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Geoblogosphere weekly review (24th week of 2013, 415 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (37 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (29 posts)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (12 posts)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (10 posts)
  5. Wooster Geologists (8 posts)
  6. Geology News (7 posts)
  7. Geotripper (6 posts)
  8. I think mining (6 posts)
  9. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  10. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (1824 visits)
  2. Geology News (1650 visits)
  3. GeoPrac.net (1429 visits)
  4. Geology.com News (1427 visits)
  5. Wooster Geologists (1005 visits)
  6. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (851 visits)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (577 visits)
  8. JOIDES Resolution blogs (493 visits)
  9. Geotripper (378 visits)
  10. I think mining (330 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Earth (13)
  2. video (10)
  3. time (9)
  4. Authors (7)
  5. University (7)
  6. Energy (7)
  7. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  8. poesia (7)
  9. Expedition 341 S. Alaska (6)
  10. scientists (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (14)
  2. Brazil (11)
  3. Europe (8)
  4. Arizona (4)
  5. India (4)
  6. Alaska (4)
  7. Utah (4)
  8. Poland (4)
  9. China (4)
  10. United Kingdom (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (5)
  2. Cretaceous (4)
  3. Triassic (2)
  4. Quaternary (2)
  5. Neogene (2)
  6. Paleogene (1)
  7. Ediacarian (1)
  8. Jurassic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Daily Geology Photos – June 9

Geology News [2013-06-09 18:21:24]   recommend this post  (1343 visits)
A summary of photos posted on flickr today, tagged with “geology.” Displayed below are 48 geology-related photos were added to flickr today. Similar Posts on Geology News: Daily Geology Photos – June 15 Daily Geology Photos – [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Vanishing lakes and dry Arctic landscapes

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2013-06-10 12:30:23]   recommend this post  (696 visits)
The Koukdjuak Plains (south-west Baffin Island, Canada) form a vast postglacial marine plain that borders the Foxe Basin, an area that has been progressively uplifted due to glacio-isostatic rebound following the end of the last glaciation about [...]

Weekend CUP for June 11, 2013

GeoPrac.net [2013-06-11 15:35:51]   recommend this post  (639 visits)
Here are some stories from May (and perhaps earlier) that are still worth a look! President Obama Tours Port of Miami Tunnel Project - Source: Tunnel Business Magazine ISSMGE e-Lexicon Translates Geotechnical Terms - Source: ISSMGE [...]

NCFI Geotechnical Foam, TerraThane, Helps Contractor Save Chicagoland Apartments With Minimal Disruption to Tenants

GeoPrac.net [2013-06-11 15:31:26]   recommend this post  (567 visits)
MOUNT AIRY, NC—A newly purchased 17-building apartment complex in Rolling Meadows, IL, built in the early 1960s, has seen plenty of tenants make their homes there. When new owners went about making renovations they discovered one 18,000 sq. [...]

Sediments, fossils and vistas at the Capo Milazzo Peninsula, Sicily

Wooster Geologists [2013-06-09 19:51:12]   recommend this post  (293 visits)
CATANIA, SICILY, ITALY–This was the last day of our International Bryozoology Association pre-conference field trip through Sicily. We had an excellent time and covered an extraordinary amount of territory on this large Mediterranean island. [...]

Return to the Pliocene at Altavilla Milicia, Sicily

Wooster Geologists [2013-06-09 05:58:22]   recommend this post  (233 visits)
Our last stop of the day on the IBA field trip was to a classic fossil locality on the north coast of Sicily about an hour east of Palermo. These are fine sandstones and marls preserving a diverse array of mollusks from the Pliocene, including the [...]

In the News: Illegal Sand Mining in India

Through the Sandglass [2013-06-11 12:42:51]   recommend this post  (225 visits)
Everyone I have talked to who saw even part of the documentary recently shown in Europe expressed a common reaction: surprise. Which was exactly the intention of Denis Delestrac and all of us who were involved: sand as a

Back in Colborne Quarry!

GeoSphere [2013-06-10 14:24:26]   recommend this post  (199 visits)
It finally happened! After 10 years of being denied access to one of the all time best fossil collecting spots in North America myself, and a few other lucky geologists were allowed into the quarry with unrestricted access for the day last Thursday! [...]

Using the Existing Pavement In-Place and Achieving Long Life

GeoPrac.net [2013-06-11 08:56:53]   recommend this post  (193 visits)
TRB's second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Renewal Project R23 has released a prepublication, non-edited version of a report titled Using the Existing Pavement In-Place and Achieving Long Life that describes a procedure for [...]

Wooster’s Fossil (and Mineral) of the Week: Marcasite worm burrows from Bolivia

Wooster Geologists [2013-06-09 07:41:15]   recommend this post  (189 visits)
Here’s a type of fossil I’ve never seen: worm burrow casts made entirely of the mineral marcasite. These come from the George Chambers (’79) gift collection, so we know only that they were found in Bolivia. Despite the lack of [...]
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