February 19, 2018
…this time Phil has built a model comparing translational slides with rotational or slump landslides.
February 16, 2018
Space weather affects snowplow drivers carving through Thompson Pass in a whiteout, Iowa farmers dropping seeds of corn, and wedding planners who release white doves during the ceremony. These and other customers subscribe to daily forecasts from the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colorado.
February 13, 2018
A translational landslide is when rock or soil moves down-slope along a plane of weakness like a joint, fault or bedding surface. Best illustrated with chocolate and a weaker layer of caramel.
February 9, 2018
“It’s more than just a fish, it’s a culture,” Brown said to the Fairbanks crowd, many of them Alaska Natives.
February 2, 2018
What’s this? Another aftershock? That’s hundreds now, each more faint than the last…
January 29, 2018
“The term is no longer ‘climate change’ at Utqiagvik. It is ‘climate changed.’ No doubt about it, based on my 40 years…”
January 19, 2018
Sprouting from your head at the rate of more than three inches a year, hair is a recorder of the things you eat and drink and where you ate and drank them.
January 18, 2018
In this video, Phil recreates two stages of the geologic history of Triton Bay, West Papua (northwest New Guinea).
January 12, 2018
There are no photographs of bison spilling by the thousands across the Great Plains. By the time cameras came along, most of the bison were gone. John Wright of Fairbanks believes he has an Alaska version of what that photo might have been.
I realised that even in remote areas you are never alone. Thanks to the support of BirdLife International I had the chance to talk with people of the local communities.