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Geoblogosphere weekly review (18th week of 2012, 724 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (33 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (11 posts)
  3. James’ Empty Blog (10 posts)
  4. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  5. Theropoda (9 posts)
  6. I think mining (7 posts)
  7. Mountain Beltway (7 posts)
  8. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (6 posts)
  9. Geology News (6 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1555 visits)
  2. Volcano Science And News Blog (975 visits)
  3. I think mining (720 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (641 visits)
  5. Mountain Beltway (632 visits)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (625 visits)
  7. Tierra de Dinosaurios (602 visits)
  8. James’ Empty Blog (516 visits)
  9. Geology in the West Country (515 visits)
  10. Arizona Geology (501 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Volcanoes (8)
  2. Earthquakes (8)
  3. dinosaurs (8)
  4. earthquake (7)
  5. flickr (7)
  6. Energy (7)
  7. Fossil (7)
  8. video (7)
  9. summary (6)
  10. geology-related photos (6)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (18)
  2. United States (15)
  3. Turkey (6)
  4. China (6)
  5. Quinta de Somosaguas (5)
  6. Illinois (5)
  7. Switzerland (4)
  8. Alaska (4)
  9. Tanzania (4)
  10. Arizona (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (8)
  2. Jurassic (6)
  3. Quaternary (4)
  4. Carboniferous (3)
  5. Ordovician (3)
  6. Permian (2)
  7. Triassic (1)
  8. Paleogene (1)
  9. Cambrian (1)
  10. Mesozoic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Nuevas pistas sobre el pez celacanto, un "fósil viviente".

Tierra de Dinosaurios [2012-04-23 08:29:00]   recommend this post  (422 visits)
El grupo de peces antiguos, llamados celacantos han cambiado muy poco a lo largo del tiempo y por eso se les conoce como "fósiles vivientes".Ahora, los restos de un cráneo encontrado en la provincia de Yunnan (China) confirma que estos [...]

Santiago, Chile Mining

I think mining [2012-04-22 03:14:10]   recommend this post  (404 visits)
Mining has brought me to Santiago, Chile and will take me north to the great copper mining district.  This past week, I have met with civil and mining engineers working on a new mine.  Their challenges are water and energy to make the mine [...]

Can we please not blow up coral reefs?

Through the Sandglass [2012-04-25 14:38:04]   recommend this post  (376 visits)
BEFORE: A Pinnate batfish swimming among other fish in Tatawa Besar in the waters of Komodo islands, Indonesia. AFTER: damaged coral reefs in the water of Tatawa Besar, Komodo islands, Indonesia. [Robert Delfs/Michael W. Ishak] I admire corals – [...]

My Beef With a Article [Opinion piece]

Volcano Science And News Blog [2012-04-24 00:13:00]   recommend this post  (369 visits)
Recently I happened upon an interesting article (or rant) on's Eruptions blog, where the author, Erik Clemetti had challenged readers to describe or otherwise link the technology that would be required to successfully predict an imminent [...]

32-Person Hot Tub Gets Lift [2012-04-24 08:36:00]   recommend this post  (356 visits)
A New Mexico mountain resort recently unveiled their new fitness complex which featured a large indoor swimming pool and 32 person spa. Built on the side of a mountain, on side of the spa structure sits on top of approximately 12.0’ of fill [...]

New Exhibits at Grand Canyon National Park

Earthly Musings [2012-04-27 00:13:00]   recommend this post  (350 visits)
Regular readers of Earthly Musings know of the fantastic changes happening at Grand Canyon National Park. In October, 2010, the Trail of Time was dedicated. And in January of this year, the 100th anniversary celebration of the Kolb Brothers historic [...]

Alaska's Mt. Iliamna Volcano Rumbles Away

Volcano Science And News Blog [2012-04-27 19:19:00]   recommend this post  (340 visits)
The heightened seismicity at Alaska's mt. Iliamna continues, and today the seismicity is stronger than it has been. At around 6am UTC seismicity increased and is ongoing at this time. This probably indicates further intrusion as the seismicity does [...]

Time, Mind, Earth, Junior

Mountain Beltway [2012-04-22 13:47:33]   recommend this post  (326 visits)
Once again, we roll around to another Earth Day. I find myself in a more-contemplative-than-normal mood this year, and I’d like to take this opportunity to share a bit about what I’ve been thinking. This is a post about the personal side [...]

Cantabricanites? greenei Goniatite

Louisville Area Fossils [2012-04-25 03:51:00]   recommend this post  (325 visits)
This fossil is a rare find called Cantabricanites? greenei pyritized gastropod. It was found in the Coral Ridge Member of the New Providence Shale of Jefferson County, Kentucky. Dated to the Middle Mississippian Period

Sea sediments tell seismic story

Geology in the West Country [2012-04-28 15:18:00]   recommend this post  (252 visits)
Previous earthquakes that rivalled the March 2011 Tohoku tremor in size may be recorded in sediment samples just recovered from the seafloor off Japan. A German-led scientific cruise obtained the cores from 16 different locations, some of them at a [...] | Impressum