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Geoblogosphere weekly review (23th week of 2014, 489 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (61 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (10 posts)
  3. Gunnars Geo-Blog (8 posts)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (8 posts)
  5. State of the Planet (7 posts)
  6. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  7. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (6 posts)
  8. JOIDES Resolution blogs (6 posts)
  9. WeBlog Aragosaurus (5 posts)
  10. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (2392 visits)
  2. Arizona Geology (584 visits)
  3. Friends of the Pleistocene (493 visits)
  4. Utah Geological Survey - blog (482 visits)
  5. Geotripper (447 visits)
  6. GeoPrac.net (412 visits)
  7. History of Geology (391 visits)
  8. State of the Planet (338 visits)
  9. Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings (247 visits)
  10. Rohstoff Blog (242 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Energy (12)
  2. Quote (8)
  3. time (8)
  4. natural gas (7)
  5. article (7)
  6. dinosaurs (7)
  7. world (6)
  8. Landslides (6)
  9. Coal (6)
  10. Scientists (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (16)
  2. Los Angeles (8)
  3. Illinois (6)
  4. Australia (6)
  5. California (5)
  6. Utah (5)
  7. Comoros (5)
  8. China (5)
  9. Germany (4)
  10. Iceland (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (4)
  2. Devonian (3)
  3. Mesozoic (3)
  4. Neogene (2)
  5. Cenozoic (2)
  6. Silurian (2)
  7. Cambrian (2)
  8. Triassic (2)
  9. Jurassic (2)
  10. Permian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Turning at the Limits of the World

Friends of the Pleistocene [2014-06-01 19:30:35]   recommend this post  (422 visits)
MAKE A DELIBERATE INTENTION TO MEET FORCES THAT COMPOSE A LIMIT OF THE WORLD. [Take this to be an obligation.] BEFORE SETTING OUT, INVENT A PRACTICE FOR TURNING AT THE LIMITS OF THE WORLD. [Once you arrive you will not be able to think abstractly or [...]

June 6, 1944: The Geology of D-Day

History of Geology [2014-06-06 13:59:33]   recommend this post  (391 visits)
June 6, 1944 – in planning for D-Day – also geology was considered, as aerial photographs of the shores of Normandy were studied to find suitable landing sites for the invasion. The confluence of larger rivers with the English Channel [...]

"Fly-over Country" Moniker Doesn't Do this Land Justice: Crossing the Basin and Range

Geotripper [2014-06-01 09:20:00]   recommend this post  (349 visits)
The Basin and Range province is one of the largest geological provinces in North America, covering all of Nevada, parts of eastern California, half of Utah, and large parts of Arizona. It is also one of the least populated, at least outside of the [...]

DFI Forms New DFI Technical Committee: Subsurface Characterization for Deep Foundations

GeoPrac.net [2014-06-06 06:50:53]   recommend this post  (269 visits)
Hawthorne, NJ (May 28, 2014): DFI announces the formation of a new, 16th technical committee focusing on site investigation for deep foundation design and construction. The Subsurface Characterization for Deep Foundations Committee was formed to [...]

Abstracts due for national AIPG-AHS joint meeting in Prescott, Arizona

Arizona Geology [2014-06-01 02:13:00]   recommend this post  (248 visits)
A reminder that abstracts are due June 2 for the joint national meeting of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) and the annual meeting of the Arizona Hydrological Society (AHS), to be held in Prescott, Sept. 13-16, 2014.   I'm [...]

Welcoming Zhanghenglong

Dave Hone’s Archosaur Musings [2014-06-07 11:48:16]   recommend this post  (247 visits)
It has been a while coming on the Musings, but here’s something that’s bordering on traditional palaeontology. However, it is based on ornithischians, so obviously doesn’t quite count. That is a joke before I start getting all the [...]

Deutsche Rohstoff AG: Neuausrichtung nach Abschluss von Tekton-Transaktion

Rohstoff Blog [2014-06-03 08:33:12]   recommend this post  (242 visits)
Auch Verkauf von Wolfram Camp beabsichtigt / Konzernabschluss online Heidelberg. Nach dem in der vergangenen Woche erfolgten endgültigen Verkauf der wesentlichen Vermögensgegenstände von Tekton Energy plant die Deutsche Rohstoff eine [...]

$3M for Mineral Resource Research

Geology.com News [2014-06-01 13:50:39]   recommend this post  (241 visits)
“There is no question there is a linkage between the record investment in mining exploration the last couple of years and the work Geoscience BC has done.” Quote from The Prince George

Digging for dinos: Free Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry tours

Utah Geological Survey - blog [2014-06-02 21:18:54]   recommend this post  (238 visits)
stgeorgeutah.com The Bureau of Land Management-Utah Henry Mountain Field Station is partnering with the Burpee Museum of Rockford, Illinois, to conduct free guided tours at the Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry. Daily tours for the public began May [...]

A Shortage of Geoscientists ?

Geology.com News [2014-06-01 13:53:52]   recommend this post  (231 visits)
The Status of the Geoscience Workforce report by the American Geosciences Institute indicates that there could be a shortage of 135,000 geoscientists by
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