Monthly Archives: August 2012

A warm summer in the Arctic

It is around this time every year that I start obsessively checking the National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC) website to look at the latest measurements of Arctic sea ice. I have no idea why I do this – I’m … Continue reading

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Why blog about hydrology?

The hydrological cycle has fascinated humanity for millennia, with a diversity of ancient civilisations known to manipulate river systems for agricultural purposes, and adapt – although not always successfully – to periodic floods and droughts. It was not until seventieth … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Hydro Files!

We all know that water is one of the most important substances required for life to exist on earth. But how well do we really understand this remarkable substance? For example when it rains do we actually know where the … Continue reading

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