The Strait of Juan de Fuca

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach (Part 4 of the voyage, see also Part 1, Part 2 , and Part 3) …Up early and we’re off for Galiano Island, where the Captain has a good friend he wants to visit. Well, actually, like me he wants to take advantage of the good weather to run south … but we’re going…

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But what about the oceans? Research shows declining levels of acidity in Sierra Nevada lakes

From the University of California – Riverside, something that makes me wonder: if the oceans are supposedly becoming more acidified due to CO2 in the atmosphere, why aren’t lakes in the Sierra Nevada? UC Riverside-led team did long-term measurements of lake chemistry; studied sediment cores from the lakes RIVERSIDE, Calif. — California’s water supply depends…

One good use for temperature change

Changing temperature powers sensors in hard-to-reach places From the University of Washington by Michelle Ma A centuries-old clock built for a king is the inspiration for a group of computer scientists and electrical engineers who hope to harvest power from the air. The clock, powered by changes in temperature and atmospheric pressure, was invented in…