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Geoblogosphere weekly review (17th week of 2014, 386 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (34 posts)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (12 posts)
  3. JOIDES Resolution blogs (8 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (7 posts)
  5. Geotripper (6 posts)
  6. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (6 posts)
  7. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  8. Geology for Global Development (6 posts)
  9. Palaeoblog (5 posts)
  10. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (1278 visits)
  2. Utah Geological Survey - blog (648 visits)
  3. Geotripper (478 visits)
  4. scienzeedintorni (470 visits)
  5. Wooster Geologists (385 visits)
  6. Palaeoblog (374 visits)
  7. JOIDES Resolution blogs (366 visits)
  8. Arizona Geology (345 visits)
  9. State of the Planet (329 visits)
  10. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (301 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Energy (11)
  2. Earth (8)
  3. EGU 2014 (6)
  4. scientists (6)
  5. EGU General Assembly (6)
  6. place (6)
  7. DINOSAURS (5)
  8. 8230 (5)
  9. Lake Scientist (5)
  10. United States (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (12)
  2. Illinois (6)
  3. Los Angeles (6)
  4. France (4)
  5. Comoros (4)
  6. United Kingdom (4)
  7. Vienna (4)
  8. Utah (3)
  9. Switzerland (3)
  10. Belgium (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (9)
  2. Cretaceous (5)
  3. Devonian (4)
  4. Neogene (3)
  5. Paleogene (3)
  6. Cenozoic (2)
  7. Triassic (2)
  8. Ordovician (2)
  9. Quaternary (1)
  10. Silurian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Le anticipazioni di Science sul rapporto ICHESE confermate: difficile una interferenza delle attività umane in relazione ai terremoti del 2012

scienzeedintorni [2014-04-21 09:39:00]   recommend this post  (393 visits)
Douglas Adams, in una delle sue solite geniali battute disse: la gente vuole sapere le cose, poi che siano giuste o sbagliate non è importante. E, aggiungo vuole sapere di avere ragione. Le polemiche di questi giorni sulla commissione ICHESE ne [...]

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park: An Unexpected Place for Some Unexpected Science

Speaking of Geoscience [2014-04-23 15:00:30]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
by Ivan Gabriel Carabajal  Introduction I had never heard of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (C&O Canal NHP) before applying for the Geological Society of America’s Mosaics in Science program. 2013 marked the debut of [...]

Kinder Morgan permits 5 wells in St Johns CO2 field

Arizona Geology [2014-04-20 06:23:00]   recommend this post  (252 visits)
The Arizona Oil & Gas Conservation Commission approved permits (#1189-1193) to Kinder Morgan CO2 Co. for 5 wells to develop the St. John's carbon dioxide field in eastern Arizona. Kinder Morgan plans on investing $1 billion in the CO2 operation [...]

The Dogwoods are Blooming in Yosemite Valley! And North Dome, the Stuff of Legend

Geotripper [2014-04-21 00:12:00]   recommend this post  (215 visits)
The Pacific Dogwood (Cornus nuttalli) is a diminutive tree that forms some of the understory of Yosemite Valley's conifer forests. It seems practically invisible to park visitors (like me, anyway) most of the year except for two times: fall, when [...]

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: A scleractinian coral and its tube-dwelling symbionts (Middle Jurassic of Israel)

Wooster Geologists [2014-04-20 07:21:37]   recommend this post  (215 visits)
I have a weakness for the beautiful scleractinian corals of the Matmor Formation (Middle Jurassic, Callovian-Oxfordian) of southern Israel. This particular specimen is Microsolena aff. M. sadeki from locality C/W-367 in Hamakhtesh Hagadol, southern [...]

Utah Park is a Gold Mine for Dinosaur Hunters

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2014-04-22 00:42:45]   recommend this post  (193 visits)
An exciting spotlight on some of Utah’s finest dino-country featuring James Kirkland, Utah State Paleontologist. nbcnews.com If you know where to walk and what to look for, dinosaur bones are easy to find at Utah’s  Grand [...]

13. SteinForum – Denkanstöße für Querdenker

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [2014-04-25 06:34:23]   recommend this post  (184 visits)
Querdenker, die bei der Planung und Gestaltung von Freiräumen auf

More About The Guy Who Almost Poisoned The Planet (As Seen on COSMOS Sunday Night)

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-04-21 06:23:45]   recommend this post  (182 visits)
If you saw COSMOS Sunday night, (20 April) then you might be fascinated by the story of Thomas Midgley who invented lead additives for gasoline, and formed the Ethyl Corporation. Neil deGrasse Tyson used the entire episode to tell the story Clair [...]

Posters at the European Geosciences Union general assembly – EGU 2014

José A. Álvarez-Gómez [2014-04-26 17:03:35]   recommend this post  (175 visits)
Tomorrow I am taking a plane to Vienna to enjoy, one more year, the awesome European Geosciences Union general assembly.  In case you are not going to be there (or you could not be there) I am posting here my … Continue reading

Born This Day: Sir William Logan

Palaeoblog [2014-04-20 17:49:00]   recommend this post  (166 visits)
From Today in Science History: Logan (April 20, 1798 – June 22, 1875) was a Canadian geologist dubbed the "Father of Canadian Geology." He began is career making geologic maps of coalfields in Wales, noting the relationship between the [...]
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