Monthly Archives: December 2015

Negative Space: A new way to look at our plots

Today’s post will short due to the holidays. If you follow SciencePensieve on Facebook or Twitter, you may have noticed our recent #changingchesapeake social media campaign. We have been trying out, and showing off, a few images depicting the historical … Continue reading

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Changing Chesapeake: Growing Season Length

Last week we introduced the Frost Days metric as one of the indices that climate scientists use to describe changing climatic conditions over long periods of time.  In discussing Frost Days, we described how the number of Frost Days is … Continue reading

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Historical Climate Extremes give hints on what an El Niño year could mean for Chesapeake Bay

El Niño: what is it and why do we care? By now, you have probably heard that we have a strong El Niño this year and that this unseasonable warm December is likely related to it. In fact, the media … Continue reading

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Changing Chesapeake: Frost Days

For my first post here on the SciencePensieve website, I thought I would take a crack at showing off some of the results of the wonderful work that Kari has been doing over the last several months.  As readers familiar … Continue reading

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Caution: Science at Work!

Today’s post is going to be a bit different than the normal format. Instead, it is going to be a “to be continued” story. Let me start from the beginning. Every Tuesday, we have a group meeting (Meet the Team) … Continue reading

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