Archive for October, 2011

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

By Tom Frame: In September of this year I was fortunate enough to escape my desk for a while and participate in the first leg of the observational field campaign for the DIAMET project. The main aim of DIAMET is to improve the understanding of the contribution of diabatic process to the development and structure […]

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A Dreich* Week

The second week of September marked the beginning of the annual undergraduate trip to the Isle of Arran in Scotland. For those of you that don’t know, part 3 and 4 students have the opportunity to partake in a week-long field trip, working as a group with other students from the University of Leeds, to […]

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The corn is as low as an elephant’s toe

I spent 4 weeks in Oklahoma from late June to late July, experiencing a fraction of the second hottest summer across a large area of the USA since records began in the late nineteenth century. The hottest summer on record (by just a fraction over 2011) was the year of the Dust Bowl (1936) a […]

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Bloggers for Autumn 2011

Welcome back to all those returning to the WCD blog for Autumn 2011 and welcome to all those joining us for the first time. As a quick recap, this blog supports our regular Weather and Climate Discussion which takes place on Friday at 12pm during term time. Each week, a guest blogger will be writing […]

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