Blog Comments - -October 2020

Moraine (debris): Four types of moraines:: lateral moraines, medial moraines, supraglacial moraines, and terminal moraines. Lateral moraines form next to glaciers, alongside. Till consisting of a mixture of clay, sand, pebbles and boulders form from grinding movements of glaciers. Resulting sediments from moraines give evidence of glacier growth and retreat.

[Proxy evidence for state-dependence of climate
sensitivity in the Eocene greenhouse: ]

 

How America Bungled the Plague | NYT Opinion

October 9, 2020

Scientists detect 'mass death' of sea life off Russia's Kamchatka -

Following a massive oil leak in Siberia, poisonous sbstances in underground storage since the Soviet era could have leaked into the water.

Divers found a “mass death” of sea life at a depth of 5 to 10 meters (16 to 33 feet). Up to “95 percent” of sea animals were found dead.

“A few large fish, prawns and crabs are left, but only a very small number,” the scientist said at a meeting with Kamchatka Gov. Vladimir Solodov.

 

How Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity is WORSE than Expected; Dependent on Initial Temperature: 1 of 3 - - The equilibrium climate sensitivity is greater on a warmer planet than cooler.

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