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Geoblogosphere weekly review (26th week of 2014, 478 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 (1476 visits)
  2. Ontario-geofish (887 visits)
  3. Geotripper (490 visits)
  4. Tierra de Dinosaurios (408 visits)
  5. I think mining (369 visits)
  6. Wooster Geologists (326 visits)
  7. Digital Geography (312 visits)
  8. Julian\'s Blog (308 visits)
  9. episcophagus (304 visits)
  10. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (286 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Energy (8)
  2. students (7)
  3. 8230 (7)
  4. work (6)
  5. time (6)
  6. DINOSAURS (6)
  7. people (5)
  8. article (5)
  9. Natural History Museum (5)
  10. rocks (5)
Top places:
  1. United States (14)
  2. Los Angeles (9)
  3. Japan (5)
  4. Australia (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. Cambrian (2)
  4. Cretaceous (2)
  5. Ordovician (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  (717 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 [...]

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  (377 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  (313 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 [...]

Drilling into New Zealand's most dangerous fault

Julian\'s Blog [2014-06-24 05:37:00]   recommend this post  (308 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 [...]

Fact-checking – and a new xerocole

Through the Sandglass [2014-06-28 14:22:37]   recommend this post  (261 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  (260 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: [...]

Save Our Cairns

New Stories in Stone [2014-06-24 16:37:15]   recommend this post  (251 visits)
Karen Daubert, Executive Director of Washington Trails Association, recently sent me information ... [ continue

Create your own StoryMap

Digital Geography [2014-06-25 15:26:18]   recommend this post  (237 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 [...]

Minerals Make Life: US Dependence on Foreign Minerals & Metals

I think mining [2014-06-27 21:44:45]   recommend this post  (237 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  (229 visits)
The Gemological Institute of America has an article titled: “Recent Advances in Understanding the Geology of Diamonds”. Related: How Do Diamonds | Impressum