Category Archives: NOAA

Southern California King Tides in 2017/2018

Southern California King Tides in 2017/2018 The winter King Tides for Southern California are in early December and January. At Balboa Pier, Newport Beach, they will occur at the following dates and times, with associated heights above relative mean sea … Continue reading

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Climate Change, Flooding, and West Coast Cities

This summer we saw that nature does not go gentle into that good night. The gentle global mean sea level rise predictions in the Fourth National Climate Assessment Intermediate case are 1.1 feet to 2050, but then they sharply increase … Continue reading

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The Many Losses of Health, Welfare, National Scientific Capabilities, and International Import by the Trump Administration’s Abandonment of Science

The Many Losses of Health, Welfare, National Scientific Capabilities, and International Import by the Trump Administration’s Abandonment of Science   The United States has incredible fortunes in investments in scientific talent, institutions, and industries, that are being not only squandered, … Continue reading

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Impressions from the March for Science in Washington, DC

Impressions from the March For Science in Washington, DC.   Many of the speakers are young, and they speak with emotion and fervor, which is not something that an old and calm blogger like me. That is what the movement … Continue reading

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Trump’s Proposed Cuts to NOAA and Climate Science

Trump’s Proposed Cuts to NOAA and Climate Science Marcia S. Smith of SpacePolicyOnline.com follows a Washington Post leak of Trump’s proposed cuts to NOAA of 17% for the 2018 budget. In particular, the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, … Continue reading

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