In our last edition of ITPOD live-blogging, we watched the north flank of Mount Saint Helens bulge ominously. In this edition we'll watch people try very hard to go about their business despite the signs that the volcano isn't going to go quietly back to sleep...
At the risk of this blog becoming all volcanoes, all the time, I bring you... more volcanoes! Two of my favorite geobloggers wrote mustn't-miss posts on some of our Cascades volcanoes. ..
Our epic liveblog of Richard Waitt's In the Path of Destruction continues! In this edition, we'll cover the very long Chapter 4: "Bulge," in which the volcano begins to swell ominously, and a lot of very foolish people parade to the summit of Mount Saint Helens...
I'm reading USGS geologist Richard Waitt's exciting Mount Saint Helens book, In the Path of Destruction . I'm live-blogging the experience as I go! Join me for a sometimes serious, sometimes funny review, with occasional LOLspeak...
Something of a love-letter to science, from a version originally posted on En Tequila Es Verdad. Back-to-school time seems like a good time to remind everyone what a pleasure it is to know science stuff!...
Hawaiian lava flows are awesome! We watch videos of firey a'a flows.
Where I go all white-knuckle and stark terror is on Seattle’s few double-decker roads. Whenever I have to take the southbound I-5 express lanes, I’m staring up at the freeway above, and out toward the Cascadia subduction zone off the coast, and begging it to please oh please not choose this particular instant to rip...
Heyo, it's International Tiger Day! Yeah, I know, we don't do biology around here, but that's okay - I've got just the rock for the occasion: A raw bit of Tiger's Eye! I'll bet you've seen this polished...
Recently, there was an all-day party at the new homestead, which featured Don Ehlen's outstanding collection of gorgeous and fascinating insects. I want to relate something Don said as we talked science, the universe, and everything...
Ya'll can thank B for your Baker photos today, because he's the one who said, "Let's do it." See, when we got up Friday morning, the cloud cover was thick and low. Weather.com promised me partly sunny skies at Mount Baker, but I hadn't any faith, especially not with the Cascade foothills covered in clouds...
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