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Geoblogosphere weekly review (33th week of 2014, 401 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (12 posts)
  2. News (9 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (8 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  5. JOIDES Resolution blogs (6 posts)
  6. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (5 posts)
  7. Wooster Geologists (5 posts)
  8. Geology in the West Country (5 posts)
  9. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (5 posts)
  10. I think mining (4 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (663 visits)
  2. JOIDES Resolution blogs (630 visits)
  3. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (540 visits)
  4. News (504 visits)
  5. Wooster Geologists (473 visits)
  6. Utah Geological Survey - blog (468 visits)
  7. I think mining (452 visits)
  8. BEYONDbones (422 visits)
  9. Ontario-geofish (395 visits)
  10. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (331 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (8)
  2. General Earth Institute (6)
  3. NEW ON THE WEB (6)
  4. 8230 (5)
  5. magnitude (5)
  6. time (4)
  7. Earthquakes (4)
  8. work (4)
  9. trip (4)
  10. About the news (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (12)
  2. Utah (6)
  3. United Kingdom (5)
  4. North Salt Lake (4)
  5. India (4)
  6. Canada (4)
  7. Russia (4)
  8. France (4)
  9. Salt Lake City (3)
  10. Museo Di Paleontologia (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (3)
  2. Ordovician (2)
  3. Paleogene (2)
  4. Jurassic (2)
  5. Triassic (1)
  6. Cenozoic (1)
  7. Silurian (1)
  8. Carboniferous (1)
  9. Permian (1)
  10. Neogene (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

This week at the George Observatory: Perseids Punch Through Supermoon on August 12

BEYONDbones [2014-08-10 17:00:17]   recommend this post  (300 visits)
If you follow astronomy websites, you’ve probably noticed that every month or so there’s an article about a meteor shower happening. There are meteors showers frequently throughout the year. Some showers are more active than others depending on [...]

What is permafrost?

SOILS MATTER, GET THE SCOOP! [2014-08-11 15:00:13]   recommend this post  (288 visits)
Question: Melting permafrost seems to be in the news a lot lately. What is permafrost and what happens when it melts? Answer: Permafrost, which is mostly located at high latitudes

Racehorse Landslide Fossil Fields- access update

Northwest Geology Field Trips [2014-08-11 23:51:21]   recommend this post  (279 visits)
Friends, I received a reliable report from Saturday, August 9, 2014 from my friends Bob and Adena on conditions at the Racehorse Creek landslide fossil fields. Here is the report, which I’ll add to the webpage for the fossil fields [...]

Open Letter to the AAAS about Science Advances

Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week [2014-08-15 22:40:05]   recommend this post  (272 visits)
Dear  AAAS, This is an open letter concerning the recent launch of the new open access journal, Science Advances. In addition to the welcome diversification in journal choices for authors looking for open access venues, there are many positive [...]

Professor Chuck Ladd passed away on August 4th [2014-08-10 09:37:48]   recommend this post  (268 visits)
MIT Emeritus Professor Charles C. (Chuck) Ladd passed away on August 4 according to a post on the ASCE Geotechnical Engineering Group. Professor Ladd was a legend in the geotechnical engineering community, and among his many awards were the [...]

Mt Polley: The Missing Buttress

I think mining [2014-08-10 00:16:40]   recommend this post  (260 visits)
The Vancouver Sun reports as follows about the Mt Polley tailings failure: Likely resident Gerald MacBurney worked at Mount Polley for seven years, the last two he says as a foreman directing work on the tailings dam. He says AMEC instructed the [...]

Minor earthquake swarm in Krísuvík volcano

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-08-12 02:17:27]   recommend this post  (257 visits)
Yesterday (11-August-2014) a minor earthquake swarm took place in Krísuvík volcano. The largest earthquake in this minor earthquake swarm had the magnitude of 3,4 with the depth of 4,4 km. Only few minor earthquakes took place after the … [...]

Geek Blog 2: Why boninites matter....

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2014-08-16 06:38:33]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
So, why is it "news" that we drilled into boninite, aside from the Cruise Prospectus indicating it as a target? read

Continuing landslide turmoil in Nepal

The Landslide Blog [2014-08-16 00:04:35]   recommend this post  (252 visits)
Heavy rainfall is bringing continued landslide problems in Nepal and northern India, compounding the difficulties facing the Nepal Army at the Sunkoshi

From the Russian wilderness to the big city!

Wooster Geologists [2014-08-16 04:50:04]   recommend this post  (248 visits)
Guest Blogger: Sarah Frederick (’15) Arriving in Moscow was a sharp return to reality. Suddenly all of the things that had come to feel normal while we were in Kamchatka – the winding gravel roads and little towns with random meandering [...] | Impressum