Monthly Archives: October 2015

GSA Talk Preview

This is a special spooky Halloween edition…just kidding! But now that I have your attention, today’s post will feature one of our findings that I will be presenting at the Geological Society of America Meeting in Baltimore this Sunday. If … Continue reading

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Conceptual Diagrams: A Work in Progress

When I am writing a manuscript for hopeful publication, I have my go-to style of tables and figures! But, as I have learned, it sometimes makes sense to transform the information contained in those figures into an illustrative diagram to … Continue reading

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Mean versus Maximum

One of my favorite extreme climate indices is the Rx1day. This index measures the biggest rain or snow event every month. As you might imagine, some months we get huge precipitation events while other months go by with nothing memorable. … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Horn Point Laboratory Open House

This past Saturday was the Horn Point Laboratory Open House. In my opinion (and the opinion of many visitors), this event was massively successful! As we wrote on Friday, a portion of our climate work was on display as a … Continue reading

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Horn Point Laboratory Open House

I would be remiss if I did not use this week’s post to advertise for the Horn Point Laboratory Open House tomorrow, Saturday, October 10th. If you are on the Eastern Shore tomorrow morning, come check out the research that … Continue reading

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Seasonal Changes of Moderately Wet Days

This past week, everyone on the U.S. East Coast has been following Hurricane Joaquin. Luckily, it is expected to go out the sea and not make landfall, but this hurricane got my state (Maryland) to think about storm preparedness. This … Continue reading

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