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The folly of Thames

Recently I have been studying coastal process, looking at orbital velocities, the surprisingly complex system of tides and the delicate process that is sea level. We looked at cyclone Dena, which struck Thames in 1997, and flooded many low lying towns in the Firth of Thames as sea level exceed that of a 2m sea wall. 628 more words


LwDT and 365

Microsoft Office has been a staple in classrooms and offices for over a decade. As the web has become increasingly collaborative, many online word-processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications joined Office. 245 more words

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Louisiana: 30,000+ Rescues

There were no winds, no storm surge. No pre-disaster emergency declaration of a named Atlantic Hurricane, and no pre-landfall mass sheltering operations. And yet, as the scale of Louisiana’s multi-day flood becomes more… 185 more words

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Ivette weakens to a remnant low as it enters Central Pacific

Post-Tropical Cyclone Ivette entered the Central Pacific Sunday night and soon dissipated to a remnant low.

The final report from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center placed Ivette about 895 miles east of Hilo and moving west. 45 more words


A visit to Coney Island

It’s summertime, and the livin’ in New York City is . . . hot and muggy. If you can’t make it out of town for a visit to the Hamptons, or the Caribbean, or the south of France, at least for the cost of one swipe of a MetroCard each way you can still get to a beach and not even leave the five boroughs. 828 more words


Tornado dreams...

A tornado is a dream people often have. It usually leaves the dreamer with a sense of foreboding that is difficult to ignore or let go of. 460 more words


Corgarff Castle and Elgin Cathedral

It’s been almost 2 weeks¬†since my fieldwork trip to the Highlands – a 4-day survey whirlwind through¬†several locations in the North of Scotland, including Inverness, Elgin, Fortrose and Corgarff. 668 more words