Daily Archives: August 18, 2010

Solar-Terrestrial Coincidence?

Guest post by Paul Vaughan, M.Sc. – August 18, 2010 Scientists characterize Earth rotation velocity using a variable they call length of day (LOD). The rate of change of LOD (LOD’) is related to global average wind patterns. Changes in … Continue reading

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Posted in Earth, Science, Solar | 89 Comments

Hump day hilarity

From the Fail Blog, a reminder that some people think CO2 is lighter than air:

Posted in Carbon dioxide, Humor | 70 Comments

Arctic Toolbox: Did 300,000 km2 of ice suddenly melt?

By Steve  Goddard August 16, 2010 offered a great opportunity to put all the Arctic data together in a coherent picture. DMI showed a large drop in extent. http://ocean.dmi.dk/arctic/icecover.uk.php

Posted in Arctic | 256 Comments

Geography is hard

My local alternate weekly in Chico has a “Green Guide”. This week’s lead story was “Scientists break ice in Greenland”. There’s only one problem.

Posted in Antarctic, Arctic, Humor, media | 81 Comments