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Geoblogosphere weekly review (8th week of 2016, 326 weeks ago)


Most active blogs:
  1. JOIDES Resolution blogs (9 posts)
  2. Arizona Geology (5 posts)
  3. State of the Planet (5 posts)
  4. Koprolitos (5 posts)
  5. Geotripper (4 posts)
  6. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (4 posts)
  7. Mountain Beltway (4 posts)
  8. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (4 posts)
  9. Ontario-geofish (3 posts)
  10. BEYONDbones (3 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. JOIDES Resolution blogs (783 visits)
  2. State of the Planet (585 visits)
  3. Arizona Geology (568 visits)
  4. Geotripper (515 visits)
  5. Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal (439 visits)
  6. Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week (348 visits)
  7. Mountain Beltway (332 visits)
  8. Koprolitos (309 visits)
  9. The Lost Geologist (289 visits)
  10. Outcrop - The Blog of the Avon RIGS Group (285 visits)


Top keywords:
  1. time (7)
  2. couple (4)
  3. photos (4)
  4. Earth (3)
  5. videos (3)
  6. geologists (3)
  7. Climate (3)
  8. Things (3)
  9. Education (3)
  10. House Commerce Committee (3)
Top places:
  1. United States (5)
  2. Arizona (5)
  3. California (3)
  4. Brazil (3)
  5. Massachusetts (2)
  6. Turkey (2)
  7. Dato (2)
  8. Italy (2)
  9. Che Ha (2)
  10. Southern (2)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Jurassic (3)
  2. Neogene (2)
  3. Devonian (2)
  4. Cretaceous (2)
  5. Paleogene (1)
  6. Permian (1)
  7. Quaternary (1)
  8. Carboniferous (1)
  9. Triassic (1)


The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake (and 4.3 Aftershock) in Eastern Sierra Nevada near Big Pine

Geotripper [2016-02-17 01:49:00]   recommend this post  (300 visits)
I wandered past our department seismometer (at Modesto Junior College in central California), and noticed some disturbances that didn't look like the record of students jumping up and down. They indeed turned out to be a pair of moderate earthquakes [...]

New Communications Tool To Help Communities Respond to Climate Change

State of the Planet [2016-02-16 22:02:43]   recommend this post  (293 visits)
A new tool helps scientists communicate better with communities on global climate change issues, increasing awareness and stakeholder

Amazing geology in Peru: How I found a mythical boiling river in the Amazon - Andrés Ruzo - Ted Talks 2016

The Lost Geologist [2016-02-16 00:35:00]   recommend this post  (289 visits)
My good Peruvian friend and geologist (thanks Jenny!) sent me a link today about a recent Ted Talk featuring Andrés Ruzo, another Peruvian geologist, and his search for a mythical boiling river in the Amazon far from any volcanic centre. I liked [...]

Aust Pylon and Talus Works

Outcrop - The Blog of the Avon RIGS Group [2016-02-19 18:12:00]   recommend this post  (285 visits)
With the pylon at Aust coming up close to its 50th anniversary it is time that National Grid and Trant Engineering Limited give the concrete pillars it is stood upon some major renovation. As part of these works, that will continue throughout 2016, [...]

See the Wind?

In the Company of Plants and Rocks [2016-02-19 18:20:00]   recommend this post  (262 visits)
Stopping for dinner at the Antelope Truck Stop, near Burns, Wyoming.See the Wind?(inspired by Christina Rossetti)Who has seen the wind?Neither I nor you:But if tumbleweeds stop traffic,The wind is passing through.Who has seen the wind?Neither you [...]

Governor open to change on geology de-licensing bill

Arizona Geology [2016-02-20 03:46:00]   recommend this post  (256 visits)
The Arizona House Commerce Committee this week approved HB2613, on a partisan vote of 5-3, to de-license a number of professions including geologists.    The bill is opposed by a broad coalition of professional organizations including the Arizona [...]

Snohomish and Tacoma Geology Underfoot Book talks

Northwest Geology Field Trips [2016-02-19 17:53:16]   recommend this post  (253 visits)
A reminder that I will be in Snohomish this Saturday, Feb. 20, and in Tacoma next Thursday, Feb. 25, to talk about Geology Underfoot in Western Washington. SNOHOMISH Saturday February 20th, 2 PM, Sno-Isle Public Library, 311 Maple Ave., Snohomish, [...]

PhD project on natural hazards and paleomagnetism at ISMER / IPGP

Paleoseismicity [2016-02-18 11:30:05]   recommend this post  (252 visits)
Our colleague Guillaume St-Onge sent us the following interesting job offer: PhD project on natural hazards and paleomagnetism at the Institut des Sciences de la Mer de Rimouski (ISMER) in close collaboration with the Institut de Physique du Globe [...]

Trippin' Pipe

JOIDES Resolution blogs [2016-02-15 10:14:43]   recommend this post  (245 visits)
I was going through old files here during some down time and I found a GREAT video from a former education officer.  You can find it on youtube

Why Some Teachers Are Teaching Climate Change Wrong

Dan\'s Wild Wild Science Journal [2016-02-19 23:40:57]   recommend this post  (240 visits)
I mentioned this subject last week, and thanks to my friend Ed Maibach at George Mason Univ. for the tip about this op-ed piece in U.S. News and World Report. It’s well worth a read, and I agree with the authors that the likely reason for this [...] | Impressum