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On the Road (pt 1)

June 15th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I’m almost a week in to a summer of being on the road. Not quite the Jack Kerouac type of “on the road”, but still pretty exciting for a scientist…

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E85 as a fuel? Bad. E85 (modified) as a drink? Bad. E85 is Bad.

May 4th, 2007 · 9 Comments

It’s spring. Terrible spring. I hate spring. This is when pollen resumes its course in making my life miserable. (I have *seasonal* allergies. It is worst in spring. Fortunately, I don’t have allergies in winter, when I’m most active.) Yesterday (May 3, 2007) on the ABC Evening New, there was a story about allergies and [...]

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The newly discovered dynamic role of primary organic aerosols

April 2nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

An article by Robinson et al. appeared in Science last month and presented laboratory evidence that primary organic aerosols (the term given to aerosols directly injected into the atmosphere from a source) may generate more secondary aerosols (those that form from the oxidation of gas-phase precursors) than previously thought from atmospheric chemistry models.

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First thoughts on IPCC SPM — Did I find an error?

February 2nd, 2007 · 7 Comments

So I wanted to post some initial thoughts on the IPCC Summary for Policy Makers that just came out, but noticed that there are already some interesting posts at RealClimate and Prometheus on the topic. RealClimate has an interesting brief summary of some of the new and interesting points in the SPM, and, perhaps shocking [...]

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First thoughts on IPCC SPM — Did I find an error?

February 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

So I wanted to post some initial thoughts on the IPCC Summary for Policy Makers that just came out, but noticed that there are already some interesting posts at RealClimate and Prometheus on the topic. RealClimate has an interesting brief summary of some of the new and interesting points in the SPM, and, perhaps shocking [...]

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