Category Archives: Earth Sciences

Geology, Quakes, Volcanos, Weather, and any other Earth Sciences related topic. Gasses and gas chemistry, such as the CO2 cycle and acid oxides (NOx SOX).

Are Ice Age Glacials Caused By Orbital Inclination?

Is the 100 k year cycle of ice age glacials caused by orbital inclination change relative to Jupiter, not eccentricity? Continue reading

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Over on WUWT – Taurids and Asteroid Sized Bits

New Taurid branch identified with probable major sized objects, asteroid sized, that eventually will hit the Earth. Continue reading

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Unlimiting Growth

An overview of resources, resource uses, and the whole notion of running out and the Running Out! Scare stories. Continue reading

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Scraping GISS, CDIAC, NCDC / NCEI, and Me

A collection of information about site scraping and some ideas on sizes and commands for Climate Data related sites. Continue reading

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Quake in Italy – 7.1 at first now reported as 6.6

Same place as the one a few weeks ago, being called a foreshock now. Heard it on sky news here: http://news.sky.com/watch-live I’m left wondering what the deal is with Italy… Maybe time to start volcano watching again ;-) The Italian … Continue reading

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Micro-Spherical Rain vs Flat Land and Fictional Sky

What can virga and the geometry of rain provide in the way of insight? Enough to matter, I think. Continue reading

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CDIAC Scrape Finished

The scrape of CDIAC has completed. Here I report on some sizes and such. Continue reading

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