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Geoblogosphere weekly review (5th week of 2011, 634 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (33 posts)
  2. Gunnars Geo-Blog (26 posts)
  3. Geology News (20 posts)
  4. WeBlog Aragosaurus (20 posts)
  5. Arizona Geology (18 posts)
  6. Tierra de Dinosaurios (12 posts)
  7. Palaeoblog (11 posts)
  8. Geopark Araripe (11 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (9 posts)
  10. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (9 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1108 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (571 visits)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (504 visits)
  4. Mente et Malleo (486 visits)
  5. WeBlog Aragosaurus (389 visits)
  6. The Landslide Blog (368 visits)
  7. Geology News (350 visits)
  8. Liberty, Equality, and Geology (345 visits)
  9. Eruptions (321 visits)
  10. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (304 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Environment (55)
  2. Mining News (45)
  3. geology (38)
  4. Geology Books (23)
  5. Industry Watch (22)
  6. blog (20)
  7. Industry Events (20)
  8. Green Cars (17)
  9. dinosaurs (16)
  10. science (14)
Top places:
  1. Arizona (11)
  2. Japan (11)
  3. California (10)
  4. Portugal (9)
  5. United States (8)
  6. Argentina (7)
  7. Yellowstone National Park (6)
  8. China (6)
  9. Brazil (6)
  10. Utah (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (10)
  2. Jurassic (5)
  3. Triassic (5)
  4. Permian (4)
  5. Ordovician (4)
  6. Carboniferous (3)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Mesozoic (2)
  9. Quaternary (2)
  10. Neogene (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

AW #30: The Moon is Made of Toasted Coconut.

Liberty, Equality, and Geology [2011-01-29 10:37:00]   recommend this post  (263 visits)
The Accretionary Wedge #30 was a Geologic Bake Sale! Baking is one of my favorite hobbies, and I wanted to do something new and exciting for this challenge. When I saw this recipe, inspiration struck. The flakes of coconut lay so lightly atop one [...]

The 2nd World Landslide Forum: putting science into practice

The Landslide Blog [2011-01-27 09:18:35]   recommend this post  (225 visits)
This post highlights the forthcoming World Landslide Forum, and in particular invites contributions to a session that I am convening on the socio-economic impacts of

Geo Video - Das Mississippi Delta zwischen Absinken und Meeresspiegelanstieg

Mente et Malleo [2011-01-29 00:03:29]   recommend this post  (223 visits)
Zum Wochenende will ich noch schnell ein Video nachschieben. Es handelt vom Mississippi Delta und seinen Problemen zwischen Landverlust, Absinken und den Meeresspiegelanstieg. Auch wenn das Video vom Delta des Mississippis handelt, gilt das selbe [...]

AW#30: Hydrogeologically Correct Cake

Point Source [2011-01-29 12:05:00]   recommend this post  (195 visits)
It’s the Accretionary Wedge #30 Bake Sale! There have been some very creative posts, including a pilaf debris flow, coffee strandlines, stress and strain of spaghetti, and pillow lava bread. Based on my recent criticism of a geologically [...]

A geologist riddle #2

History of geology [2011-01-23 21:03:00]   recommend this post  (193 visits)
An ulterior riddle for geoenthusiasts:A crowd - but what are these people doing? Are they bemoaning somebody or something? A woman seems to point out with her outstretched arm – a possible culprit for these

Uplift at Yellowstone

Geology.com News [2011-01-28 02:47:59]   recommend this post  (191 visits)
A swelling magma reservoir about four to six miles below Earth’s surface has cause portions of Yellowstone Park to be uplifted about ten inches in just a few years. Some alarmists are saying that this is a sign of imminent danger but those who [...]

Drawing Mega-Mammals

The Disillusioned Taxonomist [2011-01-23 20:29:00]   recommend this post  (183 visits)
Last month, I spent some time in my beloved Natural History Museum (not mine, of course, but it's mine in the sense that I've spent a rather large chunk of my life within its walls) drawing some of the mammals. I was spurred into it by the need to [...]

Geologic Map of the Chino Valley North 7½' Quadrangle, Yavapai County, Arizona | AZGS Document Repository

Central Arizona Geology Club [2011-01-24 21:27:00]   recommend this post  (176 visits)
Here is a link to the new Chino valley Quad Geologic map. You can download the .pdf file right to your computer.Geologic Map of the Chino Valley North 7½' Quadrangle, Yavapai County, Arizona | AZGS Document RepositoryHarry

Ash explosions from Bromo and Anak Krakatau in Indonesia

Eruptions [2011-01-27 15:45:52]   recommend this post  (173 visits)
If the eruption at Kirishima wasn't enough to keep us occupied, Bromo in the Tengger Caldera has ramped up its activity significantly. Last fall, the volcano had a few explosive events that disrupted air travel near the volcano but all of Bromo's [...]

Cyclone Tracy and "Santa Never Made it into Darwin"

Geology in Motion [2011-01-26 02:01:22]   recommend this post  (171 visits)
Source unknownThe current floods in Queensland, Australia, are another in the extremes of fire and water that hit Australia (earlier post here). Cyclone Tracy struck Darwin, Australia, on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, 1974.  It killed 71 [...]
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