- Greenland Melting? Not so Fast, It’s Gaining Mass. So is Antarctica.
- FEMA’s Dilemma – Renewal of the Expired National Flood Insurance Program
- You parked the trains where?
- Romeo, the amorous 400 lb. alligator, killed in 3am meeting with lady driver and baby
- Cos Cob Power Plant Park takes shape -But where’s the erosion and sedimentation control?
- The warmest of Winters in the Northeast gives way to Spring with a cold ocean fog.
- Please stand by for a brief service interruption
- Moon Jupiter Venus and Mercury fill the evening sky
- A lightning-split tree heals on Leap Day.
- How does the Interstate cross the River?
- What you see at the beach if you look up – and not down.
- Byram River Sewer Siphon repaired – with big increase in flooding hazard
- Excuse me! Did you drop something???
- First Iris of 2012 – Alligators in breeding season
- A day at the beach anywhere is still a good day, says Sound Beacher
- January is best enjoyed on the Gulf of Mexico after 5 pm with Venus high!
- The Sun marches ever northward!
- Even Turtles get lucky in the Spring.
- Anhinga Who?
- S3 Solar Storm in Progress. Button down the hatches, Scotty!
Monthly Archives: January 2011
North American Turned Upside down for temps: The official explanation from NASA: Snow fell in the U.S. Deep South, severe storms battered the East Coast, and International Falls, Minnesota, set a new temperature record: -46 degrees Fahrenheit (-43 degrees Celsius) … Continue reading
That might sound like a contradiction, but here’s how it works. Meters, gauging stations, grab samples and field visits all measure at a specific point in time – giving just a snapshot of conditions at one point along the river’s 30 … Continue reading
The current state of this season’s La Nina is shown in this Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM)/Jason-2 satellite image of the Pacific Ocean, based on the average of 10 days of data centered on Dec. 26, 2010. The new image … Continue reading
End of the Nor’easter snow totals: Wilmington, VT: 36.0″ Savoy, MA: 34.5″ North Haven, CT: 29.5″ Woodford, VT: 26.0″ Concord, NH: 22.0″ Port Millerton, NY: 21.8″ West Glocester, RI: 21.2″
That’s no star. That’s Jupiter, the bringer of Jollity.
In the seach for visual beauty, sometimes it pays to just look down. Or take an accidental picture of your feet.
Belleair Causeway, Pinellas County, Florida These bike lanes are left of the barrier – about 14 ft wide. Pedestrians get 8 ft behind barriers. Beach access for car-top kayaks is a critical amenity get reach the launch beach. Public art … Continue reading
The Belleair Bridge is one of the first to continuously extrude its deck from the anchorage base, resulting in a very clean bottom, supported by post-modernist gothic arches.
Rising Moon over the Atlantic adds to the wonder.
My friend, Jesse Ferrell, at Accu-weather has the best analysis of what happened. Update from NYT
New Record Prices to feed not only Japan, but China too.
Pinellas County, which includes St. Petersberg and Clearwater Florida, is a large barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, forming the west side of Tampa Bay. Like many communities situated along the sandy coastline, its water supplies depend upon floating … Continue reading
Up-Date: Chris Peterson captured these fireballs crossing the sky:
From the phone pole wiki: In 1844, the United States Congress granted Samuel Morse $30,000 to build a 40-mile telegraph line between Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C.. Morse began by having a lead-sheathed cable made. After laying seven miles underground, … Continue reading
Here is persuasive evidence that global warming (a real event) is caused by sunspots, not human-generated CO2 in the atmosphere: (Ed. Note: Ocean rise as a current effect on your shoreline risk is very real and affects your property and … Continue reading
Stereo vision exercise: Stare at this until 3-D pops into your brain. NASA Visible Earth From Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River (at the top of the image) and extending to Long Island (at the bottom) this image shows … Continue reading
From NASA Yellow bands—larger, coarse particles—around the Middle East, North Africa, and western North America likely indicate dust and sand storms as the northern hemisphere reaches the driest time of year. The bright red areas in Russia and much of South … Continue reading
From NASA Peruvian fisherman named El Niño (Spanish for “the boy child”) after the Christ child because the climate phenomenon usually shows up around Christmastime. But its counterpart, La Niña, is the gift giver, bringing cold, nutrient-rich water to the … Continue reading
This must mean something. It is the first hour of the first day of the new decade. Oh that’s right — it means that the third millenium of the common era is now 1% over.