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Geoblogosphere weekly review (20th week of 2012, 630 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (31 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (18 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (12 posts)
  4. Tierra de Dinosaurios (8 posts)
  5. Investigación GeoPaleoBiológica en Somosaguas (7 posts)
  6. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (7 posts)
  7. Geology News (6 posts)
  8. I think mining (6 posts)
  9. Mountain Beltway (6 posts)
  10. Geotripper (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1073 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (835 visits)
  3. Through the Sandglass (801 visits)
  4. Ontario-geofish (542 visits)
  5. drip | david’s really interesting pages... (398 visits)
  6. Geowaves (362 visits)
  7. Lake Scientist (351 visits)
  8. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (344 visits)
  9. The GeoChristian (317 visits)
  10. DC Geology Events (300 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. video (9)
  2. Climate (8)
  3. flickr (7)
  4. natural gas (7)
  5. summary (6)
  6. Climate Change (6)
  7. geology-related photos (6)
  8. General Earth Institute (6)
  9. Energy (6)
  10. música (6)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (13)
  2. Belgium (8)
  3. United States (8)
  4. Quinta de Somosaguas (5)
  5. Chile (4)
  6. Spain (4)
  7. Navesink (4)
  8. Canada (4)
  9. Alaska (4)
  10. Elkton (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (10)
  2. Neogene (4)
  3. Devonian (4)
  4. Jurassic (3)
  5. Paleogene (2)
  6. Carboniferous (2)
  7. Triassic (2)
  8. Silurian (2)
  9. Ordovician (1)
  10. Quaternary (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

A sad story of desert preservation

Through the Sandglass [2012-05-12 12:48:58]   recommend this post  (622 visits)
A story that appeared all over the news recently caught my eye for a number of reasons - here’s an example of the headlines: “Frozen in the sands of time: Eerie Second World War RAF fighter plane discovered in

Emissions from the Cement Industry

State of the Planet [2012-05-09 17:00:58]   recommend this post  (281 visits)
A single industry accounts for around 5% of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. It produces a material so ubiquitous it is nearly invisible: cement. Cement is the primary ingredient in concrete, which in turn forms the foundations and structures [...]

The hills of Mountain View

Oakland Geology [2012-05-06 00:17:38]   recommend this post  (277 visits)
A few years ago in this space I called Mountain View Cemetery “a manicured showcase of the lower Oakland hills.” While you’re visiting the dead, it is pleasant to lift your eyes to the hills and consider the living world. The [...]

Alaska lake monster may have identity

Lake Scientist [2012-05-08 18:41:32]   recommend this post  (272 visits)
An Alaskan biologist may have identified the “lake monster” in the state’s Lake Iliamna that has had reported sightings since the 1940s. “Illie” could be a sleeper shark, said Bruce Wright, a biologist at the Aleutian Pribilof Islands [...]

PGS: Helz on Kilauea

DC Geology Events [2012-05-11 15:06:16]   recommend this post  (267 visits)
The May meeting of the Potomac Geophysical Society will be held May 17th at the Fort Myer Officers’ Club in Arlington, VA (http://www.fmmcmwr.com/maps.htm) in the Glassed-in room in the Fife and Drum (main dining room). Dr. Rosalind Helz will [...]

Boolab - evolooshun

drip | david’s really interesting pages... [2012-05-06 11:24:39]   recommend this post  (241 visits)
Go HERE for the video (embedding disabled). Okay… I’m an animator. I love this shit. Look at those lines, the anticipation, follow-through, the timing. Gorgeous. Just… The idea of evolution shown here embodies pretty much every [...]

Regarding “PCA Geologists on the Age of the Earth”

The GeoChristian [2012-05-07 05:03:31]   recommend this post  (239 visits)
We moved to a new city last year, and recently became members of a church in the Presbyterian Church in America. We are delighted to be a part of this local church, with its commitment to the truthfulness and authority of the Scriptures, excellent [...]

Variation and selection

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2012-05-06 10:42:19]   recommend this post  (187 visits)
Well hey, another little leftover from the Carnegie I should have mentioned before. There are of course a multitude of ways of presenting ideas in museum exhibits. This one is not only well done (showing the natural variation present in a selection [...]

Reposing differently on Mars

Through the Sandglass [2012-05-09 12:59:52]   recommend this post  (179 visits)
Sand, Mars, and a challenge to conventional wisdom. What better ingredients for a post could I wish for? The two images above show sedimentary fan deposits, the great - yes, fan-shaped – aprons of detritus that accumulate at the
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