Lake Zurich in Switzerland is a glacial lake, with large lateral moraines now covered in houses and/or cows. Highway 3 runs along the top of one of these moraines, which […]
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/18/boaty-mcboatface-may-not-be-name-of-new-polar-research-vessel Step 1: Ask tax payers to suggest and vote for a name for a research vessel their tax dollars paid for. Step 2: Embrace the fact that you might […]
I thought of this while I was making breakfast.
I wonder if in addition to therapists, personal trainers, dieticians, and motivational speakers there will be carbon coaches. These are people who would come to you, assess your current carbon […]
“Girls on Ice” is not a figure skating attraction. It is an awesome program that takes high school girls onto glaciers to talk about science. http://girlsonice.org/ This annual event now […]
We know that global sea level was lower during the Last Glacial Maximum (last ice age) because loads of water was ‘locked-up’ in the ice sheets that covered northern North […]
The Milankovitch Theory of Ice Ages explains the rhythmic pattern of glacial-interglacial cycles. Here, I mention a few of the things that cannot be explained by Milanktovitch’s theory (and that’s […]