Where was SF founded? Find out on a Walk the Wiggle tour or a Mission District Water Walking tour.
As a water researcher, I feel an obligation to give you the benefit of my historical perspective as a major water bond comes up. I’m so saddened by regional water policy that it makes me cry whole reservoirs–salty ones, so I wish I didn’t have to do this.
This ‘No’ recommendation is based in great part on Marc Reisner’s tome, Cadillac Desert, about dams and western water policy which is a long read for the average citizen. If you think the below screed is too long, be glad it’s not Reisner’s [...]
I really enjoyed learning about the way that seismologists relate to earthquakes. Julian Lozos gave a talk at the Randall Museum on July 17th and here are my notes.
The best part was coming to understand how mathematical modeling is based on so many different measurements. And each measurement has its limits and peculiarities. I kinda also liked his confession that many seismologists believe the chaos in the system might permanently inhibit accurate quake predictions from ever being possible.
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They're really nice, warm hoody sweatshirts…and they map out the Wiggle! Buy one while supplies last.