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Saturday, 23 September 2023

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Strong ocean plume action may be ending 

Ontario-geofish [14:56:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (120 visits) info
 Still no sign of an ocean current map.  The last week or two has been characterized by strong Pacific plumes coming over NA.  This gives us nice dry fall weather.  A far cry from the summer pattern of Arctic cold blobs meeting Gulf hot blobs right over Toronto.  That was a lot of rain.However, the Atlantic Ocean has shot its load like it always does, and we are relying on the Pacific,

It Happened 8 Thousand Years Ago... 

Geology in the West Country [13:53:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (72 visits) info
 It Happened 8 Thousand Years Ago... About 8 thousand years ago things got a lot cooler - 3.3°C cooler. It got cooler because the surface waters of the North Atlantic became fresher - and less heavy. Because they are less dense they cannot sink. If they don't sink warmer waters cannot come northwards to replace them. And so northern Europe suffers from a cold Atlantic and temperatures drop. And you get a drought. The technical term for this is "a perturbation of the Atlantic Meridional [...]

Dakotaraptor non esiste [AGGIORNAMENTO] 

Theropoda [08:08:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (50 visits) info
 Esiste un dromaeosauride gigante nella Formazione Hell Creek? (Artwork by E. Willoughby)Dakotaraptor è un taxon di theropode istituito su materiale dalla Formazione Hell Creek (fine Cretacico del Nord [...]

Linux - the great AI adventure 

Ontario-geofish [00:17:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (135 visits) info
 I am replacing my Zoneminder system with Frigate.  It does AI recognition with an attached Coral accelerator, which does something like a trillion ops per second.  Being raised on linear processing, I find [...]


ARCHEA [03:52:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (52 visits) info
Look at how this protective mamma bear holds her cub in her arms to give him a bit of a wash. Her gentle maternal care is truly touching. This mamma has spent late Autumn to Spring in a cave, having birthed [...] | Impressum