Tarawa! And the War Against Sea Level Rise

Guest by metaphor mixing by David Middleton Right after geology & geophysics, my favorite hobby is military history, particularly that of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The constant whining about Kiribati being washed away by carbon-fueled sea level rise inspired me to employ geology and military history in a combined offensive against the sea…

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Florida’s Climate Crisis and Sea Level Rise Non Sequitur

Guest crisis-bashing by David Middleton Florida faces a climate crisis as Democratic candidates take the debate stage By Drew Kann, CNN Wed June 26, 2019 (CNN)Presidential candidate Jay Inslee was not happy when the Democratic National Committee shot down his request to hold a climate crisis-focused debate. [Blah, blah, blah] …the global climate emergency… [Blah,…

Kriged Sea Level Rise

Guest post by AJ Kriged Sea Level Rise May 14, 2019 Introduction This post shows a reconstruction of sea level rise (SLR) derived by kriging tide gauge data corrected for vertical land velocity.  Kriging is a statistical interpolation method which takes into account how observations differ over distance.  This method is employed widely in the…