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Geoblogosphere weekly review (9th week of 2011, 825 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 (7167 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (1488 visits)
  3. Geology News (1044 visits)
  4. Ontario-geofish (1024 visits)
  5. Mountain Cat Geology (992 visits)
  6. (850 visits)
  7. Eruptions (785 visits)
  8. Georneys (780 visits)
  9. Pathological Geomorphology (748 visits)
  10. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (736 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  (679 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  (585 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  (542 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 [...]

Photomicrograph Tuesday: Magnetite & hematite

Life in Plane Light [2011-02-23 05:47:20]   recommend this post  (385 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  (378 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, [...]

A Poor Disaster in a Rich Country

Georneys [2011-02-23 04:13:00]   recommend this post  (372 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 [...]

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  (371 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  (367 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  (347 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  (346 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