Daily Archives: August 23, 2011

Row to the Pole photo caption contest

The image below is from the Whisky powered  Row to The Pole publicity stunt. It needs a caption. I’m sure WUWT readers will be able to provide several. About these ads

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Imaging Hurricane Irene

From the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center TRMM gets a look at Irene, the first hurricane of the Atlantic season The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite has been busy measuring rainfall within Hurricane Irene, and forecasts call for between 5 and … Continue reading

Posted in hurricanes, Technology, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

5.9 Earthquake in Virginia

Note: USGS upgraded to 5.9 from the 5.8 preliminary estimate Between Richmond and Charlottesville (h/t Corey S) More:

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Icebreaker at the North Pole

From the Alfred Wegener Institute news that a ship that reached the real geographic North Pole, unlike the hapless group of Whisky sponsored rowers (Row to the Pole) who are pointlessly attempting to reach the location of 1996 magnetic pole, … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Sea ice | Tagged , , , , | 84 Comments

Get that uncertainty off the road, we have adapting to do!

From Vanderbilt University , damn the torpedoes uncertainty and full speed ahead, there’s a trillion dollars at stake: Time to begin anticipating and adapting to climate change Despite the uncertainties surrounding climate change, it is time to start developing effective … Continue reading

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NASA Research Leads to First Complete Map of Antarctic Ice Flow

First complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow in Antarctica, derived from radar interferometric data. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCI › Full image and caption › Related video PASADENA, Calif. – NASA-funded researchers have created the first complete map … Continue reading

Posted in Antarctic, Glaciers | Tagged , , | 53 Comments