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Rise of the  Geoblogosphere Callan Bentley Rise of the  Geoblogosphere 1/36
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Blogging platforms used N  = 45 2% 2% 2% 9% 20% 64% Number of respondents 26/36
N  = 47 What do geobloggers do in real life? Number of respondents 27/36
N  = 47 What do geobloggers blog  about ? Number of respondents <ul><li>Also mentioned:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hydrology <...
Map of the Geoblogosphere N  = 47 Created with Google “My Maps” 29/36
N  = 46 When did they start geoblogging? 8 6 19 12 1 0 0 0 Green Gabbro NOVA Geoblog Highly Allochthonous All My Faults… 3...
modified from Marshall (2006) An analogy? 31/36
One per day Average rate of posting Number of days geoblog has existed Number of posts N  = 47 Average = 0.55 p/d Maximum ...
What do geobloggers  like  about the Geoblogosphere? 33/36 N  = 45 Word cloud generated with Wordle.net
What do geobloggers  like  about the Geoblogosphere? 33/36 N  = 45
What do geobloggers  dislike  about the Geoblogosphere? 34/36 N  = 42 Word cloud generated with Wordle.net
What do geobloggers  dislike  about the Geoblogosphere? 34/36 N  = 42
Why  do geobloggers blog? 35/36 N  = 46 Word cloud generated with Wordle.net
Why  do geobloggers blog? 35/36 N  = 46
Discover magazine 36/36
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Bentley Gsw Geoblogosphere V2

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

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Bentley Gsw Geoblogosphere V2

  1. 1. Rise of the Geoblogosphere Callan Bentley Rise of the Geoblogosphere 1/36
  2. 2. Blog? Blogging? Blogger? Blogosphere? 2/36
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  26. 26. Blogging platforms used N = 45 2% 2% 2% 9% 20% 64% Number of respondents 26/36
  27. 27. N = 47 What do geobloggers do in real life? Number of respondents 27/36
  28. 28. N = 47 What do geobloggers blog about ? Number of respondents <ul><li>Also mentioned: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hydrology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sedimentology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mining & Mineral deposits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plate Tectonics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology / GIS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hydrology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Petroleum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic Geology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Military </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science and religion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering geology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soils </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bitching and complaining </li></ul></ul>28/36
  29. 29. Map of the Geoblogosphere N = 47 Created with Google “My Maps” 29/36
  30. 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. 31. modified from Marshall (2006) An analogy? 31/36
  32. 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. 33. What do geobloggers like about the Geoblogosphere? 33/36 N = 45 Word cloud generated with Wordle.net
  34. 34. What do geobloggers like about the Geoblogosphere? 33/36 N = 45
  35. 35. What do geobloggers dislike about the Geoblogosphere? 34/36 N = 42 Word cloud generated with Wordle.net
  36. 36. What do geobloggers dislike about the Geoblogosphere? 34/36 N = 42
  37. 37. Why do geobloggers blog? 35/36 N = 46 Word cloud generated with Wordle.net
  38. 38. Why do geobloggers blog? 35/36 N = 46
  39. 39. Discover magazine 36/36

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