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Geoblogosphere weekly review (32th week of 2012, 694 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (41 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  3. Tierra de Dinosaurios (8 posts)
  4. The Dragon’s Tales (7 posts)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (6 posts)
  6. About Geology (6 posts)
  7. Geology News (6 posts)
  8. I think mining (5 posts)
  9. Love in the Time of Chasmosaurs (5 posts)
  10. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1981 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (646 visits)
  3. Lake Scientist (506 visits)
  4. I think mining (497 visits)
  5. Geotripper (408 visits)
  6. Reporting on a Revolution (380 visits)
  7. Paleoseismicity (366 visits)
  8. The Dragon’s Tales (358 visits)
  9. Astronaut for Hire (311 visits)
  10. GeoSelim (297 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Energy (10)
  2. Geology News (7)
  3. Climate change (7)
  4. dinosaurs (7)
  5. flickr (7)
  6. Daily Geology Photos (6)
  7. summary (6)
  8. Mars (6)
  9. exploring (6)
  10. geology-related photos (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (12)
  2. Brazil (10)
  3. Argentina (7)
  4. Turkey (7)
  5. Africa (5)
  6. Virginia (5)
  7. Highland (4)
  8. West Virginia (4)
  9. United Kingdom (4)
  10. Old Port (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (5)
  2. Jurassic (5)
  3. Ordovician (4)
  4. Triassic (3)
  5. Carboniferous (3)
  6. Cretaceous (3)
  7. Cambrian (2)
  8. Neogene (2)
  9. Cenozoic (1)
  10. Paleogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Record sturgeon caught in British Columbia

Lake Scientist [2012-08-01 22:38:56]   recommend this post  (352 visits)
A 12 foot 4 inch White Sturgeon was recently caught in the Fraser River in British Columbia, Canada. Estimated at 1,100 pounds before it was released, it is believed to be the largest fish ever caught in North America. The White Sturgeon is the [...]

The Abandoned Lands...A Journey Through the Colorado Plateau: There is at least one forest in the Southwest that won't burn this year...

Geotripper [2012-07-29 09:12:00]   recommend this post  (320 visits)
We continue our journey through the Abandoned Lands, the empty landscapes of the Colorado Plateau. We arrived at the national park the next morning and got a look at one of finest places to study Triassic history anywhere...the Chinle formation (or [...]

I am a pilot

Astronaut for Hire [2012-08-04 10:43:00]   recommend this post  (311 visits)
With the Olympics currently unfolding, we are reminded how athletes train very hard for their one chance at nailing a performance to achieve their long-sought goals. I have been undergoing my own intensive training regime for the past several [...]

Mega Geoscience News: Curiosity landing on Mars MGN #1

GeoSelim [2012-07-29 01:17:36]   recommend this post  (297 visits)
Mega Geoscience New is my new blog series to catch up with the big news in geoscience, and keep up to date with achievement in my beloved science. 1 -  8 days till Curiosity Rover landing on Mars. The Science of Curiosity: Seeking Signs of Past [...]

Hyperspectral Mapping Of The Geology Of Afghanistan

Reporting on a Revolution [2012-07-31 18:19:00]   recommend this post  (294 visits)
This post submitted to the Accretionary Wedge # 48 hosted by Earth-like Planet. The theme is "Geoscience and Technology" and this post is on the use of multi and hyperspectral remote sensing for geological mapping. Coinciding with the [...]

Riverview Hospital, Coquitlam

I think mining [2012-07-30 02:19:51]   recommend this post  (290 visits)
Today a four-hour ride around Coquitlam, along the Fraser River, and up the Pitt River.  But first we rode the grounds of the Riverview Hospital.  The place started in the early 1900s.  The big buildings were constructed starting in the 1920s.  [...]

Cold Spell Gripped Europe 3,000 Years before “Little Ice Age,” Says Study

State of the Planet [2012-08-03 21:10:27]   recommend this post  (278 visits)
Human civilization arose during the relatively balmy climate of the last 10,000 years. Even so, evidence is accumulating that at least two cold spells gripped the northern hemisphere during this time, and that the cooling may have coincided with [...]

Primary Fault – Science meets fiction, geophysics meet fantasy

Paleoseismicity [2012-07-31 09:47:02]   recommend this post  (278 visits)
It’s holiday season, and many avid readers might need an advice on new books. Here’s one for the earthquake community: Primary Fault by Sharon Kae Reamer. The title reminds you of geology? This is no coincidence. The author reminds you [...]

World War II German Sub Found Off Nantucket

Geology.com News [2012-07-29 13:37:11]   recommend this post  (269 visits)
A German submarine damaged by depth charges was found on the sea floor about 70 miles east of Nantucket. Researchers discovered the sub after a long search using side-scan

New Concerns About Campi Flegrei in Italy

Volcano Science And News Blog [2012-08-04 02:26:00]   recommend this post  (267 visits)
There are less than 20 so-called "supervolcanoes" on Earth, and of those some are well known, and some are not. From Yellowstone to Taupo, Toba to Uturuncu, and more, we know that these volcanoes erupt with extreme volatility, yet very rarely... [...]
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