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Geoblogosphere weekly review (35th week of 2014, 415 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Utah Geological Survey - blog (12 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (11 posts)
  3. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (10 posts)
  4. Arizona Geology (8 posts)
  5. Geology in the West Country (7 posts)
  6. Geotripper (6 posts)
  7. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  8. GeoPrac.net (6 posts)
  9. kreidefossilien.de (6 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (1358 visits)
  2. GeoPrac.net (1006 visits)
  3. Geotripper (876 visits)
  4. Arizona Geology (866 visits)
  5. I think mining (705 visits)
  6. Geology.com News (699 visits)
  7. Utah Geological Survey - blog (668 visits)
  8. Geology in the West Country (662 visits)
  9. State of the Planet (609 visits)
  10. Ontario-geofish (593 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Earthquakes (9)
  2. Interesting (9)
  3. time (8)
  4. people (8)
  5. information (8)
  6. Geology (7)
  7. UTC (7)
  8. Bárðarbunga (6)
  9. Napa (6)
  10. Askja (6)
Top places:
  1. Napa (12)
  2. California (10)
  3. Utah (8)
  4. Los Angeles (8)
  5. Comoros (8)
  6. United States (8)
  7. Africa (5)
  8. Iceland (5)
  9. Rome (4)
  10. San Francisco Bay Area (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (4)
  2. Devonian (3)
  3. Cretaceous (3)
  4. Silurian (2)
  5. Ordovician (2)
  6. Quaternary (1)
  7. Carboniferous (1)
  8. Cambrian (1)
  9. Permian (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

24 August 2014 M6 Earthquake northern San Francisco Bay area (6km NW of American Canyon, California)

Active Tectonics Blog [2014-08-24 16:13:00]   recommend this post  (554 visits)
An M6 strike-slip earthquake occurred in the northern San Francisco Bay area last night. It is reported as 6 km NW of American Canyon and between Napa and Vallejo. This is the biggest event in the Bay Area since the 1989 M6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake. [...]

Hayward Baker Breaks Ground on Recently Awarded K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway Ground Improvement Project in Lawrence, Kansas

GeoPrac.net [2014-08-28 15:26:05]   recommend this post  (369 visits)
Hayward Baker (HB) recently began work on a $9.1 million ground improvement contract for the K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway (SLT) Project located in Lawrence, Kan. as a subcontractor to Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc. The project provides a [...]

Update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes at 17:49 UTC

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-08-30 19:49:34]   recommend this post  (308 visits)
This information is going to get outdated quickly. This is the weekend edition of my regular updates on activity in Bárðarbunga and Askja volcano. They are shorter and might not contain all the information on what is going … Continue reading [...]

Northern Convergence: The Day We Actually Had on Vancouver Island...and Goldstream

Geotripper [2014-08-24 09:28:00]   recommend this post  (305 visits)
A plan is such a wonderful thing! With a plan, one can conduct field trips smoothly, with no delays, no missed stops,  no problems. Oh, did I say plan? I meant to say "luck". I've been having fun with my recent posts, talking about the [...]

Short update on Bárðarbunga volcano at 12:07 UTC

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-08-24 14:08:08]   recommend this post  (298 visits)
This is a short update on Bárðarbunga volcano. Due to the fast change that is now taking place in Bárðarbunga volcano this information is going to get outdated quickly. Earthquake activity now is extremely dense. With 3 to … Continue [...]

Scot Litke Named 2014 DFI Distinguished Service Award Recipient

GeoPrac.net [2014-08-28 15:32:16]   recommend this post  (283 visits)
Hawthorne, NJ (August 21, 2014): S. Scot Litke, D.GE (Hon.) is the recipient of DFI’s highest award to an individual, the Distinguished Service Award. He is the 34th recipient of the award, honoring individuals chosen by their peers for [...]

BC Mine Closure Costs and Inadequate Bonds

I think mining [2014-08-24 04:26:28]   recommend this post  (280 visits)
The numbers just do not add up. As I read the many sites on the web, I learn that British Columbia has about thirty operating mines. The BC government has about $172 million in closure bonds. Say about five or six million a mine. That seems grossly [...]

Mountain roads

Oakland Geology [2014-08-24 00:53:38]   recommend this post  (278 visits)
Walking up Mountain Boulevard in the Laundry Canyon area takes you through one of Oakland’s old mining and timber districts. (Laundry Canyon proper is under the Warren Freeway.) First there’s the pyrite mine that I mentioned in the [...]

2014 Survey Canadian and U.S. Mining Executive Compensation

I think mining [2014-08-26 03:50:06]   recommend this post  (265 visits)
In past postings I have provided Canadian mining wages and salaries from the CostMine 2014 Canadian Mine Salaries, Wages, and Benefits Report.  As noted on the CostMine website, this report provides the following: Hourly wage scales listed by job [...]

How Much Arsenic is Too Little?

State of the Planet [2014-08-29 16:12:48]   recommend this post  (260 visits)
Five hundred utilities in the United States currently provide drinking water with unsafe levels of arsenic, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. But determining the actual number of people who are getting too much arsenic in their water [...]
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