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Geoblogosphere weekly review (13th week of 2014, 529 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (50 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (17 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  4. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (8 posts)
  5. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  6. Palaeoblog (5 posts)
  7. Mountain Beltway (5 posts)
  8. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  9. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  10. Paleoseismicity (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (2105 visits)
  2. Paleoseismicity (948 visits)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (755 visits)
  4. About Geology (728 visits)
  5. State of the Planet (600 visits)
  6. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (551 visits)
  7. JOIDES Resolution blogs (499 visits)
  8. Earthly Musings (478 visits)
  9. Geotripper (452 visits)
  10. Real Climate (448 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. people (11)
  2. earthquakes (10)
  3. world (9)
  4. California (8)
  5. 8230 (8)
  6. Oso (8)
  7. time (8)
  8. article (7)
  10. earth (6)
Top places:
  1. Washington (21)
  2. United States (13)
  3. Oso (8)
  4. Arizona (7)
  5. Los Angeles (6)
  6. Alaska (5)
  7. Seattle (5)
  8. California (4)
  9. Colorado (4)
  10. Sierra Nevada (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Neogene (4)
  2. Permian (3)
  3. Quaternary (3)
  4. Cambrian (3)
  5. Devonian (3)
  6. Ordovician (3)
  7. Jurassic (3)
  8. Cretaceous (2)
  9. Triassic (1)
  10. Silurian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Washington Landslide: Completely Foreseeable

About Geology [2014-03-25 14:54:53]   recommend this post  (611 visits)
The large, deadly landslide that struck near the town of Oso, Washington on Saturday is a slow-motion tragedy. The first few days are the worst part of it—emergency responders have been working without rest to find survivors, yet much of the [...]

3 sessions on paleoseismology and earthquake-triggered mass movements at 19th Int’l Sedimentological Congress

Paleoseismicity [2014-03-27 03:10:47]   recommend this post  (454 visits)
The 19th International Sedimentological Congress from 18 to 22 August 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland will see three sessions related to subaquatic paleoseismology and earthquake-triggered landslides and turbidites. S1: Subaquatic paleoseismology: [...]

The Osos (or Hazel or Steelhead) Landslide in Washington State - Can Geologic Information Be Better Utilized by Non-Geologists in Geohazard Assesments?

Earthly Musings [2014-03-25 17:25:00]   recommend this post  (414 visits)
View downstream of the Oso or Steelhead landslide of March 23, 2014. Photo courtesy of Jay InsleeA devastating landslide in Washington state on Saturday was an accident waiting to happen. The area had experienced numerous slides within the past 65 [...]

Sustainability Management Alums Create Award Winning Sandy Rebuild Design

State of the Planet [2014-03-26 20:28:10]   recommend this post  (384 visits)
The word resiliency has emerged as the new gold standard for designing the built environment. Its meaning may be interpreted as design that not only maintains self-sufficiency throughout extreme environmental scenarios, (e.g. heat waves, power [...]

The most common fallacy in discussing extreme weather events

Real Climate [2014-03-25 17:40:58]   recommend this post  (383 visits)
Does global warming make extreme weather events worse? Here is the #1 flawed reasoning you will have seen about this question: it is the classic confusion between absence of evidence and evidence for absence of an effect of global warming on extreme [...]

Major landslide in the state of Washington, USA

Geology in Motion [2014-03-23 06:35:44]   recommend this post  (354 visits)
Oso, Washington, is at the marker. Arlington is tothe left, Darlington is to the right by the magnifier bar.The slide at Oso cut off Highway 530 betweenArlington an Darlington.Take I-5 north from Seattle about 50 miles through Everett toward [...]

New papers on lacustrine turbidites, coseismic landslides in NZ, active faults in Iran, and paleoseismology in Ecuador

Paleoseismicity [2014-03-24 06:00:16]   recommend this post  (353 visits)
I came across several interesting papers on paleoseismology and related disciplines, most of them published recently. They deal with “classical” paleoseismology, with earthquake environmental effects like coseismic landslides and [...]

Life in a Harsh Environment: Spring Wildflowers in the Red Hills Area of Critical Environmental Concern

Geotripper [2014-03-23 07:38:00]   recommend this post  (343 visits)
Ceanothus, Poppies, and Goldfields in the Red Hills area of the Sierra Nevada foothills. Welcome to the Red Hills "Area of Critical Environmental Concern", a 7,000 acre preserve in the Sierra Nevada foothills near the village of Chinese [...]

Stillaguamish Landslide- Geologic Perspectives

Northwest Geology Field Trips [2014-03-24 13:33:52]   recommend this post  (310 visits)
Dan McShane has written some geologic perspectives about Saturday’s landslide into the Stillaguamish River. Dan is a consulting geologist based in Bellingham and author of ‘Washington Landscapes’ blog, and has some great insights [...]

Unerfüllte Erwartungen beim Bachelor der Geowissenschaften

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [2014-03-24 13:59:42]   recommend this post  (300 visits)
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