New Research From NASA Identifies causes of sea-level rise since 1900

Sea-level rise is a major issue stemming from the bigger picture of Climate Change, and one that will have great impacts at the local and regional levels. Globally, it is estimated that 634 million people are at immediate risk due to sea-level rise, with the United States alone seeing around 40% of the population living in coastal areas.

What a morning!

Not expecting any precipitation this morning, lucky folks in the northeast Boston area were treated to a beautiful sight around 8am as the sun came up over the horizon. Almost a complete primary rainbow with pieces of a secondary bow (just to the left of the “do not enter” sign).   It wasn’t raining at […]

January 19-20, 2019 Winter Storm

Good morning! The overnight guidance trended quite a bit warmer for the event tonight and tomorrow, so let’s dive right in! Timing and Precipitation Type Snow begins during the 5-7 PM timeframe this evening. This could pose a few travel issues, but the serious problems don’t begin until after about 9 or 10 PM. Heavy […]

My time at the UMASS Lowell meteorology program

https://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=https://www.forbes.com/colleges/university-of-massachusetts-lowell/&refURL=https://www.google.com/&referrer=https://www.google.com/ Last Saturday was graduation day at UMASS Lowell day for many, including myself.  This day had been a long time coming, but the time at UMASS Lowell in the meteorology program was well worth it.  When I started, the campus definitely looked different then it does now.  The parking was much more difficult, there […]

Free Resources in Meteorology / Atmospheric Science / Climate Science

There are a lot of excellent free resources now available, so I thought I’d start putting together a list. Hopefully, I will update these with more entries and commentary. Add what I forgot in the comments. Books: “Practical Meteorology: An Algebra-based Survey of Atmospheric Science,” 2018, by Roland Stull. https://www.eoas.ubc.ca/books/Practical_Meteorology/ “Demystifying Climate Models, A Users […]