the neat and fascinating near-limbless Australasian gekkotans known as the pygopodids. Disclaimer: the group being discussed [...]

Sturbridge, Massachusetts Tornado Track

Geology.com News [2011-06-08 00:31:23]   recommend this post  (315 visits)
“On June 1, 2011, a supercell thunderstorm developed over western Massachusetts. The storm produced an EF3 tornado that cut a 39-mile (63-kilometer) track of destruction across southwest and south-central Massachusetts. Not only did the [...]

Blast from the Past: The Goldilocks Planet

Georneys [2011-06-07 03:41:00]   recommend this post  (295 visits)
Earth, the Goldilocks Planet. Click to view larger.On Saturday I am leaving Woods Hole to spend the summer in Laramie, Wyoming. Between now and then I have a zillion things to do. I pretty much have to work constantly prepping samples in lab, [...]

Beginning My Studies, Admitting Amazed Ignorance

Fossils and Other Living Things [2011-06-05 23:14:00]   recommend this post  (243 visits)
Beginning my studies the first step pleas’d me so much,The mere fact consciousness, these forms, the power of motion,The least insect or animal, the senses, eyesight, love,The first step I say awed me and pleas’d me so much,I have hardly gone [...]

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Accidental Remediation [2011-06-08 01:52:00]   recommend this post  (235 visits)
FSP has a new post here regarding professional pictures. For professional websites, how professional of a picture do you use? I struggled with this about a year ago when I needed a good picture of myself doing fieldwork for a proposal. My graduate [...]

Marshes and Sea Level Rise

Geology.com News [2011-06-07 01:20:34]   recommend this post  (234 visits)
“What we wanted to do was have sites that are a gradient from fresh water to salt water so that we could investigate these processes of how salt water intrusion impacts freshwater marshes, and how sea level rise impacts both tidal freshwater [...]

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle update, 7 June 2011

The Volcanism Blog [2011-06-08 01:44:42]   recommend this post  (225 visits)
The eruption of Puyehue-Cordón Caulle in Chile is still ongoing, albeit with reduced energy, and is proving to be a very very ashy event indeed. The ash has now crossed the South American continent and is reaching Buenos Aires, Brazil and Paraguay, [...]

Earthquake swarm in South Langjökull volcano and Krýsuvík volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-06-08 00:51:23]   recommend this post  (224 visits)
Today has been spotted with earthquake swarms in Iceland. This earthquake swarms have not been big so far in both terms of earthquakes and size of the earthquakes. With the biggest earthquakes in South Langjökull volcano (Presthnjúkar). The [...]

Forest fires create increased danger of destructive debris flows

Wry Heat [2011-06-06 04:01:44]   recommend this post  (214 visits)
Steep slopes denuded by forest fires are prime candidates for debris flows during our summer monsoon. A debris flow is a mixture of soil, cobbles, boulders, and water, with the consistency of concrete moving down a steep slope at 20 miles per hour [...]
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