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Geoblogosphere weekly review (44th week of 2012, 695 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (27 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (17 posts)
  3. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (11 posts)
  4. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (11 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (9 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (8 posts)
  7. Tierra de Dinosaurios (7 posts)
  8. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  9. James’ Empty Blog (6 posts)
  10. About Geology (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1074 visits)
  2. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (1012 visits)
  3. The Dragon’s Tales (759 visits)
  4. Koprolitos (495 visits)
  5. About Geology (494 visits)
  6. New Stories in Stone (484 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (443 visits)
  8. Highly Allochthonous (413 visits)
  9. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (353 visits)
  10. Paleoseismicity (343 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Earthquakes (17)
  2. earthquake (15)
  3. Energy (11)
  4. Italy (8)
  5. manslaughter (7)
  6. Geology News (6)
  7. (6)
  8. Geology (6)
  9. Daily Geology Photos (5)
  10. yesterday (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (26)
  2. Italy (19)
  3. Turkey (6)
  4. Arizona (6)
  5. Canada (6)
  6. Europe (5)
  7. New York (5)
  8. California (5)
  9. Raleigh (4)
  10. Japan (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (5)
  2. Permian (3)
  3. Quaternary (3)
  4. Neogene (2)
  5. Triassic (2)
  6. Jurassic (2)
  7. Carboniferous (1)
  8. Devonian (1)
  9. Cretaceous (1)
  10. Mesozoic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Cairn A Day 17

New Stories in Stone [2012-10-27 18:44:18]   recommend this post  (375 visits)
A cairn all the way from Italy. My pal Terry was hiking ... [ continue

Los pancakes de Jim Belosic

Koprolitos [2012-10-23 08:00:00]   recommend this post  (330 visits)
Uno de las mayores aficiones del norteamericano Jim Belosic es hacer pancakes para su hija Allison. Pero es que no se conforma con cocinar simples pancakes, sino que hace figuras con personajes de la tele, monumentos o animales, muchos de ellos en [...]

Third J-20 Prototype Emerges

The Dragon’s Tales [2012-10-22 01:28:00]   recommend this post  (324 visits)

New earthquake magnitude information

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-10-21 19:13:40]   recommend this post  (319 visits)
According to news announcement (Icelandic) from Iceland Meteorological Office the largest earthquake in the ongoing earthquake swarm at TFZ had the magnitude of Mb5.6. Currently the earthquake swarm in TFZ is ongoing. This is the largest earthquake [...]

Heavy earthquake activity in TFZ

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2012-10-21 02:23:07]   recommend this post  (312 visits)
At the moment there is heavy earthquake activity taking place in TFZ. With earthquakes taking place every second. Strong earthquakes taking place every 2 to 10 minutes. One earthquake has at least reached the magnitude 5.0 and more earthquake with [...]

L’Aquila trial: Italian scientists guilty of manslaughter – up to six years in prison

Paleoseismicity [2012-10-22 18:18:39]   recommend this post  (303 visits)
Breaking news are sad ones for the earthquake community. A court in Italy found six scientists guilty of manslaughter in multiple cases and sentenced them to prison. The scientists had to give a statement about the likelyhood of a major … [...]

Crowdsourcing Science from Hurricane Sandy

About Geology [2012-10-27 21:02:52]   recommend this post  (291 visits)
The eastern United States is hunkering down for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy later this weekend. If you're in the storm's way and have a secure place to stay, consider taking part in a citizen-science effort to collect rainwater samples from the [...]

Italian Geologists Convicted Of Manslaughter

Volcano Science And News Blog [2012-10-23 01:12:00]   recommend this post  (290 visits)
Now usually I don't get into the politics of science, but this article today on and other sources really sent me for a loop. In 2009, a deadly quake occurred in Italy that resulted in destruction of many historical sites, residential [...]

Scenic Saturday: a good place to map

Highly Allochthonous [2012-10-21 00:12:02]   recommend this post  (276 visits)
As part of Earth Science Week, yesterday was geologic map day – a celebration of the importance of maps in geology. This had me waxing nostalgic about the weeks I spent teaching mapping in the Cantabrians of northwest Spain, before … [...]

Transporting CO2 by Rail? News [2012-10-23 02:52:35]   recommend this post  (270 visits)
An article on the CNN website titled “The Economy According to Union Pacific” explains how the railroad’s economics are influenced by developments related to coal, oil and natural gas. In one project, the company is going to [...] | Impressum