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When ocean models do BAD things

The 2010 HYCOM monster eddy

I recently made an eddy kinetic energy (EKE; a measure of variability from the mean currents) climatology for the Northeast Atlantic as a contribution for a project. 307 more words


An unexpected drizzle , on a cold winter morning has its own beauty .

Despite being a night owl , surprisingly I woke up very early , :)  really very early considering my own benchmark. 588 more words

Ben Franklin: Geophysicist

It’s a stretch to claim Benjamin Franklin as a fellow geophysicist. But I think we have more claim to him than the optometrists who consider Franklin a fellow glasses-maker. 1,037 more words


Where to?

Most turtles are thousands of kilometers south of where we initially satellite tagged them by now. Christie is an excellent example of this. She is the classic post-foraging (feeding) season “Canadian” leatherback. 291 more words


The Precarious Gulf Stream

Our European friends certainly rely on the wonderful warmth brought tot them each winter by the Gulf Stream – North Atlantic Drift. I lived in Germany for three years and in England for another three years and in all that time, I think I saw snow on the ground for a total of two weeks (other than when skiing in the Alps!). 126 more words

Climate Change

Extreme global weather

The UK may be experiencing what looks likely to be a milder than average winter but other parts of the globe are struggling against some extreme weather conditions. 535 more words

Met Office News

Crossing the gulf stream - mind the strong current

(a note from Dolphin-girl)

*warning: might make you think mathematically

We need to cross the Gulf Stream to get to Nassau, Bahamas on New Providence Island – that’s our first destination.   384 more words