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Greenland Melting? Not so Fast, It’s Gaining Mass. So is Antarctica.

Greenland Ice Study The treat of rising sea levels is link to land supported ice only, since floating fresh water ice has already displaced the sea water it floats on. All of Greenland ice has the capacity to raise ocean … Continue reading

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FEMA’s Dilemma – Renewal of the Expired National Flood Insurance Program

Flood Insurance is at a critical point in its legal life, having reached the expiration of the National Flood Insurance Program.  It bears many policy similarities to the complexity of “Repeal and Replace” for Obamacare. Obamacare spread the “mandate” for … Continue reading

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You parked the trains where?

NJ Transit head James Weinstein said at a US Senate commerce sub-committee hearing on the storm’s impact: “Based on the information that we had … there was a likelihood in the 80 to 90 percent range that no flooding would … Continue reading

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Romeo, the amorous 400 lb. alligator, killed in 3am meeting with lady driver and baby

One of Largo, Florida’s most beguiling batchelors, Romeo the Alligator, died in a gunfight the other night.  While attempting to cross the highway between the Taylor Park and Pine Crest Gold Course, a lady driver with an infant in the … Continue reading

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Cos Cob Power Plant Park takes shape -But where’s the erosion and sedimentation control?

Site conversion of the coal-fired railroad power plant to a Town of Greenwich CT Park with playfields and shoreline walk amenities was back before Planning and Zoning on Tuesday March 21, 2012 for review. The Commission asked the Town’s Engineer … Continue reading

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The warmest of Winters in the Northeast gives way to Spring with a cold ocean fog.

From Sound Beacher:

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Please stand by for a brief service interruption

Please remove hands from metal parts until the space flare passes Earth safely.

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Moon Jupiter Venus and Mercury fill the evening sky

What I saw on my evening walk – sadly without my camera: Moon 50% full high and in line with three planets: M When the planets align And why mathematicians will never be practical people:   In old Roman legends, Mercury was … Continue reading

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A lightning-split tree heals on Leap Day.

365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, and 46 seconds – one trip around the sun.  But the calendar has an 365 even days.  So after 100 years, the calendar falls behind 24 days.  How to make up the difference? Add … Continue reading

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How does the Interstate cross the River?

In Florida – it seems so easy.  Here is I-75 connecting Miami to Michigan, crossing the sensitive Braden River in Manatee County. The bridge deck segments are 58 ft wide by 100 ft long, sitting on torsion trivet pilings 60 … Continue reading

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What you see at the beach if you look up – and not down.

Thanks to Sound Beacher – more beauty at the beach. Life lesson – looking down is necessary at times, up looking up is always up-lifting.   In-coming geese – always a thrilling and noisy spectacle.

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Byram River Sewer Siphon repaired – with big increase in flooding hazard

How to you get sewage to go under a river? Option 1 – dig it deep, with a wide berth for the floodway. Option 2 – keep it shallow but bury it in a big load of stone placed in … Continue reading

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Excuse me! Did you drop something???

Fecal contamination of the rivers and brooks in Greenwich CT must be addressed and minimized.  2012 will go down as the year we had to clean up our mess.  Federal EPA and the Courts have imposed a deadline of Jan … Continue reading

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First Iris of 2012 – Alligators in breeding season

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A day at the beach anywhere is still a good day, says Sound Beacher

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January is best enjoyed on the Gulf of Mexico after 5 pm with Venus high!

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The Sun marches ever northward!

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Even Turtles get lucky in the Spring.

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Anhinga Who?

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S3 Solar Storm in Progress. Button down the hatches, Scotty!

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