The Delaware River will be dyed green today in efforts to improve environmental conditions. The dye test is a part of the validation process for a 3D hydrodynamic model using Environmental Fluid Dynamics Code and will run from today until this Friday…..
With wind gusts in excess of 30 mph buffeting him, Gary Schempp struggled to check the health of his honeybee hives. The insects, enduring another day imprisoned in their hives by the uncooperative weather, reacted to Schempp’s intrusion with a few well-placed stings to his left eyelid, left ear and upper lip…”Severe cold is a problem, but what is worse are dramatic fluctuations in temperature that we often have in South Jersey during the winter,” said Jenny Carleo, agricultural and resource management agent with the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station in Cape May Court House. “Insect activity is largely governed by temperature.
Extremes, and then more extremes. It’s been one after the other during the past 3 years: Our snowiest winter ever recorded, 2nd & 3rd biggest snowstorms ever recorded, hottest summer ever recorded…The ice melt this year smashed all previous recor…
This has already been discussed in many blogs and talk shows. Most of the commentators I’ve seen have extreme views on one side or the other. Most of the discussion has not involved science, but speculation based on personal and often political biases….