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Flight. My summer has been dominated by consideration of the beauty and challenges of flight. In typical fashion, in this post I have awkwardly juxtaposed two interests of mine. So, at its end, this post dashes from dragonflies to biplanes. [...]
I'm going to force a break until Sept 6 when the new world temp charts are out.
A summary: I had a big audience when I showed the warm air of Europe smashing against Greenland. That air eventually surrounded the place and gave it a one-day [...]
The new Cluster ROOTS – Social, Environmental, and Cultural Connectivity in Past Societies in the frame of the German Excellence Initiative explores social, environmental, and cultural processes
that have substantially shaped past [...]
The current that is freezing the UK right now is showing best right now.
You can't measure the current under the ice, easily. This is showing that the current is a result of freezing and thawing the Arctic ice. You can see that there is a [...]
We can build our production and consumption around the principles of environmental
This specimen of the teeth and lower jawbone of a large marine reptile
was discovered by Rick Ross during the construction of the Inland Highway, near the Dove Creek intersection, on Vancouver Island. Given the size, this toothy fellow could have [...]
An Earth Institute adjunct tackles reader questions about the record-breaking fires in
Der Merapi liegt auf der indonesischen Insel Java und zählt zu den gefährlichsten Vulkanen der Welt. In seinem Krater wächst ein Lavadom, von dem glühende Schuttlawinen abgehen. Auf lange belichteten Fotografien hinterlassen die glühenden [...]
There are so many charming little corners to be found on Vancouver Island. We were well underway on our two-week field course on the geology and anthropology of British Columbia, and on this day we had already explored the Sooke Potholes and the [...]
Auf Island bebete die Erde mit einer Magnitude von 3,4. Das Hypozentrum lag in 5 km Tiefe. Das Epizentrum manifestierte sich 5.8 km nordöstlich des Ortes Krýsuvík auf der Reykjanes-Halbinsel. Dort wurden in den letzten 48 Stunden insgesamt 79 [...]