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Geoblogosphere weekly review (3th week of 2013, 639 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (23 posts)
  2. (18 posts)
  3. The Dragon’s Tales (13 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (11 posts)
  5. Arizona Geology (11 posts)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (10 posts)
  7. Speaking of Geoscience (10 posts)
  8. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (8 posts)
  9. Tierra de Dinosaurios (8 posts)
  10. Geology News (7 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1254 visits)
  2. Speaking of Geoscience (1072 visits)
  3. The Dragon’s Tales (678 visits)
  4. Arizona Geology (580 visits)
  5. BEYONDbones (512 visits)
  6. The GeoChristian (493 visits)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (483 visits)
  8. JOIDES Resolution blogs (478 visits)
  9. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (477 visits)
  10. Highly Allochthonous (468 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. geology (14)
  2. Continue (10)
  3. Experiential Geology (10)
  4. time (8)
  5. rocks (8)
  6. NASA (7)
  7. Energy (6)
  8. people (6)
  9. Astronomy (6)
  10. Art (5)
Top places:
  1. United Kingdom (14)
  2. Brazil (11)
  3. United States (8)
  4. Antarctic (6)
  5. Arizona (6)
  6. China (4)
  7. Washington (4)
  8. Germany (3)
  9. Petrified Forest National Park (3)
  10. India (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Silurian (5)
  2. Quaternary (4)
  3. Ordovician (3)
  4. Cambrian (3)
  5. Devonian (2)
  6. Mesozoic (1)
  7. Carboniferous (1)
  8. Triassic (1)
  9. Cretaceous (1)
  10. Jurassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Our research using only common words

Quake Hunters [2013-01-17 21:46:00]   recommend this post  (357 visits)
Here's a summary of our past and present research in Chile using only the 1000 most common words used in the English language:When the ground shakes a lot it can kill many people. Ground shaking can also form very big waves of water which cover [...]

Terrorism in San Rafael Las Flores. Escobal Mine, Guatemala Attacked.

I think mining [2013-01-17 04:33:21]   recommend this post  (357 visits)
Brief news reports and an announcement by Tahoe Resources indicate that three were killed in an attack on the Escobal Mine in Guatemala.  The local Spanish-language newspaper, El Metropolitano,  has a front-page headline  “Terrorism in San [...]

Writing up a PhD thesis

Geography Postgrads [2013-01-16 12:19:32]   recommend this post  (356 visits)
It’s a time that comes to the best of us, when as Shane McGowan of The Pogues said; “it’s time to stop rambling, there’s work to be done”. The process of writing up a PhD thesis can be challenging and it is one of the three points in a PhD [...]

Rock star David Lee explains “dreamtime” rock art in a Distinguished Lecture Jan. 22

BEYONDbones [2013-01-16 23:11:31]   recommend this post  (342 visits)
Editor’s note: The following post was written by David Lee, a rock expert specializing in the rock art sites of northern Australia. His Distinguished Lecture, co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America Society – Houston, [...]

Deadly Frozen Smog Closes In On Beijing

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2013-01-13 00:23:37]   recommend this post  (332 visits)
Temps in Beijing are running around -5C and visibility is less than 200 meters in places. There is a large high pressure system over the region that is causing a strong temperature inversion. This means the air aloft is warmer than the air at [...]

Godthul, Sandebugten, and Grytviken

Speaking of Geoscience [2013-01-16 00:04:02]   recommend this post  (328 visits)
5 January 2013 Godthul, Sandebugten, and Grytviken Submitted By Passenger Joanna Ettlinger We awoke to yet another spectacular morning as the ship navigated past gigantic floating ice sculptures on our way into Godthul (Norweigian for “good [...]


Looking for Detachment [2013-01-13 01:25:00]   recommend this post  (326 visits)
When we got back from Alaska after Xmas, northern and western Nevada was locked into a classic mid-winter high-pressure system, with a surface temperature inversion creating below average low temperatures on the valley floors (and higher [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A glass sponge from the Upper Ordovician of southern Ohio

Wooster Geologists [2013-01-13 06:47:09]   recommend this post  (325 visits)
Like all those who teach, I learn plenty from my students, sometimes with a simple question. Richa Ekka (’13) asked me last semester during a paleontology lab if the above specimen was really a trace fossil as I had labeled it. I collected [...]

What the Bible says directly about biological evolution

The GeoChristian [2013-01-14 03:18:06]   recommend this post  (324 visits)
. . . . . . . . . . . . Filed under: Apologetics, Biology, Christianity, Creation in the Bible, Evolution, Geology, Old-Earth creationism, Origins, Theistic evolution, Young-Earth creationism Tagged: Creation,

Water in really big groups of hot rocks: When you can’t say “hydrothermal alteration and lava dome collapse hazards”

Magma Cum Laude [2013-01-18 17:51:25]   recommend this post  (301 visits)
By now you've hopefully seen the geo-meme that Anne Jefferson over at Highly Allocthonous started using the Up-Goer-Five text editor, which forces you to write a description of something using only the thousand most commonly used words in the [...] | Impressum