This past Sunday and Monday we had the excitement of observing both a rare thunderstorm and the measures taken to fight the resulting wildfires.
Artists are using global climate data to create science art.
I didn’t get today’s blog post written yesterday, in large part because I’m rethinking what I want to write about here and what I want … Read more
Would you rely on your neighbours during a disaster like a wildfire or earthquake?
*Edited 21 May to add books by Michael Kodas and Gary Ferguson. 2017 was the worst wildfire season on record in BC. A total of … Read more
The BC River Forecast Centre (RFC) released their April 1 snow survey bulletin this week. April 1st snow water equivalent (the depth of water you’d … Read more
What?? It’s August already? Where is the summer going?? Here on Vancouver Island we’re on our 46th day without rain, and are in the middle … Read more
Most of my information focuses on BC wildfires, as that’s what affects me the most. I’ve also included cursory updates for Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon and … Read more
Well this year’s solstice definitely ushered in summer. From a cool and damp spring we jumped to a dry, hot summer – seemingly overnight. It … Read more
Last week I finished reviewing Science Blogging: The Essential Guide, edited by Christie Wilcox, Bethany Brookshire and Jason G. Goldman. While it was largely written … Read more