Tag Archives: Arctic

Tides, Vectors, Scalars, Arctic Flushing, and Resonance

A brief look at why ignoring the direction of lunar tide forces is a bad idea, and why just looking at the size of the scalar portion is not the path to understanding. Continue reading

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Arctic Standstill Tropical Saros

Are the polar weather cycles driven by the 18.6 year cycle of Lunar orbitals shifts? Are the poles marching to a N./S. tug from declination while the tropics are pulled by the alignment / eclipse Saros? In any case, the Moon looks to rule. Continue reading

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Gail Combs Notices The Cold and The Clock

Current snow driven weather, where it comes from, and what I think it means. All from a nicely packaged comment by Gail Combs in a comment on WUWT. Continue reading

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Is there a Polar Alternation cycle?

Is there a decadal or multiyear oscillation between the Arctic and Antarctic temperatures? Is the Arctic warm because it’s very cold in Antarctica now? Continue reading

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Low / No Ice Arctic 5000 BC

The Arctic has been warmer, and ice free or nearly so. The net result was a very livable Sahara and the start of pastoralism. Continue reading

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