Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

New data visualization tool from Arizona State University

A new data visualization tool called PolarGlobe has been made available by scientists at Arizona State University. While it focuses on information from polar regions, it has global atmospheric circulation and also some ocean circulation information at multiple levels. I haven’t had the chance to play with it much yet,…
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Video: Snow waves

Here is a link to a really cool time lapse video of waves in a new snow pack in New York. The mechanism is similar to the movement of sand dunes over a desert floor over time, but it is the first time I have seen it with snow. I’ve…
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Georgia Climate Project: What data sets are need to quantify the impacts of changing climate on our society?

We are winding down our look at the Georgia Climate Project’s Roadmap of 40 questions that need to be addressed in future research about how Georgia’s changing climate will affect agriculture, ecology, water, transportation, and other parts of society. This week’s question addresses the need for appropriate measurements and associated…
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The total lunar eclipse of January 20-21, 2018

Did you know that there will be a total lunar eclipse on the night of January 20-21? Even though it is cloudy now, it should clear up on Sunday in time for most of the Southeast to view it. While a lunar eclipse is not as dramatic as a solar…
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