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Geoblogosphere weekly review (28th week of 2011, 806 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 (1524 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (1139 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (1038 visits)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (962 visits)
  5. Geotripper (650 visits)
  6. Wooster Geologists (650 visits)
  7. Ontario-geofish (639 visits)
  8. Geology News (572 visits)
  9. The Volcanism Blog (470 visits)
  10. Active Tectonics Blog (463 visits)


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


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Starting a new blog; moving from the old one

Active Tectonics Blog [2011-07-03 17:16:00]   recommend this post  (396 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 [...]

More video and details on Phoenix haboob

Arizona Geology [2011-07-06 17:25:00]   recommend this post  (370 visits)
Phoenix tv station Channel 12 broadcast this 4 minute report on last nights monsoon dust storm or haboob, that swept across the Phoenix

Glacier flood from Múlakvísl has been confirmed

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-07-09 04:30:28]   recommend this post  (351 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  (348 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 [...]

Remembering Kurt Frankel

OpenTopography Blog [2011-07-06 08:50:00]   recommend this post  (344 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 [...]

Giant Squid Found Off Florida Coast News [2011-07-03 20:28:32]   recommend this post  (342 visits)
Fishermen found a giant, 23-foot-long, squid floating dead about 12 miles off the coast of

Aphelion and 4 July

Olelog [2011-07-03 16:26:28]   recommend this post  (336 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, [...]

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

The Landslide Blog [2011-07-08 14:36:33]   recommend this post  (333 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 [...]

Daily Geology Photos – July 3

Geology News [2011-07-03 18:20:16]   recommend this post  (327 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 – [...]

Phoenix Haboob: Technical Information and Video News [2011-07-07 23:44:56]   recommend this post  (327 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 | Impressum