Tag Archives: ice

Why Warm WAP One Wonders…

The Antarctic Peninsula is the only part of Antarctica that has any temperature other than extreme cold, and that is only due to a warm wind off the Pacific ocean. Continue reading

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Civilization in the Ice Age

What did the world look like during the last Ice Age, and what does that say about likely locations for ancient civilizations? Continue reading

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Weather Channel finds Summer warmer than Winter – due to Global Warming…

The Weather Channel picks up an NBC story from “Antarctica” on the South Shetland Islands well outside the Antarctic Circle and in the middle of the Southern Ocean and attributes more snow in Antarctica to CFCs and the “Ozone Hole” while less snow in the South Shetlands is due to Global Warming while more snow in the USA is due to… Global Warming… In the process, they discover summer is warmer than winter, but don’t notice it… 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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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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