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Geoblogosphere weekly review (26th week of 2014, 512 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (28 posts)
  2. Wooster Geologists (8 posts)
  3. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  4. State of the Planet (7 posts)
  5. Utah Geological Survey - blog (6 posts)
  6. Koprolitos (6 posts)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  8. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (5 posts)
  9. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  10. Geotripper (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1580 visits)
  2. Ontario-geofish (968 visits)
  3. Geotripper (554 visits)
  4. Tierra de Dinosaurios (444 visits)
  5. Julian\'s Blog (421 visits)
  6. I think mining (407 visits)
  7. Digital Geography (371 visits)
  8. episcophagus (365 visits)
  9. Wooster Geologists (336 visits)
  10. Through the Sandglass (330 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Energy (8)
  2. students (7)
  3. 8230 (7)
  4. work (6)
  5. time (6)
  6. DINOSAURS (6)
  7. article (5)
  8. Natural History Museum (5)
  9. rocks (5)
  10. post (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (14)
  2. Los Angeles (9)
  3. Australia (5)
  4. Japan (5)
  5. Natural History Museum (4)
  6. Italy (4)
  7. London (4)
  8. China (4)
  9. Ludlowville (4)
  10. Utah (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (5)
  2. Devonian (4)
  3. Cretaceous (2)
  4. Ordovician (2)
  5. Cambrian (2)
  6. Triassic (1)
  7. Quaternary (1)
  8. Carboniferous (1)
  9. Permian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Cheap condos the worst for earthquakes

Ontario-geofish [2014-06-26 13:24:00]   recommend this post  (789 visits)
Article “Toronto has not been known for paying attention to high-quality buildings,” Ms. Lehrer says. “I’m not an inspector, but from talking to people in the business, a lot of them have said that over the last three years, there have been [...]

Drilling into New Zealand's most dangerous fault

Julian\'s Blog [2014-06-24 05:37:00]   recommend this post  (421 visits)
The Alpine Fault forms the plate boundary in New Zealand's South Island, and is a very significant fault on a global scale. It last ruptured in 1717 AD and appears to produce large earthquakes on average every 330 years. Its next rupture has a high [...]

Curso de geología práctica en la montaña palentina. 30 junio-5 julio, Barruelo de Santullán-Vallejo de Orbó (Palencia).

Tierra de Dinosaurios [2014-06-24 01:01:00]   recommend this post  (412 visits)
La Asociación para la Recuperación de Patrimonio Industrial ARPI organiza el Taller de Recuperación y Estudio del Estratotipo Barrueliense en Barruelo de Santullán (Palencia). La actividad que se propone se estructura como un campo de trabajo [...]

Tse' bighanilini and Hasdestwazi, "the place where water runs through rocks", and "spiral rock arches."

Geotripper [2014-06-22 00:42:00]   recommend this post  (370 visits)
Glen Canyon was a beautiful, magical place that was unceremoniously flooded under the waters of Lake Powell (and I'm pretty sure John Wesley Powell would have been appalled that his name was given to the lake). Despite the gigantic eyesore of Glen [...]

Fact-checking – and a new xerocole

Through the Sandglass [2014-06-28 14:22:37]   recommend this post  (330 visits)
Being still in the throws of editing and correcting the proofs for the new book (with the exception of compiling the index, the least enjoyable part of the whole process), I am particularly paranoid about fact-checking. I have one

DE LA CABEZA AL PAPEL (I) Tiempos muertos y acelerones

episcophagus [2014-06-23 00:35:00]   recommend this post  (321 visits)
Como sabéis, trabajo como ilustrador. Es una interesante manera de ganarse la vida, pero la mayoría de las personas, al saberlo, no pasan del concepto bueno, es que tú sabes dibujar. Lo dicen como si fuera una especie de don, un superpoder: [...]

Create your own StoryMap

Digital Geography [2014-06-25 15:26:18]   recommend this post  (289 visits)
Have you seen “the story maps” created on the ESRI website ( or for that matter from or They are all frameworks for you to create “a story” with geographic [...]

Save Our Cairns

New Stories in Stone [2014-06-24 16:37:15]   recommend this post  (284 visits)
Karen Daubert, Executive Director of Washington Trails Association, recently sent me information ... [ continue

Minerals Make Life: US Dependence on Foreign Minerals & Metals

I think mining [2014-06-27 21:44:45]   recommend this post  (272 visits)
Here is an email from today’s box that is worth repeating.  Makes you aware of the comments made to me yesterday by a client: “The US has not opened a new mine of note in decades and is now almost without mines.  It’s all very [...]

The Geology of Diamonds News [2014-06-22 15:44:52]   recommend this post  (267 visits)
The Gemological Institute of America has an article titled: “Recent Advances in Understanding the Geology of Diamonds”. Related: How Do Diamonds | Impressum