Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Two stories about the Mediterranean Sea

As a kid I remember reading a book about the refilling of the Mediterranean Sea after the strait at Gilbraltar was closed up for millions of years, keeping Atlantic Ocean water from entering the basin. Today I saw two separate stories about the Mediterranean Sea and paleoclimate, one based on…
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Happy astronomical spring!

Even though spring is already almost three weeks old for climatologists, today is the official start of astronomical spring. EarthSky has a good story about the March equinox (which means “equal night”).  You can read it here. They have a second story about whether days and nights are equal at…
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