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Geoblogosphere weekly review (9th week of 2014, 520 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. News (29 posts)
  2. State of the Planet (10 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (9 posts)
  4. Gunnars Geo-Blog (8 posts)
  5. I think mining (7 posts)
  6. JOIDES Resolution blogs (7 posts)
  7. Ontario-geofish (6 posts)
  8. Dinosaur Home - Blogs (6 posts)
  9. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (5 posts)
  10. Louisville Area Fossils (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. News (1353 visits)
  2. Digital Geography (816 visits)
  3. Mineral Law Blog (705 visits)
  4. Paleoseismicity (499 visits)
  5. Speaking of Geoscience (474 visits)
  6. Utah Geological Survey - blog (427 visits)
  7. State of the Planet (420 visits)
  8. // -- Infos zu Krustensteinen, Furchensteinen, Hirnsteinen und Onkoiden am Chiemsee (412 visits)
  9. Green Tea and Velociraptors (386 visits)
  10. Laelaps (379 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. time (11)
  2. Energy (9)
  3. world (9)
  4. California (8)
  5. Earthquakes (7)
  6. Astronomy (6)
  7. Dinosaurs (6)
  8. From the BlogSphere (6)
  9. 8230 (6)
  10. geology (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (13)
  2. California (6)
  3. Alaska (5)
  4. Arizona (5)
  5. Utah (4)
  6. New York (4)
  7. Washington (4)
  8. North America (4)
  9. West Virginia (4)
  10. Nooksack (3)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Devonian (10)
  2. Jurassic (6)
  3. Cenozoic (5)
  4. Silurian (5)
  5. Neogene (3)
  6. Ordovician (3)
  7. Cretaceous (2)
  8. Cambrian (2)
  9. Quaternary (2)
  10. Permian (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

The Latest DIRT in California: Additional Mandatory Reporting for Excavators, Operators and Contractors?

Mineral Law Blog [2014-02-24 18:10:13]   recommend this post  (604 visits)
Those that “dig in the dirt” are very familiar with the Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT), which was launched in 2003 by the Common Ground Alliance (CGA). Over the years California has enacted several statutes requiring [...]

Furchensteine in Glaukonitsand

// -- Infos zu Krustensteinen, Furchensteinen, Hirnsteinen und Onkoiden am Chiemsee [2014-02-28 12:06:56]   recommend this post  (412 visits)
Furchensteine in Glaukonitsand, wie geht das? Dieser Blog beschäftigt sich mit den Krustensteinen, Furchensteinen und Hirnsteinen des Chiemsee. Im östlichen Uferbereich findet sich ein “Molasse-Ausbiß”. Es handelt sich dabei um -Obere [...]

Peakfinder – identify the hills around you

Digital Geography [2014-02-23 22:34:38]   recommend this post  (369 visits) is a fascinating website. It’s not new, but I just came across it few days ago by a recommendation of @callanbentley. It appears very simple, very clever and very beautiful. The site allows you to find peaks (mountains and [...]

Mapping earthquake environmental effects

Digital Geography [2014-02-24 02:29:00]   recommend this post  (350 visits)
In contrast to magnitude, which describes the energy release of an earthquake, the intensity of a seismic event describes its effects. Obviously, the intensity value depends on the location of the observer, on the earthquake parameters, but also on [...]

Where did all the mammoths go?

Green Tea and Velociraptors [2014-02-24 12:28:59]   recommend this post  (342 visits)
Let’s go meta. Recently, ecologist extraordinaire Dr. Jacquelyn Gill (or is it Professor cos of that weird American system?) wrote a wonderful review article on the extinctions that affected many large mammal species during the last 50-10,000 [...]

Before the smoke clears…

Speaking of Geoscience [2014-03-01 16:00:32]   recommend this post  (336 visits)
by Jerome V. De Graff It was mid-day on August 9, 2013 and I was standing next to my Forest Service pick-up having a déjà vu moment.  Before me were the steep slopes of the Tuolumne River Canyon blackened only days before by the advancing flames [...]

Do you believe in human rights? Then it makes more sense to believe in God than to believe that God does not exist.

The GeoChristian [2014-02-23 07:34:55]   recommend this post  (313 visits)
Timothy Keller, in his book The Reason for God, demonstrates that while it is fairly straight-forward to make a religious case for human rights, it has proven very difficult to construct a case for human rights from a purely secular foundation. If [...]

Kelud, Before and After the Eruption

Eruptions [2014-02-24 18:55:56]   recommend this post  (313 visits)
Indonesia's Kelud volcano erupted unexpectedly a few weeks ago. Here are some before and after photos of the volcano, from Earth and

USGS report about the SAFRR Tsunami Scenario – EQ in Alaska triggers tsunami that hits California

Paleoseismicity [2014-02-23 20:29:25]   recommend this post  (289 visits)
On 27 March, 1964, an earthquake of magnitude 9.2 occurred offshore Alaska (Plafker, 1965) and caused a Pacific-wide tsunami. This quake was the second most powerful that was ever recorded and is also referred to as the Great Alaska Earthquake. [...]

Get Ready for Dinomania Next Year

Laelaps [2014-02-24 20:18:43]   recommend this post  (282 visits)
I was ten years old when Jurassic Park smashed into theaters. I had never anticipated a movie more. | Impressum