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Geoblogosphere weekly review (11th week of 2015, 431 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. State of the Planet (11 posts)
  2. Ontario-geofish (10 posts)
  3. Arizona Geology (8 posts)
  4. News (7 posts)
  5. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (7 posts)
  6. Geotripper (5 posts)
  7. Gunnars Geo-Blog (5 posts)
  8. Laelaps (5 posts)
  9. I think mining (5 posts)
  10. Wooster Geologists (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. Arizona Geology (1089 visits)
  2. Geotripper (998 visits)
  3. Ontario-geofish (875 visits)
  4. State of the Planet (683 visits)
  5. Paleoseismicity (622 visits)
  6. Laelaps (602 visits)
  7. News (546 visits)
  8. I think mining (523 visits)
  9. Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit (443 visits)
  10. Liberty, Equality, Geology (355 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. oil prices (9)
  2. Geology (9)
  3. people (7)
  4. post (7)
  5. oil companies (7)
  6. time (7)
  7. General Earth Institute (7)
  8. Interesting (7)
  9. world (7)
  10. lower oil prices (6)
Top places:
  1. United States (30)
  2. United Kingdom (14)
  3. Europe (8)
  4. Canada (8)
  5. London (7)
  6. Houston (7)
  7. Brazil (7)
  8. Texas (6)
  9. Arizona (6)
  10. Oklahoma (6)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Ordovician (7)
  2. Jurassic (5)
  3. Permian (5)
  4. Silurian (2)
  5. Neogene (2)
  6. Paleogene (2)
  7. Devonian (1)
  8. Cretaceous (1)
  9. Triassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Harmonic Tremor? Volcanoes under Modesto? Nah, It's Kids and Science

Geotripper [2015-03-08 06:25:00]   recommend this post  (367 visits)
Earthquakes? Volcanoes? Not this time, anyway... The seismometer on our campus was going crazy today. Usually such high levels of seismic activity are cause for great concern, due to the rapid movement of magma in the crust, or an impending [...]

What Strange Fossils are Found in Your Region? We have Oncorhynchus rastrosus, the Sabertooth Salmon

Geotripper [2015-03-12 02:37:00]   recommend this post  (318 visits)
Drawing by Jake Biewer of CSU Stanislaus I've got a delightful new project these days. As I've mentioned many times, our region has a wonderful new natural history museum in our Science Community Center. The Great Valley Museum has existed for more [...]

Things You Find in the Field: a sleeping log

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [2015-03-12 15:09:00]   recommend this post  (317 visits)
What I found first. I was driving a narrow winding country road looking for small Precambrian outcrops poking through Tertiary fill.  I found one and luckily there was a pull-out directly across from it.  I stopped to take photos [...]

On Dinosaur Time

Laelaps [2015-03-08 22:00:33]   recommend this post  (299 visits)
In my line of work, I throw time around a lot. In almost everything I write, I casually

A new Nuclear Power Plant near Karachi

Paleoseismicity [2015-03-09 10:26:19]   recommend this post  (289 visits)
Karachi is the most populated city in Pakistan with around 24,000,000 inhabitants – just as many as Australia. Since many years a nuclear power plant (NPP) is located just a few miles outside the city at the shore. Ongoing work on new reactors [...]

US89 readying to re-open after two years of reconstruction following massive landslide

Arizona Geology [2015-03-12 04:08:00]   recommend this post  (286 visits)
 ADOT announced today that US89 will re-open on March 27, more than two years after a landslide tore up a section of the highway causing $45 million in direct costs and uncounted economic losses to the city of Page and commercial traffic routed [...]

Geology of Seattle and the Puget Sound News [2015-03-08 07:10:57]   recommend this post  (277 visits)
Discover the Ice Age Floods on YouTube The city of Seattle and surrounding areas are underlain by faults, glacial sediments and fill placed by humans. This video illustrates why this is important. You might be

Goldcorp Opera: Der Fledermaus & Freedom

I think mining [2015-03-08 06:14:17]   recommend this post  (267 visits)
Thursday to see Der Fledermaus at the Vancouver Opera House.  This is Johann Strauss’s classic waltz opera of marital infidelity and mistaken identity.  And the prime sponsor is Goldcorp, a Vancouver-based successful mining house. [...]

Podcast on Resolution Copper land exchange

Arizona Geology [2015-03-14 18:28:00]   recommend this post  (264 visits)
 Al Jazeera's  online podcast, "The Stream" webcast a show recently on the land exchange approved to allow the Resolution Copper mine in Superior, Arizona, to develop one of largest underground copper mines in the world. The episode is [...]

Remembering the 1945 Makran Tsunami – Free book: interviews with survivors

Paleoseismicity [2015-03-12 11:41:32]   recommend this post  (262 visits)
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Makran Earthquake and Tsunami. On 27 November, 1945, an earthquake of magnitude Mw8.1 occurred at the Makran Subduction Zone offshore Pakistan. A large tsunami was triggered that reached the coasts of [...] | Impressum