Blizzards in New Zealand ground flights, close roads, shut down mail delivery and shut off power in what forecasters describe as once-in-a-lifetime conditions.
28 Aug 08 – Prentice Hall has included an entire chapter from Not by Fire but by Ice in their college-level textbook
In 1976, scientists at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory spearheaded a project called CLIMAP (Climate: Long-range Investigation Mapping and Prediction) to map the history of the oceans and climate.
The Great Frost Devastated Europe from Italy to Iceland
Magnetic Reversals and Glaciation
Times when a magnetic reversal correlated with the start of an ice age.
Ice-age maps for North America and other parts of the world.
Here are some earthquake-tracking sites
Great news! A publisher in Cesena, Italy – Macro Edizioni – has translated Not by Fire but by Ice into Italian
Near ancient Long Valley Supervolcano – Seismologists are keeping a close eye on an area southwest of Hawthorne, Nevada where hundreds of earthquakes – the largest a 4.4-magnitude – have struck since Sunday.
The World Bank has warned that world food prices, driven partly by rising fuel costs, are 36% above levels of a year ago.