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Geoblogosphere weekly review (50th week of 2011, 700 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (40 posts)
  2. AGU Meetings (24 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (19 posts)
  4. Geology News (11 posts)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (10 posts)
  6. Geology in the West Country (10 posts)
  7. James’ Empty Blog (9 posts)
  8. Ontario-geofish (9 posts)
  9. Volcano Science And News Blog (9 posts)
  10. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1504 visits)
  2. AGU Meetings (902 visits)
  3. Geology in the West Country (695 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (677 visits)
  5. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (635 visits)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (520 visits)
  7. Geology Joe (513 visits)
  8. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (386 visits)
  9. Geology News (349 visits)
  10. JOIDES Resolution blogs (301 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. 2011 Fall Meeting (23)
  2. Dinosaurs (14)
  3. San Francisco (12)
  4. earthquakes (11)
  5. American Geophysical Union (11)
  6. Energy (10)
  7. Geophysical (9)
  8. flickr (8)
  9. Meeting (8)
  10. Geology News (7)
Top places:
  1. San Francisco (15)
  2. United States (11)
  3. California (8)
  4. Japan (6)
  5. Pacific Ocean (5)
  6. Iceland (4)
  7. Arizona (4)
  8. Italy (4)
  9. Canary Islands (4)
  10. New York (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (7)
  2. Silurian (7)
  3. Ordovician (5)
  4. Devonian (3)
  5. Triassic (2)
  6. Mesozoic (2)
  7. Cenozoic (1)
  8. Paleogene (1)
  9. Permian (1)
  10. Jurassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Soil gas sampling

Geology Joe [2011-12-04 01:10:00]   recommend this post  (513 visits)
This is me, in early november collecting a soli gas sample from a site in Brewer,

Import Reliance on Critical Minerals News [2011-12-04 22:17:19]   recommend this post  (488 visits)
The American Geosciences Institute has an interesting article on critical minerals that outlines what makes a mineral “critical” and how the sudden loss of these resources could impact both the U.S. and global economy. The United States has a [...]

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AGU Meetings [2011-12-08 04:06:44]   recommend this post  (266 visits)
The news about drought is that – compared to other natural hazards like earthquakes and hurricanes – it doesn’t make the news that often. Droughts are the “Rodney Dangerfield of natural hazards,” said Don Wilhite of the University of [...]

New media hype over Katla volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-12-04 05:35:08]   recommend this post  (231 visits)
There apparently is a new media hype over Katla volcano in the British press. This time around it is from BBC News. The news in question claims that a eruption in Katla volcano is going to have a global impact. … Continue reading

Troosticrinus reinwardti Blastoid

Louisville Area Fossils [2011-12-04 18:30:00]   recommend this post  (231 visits)
The elusive Silurian blastoid, Troosticrinus reinwardti, found in Decatur County, Tennessee. This specimen was found in the Brownsport Formation. Named for Tennessee's first state geologist, Gerard Troost (learn more about Troost: CLICK HERE).Thanks [...]

Pastmapper: 1853 San Francisco in 2011

Earth Sciences and Maps Library Blog [2011-12-09 01:29:35]   recommend this post  (230 visits)
  Brad Thompson has just released Pastmapper, a new platform for describing the past. With Pastmapper, users can see mapping of the past in a contemporary context as well as understand about the past in a contemporary context. Currently, [...]

Harmonic tremor in El Hierro volcano drops

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2011-12-06 10:11:28]   recommend this post  (224 visits)
There was a change in the eruption in El Hierro volcano last night. The harmonic tremor started to drop of slowly. This drop in harmonic tremor comes several days after a drop in earthquake activity happened. But it might be … Continue reading [...]

January 7th - Chalk and Literature

Geology in the West Country [2011-12-04 11:57:00]   recommend this post  (224 visits)
Chalk and literature – Watership Down and the chalk ridge A circular walk of about 2-3 miles to blow away the cobwebs after Christmas and New Year. A walk along the chalk escarpment. Includes art and music as well as literature! Part of the NWD [...]

New Canary Island emerges from the sea

Geology in the West Country [2011-12-06 17:58:00]   recommend this post  (219 visits)
An undersea volcano erupting just south of Spain's Canary Islands may be the beginnings of a new island, or an extension to an existing one. For more than a month, the underwater volcano has been erupting three miles to the south of El Hierro, [...]

Two small quakes near Kaibab along Utah border

Arizona Geology [2011-12-10 03:14:00]   recommend this post  (204 visits) small quakes hit about 8 miles west of Kaibab, Arizona, just south of the Utah border, yesterday (Thursday). A magnitude 2.2 quake occurred just before noon, local time, [...] | Impressum