Daily Archives: September 12, 2010

No Change In The Length Of The Arctic Melt Season

Following up on some work done by Roger Pielke Sr., I downloaded the UIUC Arctic data set and calculated the length of the melt season (date of minimum area minus date of maximum area) for each year of the satellite … Continue reading

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New Ice Forming Around The Petermann Iceberg

New ice is forming around the iceberg which broke off the Petermann Glacier last month. The entire region is also covered with fresh snow. Temperatures in the region are running below -5ºC.

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September 12, 2010 Sea Ice News

Santa’s Workshop is looking cold and dark After a month of above normal temperatures, the weather has turned cold in the high Arctic again. Temperatures north of 80N have dropped to about -5ºC, which is near normal.

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Wimbledon, World Cup, French Open, Tour de France, US Open?

I’m betting on Spain to continue their unprecedented dominance of international sport this afternoon.

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Climochondria

Hypochondria is an obsessive compulsive disorder where every real or imagined symptom is believed to be a sign of disease. Some people suffer a parallel condition with respect to the weather. Every hot,, cold, mild, sunny, cloudy, rainy, dry or … Continue reading

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Thoughts on 9/11

Benjamin Franklin wrote: Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.

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The Purpose of Censorship

When people have a stake in an unsupportable belief system, the only way to keep it going is to silence dissent. Communist governments do this because their system of governance defies human nature, as Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn documented.

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