Scientific Jargon – "Would" "Will" "Could" "Might" "Maybe"

Guest post by Steven Goddard http://gothamist.com/attachments/jake/2006_1_bigwave1.jpg The BBC has perfected the use of weasel words to create alarm.  They have a lead story today : The collapse of a major…

Audio from the NOAA/SWPC press teleconference

Well, it took me a week to get it, and finally here it is. Last Friday, May 9th as you may recall NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center had a teleconference…

Uh, oh. 50 year old ocean thermohaline model sinking fast, climate models may be disrupted

Another “observations are not models” story is emerging. For more on the status quo of thermohaline circulation, see this Wiki  article – Anthony Deep Ocean Conveyor Belt Reconsidered From Peter…

Natural petroleum seeps release equivalent of eight to 80 Exxon Valdez oil spills

Public release date: 13-May-2009 (from EurekAlert) Contact: Stephanie Murphy media@whoi.edu 508-289-3340 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Natural petroleum seeps release equivalent of eight to 80 Exxon Valdez oil spills Study off…