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Geoblogosphere weekly review (26th week of 2013, 613 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (43 posts)
  2. News (20 posts)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (10 posts)
  4. JOIDES Resolution blogs (8 posts)
  5. Geology News (7 posts)
  6. Utah Geological Survey - blog (7 posts)
  7. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (7 posts)
  8. I think mining (6 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  10. James’ Empty Blog (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (2234 visits)
  2. News (946 visits)
  3. Through the Sandglass (581 visits)
  4. James’ Empty Blog (570 visits)
  5. I think mining (563 visits)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (534 visits)
  7. GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union (453 visits)
  8. Planeet Aarde (387 visits)
  9. JOIDES Resolution blogs (376 visits)
  10. Georneys (370 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. geology (10)
  2. Video (9)
  3. Expedition 341 S. Alaska (8)
  4. Affiliations (7)
  5. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  6. Authors (6)
  7. way (6)
  8. University (6)
  9. Wyoming (6)
  10. pics (5)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (14)
  2. United States (13)
  3. China (8)
  4. Alaska (7)
  5. Turkey (7)
  6. Wyoming (5)
  7. United Kingdom (5)
  8. California (4)
  9. Nevada (4)
  10. Spain (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (5)
  2. Jurassic (5)
  3. Paleogene (5)
  4. Cambrian (4)
  5. Neogene (4)
  6. Triassic (4)
  7. Carboniferous (4)
  8. Paleoproterozoic (2)
  9. Quaternary (2)
  10. Cretaceous (2)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Robots rumble on through the sand

Through the Sandglass [2013-06-24 14:29:41]   recommend this post  (581 visits)
The fascination of nature informing technology continues. I have reported periodically on robotics and locomotion in sand, most recently after my personal encounter with the 'sand swimmer,' Scincus albifasciatus laterimaculatus. Much of this [...]

Een ruimtelijk plan van de ondergrond

Planeet Aarde [2013-06-29 12:00:28]   recommend this post  (387 visits)
Meer en meer wordt er een beroep gedaan op de ondergrond, niet alleen als bron voor tal van natuurlijke rijkdommen, maar ook steeds meer als infrastructuur voor de berging van materialen. Er is dan ook dringend nood aan een - driedimensionale - [...]

Edumine Webcast: Paste 2013, Thickened, and Filtered Tailings: The Myth, Mistery, and Mahyem.

I think mining [2013-06-23 05:41:22]   recommend this post  (339 visits)
Paste 2013 is done.  I am told there were 380 attendees and 28o were turned away as they sought to come too late when all was full.  So a successful conference!  The proceedings is some 700 pages long and my name is amongst the editors.  Indeed [...]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Beautiful Badlands

GeoLog-The official blog of the European Geosciences Union [2013-06-24 12:30:28]   recommend this post  (337 visits)
This week’s Imaggeo on Mondays is brought to you by Gert Verstraeten, who takes us through the formation of some of the striking landscapes in the Mediterranean – the badlands. For more than 7 years I have been performing research on [...]

Monday Geology Picture(s): Views from the World’s Tallest Building, Dubai

Georneys [2013-06-24 10:00:28]   recommend this post  (330 visits)
I’m continuing this week with sharing pictures from my January 2012 trip to visit my friend Karima in the United Arab Emirates. I mostly stayed with Karima and her family in Abu Dhabi, but one day we took a drive over to Dubai. While there, we [...]

[jules' pics] Wyoming

James’ Empty Blog [2013-06-25 04:32:00]   recommend this post  (299 visits)
All Scottish roads are narrow and wiggly. This is because the Romans couldn't cope with the climate or the locals. Thus the inlaws couldn't imagine how we planned to drive hundreds of miles a day. But it didn't take too long before they began to [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A barnacle-bored belemnite from the Jurassic of Spain

Wooster Geologists [2013-06-23 07:11:31]   recommend this post  (289 visits)
Two subjects of previous Fossil of the Week posts are combined together here: a belemnite (the elegant Hibolites hastatus) and barnacle borings (the ichnofossil Rogerella). This specimen is from the Jurassic of Moneva Teruel, Spain. Belemnites are [...]

4th PATA days Aachen 2013 – Deadline for registration approaching

Paleoseismicity [2013-06-27 00:52:16]   recommend this post  (288 visits)
Dear colleagues, the 4th International INQUA meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archeoseismology (PATA days) will take place from 9 – 15 October, 2013 in Aachen, Germany. Deadline for registration and abstract submission is (4 [...]

Thoughts on PPP and Federal Government Unity Schools

The Failed Rift [2013-06-23 13:50:20]   recommend this post  (285 visits)
Reblogged from visionvoiceandviews: By Noel A. Ihebuzor Discussions on public sector reform, the merits or otherwise of privatisation in general and of the PPP as the missed panacea to the problems of the Federal Government Unity Schools were on [...]


Daily Fossil [2013-06-24 18:15:00]   recommend this post  (270 visits)
Boyne shale at the PVPP.We went back to Pembina Valley Provincial Park on Monday to look for shale outcrops, and while we met with some success, we mostly found a whole bunch of mosquitoes and woodticks instead. However, we did locate some neat [...] | Impressum