Tuesday, August 27, 2013


GJ set record low high temperature Sunday | GJSentinel.com
A cool, rainy Sunday in Grand Junction led to the lowest high temperature on record for the date, according to the National Weather Service.

Sunday’s high topped out at just 70 degrees, breaking the record of 73 for the lowest high on Aug. 25. The previous record was set in 1921, the Weather Service reported.
Retreating Alaskan Glacier Reveals Remains Of Medieval Forest | NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT
it is clear that the Exit Glacier began retreating at the end of the LIA, retreated at a much faster pace between 1889 and 1917 than anything seen since, and stopped retreating 40 years ago.
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds CO2-sequestering ocean plants thrive better with warmer temperatures & ocean 'acidification'
"At least in this experiment with one coccolithophore strain, when we combined higher levels of CO2 with higher temperatures, they actually did better in terms of calcification."
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds a decrease of wind speeds from 1975-2006
A paper published today in the International Journal of Climatology examines wind speeds over Turkey and finds a significant decrease over the period of study from 1975 to 2006.

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