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Geoblogosphere weekly review (52th week of 2012, 687 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (20 posts)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (16 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (14 posts)
  4. Arizona Geology (12 posts)
  5. WeBlog Aragosaurus (11 posts)
  6. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (8 posts)
  7. Wooster Geologists (8 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  9. James’ Empty Blog (7 posts)
  10. Geology News (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1338 visits)
  2. I think mining (978 visits)
  3. The Dragon’s Tales (919 visits)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (896 visits)
  5. Wooster Geologists (860 visits)
  6. James’ Empty Blog (773 visits)
  7. Arizona Geology (665 visits)
  8. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (553 visits)
  9. WeBlog Aragosaurus (542 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (531 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. time (11)
  2. Continue (8)
  3. geology (8)
  4. world (7)
  5. From the BlogSphere (7)
  6. Natural History (6)
  7. earthquake (6)
  8. Earth (6)
  9. jules (5)
  10. Eruptions (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (15)
  2. Brazil (13)
  3. Turkey (10)
  4. Arizona (6)
  5. Japan (6)
  6. India (6)
  7. United Kingdom (5)
  8. Antarctic (5)
  9. Canada (5)
  10. Donegal (5)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (9)
  2. Cambrian (5)
  3. Cretaceous (3)
  4. Ordovician (3)
  5. Paleogene (2)
  6. Quaternary (2)
  7. Triassic (2)
  8. Permian (1)
  9. Devonian (1)
  10. Mesozoic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

MyCarta blog facelift: oxygen theme customised with CSS

MyCarta [2012-12-16 18:58:01]   recommend this post  (436 visits)
I recently updated the blog look by switching to the Oxygen WP theme. This is a very good looking theme and I am thrilled by the results. I made a

A story of Spitfires? Archaeological geophysics in Burma (Part 1)

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2012-12-19 14:00:46]   recommend this post  (420 visits)
Buried beneath the soils of Burma lies a mystery that has been almost 70 years in the making: were a shipment of Spitfire aircraft concealed beneath a British airbase at the end of the Second World War? Dr Adam Booth, a geophysicist at Imperial [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A bivalve boring from the Upper Ordovician of southern Ohio

Wooster Geologists [2012-12-16 06:35:50]   recommend this post  (413 visits)
This week’s fossil is from close to home. In fact, it sit in my office. The above is a trace fossil named Petroxestes pera. It was produced on a carbonate hardground by a mytilacean bivalve known as Modiolopsis (shown below). Apparently the [...]

Chichester, UK Earthquake M3 December 14, 2012 Recorded at Keele, UK.

Hypo-theses [2012-12-17 11:50:56]   recommend this post  (409 visits)
A magnitude 3.0 earthquake struck north of Chichester, West Sussex at 23:03:03.4 on December 14, 2012. Above is the record from Keele’s seismometer. More details from the

The AGU review 2012

James’ Empty Blog [2012-12-16 12:23:00]   recommend this post  (387 visits)
Sorry for the delay, but I was too busy having fun at the AGU to blog about it. For some reason, we had no real jet lag at all on our trip, either while over there or following our return to Japan. I don't really have much of a clue why it sometimes [...]

MET Opera Violence; Aida: Connecticut Deaths; Fat Ladies; and Gun Control

I think mining [2012-12-16 06:46:34]   recommend this post  (346 visits)
Today was a sad day.  The MET opera, watched live in a quiet and safe place, Coquitlam east of Vancouver, BC, was Aida.  Yet the national tragedy of the twenty-eight deaths in Connecticut overshadowed the tragedy of the opera.  We reveled, happy [...]

Mining, The Pillar of Society in British Columbia

I think mining [2012-12-16 03:03:35]   recommend this post  (336 visits)
The four pillars of the economy of British Columbia are forestry, fishing, farming, and mining.  At least according to the paintings in the hall of the BC government building that we visited on Wednesday.  With very old friends from South Africa [...]

Scenic Saturday: White Island before the spiny lava invasion

Highly Allochthonous [2012-12-16 03:14:55]   recommend this post  (335 visits)
Last week, Erik drew my attention to this odd spiny lava dome spotted on New Zealand’s White Island. It is rather strikingly weird, like the country that brought us the Lord of the Rings had decided to now bring us … Continue reading [...]

Around the web 12/15/2012

The GeoChristian [2012-12-16 05:39:14]   recommend this post  (326 visits)
THE QUEEN JAMES BIBLE – Sadly, I am not kidding. The Queen James Bible is a Bible for Gays, re-”translated” to make “homophobic” interpretations impossible.  Read more about it at First Things. HT: Internet Monk. [...]

Energy Independence vs. Energy Security News [2012-12-16 16:27:38]   recommend this post  (323 visits)
There is a big difference between “energy independence” and “energy security”. While “independence” has been the long time goal of the United States, “security” is much more important to | Impressum