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10/20/09

Permalink 06:03:05 pm, by millercommamatt, 427 words   English (US)
Categories: General

Science vs Pesudo-Science

Wired has a great article about the anti-vaccine movement and how fears over autism, fueled by few if any scientific facts, have the potential to lead to outbreaks of almost forgotten diseases because more and more parents are choosing not to vaccinate t… more »

10/09/09

Permalink 01:28:26 pm, by millercommamatt, 46 words   English (US)
Categories: News

America: The First to Bomb the Moon

I was reading an article about NASA crashing the LCROSS satellite into the moon to try and detect the presence of water in lunar soil when I started to think: What does it mean for America when we're effectively the first country to bomb the moon? more »

10/24/08

Permalink 10:35:32 am, by millercommamatt, 258 words   English (US)
Categories: General

CTD

A few nights ago, the Ronald Brown stopped so we could perform what is called a CTD. CTD stands for conductivity, temperature, depth and is a tool to measure those and other physical characteristics of seawater. In a way, you can think of a CTD as the oc… more »

10/21/08

Permalink 05:25:14 pm, by millercommamatt, 666 words   English (US)
Categories: Meteorology

Balloon Upper-Air Soundings

Now that the ship is in full research mode, we're launching balloon upper-air soundings six times per day. That's every four hours around the clock. Some of my readers are probably asking themselves right now, "What's a balloon upper-air sounding?" Let m… more »
Permalink 08:21:01 am, by millercommamatt, 161 words   English (US)
Categories: General, Meteorology

Peruvian Waters

Good morning everyone. The Ronald Brown is now is Peruvian waters, a place we actually have permission to take data. So, from now on, all the data we collect we can use for publishable research. Both of the radars that I've been tasked with overseeing ar… more »

08/05/08

Permalink 12:50:37 pm, by millercommamatt, 42 words   English (US)
Categories: Meteorology

VOCALS Update

I received some new information about the VOCALS research cruise I'll be going on in the fall. It looks like we'll be leaving from Charleston, SC on September 29th instead of Miami or Key West, Florida the 1st or 2nd of October. more »

07/08/08

Permalink 12:24:34 pm, by millercommamatt, 93 words   English (US)
Categories: General, Meteorology

I'm Published!

My article for Geophysical Research Letters was published today! The full citation is: Miller, M. A., and S. E. Yuter (2008), Lack of correlation between chlorophyll a and cloud droplet effective radius in shallow marine clouds, Geophys. Res. Lett., 3… more »

07/07/08

Permalink 06:27:45 pm, by millercommamatt, 21 words   English (US)
Categories: Meteorology

Proposed VOCALS Cruise Track

Today I got a look at the proposed cruise track for my leg on the Ronald Brown for the VOCALS project. more »

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