Re: Agnes : nuclear waste storage
- Agnes said: <I have tried to access gov.
websites to verify the accuracy but found they have been
shut down.><br><br>I have also noticed that many of
the links in my Favorites folder have gone dead
lately. Sometimes the information has been moved, which
is to be expected as web sites are updated, etc. but
sometimes I haven't found anything to replace it. In other
cases the information has not been updated for a long
time. <br><br>Is temperature data, which is useless to
terrorists, worth $40? Or is this an attempt to restrict its
use? Am I paranoid or what?<br><br>And now
this:<br>Two Thousand Acres By PAUL KRUGMAN<br><br>"For now,
it's possible for diligent citizens to cut through
these deceptions � for example, you can read on the Web
what the U.S. Geological Survey actually has to say
about oil reserves in the Arctic. But I keep wondering
when the administration will shut down those Web
sites. After all, under John Ashcroft's new rules,
agencies are no longer instructed to release information
whenever possible; they're supposed to refuse requests to
release information whenever there's a legal basis for
doing so. And honest assessments of oil reserves in
environmentally sensitive locations might be useful to terrorists
� you never
know."<br><br><a href=http://www.nytimes.com/2002/03/01/opinion/01KRUG.html?pagewanted=print&position=bottom target=new>http://www.nytimes.com/2002/03/01/opinion/01KRUG.html?pagewanted=print&position=
bottom</a><br><br>From now on, if there is an article, or a data set,
that I keep going back to, I will download it instead
of bookmarking it.
- This group started in 1999 and got its first posting on volcanos in
2001. BUT you got nothing nada on the underwater volcano that
erupted or formed off Oregon Coast.
Let me check if you got anything on NOAA.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, shotsky1 wrote:
> This is an interesting article which describes
> the difficulty encountered in recreating a
> temperature profile over the last century. Of course the
> temperature profile is how we determine whether, and how
> much, the global climate is changing. Very interesting
br><br>Summary:<br>The records of annual global surface temperature
> anomalies and their regional distribution are not
> explicable by a theory of steady almost uniform global
> temperature increase, such as the supposed effects of
> increases in greenhouse gases. The surface temperature
> behaviour is much more readily explained by local effects,
> particularly heating, which can take place in both urban and
> rural sites, and is most likely in cold locations.
> <br><br>The MSU satellite temperature records of the lower
> troposphere detect important climate effects also evident in
> the surface record, such as those of volcanos, ocean
> circulation (El Niño, and ocean cooling) and the sun. They do
> not detect, however the regional hotspots which are
> largely responsible for the rise in surface temperature.
> The differences between the surface temperature
> record since 1978 and that recorded by the MSU
> satellites in the lower troposphere must therefore be
> largely due to local heating which is highly regional,
> and is particularly evident in cold climates.