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Geoblogosphere weekly review (44th week of 2014, 460 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (8 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (8 posts)
  3. Palaeoblog (7 posts)
  4. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  5. Koprolitos (7 posts)
  6. Tierra de Dinosaurios (6 posts)
  7. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (6 posts)
  8. I think mining (6 posts)
  9. Utah Geological Survey - blog (6 posts)
  10. Mountain Beltway (6 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geotripper (719 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (656 visits)
  3. Louisville Area Fossils (594 visits)
  4. Paleoseismicity (580 visits)
  5. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (505 visits)
  6. Tierra de Dinosaurios (496 visits)
  7. Palaeoblog (484 visits)
  8. Geology in the West Country (448 visits)
  9. Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog (439 visits)
  10. Mountain Beltway (397 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (8)
  2. time (7)
  3. General Earth Institute (6)
  4. Natural History (6)
  5. Image (6)
  6. picture (5)
  7. From the BlogSphere (5)
  8. Climate (5)
  9. Brachiopod (4)
  10. Paleontologia (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. California (7)
  3. Washington (6)
  4. Rome (4)
  5. Virginia (4)
  6. Arizona (4)
  7. New York (4)
  8. Comoros (4)
  9. Museo Di Paleontologia (4)
  10. Dudley (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (8)
  2. Silurian (5)
  3. Neogene (4)
  4. Cambrian (4)
  5. Quaternary (3)
  6. Ordovician (3)
  7. Triassic (3)
  8. Jurassic (3)
  9. Carboniferous (2)
  10. Devonian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

1st circular out now for the 6th INQUA paleoseismology workshop in Fucino, Italy, 18-24 April 2015

Paleoseismicity [2014-10-27 10:52:54]   recommend this post  (457 visits)
The 6th INQUA workshop on Active Tectonics, Paleoseismology and Archaeoseismology will be held from 19-24 April, 2015, in Pescina, Fucino Basin, Italy. This is the next meeting in our PATA Days series, although due to unforeseen linguistical [...]

I want one of these!

Through the Sandglass [2014-10-28 15:33:22]   recommend this post  (377 visits)
Via Geoff Manaugh at BLDBLOG and the US Military, a spectacular digital/analog sandbox! Yes, it's developed for war games and military planning and operations, but wow, does it look like fun. The digital dimensions are powered by Microsoft's X-box [...]

Zombies: A Seismic Defense

GeoMika [2014-10-31 18:00:46]   recommend this post  (319 visits)
A farewell note to a former coworker, inspired by John Rennie at PLOS: As trained geophysicists, we’ve kept the office mercifully zombie-free since the Apocalypse, even maintaining a rigorous field schedule. A global catastrophe of undead [...]

being famous

Accidental Remediation [2014-10-31 22:52:00]   recommend this post  (275 visits)
When I had my very first annual review, my manager asked where I wanted to go with my career. I had no idea: at the time, I was just focused on learning everything I could about the basics of fieldwork, analysis of results, and writing reports. I'd [...]

Northern Convergence: America's Most Dangerous Volcano, and the End of the Journey

Geotripper [2014-10-29 08:24:00]   recommend this post  (272 visits)
Northern Convergence as a name for this blog series was all about the role of a convergent plate boundary in the production of the scenery of the Pacific Northwest. The compressional forces that developed as the Pacific/Farallon/Juan de Fuca plate [...]

The Anthropocene?

Geology in the West Country [2014-10-26 12:54:00]   recommend this post  (264 visits)
If an alien civilisation lands, millions of years from now when humans are a distant memory, what will they find? Our cities will be long gone; our sturdiest monuments and greatest buildings will be dust. But if they bring a geologist with [...]

The Blind Men and the Elephant, as Told by Geologists: The Channeled Scablands of Washington

Geotripper [2014-10-26 08:19:00]   recommend this post  (263 visits)
A dry channel in basalt on the Columbia Plateau in central Washington (photo by Mrs. Geotripper) I'm sure most are familiar with the parable of the blind men and the elephant. Several men investigate an elephant, but each touches a different [...]

Bárðarbunga volcano update for Wednesday 29-October-2014

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-10-30 00:18:51]   recommend this post  (241 visits)
Today (29-October-2014) marks the two months since the second eruption in Holuhraun started. Currently the eruption is ongoing with no signs of stopping, it is erupting about the same power since Monday, the eruption power is less than … [...]

Couple Of Dinosaur Teeth, Mud Wasp Cocoon, Mosasaur Vertebrae

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [2014-10-26 14:20:57]   recommend this post  (235 visits)
                     bought the vertebrae for ten bucks but the others are Travis County finds. Included one small bone showing predation, cocoon is biggest I have seen and very insect [...]

Lessons From Germany: Can the US Succeed With Its Own Energiewende?

State of the Planet [2014-10-30 18:44:47]   recommend this post  (235 visits)
Last month, M.S. in Sustainability Management alum Katrina Prutzman (’14) was selected to be a part of the Transatlantic Program for Young Technology Leaders organized by the German American Chamber of Commerce. As a member of this group, Katrina [...] | Impressum