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).

Kurtosis, Mpemba, Temperature and History

Does hot water freeze faster than cold water? It depends on the history of the water… Is there a fat tailed distribution of non-temperature states (such as spin of the particles) due to kurtosis in the process, or not? Continue reading

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Liking the MPAS code Much More than Model II or ModelE

A quick first impression on the MPAS codes for weather and climate modeling. Continue reading

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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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