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A couple new geology-related blogs

February 13, 2008

As always … at least they are “new” to me.

I found a great, fairly new blog called The Dynamic Earth. And the best part is that so far it looks to be a sedimentary-rich blog. Sounds good to me. He’s got a sweet photo of some hummocky cross-stratification for the header image (Cretaceous of Utah?). Check it out.

Have you seen the blog for Earth Learning Idea? They are posting an Earth-related activity every week for the The International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE). They are designed to be cheap and relatively easy to set up.

I really enjoy watching my Geoscience Blogs list on the sidebar grow.

UPDATE: Also check out Ten Million Years of Solitude … so new there’s only two posts (as of 2/15/08).

UPDATE #2: One more thing … when can we get a new blog not using Blogger? You can get a blog hosted for free at (similar to blogspot). The software is better, in my opinion … just sayin’   :)


6 Comments leave one →
  1. Eric permalink
    February 14, 2008 10:40 am

    Thanks for the link! Its nice to see such a community of geo-folks thriving in the jungle of the internets.

    And you nailed the provenance for the ol’ picture, too: HCS is from the Panther Tounge

  2. February 15, 2008 11:10 pm

    I tried to install WordPress on my webspace, but I was having all kinds of trouble with the URL not actually directing where I wanted it to, so I gave up and went with Blogger. Perhaps I should have been more patient, but I wanted to write stuff right then!

  3. February 15, 2008 11:36 pm

    hmm…that’s weird…Blogger is ultra-easy, i’ll give it that.

  4. February 17, 2008 4:12 pm

    Thanks for the shout-out. Unfortunately, I didn’t realize there were multiple blogging options available… rats.

  5. March 5, 2008 3:25 am

    We should be very pleased if you could spread the word about this global educational project, set up for the IYPE. We are publishing an Earth-related activity every week during this year, in English and Spanish – – soon in Norwegian too. Although we have had considerable success so far in reaching schools across the world, we have not reached teacher-training institutions in the developing world. Can anyone help please?

  6. September 17, 2008 6:02 am

    Soon to be a geologist’s dream site…

    Through our site you will be able to:

    1. Submit your own rock outcrops to our database.
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    3. Discuss your experiences through the blog.
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