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).

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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Orbital Subtraction and mean anomalies means?

Does relative orbital position drive sunspots? A somewhat different approach in a graph. Continue reading

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Summer Solstice is Here

It’s the Summer Solstice in the N.H. and Winter Solstice in the S.H. Time for the true driver of weather and climate change, the sun, to start the process of nullification of the forces acting to push into one extreme season and start drifting us toward the other. Continue reading

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