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#WxGeekSpeak: The Gulf Stream

Every week, the blog introduces you to a technical term from the American Meteorology Society’s “Glossary of Meteorology”. Welcome to #WxGeekSpeak!

This ocean feature is a major player in hurricanes maintaining strength near the southeast US coast. 224 more words


The Eye of Autumn

Up until now its been a hot, humid September, thanks to a shift in the gulf stream, but change has blown in today with the arrival of the full moon. 98 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge : Edge

My photo was taken yesterday, in lovely Glengarriff in West Cork, looking across at Garnish Island  (in the centre of the picture) which is a small island full of exotic plants and shrubs, warmed by the Gulf Stream which helps to create a micro climate for all these unusual plants. 108 more words


Tromsø – the Winterfell of Europe

Tromsø is 36th  northernmost city in the world. The municipality’s  population is 72 066, which makes Tromsø 7th largest city in Norway . It is the 3rd largest city in the world above the Arctic Circle, after… 145 more words

Global Warming

Gulf Stream slowdown to moderate warming in Europe

New research confirms the likelihood of a Gulf Stream slowdown in the North Atlantic. Scientists suggest the phenomenon will spare Europe from the worst of global warming. 187 more words


No One Asks Me What's For Dinner

To the axiom “you break it, you own it,” I add this corollary:

You catch it, you eat it.

The husband and young son went fishing last week in the Gulf Stream off Ocracoke Island. 509 more words


Greenland ice sheet meltdown not affecting Gulf Stream - yet

New study says impacts expected to show up in 20-30 years

Staff Report

Ocean researchers tracking currents in the North Atlantic say that, so far, the massive amounts of freshwater, pouring off the melting Greenland Ice Sheet haven’t yet had a major effect on the Gulf Stream. 432 more words