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Geoblogosphere weekly review (45th week of 2014, 294 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. Geology.com News (13 posts)
  2. Palaeoblog (11 posts)
  3. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (9 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (7 posts)
  5. I think mining (7 posts)
  6. Geotripper (6 posts)
  7. WeBlog Aragosaurus (6 posts)
  8. Utah Geological Survey - blog (6 posts)
  9. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (6 posts)
  10. Ontario-geofish (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (845 visits)
  2. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (786 visits)
  3. Geotripper (678 visits)
  4. Geology.com News (643 visits)
  5. Gunnars Geo-Blog (575 visits)
  6. Ontario-geofish (551 visits)
  7. I think mining (528 visits)
  8. Dinosaurios (el cuaderno de Godzillín) (520 visits)
  9. State of the Planet (467 visits)
  10. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (449 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. Interesting (9)
  2. EARTHQUAKES (8)
  3. bit (6)
  4. World (5)
  5. 74th Annual Meeting (5)
  6. Vertebrate Paleontology (5)
  7. Nachrichten (5)
  8. scientists (5)
  9. DOI (4)
  10. San Saurio (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (9)
  2. Iceland (6)
  3. Utah (6)
  4. California (5)
  5. United Kingdom (4)
  6. Europe (4)
  7. China (4)
  8. North America (4)
  9. New York (4)
  10. Virginia (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Triassic (5)
  2. Cretaceous (4)
  3. Silurian (3)
  4. Quaternary (3)
  5. Ordovician (3)
  6. Neogene (2)
  7. Jurassic (2)
  8. Paleogene (2)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Confidential for Biology Students In Gilbert, AZ. (Here are the pages your school board is tearing out of your biology books.)

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-11-07 04:11:08]   recommend this post  (305 visits)
Being a fan of Copernicus and Galileo, I understand well how it must feel to an author of a text book to have his work banned/destroyed by the political and religious leaders of the day. So for those of you taking AP Biology (and hope to pass the [...]

Amazing Photos From Astro Reid Highlight A Fragile Earth and an Even More Fragile Climate

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-11-02 23:50:11]   recommend this post  (291 visits)
The twitter pics posted by Reid Wiseman (@atro_reid) from high above Earth are just amazing, and I saw one shot in particular from earlier in the week that dove-tails nicely with the final release (Sunday) of the 5th IPCC report (WG3 here). The IPCC [...]

What your brain does with colours when you are not “looking” – part 2

MyCarta [2014-11-04 04:50:17]   recommend this post  (234 visits)
In What your brain does with colours when you are not “looking”, part 1, I displayed some audio spectrogram data (courtesy of Giuliano Bernardi at the University of Leuven) using 5 different colormaps to render the amplitude

The Way it Was Today: Fall (and a bit of Winter) in Yosemite Valley

Geotripper [2014-11-02 08:38:00]   recommend this post  (217 visits)
It always comes back to Yosemite. I travel many places, explore many mountains, see the most incredible geology, but the circle of my life always involves a valley of granite in the Sierra Nevada. I was thinking about why this afternoon during a bit [...]

Bardarbunga Volcano Largest Eruption In Iceland In Over 200 Years

Volcano Science And News Blog [2014-11-05 03:07:00]   recommend this post  (215 visits)
Bárðarbunga volcano in Iceland is defying expectations and is producing so much lava, it is now the second largest eruption in Iceland's history, after the 1783 eruption of Laki, which erupted for over 8 months. The current fissure eruption, which [...]

Mining Opera Klinghoffer for Mining Meaning

I think mining [2014-11-04 05:30:05]   recommend this post  (206 visits)
It is all too easy to be beguiled by the propaganda of mining protestors. Maybe they are correct when they protest mines & mining in their area. But now we have an example of a protest, not in the mining arena, that proves the fallacious [...]

Primechoice Auto Parts - one star

Ontario-geofish [2014-11-07 20:04:00]   recommend this post  (202 visits)
Link So, for years I have just done a Google search and ordered whatever from random Canadian sites, until now.  I wasted my money because they aren't very good. The problem is the stupid rear wiper on the Highlander.  You've got to go to [...]

Bárðarbunga volcano update Friday 07-November-2014

Iceland Volcano and Earthquake blog [2014-11-07 22:17:17]   recommend this post  (185 visits)
Bad weather in Iceland has been making monitoring of Bárðarbunga volcano difficult at best. Information for that reason is a bit limited at the moment. Earthquake activity continues in Bárðarbunga volcano as it has been doing for the … [...]

The Greening of China

State of the Planet [2014-11-08 05:41:02]   recommend this post  (168 visits)
China became the world's largest carbon polluter in 2006, surpassing the U.S. But it is also rapidly becoming greener through cutting coal use, investing heavily in renewable energy and launching the world's largest carbon trading

New papers on paleoseismology, active tectonics and tsunami research

paleoseismicity.org [2014-11-03 13:53:14]   recommend this post  (165 visits)
Several new papers deal with paleoseismology and active tectonics studies. Wiatr et al. used terrestrial LiDAR to analyse limestone bedrock scarps, Hornblow et al. investigated the Darfield earthquake source in NZ. Sarikaya et al. present new data [...]
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