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Bentley Gsw Geoblogosphere V2

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The late-2008 "State of the Geoblogosphere," including survey results.

The late-2008 "State of the Geoblogosphere," including survey results.

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    • 1. Rise of the Geoblogosphere Callan Bentley Rise of the Geoblogosphere 1/36
    • 2. Blog? Blogging? Blogger? Blogosphere? 2/36
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    • 26. Blogging platforms used N = 45 2% 2% 2% 9% 20% 64% Number of respondents 26/36
    • 27. N = 47 What do geobloggers do in real life? Number of respondents 27/36
    • 28. N = 47 What do geobloggers blog about ? Number of respondents
      • Also mentioned:
        • Hydrology
        • Chemistry
        • Sedimentology
        • Mining & Mineral deposits
        • Plate Tectonics
        • Technology / GIS
        • Hydrology
        • Physics
        • Petroleum
        • Economic Geology
        • Snow
        • Military
        • Science and religion
        • Engineering geology
        • Soils
        • Bitching and complaining
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    • 29. Map of the Geoblogosphere N = 47 Created with Google “My Maps” 29/36
    • 30. N = 46 When did they start geoblogging? 8 6 19 12 1 0 0 0 Green Gabbro NOVA Geoblog Highly Allochthonous All My Faults… 30/36
    • 31. modified from Marshall (2006) An analogy? 31/36
    • 32. One per day Average rate of posting Number of days geoblog has existed Number of posts N = 47 Average = 0.55 p/d Maximum = 3.60 p/d Minimum = 0.02 p/d The Dragon's Tales Green Gabbro Laelaps MiGeo NOVA Geoblog 32/36
    • 33. What do geobloggers like about the Geoblogosphere? 33/36 N = 45 Word cloud generated with Wordle.net
    • 34. What do geobloggers like about the Geoblogosphere? 33/36 N = 45
    • 35. What do geobloggers dislike about the Geoblogosphere? 34/36 N = 42 Word cloud generated with Wordle.net
    • 36. What do geobloggers dislike about the Geoblogosphere? 34/36 N = 42
    • 37. Why do geobloggers blog? 35/36 N = 46 Word cloud generated with Wordle.net
    • 38. Why do geobloggers blog? 35/36 N = 46
    • 39. Discover magazine 36/36