- 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: August 2011
The NYTimes graphic shows in pink and red who received greater than the 1% annual chance maximum precipitation for 24 hours. Those areas receiving less are in yellow tones.
The two issues in this storm are 1) rainfall/flooding and 2) wind/tides. The diameter and forward speed of the rain-bands is critical for the first. The track is critical for the second. A New Jersey landfall with forward direction into … Continue reading
A whole new generation of 3-D storm imaging is coming to a hurricane landfall near you. From NASA Earth Observatory: The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite passed directly over Irene as the storm moved westward toward the Dominican Republic from … Continue reading
In the summer, warmer air temperatures warm the surface layer of water. Throughout the year, human activities discharge large quantities of excess nitrogen into the Sound, essentially over fertilizing the Sound. Single celled plants, called phytoplankton or algae, grow rapidly … Continue reading