Blog Posts Tagged "proxy data"

The Dope on Isotopes

So for younger readers, I should probably start off by explaining that I am using the word "dope" in the mid-twentieth century, American usage of the word, when for a couple decades hipsters used it to mean "information." Lessons on archaic slang aside, it was interesting to learn yesterday that the average temperature of the earth from the ancient past can be determined by

My own private Pacific island.

I have always wanted my own pacific island. I just never figured that I would get it. We are still on station due to the lack of berthing space in Victoria, BC.  We are due in on the morning of July 5 but we were hoping that we might get an extra night in port. We are still working and having fun onboard and will continue to do so.