Category Archives: Physical Environment

Starrigavan at Flood Tide

Connor, Rowan, and I took a brief trip out to Starrigavan today to see the high tide. With a predicted high of 12.2 and observed levels this morning that were pushing over half a foot above predicted, I thought there … Continue reading

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Setting Crescent

I was fortunate to step outside recently just as a very young moon was setting in the evening. By bracing the camera on the railing of the breakwater section of Crescent Seawalk, I was able to get a couple of … Continue reading

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Highest Tide of 2014

A line of grass fibers mashed into the gravel road marks the high point of the year’s highest tide A year ago today I

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Night Sky

I had read about Comet/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) recently. It was rising higher in the sky (for us in the northern hemisphere), but I wasn’t sure how far above the horizon it would appear. However, with tonight’s clear skies, I decided … Continue reading

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High Tide, Setting Crescent

We went out to Starrigavan to check on the high tide. It was forecast to be one of the highest of the year, and there was a bit of atmospheric bonus that looked promising to get higher than that from … Continue reading

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Swan Lake Fog and Ducks, Sunset Colors

On my way back from Tlingit class this afternoon, I stopped by Swan Lake to see what might be around. The ice seems to be completely gone, but there was still some fog lingering on the surface of the lake. … Continue reading

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