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Geoblogosphere weekly review (31th week of 2013, 415 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (40 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (25 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (9 posts)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (9 posts)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (8 posts)
  6. Geology News (7 posts)
  7. JOIDES Resolution blogs (7 posts)
  8. James’ Empty Blog (6 posts)
  9. State of the Planet (6 posts)
  10. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. GeoPrac.net (1111 visits)
  2. The Dragon’s Tales (1005 visits)
  3. Geology.com News (903 visits)
  4. Arizona Geology (443 visits)
  5. State of the Planet (405 visits)
  6. The Whirlpool of Life (375 visits)
  7. Speaking of Geoscience (338 visits)
  8. Utah Geological Survey - blog (238 visits)
  9. GeoMika (235 visits)
  10. JOIDES Resolution blogs (195 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Authors (10)
  2. video (9)
  3. Astronomy (8)
  4. Affiliations (8)
  5. article (7)
  6. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  7. Arizona (6)
  8. thousands (6)
  9. people (6)
  10. Photo of the Day (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (17)
  2. Arizona (14)
  3. Brazil (11)
  4. Utah (7)
  5. China (5)
  6. Japan (5)
  7. Germany (4)
  8. Russia (4)
  9. United Kingdom (4)
  10. Colorado (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (6)
  2. Ordovician (5)
  3. Triassic (4)
  4. Devonian (4)
  5. Jurassic (4)
  6. Quaternary (3)
  7. Cambrian (3)
  8. Paleogene (2)
  9. Permian (2)
  10. Neogene (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Geotechnical investigation and recommendations complete for US 89 Bitter Springs Landslide

GeoPrac.net [2013-07-30 08:52:09]   recommend this post  (761 visits)
The geotechnical investigations and report are complete for the US 89 Bitter Springs Landslide south of Page, Arizona. ADOT published a news release with the results of Kleinfelder's geotechnical investigation and a link to their geotechnical [...]

Pile Supported Raft Foundation in Burj Khalifa

GeoPrac.net [2013-08-01 08:29:58]   recommend this post  (329 visits)
The Burj Khalifa is founded on pile supported raft foundation consisting of 194 bored-in-situ piles or drilled shafts as we commonly call them in the US with a 12 foot thick mat. The piles were 1.5 meters (5 feet) in diameter and extended 140 feet [...]

What Makes a Good Proposal? Reflections on Funding for Structural Geology & Tectonics Research in Three Nations

Speaking of Geoscience [2013-07-28 14:00:03]   recommend this post  (292 visits)
Christie Rowe, McGill University The quest for funding: it is a constant concern, often a source of unease. This is a unique aspect of academic life – we have the opportunity, and the burden, of funding our own research programs. Some of us [...]

The Intensifying Debate Over Genetically Modified Foods

State of the Planet [2013-07-30 20:21:41]   recommend this post  (272 visits)
Genetically modified foods contain organisms that have had DNA from a non-related species transferred into their genes via biotechnology to imbue them with specific traits. The debate over whether or not they are safe is intensifying as more GM [...]

NATURE TIP #4: You Don't Need to Be an Expert!

The Whirlpool of Life [2013-07-28 20:51:00]   recommend this post  (192 visits)
Many parents and teachers are intimidated to take children out into nature for fear that the kids will ask questions the adult can’t answer. The truth of the matter is that very few people are true nature experts, able to identify the bulk [...]

Seeking Help on My Current Book

The Whirlpool of Life [2013-07-28 20:47:00]   recommend this post  (183 visits)
I believe that the disconnect between humans and nature ranks among the most pressing and overlooked crises of our time, threatening the healthy of children and adults, and the places they live.Countless organizations--from natural history [...]

Made to Outlast the Geologist

Geology.com News [2013-07-28 13:25:53]   recommend this post  (177 visits)
Many people say that Gfeller leather field equipment is “made to outlast the geologist”. They make field belts, hammer carriers, field cases, field brief cases, lanyards, Brunton cases, acid bottle cases and

20 potash core holes permitted in Holbrook basin

Arizona Geology [2013-08-01 04:58:00]   recommend this post  (169 visits)
The Arizona Oil & Gas Conservation Commission approved permits for 20 exploratory core holes for American West Potash in the Holbrook basin potash deposit.  The permits are required because the core holes penetrate geologic zones that have the [...]

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: An infected crinoid from the Middle Jurassic of southern Israel

Wooster Geologists [2013-07-28 07:00:48]   recommend this post  (160 visits)
This weathered beauty is a stem fragment of the articulate crinoid Apiocrinites negevensis from the Matmor Formation (Middle Jurassic, Callovian) of the Negev, southern Israel. The regular divisions you see making up the stem are the columnals, [...]

Cotton Creek Pass, Colorado

GeoMika [2013-07-28 19:00:33]   recommend this post  (146 visits)
Ryan is currently biking across America, sending photo updates of his adventures. He’s sent back photos of an awesome natural rock wall in the Cotton Creek Pass on Colorado State Highway 125, Grand County, Colorado. This is a dyke structure, [...]
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