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).

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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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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Ice Ages and The Book about Milankovitch

A preservation of a comment on WUWT and a link to the Amazon description of the book that explains Ice Age cycles better than any other I’ve read. Continue reading

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