I pulled off the A1 this morning to take photos of a spectacular ground fog, with some trees, churches and Arthur’s Seat sticking out of it. I would not like to say for sure whether it was advection fog or radiation fog. The wind was very light and was coming in from the East, i.e.,Continue reading Foggy autumn morning
The eruption of the Bárðarbunga volcano in Iceland rumbles on. It is having no observable effect on the MLS SO2 data, (See earlier posts here and here) but that is hardly surprising; it is not a very explosive sort of eruption. However, the record from our gravity meter has been showing a sprinkling of ratherContinue reading Iceland rumbles
As a physicist I have a (perhaps regrettable) tendency to regard geography as an alien subject: full of essay-writing and subjective opinions. But I do love maps. The part of the School of GeoSciences that houses the geographers has a lovely collection of old maps; when I have to visit this building I often endContinue reading Maps, maps, maps.