Thursday, October 23, 2014

Fog Bank, October 20, 2014

Eric Fisher, Chief Met. for CBS in Boston, has a nice article on technology & tornado identification

Astronomy Picture of the day gets two slots, with a short video of  sprite lightning in slow motion.

and an Auroral corona picture taken in Norway, from Astronomy Picture of the Day

An oldie, but goodie. From April 25, 2013, NOAA's Weather Ready Nation news on Dual Polarization Radar

I'll close with two links from ESPOD.

ESPOD again with lenticular clouds over the Andes

ESPOD has a photo of a roll cloud in Brazil

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Fog Bank, October 13, 2014

Jesse Ferrell had a great set of photos of asperatus clouds over NYC

CoCoRaHS has a webinar coming up October 23, on atmospheric rivers. The webinar will be recorded and available for later viewing.

NASA offers a mailing list to get science updates from the ISS lead scientist.

The National Snow & Ice Data Center published their 2014 arctic melt season review has a very nice gallery of photos of the lunar eclipse

CIMSS_Satellite tweeted a picture of the Blood moon from the GOES East satellite

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Fog Bank, Oct. 6, 2014

I'll start this week with a photo of a fog bank, from Earth Science Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day with a full circle rainbow

@NOAASatellites tweeted about National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) and the Deep Space Climate Observatory, DSCOVR. The satellite is going out to the earth-sun Lagrange 1 point, about 1 million miles from Earth, and will monitor solar activity.

Tony Rice commented on pictures of the Milky Way. How about a picture of the Milky Way just before the sun rises over the Sahara, taken from the ISS?

A great aurora picture taken in Norway

I sent out a tweet at the start of the show with my solution for watching The Weather Channel on a television .. Here it is:

Bonus link --- the polar vortex

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Fog Bank, Sept. 29, 2014

I really should have numbered these ...

Hello, WeatherBrains listeners, this is David Phillips, skydaver on Twitter

Astronomy Picture of the Day, with a photo of the Aurora & volcanic light pillar

Earth Observatory had a great photo and discussion of Clouds & Dust over the Sahara, taken from the ISS.

ESPOD has some great rainbow photos on Sept. 27.

I've got a comic about the science news cycle I think you'll like

A few final, short, comments on the WeatherGeeks show on The Weather Channel. Dr. Shepard. A+. Guests, A+ (you were great, James, can't wait to see next week) Graphics … makes me think of a bad Geocities web site.

Thanks for listening, Skydaver Out

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