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Geoblogosphere weekly review (28th week of 2011, 702 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (41 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (23 posts)
  3. Wooster Geologists (18 posts)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (18 posts)
  5. The Volcanism Blog (15 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (12 posts)
  7. James’ Empty Blog (11 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  9. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (9 posts)
  10. Geotripper (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1326 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (1020 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (998 visits)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (865 visits)
  5. Ontario-geofish (630 visits)
  6. Wooster Geologists (599 visits)
  7. Geotripper (536 visits)
  8. Geology News (500 visits)
  9. The Volcanism Blog (462 visits)
  10. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (452 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Environment (10)
  2. Energy (9)
  3. summary (8)
  4. natural gas (8)
  5. jules (8)
  6. Convergence (8)
  7. Similar Posts (7)
  8. Geology News (7)
  9. United States (7)
  10. Daily Geology Photos (7)
Top places:
  1. United States (25)
  2. Arizona (17)
  3. Phoenix (9)
  4. Portugal (8)
  5. New York (8)
  6. Iceland (8)
  7. Wooster (7)
  8. Utah (6)
  9. California (6)
  10. Argentina (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (5)
  2. Silurian (4)
  3. Ordovician (3)
  4. Jurassic (3)
  5. Paleogene (3)
  6. Quaternary (3)
  7. Carboniferous (2)
  8. Cambrian (2)
  9. Cretaceous (2)
  10. Triassic (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Remembering Kurt Frankel

OpenTopography Blog [2011-07-06 08:50:00]   recommend this post  (288 visits)
Dr. Kurt Frankel was killed on July 2, 2011 while on a bicycle ride in northern Florida. This is unbelievably tragic and very sad news. Our thoughts and great memories of him go out to his family, friends and colleagues.  The memorial below has [...]

Starting a new blog; moving from the old one

Active Tectonics Blog [2011-07-03 17:16:00]   recommend this post  (280 visits)
Hello world!I don't want to sound too presumptuous with the name Active Tectonics, but that is the sub discipline of earth science that interests me (study of deformation of interest to society). It is also the name of my research group at [...]

Giant Squid Found Off Florida Coast News [2011-07-03 20:28:32]   recommend this post  (279 visits)
Fishermen found a giant, 23-foot-long, squid floating dead about 12 miles off the coast of

More video and details on Phoenix haboob

Arizona Geology [2011-07-06 17:25:00]   recommend this post  (275 visits)
Phoenix tv station Channel 12 broadcast this 4 minute report on last nights monsoon dust storm or haboob, that swept across the Phoenix

Aphelion and 4 July

Olelog [2011-07-03 16:26:28]   recommend this post  (264 visits)
The Fourth of July is not only the US Independence Day, and my mother’s birthday, but this year also the day when our Earth is at its farthest point from the Sun, namely 152.1 million km. The orbit of the Earth is elliptical; the extreme points, [...]

Phoenix Haboob: Technical Information and Video News [2011-07-07 23:44:56]   recommend this post  (263 visits) has a radar loop, satellite image and a fast-motion video of the giant Haboob that hit Phoenix, Arizona on Tusday, July 5th. The Phoenix Haboob of July 5th, 2011 from Mike Olbinski on

Glacier flood from Múlakvísl has been confirmed

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-07-09 04:30:28]   recommend this post  (260 visits)
According to the Icelandic news an glacier flood started around midnight in Múlakvísl (link should work, let me know if it doesn’t) glacier river that runs from Mýrdalsjökull glacier. Last time this type of event did happen was in the [...]

A Convergence of Wonders: Journeys in the Pacific Northwest

Geotripper [2011-07-03 04:17:00]   recommend this post  (257 visits)
Geology field trips through the auspices of community colleges occupy an odd universe somewhere between a ranger-led experience at a national park and the academic training of upper-division geology departments. On the one hand, the field is where [...]

Daily Geology Photos – July 3

Geology News [2011-07-03 18:20:16]   recommend this post  (255 visits)
A summary of photos posted on flickr today, tagged with “geology.” Displayed below are 100 geology-related photos were added to flickr today. Similar Posts on Geology News: Daily Geology Photos – July 1 Daily Geology Photos – [...]

Video of an interesting landslide in Russia caused by a leaking pipe

The Landslide Blog [2011-07-08 14:36:33]   recommend this post  (252 visits)
The following video was apparently shot in Barnaul in southern Russia this week.  Based upon the Google translation it shows a progressive landslide triggered by a leaking storm drain or sewer pipe: It is also shown below – skip forward to [...] | Impressum