- 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: September 2011
From NASA’s new Aquarius satellite: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/aquarius/multimedia/gallery/pia14786.html NASA’s new Aquarius instrument has produced its first global map of the salinity, or saltiness, of Earth’s ocean surface, providing an early glimpse of the mission’s anticipated discoveries. Its rich tapestry of global salinity patterns … Continue reading
When a city is built at a ferry landing on a flood plain, what should the government be doing to protect its residents?
From NASA Earth Observatory: Nearly a week after Hurricane Irene drenched New England with rainfall in late August 2011, the Connecticut River was spewing muddy sediment into Long Island Sound and wrecking the region’s farmland just before harvest. The Thematic … Continue reading
NASA Earth Observatory gives this explanation: The color of the water generally depends on the amount and type of sediment, as the green, tan, and deep brown areas have varying degrees of suspended silt, sand, mud, leaf tannins, and other organic matter. … Continue reading