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Geoblogosphere weekly review (1th week of 2013, 611 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. JOIDES Resolution blogs (10 posts)
  2. Speaking of Geoscience (8 posts)
  3. News (7 posts)
  4. DC Geology Events (6 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  6. Geology News (5 posts)
  7. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (5 posts)
  8. Mountain Beltway (5 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (4 posts)
  10. Theropoda (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Speaking of Geoscience (1313 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (951 visits)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (585 visits)
  4. Mountain Beltway (567 visits)
  5. The Landslide Blog (482 visits)
  6. News (447 visits)
  7. DC Geology Events (419 visits)
  8. Dr. Rock (394 visits)
  9. The GeoChristian (391 visits)
  10. Looking for Detachment (389 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Continue (9)
  2. Experiential Geology (8)
  3. new year (8)
  4. geology (6)
  5. blog (5)
  6. happy new year (5)
  7. Time (5)
  8. earth (5)
  9. Press Release (5)
  10. General Earth Institute (5)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (10)
  2. United States (7)
  3. Turkey (6)
  4. Pacific Ocean (5)
  5. Arizona (5)
  6. Washington (4)
  7. Antarctica (3)
  8. New Zealand (3)
  9. McMurdo (3)
  10. United Kingdom (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Silurian (2)
  2. Paleogene (1)
  3. Paleozoic (1)
  4. Mesozoic (1)
  5. Neogene (1)
  6. Cretaceous (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Santiago to the Falkland Islands and Boarding the Akademik Ioffe

Speaking of Geoscience [2013-01-03 18:17:01]   recommend this post  (581 visits)
29  December 2012 Santiago to the Falkland Islands and Boarding the Akademik Ioffe We’re on our way! One hundred seventeen passengers and staff made the one flight a week that goes to the Falkland Islands from Chile. The first leg of the [...]

Two volcanoes: why do they look so different?

Dr. Rock [2013-01-02 08:00:00]   recommend this post  (394 visits)
Dear Dr. Rock,When I drove US 97 in the Bend, Oregon area, I saw two kinds of volcanoes. One kind, The Sisters, were high, steep and snowy. The others, like Lava Butte just south of town, or Pilot Butte, right in town, are low heaps of loose rock [...]

Greater clarity, and some controversial media statements, about the Bukit Setiawangsa landslide in Malaysia

The Landslide Blog [2013-01-03 12:13:46]   recommend this post  (341 visits)
Further information is now available about the remarkable engineered slope failure at Bukit Setiawangsa in

Spring 2013 Undergraduate Research Assistant Positions

State of the Planet [2013-01-04 22:13:11]   recommend this post  (339 visits)
The Earth Institute, Columbia University is pleased to announce 12 research assistant opportunities for undergraduate students during the spring 2013 semester. Undergraduates from Columbia and Barnard will be able to serve as research assistants on [...]

Wildlife: The Other High-Value Resource

State of the Planet [2013-01-02 22:10:09]   recommend this post  (331 visits)
As wildlife trafficking has become more lucrative, widespread and organized over the past few years, the definition of high-value natural resources should be modified to include the commercial values of wildlife and its products, and immediately [...]

Great Basin Dotmap

Looking for Detachment [2013-01-02 19:15:00]   recommend this post  (328 visits)
I thought I'd have a little more fun with the Census Dotmap I posted about a couple days ago, by conjuring up a shot of the Great Basin: Screenshot from Census dotmap by @ewedistrict and @kieran. The dotmap highlights the lack of people living [...]

South Georgia Glaciers

Speaking of Geoscience [2013-01-03 00:42:31]   recommend this post  (328 visits)
South Georgia Glaciers By Richard Alley Among its many charms, the island of South Georgia is known for glaciers.  Over half of the island is covered in “permanent” snow and ice (more on this soon!), especially on the southwest side facing the [...]

Os números de 2012

Mesozóico [2013-01-02 00:34:55]   recommend this post  (315 visits)
Os duendes de estatísticas do prepararam um relatório para o ano de 2012 deste blog. Aqui está um excerto: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 63.000 times in 2012. If it [...]

Best of the GeoChristian — updated

The GeoChristian [2013-01-02 10:00:17]   recommend this post  (313 visits)
I have updated the “Best of the GeoChristian” link up at the top of the page. There is a good variety: posts on Christianity, geology, creationism, the environment, atheism, apologetics, and more. I would be interested to hear if there [...]

2012 Yard List

Mountain Beltway [2013-01-01 22:19:47]   recommend this post  (300 visits)
Here’s our “yard list” of birds since we moved to the new place in June: Pileated woodpecker Red-bellied woodpecker Eastern phoebe Great blue heron White-breasted nuthatch Scarlet tanager Whippoorwill Chipping sparrow Ruby-throated [...] | Impressum