Time lapse pyrocumulus for the LA “station” wildfire

Like volcanic eruptions, some fires grow large enough to make their own weather with the heat being released acting like convection. Witness this neat time lapse in HD showing the “Station” fire in the Angeles National Forest. This video was made by photographer Brandon Riza on August 30th, 2009. It is quite well done and…

Finally, a sea level rise NOT blamed on global warming

From NOAA News: NOAA Report Explains Sea Level Anomaly this Summer along the U.S. Atlantic Coast August 31, 2009 Persistent winds and a weakened current in the Mid-Atlantic contributed to higher than normal sea levels along the Eastern Seaboard in June and July, according to a new NOAA technical report. After observing water levels six…

Woods Hole embraces the Medieval Warm Period – contradict Mann’s proxy data

“The more interesting and potentially controversial result is that our data indicate surface water temperatures during a part of the Medieval Warm Period that are similar to today’s…” “Although there are significant uncertainties with our own reconstruction, our work raises the idea that perhaps even the Northern Hemisphere temperature reconstructions need to be looked at…