Archives for May 23, 2010

Champs Head

Sunday was the Champs Head. It is a slightly odd head race: a short course (1200m, from the Plough to the Pike and Eel) from a standing start, but the start is just for fun, since you get timed from a few strokes in. It was a blazing day, it felt like the heights of…

Three views of sea ice

The troops are getting restive. What wil happen to this year’s sea ice? Rumours abound. Let’s look at some pictures. Probably the least interesting is this one from NSIDC. But it looks exciting, doesn’t it. Woo-hoo, look, the sea ice now is lower than it was in 2007, that means it will be at minimum,…