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Geoblogosphere weekly review (47th week of 2014, 491 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. Palaeoblog (8 posts)
  2. News (7 posts)
  3. Geotripper (6 posts)
  4. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  5. I think mining (6 posts)
  6. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  7. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (5 posts)
  8. Dogeng Geology (5 posts)
  9. BEYONDbones (5 posts)
  10. State of the Planet (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Geotripper (1473 visits)
  2. (996 visits)
  3. Palaeoblog (844 visits)
  4. News (757 visits)
  5. Ontario-geofish (595 visits)
  6. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (555 visits)
  7. polar soils blog (515 visits)
  8. I think mining (509 visits)
  9. Gunnars Geo-Blog (446 visits)
  10. Earthly Musings (446 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. people (7)
  2. Interesting (6)
  3. time (6)
  4. Antarctica (5)
  5. Nov. (5)
  6. Dongeng Geologi (5)
  7. Case (4)
  8. Dinosaurs (4)
  9. story (4)
  10. eruption (4)
Top places:
  1. United States (10)
  2. North America (5)
  3. United Kingdom (5)
  4. Arizona (4)
  5. California (4)
  6. Utah (4)
  7. Germany (4)
  8. Antarctic (4)
  9. Australia (3)
  10. Urubamba (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (5)
  2. Neogene (4)
  3. Devonian (3)
  4. Jurassic (3)
  5. Cretaceous (3)
  6. Triassic (3)
  7. Paleogene (2)
  8. Mesozoic (1)
  9. Permian (1)
  10. Silurian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

The Case for BIM in Geotechnical Data [2014-11-18 14:32:47]   recommend this post  (534 visits)
Getting the Message Across Applying Building Information Modelling principles to geotechnical data will reinforce the message that geotechnics is an integral part of every phase of a project – not just site investigation, argues Gary Morin, [...]

"A City Divided!" "Rift Tears City Apart!" "Slip-Sliding Away!" "Creepiness on the Calaveras"... I Give up: "Calaveras Fault in Hollister"

Geotripper [2014-11-19 01:28:00]   recommend this post  (440 visits)
Blogging has certainly given me some perspective on life at newspapers or internet news services. The title of a piece is all you've got to convince people to click through. I am constantly irritated beyond words at the clickbait out there: [...]

Why did the San Andreas Fault Cross the Road? Why did the Road Cross the San Andreas Fault? 12 Years of Geologic Change

Geotripper [2014-11-16 08:33:00]   recommend this post  (405 visits)
2002 First off, I've been leading geology field studies trips to lots of places in the American West for 26 years. Second, I entered the digital age of photography in 2001, which led to a personal renaissance in picture-taking. I sometimes struggle [...]

Dinosaurs, Volcanoes, Monsters of the Deep, and Other Stories Told by a Pile of Rocks. And Disneyland.

Geotripper [2014-11-17 10:19:00]   recommend this post  (340 visits)
One of my most vivid childhood memories was Southern California Gas Company's Disneyland Night. My dad worked for the company at the time. Once a year the company rented Disneyland and practically every employee and their family showed up. It's hard [...]

FHWA Geotechnical Team and NHI To Offer Virtual World Training [2014-11-21 16:15:52]   recommend this post  (328 visits)
Economic times have been hard for federal, state and local transportation agencies as well as industry representatives since the recession started.  Getting approval to travel for conferences or training classes has been difficult if not [...]

2nd Historical Earthquake Colloquium on the Rhine Graben and Intraplate Quakes – May 2015 in Strasbourg

Paleoseismicity [2014-11-17 10:32:45]   recommend this post  (324 visits)
The 2nd Historical Earthquake Colloquium will be held in Strasbourg, France, from 12-13 May, 2015. It focusses on Major Historical Earthquakes of the Rhine Graben and Intraplate Europe – From archives to comparative seismotectonics. Following [...]

Rothera Station, Antarctica

polar soils blog [2014-11-22 02:18:00]   recommend this post  (310 visits)
A few days ago, we flew from Punta Arenas, Chile to Rothera Station in Antarctica. We flew in a small Dash 7 that is operated by the British Antarctic Survey.Dash 7 waiting for us in Punta Arenas, ChileWe flew south over the Strait of Magellan, [...]

Bolide Events Map News [2014-11-18 13:18:23]   recommend this post  (293 visits)
A map released by NASA’s Near Earth Object Program reveals that small asteroids frequently enter and disintegrate in the Earth’s atmosphere with random distribution around the

And This Weeks Most Scientifically Ignorant Post on Twitter Goes To…

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2014-11-20 04:28:13]   recommend this post  (290 visits)
  The Heartland Institute long ago proved that they are not among the scientifically literate, but today they posted a real “LMAO fall in the floor laughing” tweet on their twitter account. Let’s talk about just how preposterous [...]

What is #scishirt?

The Contemplative Mammoth [2014-11-17 15:28:54]   recommend this post  (271 visits)
For those of you following along at home, there’s been a big kerfuffle on the internet about #ThatShirt (or #ShirtGate, #ShirtStorm). Lots of really smart folks have posted great commentary on the situation, and so I’m not going to do [...] | Impressum