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Geoblogosphere weekly review (44th week of 2011, 795 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (36 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (13 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (13 posts)
  4. Arizona Geology (12 posts)
  5. Geology News (12 posts)
  6. Tierra de Dinosaurios (9 posts)
  7. James’ Empty Blog (8 posts)
  8. Wry Heat (6 posts)
  9. The Landslide Blog (6 posts)
  10. Geotripper (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (759 visits)
  2. Mente et Malleo (518 visits)
  3. Views of the Mahantango (438 visits)
  4. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (433 visits)
  5. Wry Heat (417 visits)
  6. Geology in Motion (381 visits)
  7. JOIDES Resolution blogs (372 visits)
  8. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (354 visits)
  9. Arizona Geology (342 visits)
  10. Through the Sandglass (329 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Climate change (11)
  2. Climate Science (7)
  3. geology-related photos (7)
  4. flickr (7)
  5. Similar Posts (7)
  6. Geology News (7)
  7. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  8. summary (7)
  9. Asia (6)
  10. yesterday (6)
Top places:
  1. Turkey (9)
  2. United States (8)
  3. Australia (6)
  4. Bangkok (5)
  5. New York (5)
  6. North America (5)
  7. Thailand (4)
  8. California (4)
  9. Hierro Island (4)
  10. Germany (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (6)
  2. Devonian (4)
  3. Silurian (4)
  4. Jurassic (3)
  5. Cretaceous (3)
  6. Paleogene (2)
  7. Neogene (2)
  8. Ordovician (1)
  9. Permian (1)
  10. Carboniferous (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Unterwassereruption auf El Hierro

Mente et Malleo [2011-10-26 22:24:03]   recommend this post  (497 visits)
Schon seit einigen Monaten hält die Kanareninsel El Hierro ihre Bewohner in Atem. Zuerst waren es seit Mitte Juli so genannte Schwarmbeben, welche das Aufsteigen von Magma anzeigten, Parallel dazu hob sich der Boden und Gase traten aus. Am [...]

Sand, steam, and slowing down - serendipity in Milan

Through the Sandglass [2011-10-27 23:13:49]   recommend this post  (329 visits)
On the opening night of the AAPG International Conference in Milan, I was lucky enough to be invited for a guided tour of the Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia "Leonardo da Vinci," followed by dinner in the

Tokyo Aquarium

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2011-10-25 10:37:29]   recommend this post  (328 visits)
The Musings is clearly long overdue a zoo review and this summer brought me to two new places to explore – the Osaka Zoo and the Toyko Aquarium. I’m not sure if I’ll ever get round to covering the former as while it was, on the whole, [...]

Rhynchotreta from Lockport, NY

Views of the Mahantango [2011-10-29 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (311 visits)
While parsing through my findings from Lockport, NY I found this triangular shaped brachiopod. I believe it to be a Rhynchotreta as it bears some similarity to the specimen illustrated over at Louisville Fossils. While his were found within the [...]

Fantastic Northern Lights! A rare red aurora last night.

Geology in Motion [2011-10-26 00:23:07]   recommend this post  (301 visits)
The aurora in Arkansas, USAPhoto copyrighted by Brian EmfingerPermission to use has been granted.Last night we were out running errands around 6:15 and I commented to my husband that the sunset looked unusual. It was a brilliant orange in the west, [...]

Oops, fighting global warming may cause global warming

Wry Heat [2011-10-26 18:18:45]   recommend this post  (301 visits)
A program promoted by energy secretary Steven Chu to paint roof tops white was supposed to help cool the planet by reflecting sunlight.  However a study published in the Journal of Climate found an overall warming effect: “A worldwide [...]

Tagging Monarchs at HMNS

BEYONDbones [2011-10-27 20:18:00]   recommend this post  (296 visits)
Today Soni (CBC horticulturist) came down to my office and said “You should see all the monarchs in the outdoor butterfly garden. They must be part of the fall migration. Why don’t we tag them?”’ Surely by now most people are aware of [...]

Imagining Deep-Sea Drilling

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2011-10-23 22:21:56]   recommend this post  (295 visits)
In this activity that combines math and art, students will learn about the process of deep-sea drilling by making their own reentry cone and simulating drilling activities. [...]

New earthquake swarm in Katla volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-10-27 19:38:07]   recommend this post  (278 visits)
When I just think that Katla volcano had gone quiet. It starts a earthquake swarm to proof that I had it wrong. This earthquake swarm in Katla volcano is not big. But the largest earthquakes where up to ML2.6 in … Continue reading

Sunday Science Photos, September 25–October 22

Uncovered Earth [2011-10-23 16:18:00]   recommend this post  (276 visits)
Sunday morning always seems like the right time for this sort of blog post. Visual, non-specific, and easy to digest. No heavy science material for Sunday mornings, thank-you-very-much. Best served with a cup of coffee and a cinnamon roll. Enjoy! [...] | Impressum