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).

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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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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