Category Archives: Glaciology

Alaskan Muck: Ivory Islands in the Arctic

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In many recent and valuable works of science, the distribution of the remains of the Mammoth in Siberia have been described. Advertisements

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Alaskan Muck: Windy Dome Ice Core

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The ice in Franz Josef Land [also] only dates back to the Heinsohn Horizon.

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Alaskan Muck: The Canning River Region

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In 1919 Ernest de Koven Leffingwell dated Alaskan Ice by dating Ice Wedges. The elegant simplicity of his stunning scientific achievement highlights just how far the Earth Sciences have retreated from rationality, reason and reality in the last 100 years.

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Alaskan Muck: The Mastodons of New York

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The storyline states Mastodons met their maker 10,000 to 11,000 years ago.

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Alaskan Muck: Layer Cake

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For Frank Hibben code breaking was a piece of cake.

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Alaskan Muck: When Then Was

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Recalibrating the Alaskan muck produces some familiar dates!

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Alaskan Muck: Buried Elephants in the Arctic

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Towards the end of July in 1816 the Russian vessel Rurick, commanded by Lieutenant Kotzebue, was passing through Behring’s Straits.

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Alaskan Muck: The Missing Ice Age

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When it comes to Ice Ages the Earth Scientists grabbed the wrong end of the stick [with both hands] and then proceeded to beat themselves [and their acolytes] senseless.

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Alaskan Muck: Dating Debacle

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The character assassination of Frank Hibben masks a Settled Science SNAFU.

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Alaskan Muck: The Swing State

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Following the Northern Mammoth leads to unanticipated ancient insights.

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Alaskan Muck: Body of Evidence

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It’s generally agreed frozen muck is “interesting”.

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Alaskan Muck: Gravel and Gold

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In Yorkshire they say: Where there’s muck there’s brass. In Alaska they know: Where there’s muck there’s gold.

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Alaskan Muck: The Missing Trees

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When academics have a really big problem they break it down into smaller parts because smaller fragments are easier to sweep under the carpet and push down the back of the sofa.

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Mendenhall Glacier

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The blue ice of Mendenhall has produced more than it’s fair share of red faces.

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Hecker Horizon: Eclipse Canon

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The Hecker Horizon narrative suggests the Earth likes to rock and roll and that gradualism is more akin to domestic science than hard science.

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Getting to Grips with Antarctica

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Ship captains are advised to avoid spoiling their ship for the cost of halfpenny worth of tar. Similarly: Glaciologists should avoid spoiling their ice cores for the cost of an ice curve chronology.

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Monte Rosa 2015

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When sub-millimetre measuring techniques are applied to ice cores it’s worth taking a closer look because this technology can be misused to produce a torrent of oven-ready turkeys.

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Getting to Grips with Greenland

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One of the murkier mysteries in the land of maths and models is why the ice in Iceland is 1,100 years old whilst in neighbouring Greenland the ice is said to be 1,000,000 years old.

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Monte Rosa 2009

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The Pareto Principle suggests 80% of an ice core represents 20% of the chronology. On the other hand: Willi Dansgaard claimed 80% of an ice core represents 10% of the chronology.

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Monte Rosa Modelling

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The Colle Gnifetti glacier has become a winter wonderland for Earth Scientists in recent years. Determining whether the avalanche of information produced by these Earth Scientists contains solid science or frozen turkeys is an illuminating exercise.

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