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Geoblogosphere weekly review (33th week of 2011, 606 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (53 posts)
  2. Geology News (9 posts)
  3. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (8 posts)
  4. Tierra de Dinosaurios (7 posts)
  5. Burpee Museum of Natural History Blog (7 posts)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  7. State of the Planet (7 posts)
  8. Arizona Geology (6 posts)
  9. Dinosaur Tracking (6 posts)
  10. Wry Heat (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (2539 visits)
  2. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (470 visits)
  3. Geology News (405 visits)
  4. Louisville Area Fossils (401 visits)
  5. Evolutionary Routes (362 visits)
  6. ARCHEA (333 visits)
  7. About Geology (318 visits)
  8. The Geology P.A.G.E. (312 visits)
  9. GeoSelim (311 visits)
  10. Daily Fossil (302 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Energy (9)
  2. summary (8)
  3. flickr (8)
  4. Coal Industry News (8)
  5. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  6. geology-related photos (7)
  7. Similar Posts (7)
  8. Geology News (7)
  9. Volcano (6)
  10. earthquakes (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (15)
  2. Portugal (11)
  3. Texas (7)
  4. Arizona (7)
  5. Australia (6)
  6. Coimbra (6)
  7. Angola (5)
  8. Wyoming (5)
  9. Japan (5)
  10. Iceland (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Paleogene (10)
  2. Cretaceous (8)
  3. Quaternary (5)
  4. Carboniferous (5)
  5. Neogene (5)
  6. Ordovician (4)
  7. Jurassic (3)
  8. Devonian (3)
  9. Triassic (2)
  10. Silurian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Media Release Week!

Daily Fossil [2011-08-08 15:54:00]   recommend this post  (302 visits)
This week has been a great one so far! Monday was very exciting as we had our media release hit the news. Tuesday was super busy as the phones were ringing off the hook and everyone was busy taking pictures and videos. We have been digging at the [...]

Aquifers Properties: Storativity

GeoSelim [2011-08-07 01:22:34]   recommend this post  (245 visits)
Cross-posted on Yes Network here. The volume of water an aquifer releases from or takes into storage per unit surface area of the aquifer per unit change in head. It is equal to the product of specific storage and aquifer … Continue reading [...]

Tertiary and Quaternary: Hangers-on from Another Age

About Geology [2011-08-07 00:53:20]   recommend this post  (245 visits)
Most geologists, when they need to, just use the terms "Tertiary" and "Quaternary" without a second thought. They're handy time terms, and after a few years' exposure to the literature and the rocks you get a gut sense of what they mean. But when [...]

A Remarkable Pregnant Plesiosaur

Evolutionary Routes [2011-08-12 23:42:35]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
Taking a quick break from the ‘origins of our genome’ series, because… Today, Drs. Luis Chiappe and Robin O’Keefe publish a paper about an exciting fossil find from the Cretaceous oceans of Kansas, 78 million years ago (yes, [...]

Earthquake activity in Katla volcano increases again

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-08-12 02:11:07]   recommend this post  (236 visits)
I was going to write about something else (TFZ and other earthquakes around Iceland in the last few days). But that just has to wait for a little longer. It seems that Katla volcano earthquakes are increasing again. This increase … Continue [...]

Critical Minerals Bill

Geology.com News [2011-08-09 07:32:15]   recommend this post  (228 visits)
A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an assessment of the capability of the Nation to meet our current and future demands for the minerals critical to United States manufacturing competitiveness and economic and national [...]

"Rock Stars" Sunday Morning Video

The Geology P.A.G.E. [2011-08-07 20:27:00]   recommend this post  (226 visits)
As a little geological Sunday Morning treat, here is a video from this morning CBS Sunday Morning about "Rock Stars" AKA rock

Fallacy of the Best-in-Field Fallacy

Fossils and Other Living Things [2011-08-07 04:08:00]   recommend this post  (209 visits)
~ In which the blogger gives with one hand (for most of the posting) and takes with other.I first heard of the best-in-field fallacy in a talk by William DiMichele, the Smithsonian’s curator of fossil plants.  It piqued my interest because at [...]

The Accretionary Wedge #37: Crazy Coral

GeoSphere [2011-08-07 22:03:00]   recommend this post  (207 visits)
I have decided to join the ranks of other geology bloggers who participate in the monthly edition of the Accretionary Wedge. The Accretionary Wedge is a blog carnival, a term I was not familiar when I first read it. A blog carnival is simply a [...]

Daily Geology Photos – August 7

Geology News [2011-08-07 18:20:28]   recommend this post  (205 visits)
A summary of photos posted on flickr today, tagged with “geology.” Displayed below are 77 geology-related photos were added to flickr today. Similar Posts on Geology News: Daily Geology Photos – August 19 Daily Geology Photos [...]
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