Posts Tagged ‘NOAA’

NOAA or NOAH … or Both?

Circa April 4,014 BC: It’s a bright sunny day in the Middle East – a balmy day for taking your family for a sail on the Red Sea, or the Nile, in your felucca. We’ll come back to this story in a bit, about what was going on deeper in the desert, several kilometers beyond […]


What happens when the “fresh waters” aren’t so fresh any more?

There’s a problem on North Carolina’s coastlines. Despite denials of climate change and warming and allegations of “hoax” from several Congressmen and Presidential Candidates, the seas, largely stable for the past 5,000 years, are rising and Carolina’s coastline is in retreat. Three islands are now submerged. The rising seas, exacerbated by melting glaciers, are flooding […]


A Growing "Photo Op"!

Deserts are fascinating places for photographers. Deserts are filled with geometry – lines and curves, shaped by shadows and sweeping mountains of sand interspersed with dead trees and empty riverbeds, populated by unusual wildlife. Early on, as I developed my interest in photography, I bought a Brett Weston desert landscape, “Dune California.” In the mid […]