This one is from a hike in Graviota State Park on the Californian Central Coast, November 2014.
A beautiful SEM image of Corynocera oliveri (deposited in sediment ca. 1909 CE) from a core I took in July 2014 from Alpine Pond, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah. SEM courtesy of Dr Simona Avnaim-Katav. This is an Orthocladiinae from Alpine Pond, deposited ca. 1733 CE. Optically imaged.
Younger Dryas cooling event not caused by shut-down of the Gulf Stream (e.g., by the rapid draining of Laurentide pro-glacial Lake Agassiz), but instead by changes in atmospheric energy transport. Is the Gulf Stream responsible for Europe’s mild winters? By R. SEAGER, D. S. BATTISTI, J. YIN, N. GORDON, N. NAIK, A. C. CLEMENT andContinue reading “Interesting things”