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Geoblogosphere weekly review (35th week of 2014, 311 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. Utah Geological Survey - blog (12 posts)
  2. 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. (6 posts)
  9. (6 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (1182 visits)
  2. (838 visits)
  3. Arizona Geology (808 visits)
  4. Geotripper (774 visits)
  5. Geology in the West Country (616 visits)
  6. News (611 visits)
  7. Utah Geological Survey - blog (600 visits)
  8. I think mining (570 visits)
  9. Ontario-geofish (557 visits)
  10. State of the Planet (515 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Earthquakes (9)
  2. Interesting (9)
  3. time (8)
  4. people (8)
  5. information (8)
  6. Geology (7)
  7. UTC (7)
  8. frontpage (6)
  9. NEW ON THE WEB (6)
  10. Bárðarbunga (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. Ordovician (2)
  5. Silurian (2)
  6. Carboniferous (1)
  7. Cambrian (1)
  8. Permian (1)
  9. Quaternary (1)


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  (490 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 [2014-08-28 15:26:05]   recommend this post  (303 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 [...]

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

Geotripper [2014-08-24 09:28:00]   recommend this post  (246 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  (245 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 [...]

Update on Askja and Bárðarbunga volcanoes at 17:49 UTC

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-08-30 19:49:34]   recommend this post  (243 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 [...]

BC Mine Closure Costs and Inadequate Bonds

I think mining [2014-08-24 04:26:28]   recommend this post  (219 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  (216 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 [...]

Scot Litke Named 2014 DFI Distinguished Service Award Recipient [2014-08-28 15:32:16]   recommend this post  (211 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 [...]

2014 Survey Canadian and U.S. Mining Executive Compensation

I think mining [2014-08-26 03:50:06]   recommend this post  (205 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  (201 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 [...] | Impressum