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Something Just Phor Phun and Let You All Sort It Out or Scratch Your Heads...

You can all label me as certifiable now if you want…

Two years ago, over at WattsUpWithThat.com, my friend Canadian climatologist Rodney Chilton posted an article on the Younger Dryas and the Thermohaline Conveyor shutdown… 2,899 more words

Climate - General

New on 500px : Ice Sheets by RonCoscorrosa by RonCoscorrosa

Ice sheets + mountain = fun. Taken earlier this winter in Iceland. If you are planning a trip to Iceland, check out our location guide… 7 more words

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New on 500px : Ice Sheets by RonCoscorrosa by RonCoscorrosa

Ice sheets + mountain = fun. Taken earlier this winter in Iceland. If you are planning a trip to Iceland, check out our location guide… 7 more words

Dark snow: from the #Arctic to the #Himalayas, the phenomenon that is accelerating #glacier melting

Industrial dust and soil, blown thousands of miles, settle on ice sheets and add to rising sea level threat.

Dark deposits on icefields in Greenland, which absorb more sunlight and lead to faster glacial melting.

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"Microbial gardens" reduce the amount of heat reflected back into space by ice sheets

The first ecological study of an entire glacier has found that microbes drastically reduce surface reflectivity and have an impact on the amount of heat available to warm our planet. 344 more words

Climate Change

The Heat Is On

Up until recently I didn’t think the 2014 heat was unbearable, that is, until the A/C conked out in my car. Now I have to strategically plan when I’ll be running errands or arriving at appointments that require a pulled together look. 584 more words

Glaciations and the Geologic Record

Glaciations are defined as periods of temperature reduction in the Earth’s climate which result in the onset or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers. 1,938 more words

Geology