By: Tara Allan Stewart
When will everybody worldwide have enough clean, safe water to drink?Day after day, no rain falls. Days become months become years. There is no snow this winter to melt in the spring. The evening weather reveals a red warning on the map above our...
By: Penelope Moore
Tropical Storms are formed in a life cycle much similar to our own. However, it could be considered that the tropical storm is merely the childhood or adolescent stage of a hurricane. Where as a tropical depression is the baby of both of these storm...
By: Karl Brown
A tropical storm is storm system that consists of a low pressure center with numerous thunderstorms embedded in it. These thunderstorms can produce very high winds and cause large waves that result in major beach erosion for coastal areas effected by the storm. The winds...
By: Daniel Ciavardini
Global Warming, the new worldwide watchword for political change. While it is true that climate averages vary, one does not need to look too deeply into the recent past to see the folly of such so called "theories". As a young teen in the 1970's...
Book reviews: Supercontinent, Ten Billion Years in the Life of our Planet, by Ted Nield
By: Magda DH
How much popular interest can be generated by the presentation of the supercontinent cycle? Certainly enough for a magazine article, a chapter in a bigger volume on natural sciences or a TV documentary, but a whole book?My doubts were completely dispelled by Ted Nield's...
By: Keith Hamburger
Vancouver experiences a lot of rain for the same reason many similar locales throughout the world experience this phenomenon.At the equator the wind tends to remain calm because of the currents of air flow throughout the world. As you move away from the equator...
By: Keith Hamburger
Covered by water and unnoticed by most, the ocean is full of hidden geologic features. While much of the ocean floor is relatively flat, the ocean is home to the tallest mountains in the world, when measured from the base at the ocean floor, and...
By: Sarah Louise Thatcher
As human beings water is the gift of life, and it should be plentiful in today's modern society, however this is not the case. When a discussion is raised in regards to unclean water or water shortage many people will firstly think of third world...
By: Gerald Davis
When assessing the accuracy of severe weather warning systems, there is only one truth; the ground truth. That is, having people out there actually witnessing the conditions that exist in real time, then reporting that to the weather service.How many times have you heard...
By: Keith Hamburger
Unlike the standard mile that Americans are used to using, the nautical mile is based on standard dimensions of the Earth.The international mile, used in the United States as a measurement of length, is derived from an ancient Roman measurement of one thousand paces...

 

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