2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 130,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 6 days for that many people to see it.


In 2010, there were 849 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 2383 posts. There were 26 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 986kb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was November 30th with 851 views. The most popular post that day was 6 PhD openings on ocean acidification.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were epoca-project.eu, google.com, twitter.com, opiniondominion.blogspot.com, and pmel.noaa.gov.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for ocean acidification, acidification, ocean acidification effects, pteropods, and acidification of oceans.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


6 PhD openings on ocean acidification November 2010


Des phytoplanctons profitent du réchauffement climatique (in French) April 2008


Great Barrier Reef decline blamed on global warming January 2009


Recipe for rescuing our reefs November 2008


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