Mainstream News and How a “Scientist” Began to Dislike the Term

Good morning everyone, I will admit that I had never intended for this blog to be used as a soapbox, but I find myself becoming irritated by what I see and read in mainstream news; both local and national, print and online. The source of my ire is, quite unexpectedly, the word scientist. Now, I …

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Dr. Jeff Masters steals my thunder, but “wunderfully” explains Saharan Dust and Atlantic Hurricane Activity

Good evening everyone, I admit I'm a little down this evening. You see all day at work I had this great idea for tonight's post, but it seems the king of all weather bloggers has stolen my thunder! THE Dr. Jeff Masters of Weather Underground's fabulous Wunderblog wrote a wonderfully masterful entry today on African …

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El Nino and Atlantic Basin Hurricane Activity

Hello again, Tonight I wanted to delve a little deeper into something I mentioned in my last post. We were discussing seasonal hurricane forecasts and how the forecasted El Nino conditions factor in. Short explanation of El Nino: The above images show the different ENSO conditions. In El Nino, the surface water in the eastern …

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Ernesto and tropical storm conditions

Before I start anything, I'd like to congratulate all involved in the Curiosity landing. This is a process that goes back years and involves thousands of people, many who will never be known publicly. It's such a huge achievement and I'm looking forward to the high-quality photos we should receive later in the week. Now …

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