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Geoblogosphere weekly review (41th week of 2012, 506 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (33 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (8 posts)
  3. The Dragon’s Tales (7 posts)
  4. Tierra de Dinosaurios (7 posts)
  5. Geology News (7 posts)
  6. New Stories in Stone (7 posts)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (6 posts)
  8. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (6 posts)
  9. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (6 posts)
  10. Ontario-geofish (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1328 visits)
  2. GeoPrac.net (696 visits)
  3. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (547 visits)
  4. Through the Sandglass (521 visits)
  5. GeoSphere (453 visits)
  6. Arizona Geology (371 visits)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (302 visits)
  8. The Dragon’s Tales (264 visits)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (257 visits)
  10. Geology News (255 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. earthquakes (12)
  2. Energy (10)
  3. Geology News (7)
  4. Stories in Stone Blog (7)
  5. Similar Posts (6)
  6. Daily Geology Photos (6)
  7. summary (6)
  8. geology-related photos (6)
  9. flickr (6)
  10. Accretionary Wedge (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (16)
  2. Arizona (10)
  3. Brazil (7)
  4. United Kingdom (5)
  5. China (5)
  6. Utah (4)
  7. Colorado (3)
  8. Oregon (3)
  9. Michigan (3)
  10. Russia (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (4)
  2. Ordovician (3)
  3. Jurassic (3)
  4. Devonian (3)
  5. Cambrian (2)
  6. Carboniferous (2)
  7. Quaternary (1)
  8. Paleozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Digital Map Products to Discuss the New Rules for Communicating with Residents at the 2012 ICMA Conference

GeoPrac.net [2012-10-01 15:08:34]   recommend this post  (331 visits)
(Irvine, CA – September 28, 2012) Digital Map Products (DMP) is excited to announce that it will be participating as both an exhibitor and presenter at the International City/County Management Association’s (ICMA) 98th Annual Conference [...]

A mystery resolved

Through the Sandglass [2012-10-06 10:55:00]   recommend this post  (278 visits)
So what is this? Land-art on the moon? An alien landing pad in the Utah desert? The work of nocturnal new-agers at the beach? The answer of course, is none of these - in reality more fascinating and bizarre.

Happy Karl Terzaghi’s Birthday 2012! Celebrate with 12 Terzaghi Tweets

GeoPrac.net [2012-10-02 09:00:01]   recommend this post  (271 visits)
First off, I am truly ashamed.  I had a copy of Karl Terzaghi’s biography by Richard Goodman loaned to me for probably the last year and have yet to read it.  Before I write any more of this blog post, I want to ask my readers to [...]

The beauty of volcanic detritus

Through the Sandglass [2012-09-30 13:10:55]   recommend this post  (243 visits)
Sometimes, the fewer words the better. The words of Russian photographer Andre Ermolaev, "...an inexpressible combination of colors, lines, and patterns," are sufficient to introduce his stunning images of Icelandic Rivers. The collection [...]

Cairns ~ Message Boards to Graffiti

Fossils and Other Living Things [2012-10-01 23:41:00]   recommend this post  (211 visits)
I fear this post mimics a cairn; it came into being through accretion and readers may not be completely sure what they’ve come upon, though clearly communication of some sort is intended.  And somewhere in this is a review of David B. [...]

The Accretionary Wedge #51 Call for Posts – GeoPoetry

GeoSphere [2012-10-03 15:19:18]   recommend this post  (206 visits)
The time for the 51st edition of the Accretionary Wedge is upon us and I am really excited to be hosting the Wedge here at GeoSphere this month and see all of the great submissions and ideas of the geo-blogosphere. The topic of this edition is [...]

The YEC “salty seawater” argument — not worth a grain of salt

The GeoChristian [2012-09-30 06:10:40]   recommend this post  (184 visits)
A common young-Earth creationist (YEC) argument for an Earth that is only 6000 or so years old is the “salty seawater” argument. The salty seawater argument, in its simplest form, states that one should be able to determine a maximum age [...]

Earthquake activity east of Grímsey Island (TFZ). Possible fake earthquakes in Eyjafjallajökull volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-10-01 05:52:05]   recommend this post  (171 visits)
At 03:03 UTC an earthquake with the early and unconfirmed magnitude of ML3.3 took place east of Grímsey Island. This earthquake did take place on TFZ. It is possible, but this earthquake might be the start of an earthquake swarm … Continue [...]

Geology Photo of the Week #6 – Sept 30 – Oct 5

GeoSphere [2012-10-01 20:02:33]   recommend this post  (171 visits)
This is my first official post, besides the welcome post, at GeoSphere – EGU edition. It seems fitting to begin with a post that is part of a continuing series from my old home and is bridging the way to my new one.  The photo of the week, [...]

Magnitude 3.1 earthquake in Katla volcano this morning

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-10-03 21:03:55]   recommend this post  (164 visits)
Today at 08:26 UTC this morning a magnitude 3.1 earthquake took place in Katla volcano. There was minor pre-earthquake activity before the magnitude 3.1 earthquake took place. There was also some minor aftershock activity following this earthquake. [...]
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