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).

CO2 sigma 13 ratios, again…

In past major warming events, such as the Eocene Thermal Maximum, carbon isotopes have shifted to a more C-13 depleted state with no help from human activity or burning fossil fuels at all… Continue reading

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Mullite

An interesting mineral and how it might have had an impact on platinum prices. Continue reading

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Summary On First Liquid Stone Experiment

After a year of aging in the corner, the results of a first very rough test of ‘liquid stone’ tech as it might have evolved from junk on an Egyptian trash heap near an embalming site or near a glass or clay working shop. Continue reading

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An Interesting Resource for Weather History vs Sunspots

Links to, and copy of, a very interesting Bibliography of climate / weather history including the LIA and some sunspot information. Continue reading

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Unlimiting Resources – Basalt for a High Tech Stone Age

The Malthusians have always been wrong, but they still love their “scare stories”. The Club Of Rome also loves to push the ‘running out’ scare, and has for at least 40 years that I know of (they facilitated “The Limits … Continue reading

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