Daily Archives: February 25, 2010

Pretty Snow, Ugly Response

Photo: UPI According to a recent Washington Post article, It seems that D.C.’s former “snow czar” thinks the city would have fared much better during the recent severe snow events if they’d been taken more seriously, perhaps with as much respect as a disaster or a security threat. Ironic and not a little bit disconcerting […]

Chinese Winter Wonderland

Harbin, China has a city made of ice – 5.6 million cubic feet of it to be exact. The city of ice comes around once a year, from January through mid-March for the International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival. The Festival started back in 1985, is one of the largest of its kind in the […]

Haiti: False-color Composite Image

The Jet Propulsion Lab folks are always coming up with interesting stuff. Here’s an image from their UAVSAR a government acronym for Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar showing the false-color composite image of the city of Port-au-Prince (yellow arrow) and the long fault line (black arrow) responsible for the quake. The image is a […]