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12 December 2013

Is A Right Wing Political Action Group Impersonating the American Meteorological Society?? Seems That Way.

I received this from the Executive Director of the American Meteorological Society today: Going to the Source for Accurate Information Earlier this week, the Heartland Institute appears to have sent an extensive e-mail blast with what is more or less a press release for a paper that will appear in an upcoming issue of BAMS entitled “Meteorologists’ Views about Global Warming: A Survey of American Meteorological Society Professional Members” (in …


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9 December 2013

Science, Starry Nights, and The Big Apple (Along with some other things)…

I’ve been on a short holiday to New York, and ran into a little scientific art at the MOMA on 53rd street. It’s funny, because I was just wondering about why NASA (or someone else) has not put on display some of the amazing photographs from space, when I ran right into this: Some folks were standing by it and trying to interpret it, so I explained that it was …


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2 December 2013

I Stand Behind What I Said In September About Hurricane Forecasts

This from NOAA this week. The 2013 hurricane season ended at midnight Saturday night, and in spite of the forecasts for an active season, it was just the opposite. Nov. 25, 2013 NOAA Press Release The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially ends on Saturday, Nov. 30, had the fewest number of hurricanes since 1982, thanks in large part to persistent, unfavorable atmospheric conditions over the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean …


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