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Geoblogosphere weekly review (50th week of 2012, 558 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (29 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (18 posts)
  3. AGU Meetings (15 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (11 posts)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  6. Arizona Geology (8 posts)
  7. Dinosaur Tracking (8 posts)
  8. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (7 posts)
  10. Highly Allochthonous (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1668 visits)
  2. AGU Meetings (1013 visits)
  3. The Dragon’s Tales (991 visits)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (611 visits)
  5. The Landslide Blog (609 visits)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (600 visits)
  7. Arizona Geology (582 visits)
  8. State of the Planet (564 visits)
  9. I think mining (496 visits)
  10. Highly Allochthonous (408 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. 2012 Fall Meeting (17)
  2. San Francisco (11)
  3. Earthquakes (10)
  4. American Geophysical Union (10)
  5. Earth (9)
  6. Continue (9)
  7. Climate (9)
  8. scientists (8)
  9. Climate Change (8)
  10. Science (8)
Top places:
  1. United States (26)
  2. Brazil (15)
  3. San Francisco (10)
  4. Turkey (9)
  5. Indiana (6)
  6. United Kingdom (6)
  7. Australia (6)
  8. Canada (6)
  9. France (6)
  10. Philippines (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (9)
  2. Ordovician (5)
  3. Silurian (5)
  4. Devonian (4)
  5. Cretaceous (4)
  6. Permian (4)
  7. Neogene (3)
  8. Carboniferous (3)
  9. Paleogene (2)
  10. Jurassic (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Pieces of Mars Found in Morocco? News [2012-12-02 21:30:24]   recommend this post  (275 visits)
The Los Angeles Times has an interesting article about the Tissint Meteorite that broke into a number of pieces as it fell through Earth’s atmosphere over southern Morocco in June of

The Adirondack Mountains of New York State: Part II – What do we know about their geological evolution?

Written In Stone...seen through my lens [2012-12-08 12:30:00]   recommend this post  (253 visits)
 Yours truly atop Wright Peak in the High Peaks region of the AdirondacksHUMAN HABITATIONThe rugged and insular geomorphology of the Adirondack Mountains is attributed to its complex tectonic and glacial history. Its geological past promoted a [...]

How old is the Grand Canyon?

Arizona Geology [2012-12-02 04:02:00]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
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A day in a lab

Mente et malleo: by thought and hammer [2012-12-02 15:11:08]   recommend this post  (238 visits)
I had quite a lot of fun last week cutting my samples for thin-sections. Just imagine: a screaming saw going through the rock like butter, a diamond-coated blade sparkling against the strong quartzite, cold water splashing all over the face and [...]

Globe and Mail Lies About Marlin Mine, Duck Shit, and Earthquakes

I think mining [2012-12-02 04:01:38]   recommend this post  (236 visits)
The Canadian national newspaper, The Globe and Mail is delivered to the office foyer each morning.  The first to get to the offices picks it up and dumps it on the small table in the kitchen where we make coffee and tea in the gallons needed to [...]

What To Do on a Rainy Day? Explore the Mother Lode Underground!

Geotripper [2012-12-02 08:38:00]   recommend this post  (234 visits)
So what does one do when an atmospheric river storm is barreling towards your region, with an expected 10"-20" of rain in some places? If you are among the intrepid members of the Geology Club at our school, you go caving! It's not that [...]

Oviraptorid Head Tissues Described

The Bite Stuff [2012-12-03 08:05:29]   recommend this post  (233 visits)
In my last post, I presented an image representing an oviraptorid with the head essentially completely and distinctly fleshed out. This is partly the culmination of examining likely tissues based on skull-only analogues. Some additional suggestions [...]

The Latest Big Controversy on the Age of the Grand Canyon

Earthly Musings [2012-12-03 05:58:00]   recommend this post  (228 visits)
Take a look at this group of peopleParticipants at the  "Workshop on the Origin of the Colorado River", USGS, Flagstaff, May, 2010This represents the entire cohort of experts on planet Earth, who know something about the science of the origin [...]

So just how bad was the debris flow at Barangay Andap during typhoon Bopha / Pablo ?

The Landslide Blog [2012-12-08 02:02:57]   recommend this post  (224 visits)
A photograph of the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha / Pablo at Barangay Andap in the Philippines. This is entirely

Fixação de CO2 através de microalgas – Do tubo de ensaio à escala industrial

Mesozóico [2012-12-04 13:16:45]   recommend this post  (211 visits)
Santos, C.; Augusto, C; Raposo, V.; Amado, J.; Carreira, J.; Calado, D. O presente trabalho pretende abordar as potencialidades das microalgas como fixadoras de CO2 atmosférico, diminuindo a poluição e o efeito de estufa, ao mesmo tempo que [...] | Impressum