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Geoblogosphere weekly review (9th week of 2011, 833 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (53 posts)
  2. (18 posts)
  3. Geology News (17 posts)
  4. WeBlog Aragosaurus (17 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (16 posts)
  6. Arizona Geology (15 posts)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (11 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (8 posts)
  10. Eruptions (8 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (7250 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (1503 visits)
  3. Geology News (1059 visits)
  4. Ontario-geofish (1039 visits)
  5. Mountain Cat Geology (999 visits)
  6. (870 visits)
  7. Eruptions (814 visits)
  8. Georneys (808 visits)
  9. Pathological Geomorphology (766 visits)
  10. (748 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Industry Watch (51)
  2. Global News (46)
  3. Geology Books (36)
  4. earthquake (25)
  5. geology (19)
  6. new zealand (18)
  7. Earthquakes (18)
  8. magnitude (15)
  9. blog (14)
  10. Environment (13)
Top places:
  1. Christchurch (35)
  2. New Zealand (26)
  3. United States (25)
  4. Portugal (13)
  5. North America (9)
  6. Grand Canyon Village (9)
  7. Australia (9)
  8. Libya (8)
  9. California (8)
  10. Arizona (7)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (8)
  2. Ordovician (8)
  3. Jurassic (7)
  4. Devonian (6)
  5. Cambrian (4)
  6. Triassic (4)
  7. Quaternary (4)
  8. Silurian (4)
  9. Carboniferous (4)
  10. Paleogene (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Meandering streams v. complex structure, Pakistan

Pathological Geomorphology [2011-02-25 05:26:00]   recommend this post  (695 visits)
Really an awful lot of meandering and wanton ignorance of complex geological structure in this part of Pakistan. Yow. Browse around for more...really wild place. Permalink | Leave a comment  »

Earthquake Damage, Christchurch New Zealand News [2011-02-23 02:25:17]   recommend this post  (592 visits)
This video shows scenes of the earthquake damage in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. At least 75 people were killed and the count will likely rise

Engineering Geologists vs Geological Engineers vs Geotechnical Engineers [2011-02-23 05:10:00]   recommend this post  (559 visits)
So what’s the difference between Engineering Geologists, Geological Engineers and Geotechnical Engineers?  That’s not the beginning of a geeky joke.  But in most professional circles in this industry, it’s a question where the nuances of the [...]

A Poor Disaster in a Rich Country

Georneys [2011-02-23 04:13:00]   recommend this post  (393 visits)
With at least 75 people dead and extensive damage throughout the city of Christchurch, the toll of the recent New Zealand earthquake is already a heavy one. A number of factors contributed to make this earthquake so deadly-- the magnitude, the [...]

Photomicrograph Tuesday: Magnetite & hematite

Life in Plane Light [2011-02-23 05:47:20]   recommend this post  (393 visits)
I’m going to aim for getting this done while its still Tuesday locally, but things around here have been a bit crazy due to the rather high snow amounts that fell Sunday / Monday. This week is also a bit different in that we’re going to [...]

Breccia-Pipe Uranium Mining in Northern Arizona News [2011-02-21 06:25:18]   recommend this post  (386 visits)
“Some of the highest grade uranium ore in the United States occurs in breccia pipes scattered across the Grand Canyon region. These breccia pipes, named for their vertical, pipe-like shape and the broken rock, or breccia, that fills them, [...]

On the causes of the high levels of loss in the Christchurch earthquake

The Landslide Blog [2011-02-23 08:11:19]   recommend this post  (377 visits)
An examination of the key reasons why a comparatively small (mw = 6.3) earthquake has been responsible for such high losses in Christchurch, New

M6.3 Earthquake: Christchurch, New Zealand News [2011-02-22 01:58:38]   recommend this post  (375 visits)
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred near Christchurch, New Zealand on Tuesday, February 22 at 1:04 PM local time. The earthquake was at a depth of just 4.2 miles and was strongly felt at the surface. Early news report from the Boston

Another sizable earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand

Eruptions [2011-02-22 02:11:53]   recommend this post  (364 visits)
Last year, the city of Christchurch in New Zealand experienced a M7.2 earthquake. Luckily that earthquake was centered in a relatively unpopulated area outside the city in the middle of the night. Today, it seems, a potential aftershock of the [...]

Some Tears For Beautiful Christchurch

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2011-02-23 04:54:13]   recommend this post  (354 visits)
If you go to Antarctica with the U.S. Antarctic Program (NSF), you will be very familiar with Christchurch. It’s the take off and return point for all of those who go to work, and do science “on the ice”. Last night, when I emailed [...] | Impressum