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Geoblogosphere weekly review (34th week of 2012, 504 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (35 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (11 posts)
  3. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  4. Geology News (7 posts)
  5. I think mining (7 posts)
  6. James’ Empty Blog (6 posts)
  7. Mountain Beltway (6 posts)
  8. Geotripper (5 posts)
  9. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1262 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (373 visits)
  3. Paleoseismicity (346 visits)
  4. GeoPrac.net (307 visits)
  5. I think mining (290 visits)
  6. Views of the Mahantango (283 visits)
  7. The Landslide Blog (277 visits)
  8. Geology News (256 visits)
  9. The Geology P.A.G.E. (256 visits)
  10. Volcano Science And News Blog (255 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. dinosaurs (10)
  2. Earthquakes (9)
  3. summary (8)
  4. flickr (8)
  5. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  6. geology-related photos (7)
  7. Similar Posts (7)
  8. Geology News (7)
  9. Colorado Plateau (6)
  10. geologist (6)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (16)
  2. United States (14)
  3. Turkey (10)
  4. Arizona (7)
  5. Colorado (6)
  6. Australia (6)
  7. Canada (6)
  8. Colombia (5)
  9. California (5)
  10. Limestone (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (11)
  2. Triassic (6)
  3. Jurassic (6)
  4. Silurian (3)
  5. Cretaceous (2)
  6. Permian (2)
  7. Devonian (2)
  8. Cambrian (1)
  9. Carboniferous (1)
  10. Neogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Video: Amazing Debris Flow Footage from Virgen, Austria

GeoPrac.net [2012-08-13 15:12:53]   recommend this post  (229 visits)
 The Landslide Blog posted this amazing video of a debris flow, or series of debris flows in the town of Virgen, Austria.  The flows happened towards the beginning of August after some heavy rainfall.  This is quite possibly the best [...]

Do watch this – probably the best ever debris flow video, from Austria last week

The Landslide Blog [2012-08-13 08:08:29]   recommend this post  (187 visits)
A remarkable new video of a series of mudflows in Virgen,

Un Pliosaurus con artritis en el Jurásico del Reino Unido

DinoAstur. Blog sobre La Costa de los Dinosaurios [2012-08-13 23:36:38]   recommend this post  (180 visits)
El último número de la revista inglesa bimestral Palaeontology (55/4, julio de 2012) publica un trabajo de Judyth Sassoon, de la Universidad de Bristol,  y colaboradores describiendo un cráneo de plesiosaurio del Jurásico Superior del Reino [...]

Marcellus shale Crinoids

Views of the Mahantango [2012-08-12 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (177 visits)
This past April I took a trip through Virginia and West Virginia exploring some sites that were listed in the book "Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States" by Jasper Burns. This is an old shale pit that exposed some Marcellus formation rocks [...]

New papers: L’Aquila, Balochistan EQ, tectonic geomorphology, geophysics in Mongolia

Paleoseismicity [2012-08-13 17:08:04]   recommend this post  (177 visits)
After I came back from one week of holidays I checked the latest papers. Surprisingly, one was by myself! Finally IOP published our work on combined geoscience techniques in the Orkhon Valley, Central Mongolia. We used Georadar, SQUID-gradiometers, [...]

Seismicity Picks Up At El Hierro

Volcano Science And News Blog [2012-08-15 22:20:00]   recommend this post  (177 visits)
El Hierro Island in the Canaires made headlines last year when a submarine eruption occurred less than a mile off the coast of the fishing village of La Restinga, creating an underwater cinder cone, and providing a demonstration of a Serretyan [...]

A M7.7 earthquake in the Sea of Okhotsk and two M6.2 events in Iran

Paleoseismicity [2012-08-14 09:26:00]   recommend this post  (169 visits)
This morning at 03:00 UTC an earthquake with magnitude MW7.7 occurred in the Sea of Okhotsk. Due to its great depth of more than 600 km no tsunami was triggered and surface shaking was pretty low, however, the event was … Continue reading [...]

Geological Quote of the Week

The Geology P.A.G.E. [2012-08-13 20:38:00]   recommend this post  (165 visits)
Posts have been slow going but I have finally finished my redesign of Dinojim.com. Go and check it out. My posts should start to pick up from here. This next quote of the week discussed trace fossils, in particular dinosaur footprints. I was [...]

Arizona Geologic Map Online

Geology.com News [2012-08-12 23:25:36]   recommend this post  (160 visits)
The Arizona Geological Survey has published an online geologic map using the Google Maps interface as a basemap. You can adjust the transparency of the “geologic map” layer to see your choice of the: Google street, satellite image or [...]

Why rock? Why stone?

New Stories in Stone [2012-08-13 18:18:36]   recommend this post  (156 visits)
I recently received a nice email from another person passionate about stone ... [ continue
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