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Dry Creek in Modesto flooded to the greatest extent in two decades yesterday, with peak flows exceeding 6,000 cubic feet per second. I was out documenting the flood surge, and I managed to get to the Dry Creek Trailhead ahead of the high water [...]
The following interesting PhD position is currently available at Northumbria University: A competitive fully-funded PhD project is currently being advertised on Holocene palaeoseismicity and sea-level change in Chile at Northumbria University, UK in [...]
Dear all, due to technical difficulties, the abstract deadline for the EGU 2017 has been extended until tomorrow, Jan. 12th at 1 pm Central European Time.
As every year just after the holidays, the abstract deadline for the EGU General Assembly in Vienna (April 23-28, 2017) is approaching. This year, it is on Wednesday, 11 January 2016, 13:00 Central European Time. If you are still searching for [...]
El Nino has gone and blown the Earth's heat bank account. We are into a decade of freezing. Good thing oil is cheap for now, until the Oklahoma big earthquakes.
The Three Little Pigs
Once there were 3 pigs. The first one was a silly [...]
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If you’ve not heard about our Communicate Your Science Video Competition before it gives early career scientists the chance to produce a video up-to-three-minutes long to share their research with the general public. The winning entry receives a [...]
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BTW, if you are on the scene in places like Yosemite Valley, please send photos or updates! I will gladly post them here.
Printable PDF of current conditions can be found at this link
It's clear by now that I am [...]
Dry Creek in December of 2016 before the current storms
What happens when a small insubstantial creek that is dry for much of the year...
...gets hit with a flash flood amounting to 6,100 cubic feet per second? Let's find out!
Dry Creek at [...]
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First off, let me emphasize that I am writing almost exclusively about the central Sierra Nevada and adjacent Great Valley, particularly the drainage of the Merced, Tuolumne, and Stanislaus Rivers. [...]
OpenTopography had a great year in 2016, with continued strong growth in number of users and jobs run to access and process data. We've also continued to add data and successfully renewed OpenTopography funding from the US National Science [...]