Archive for April, 2012

National Geographic publishes Jack’s latest book

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

The National Geographic published Jack's  latest book, the Field Guide to the Water's Edge, on  May 1, 2012. Jack is co-author with Stephen Leatherman, who is widely known as Dr. Beach for his annual 10 Best Beaches lists. Stephen's day job is is the director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University in Miami. He's been issuing his America's... »

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Answers: Light, moderate, and heavy fog

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Q: I have seen heavy fog defined  as having a visibility of less than 0.3 miles. But have never see what defines a moderate or light fog. Is there some standard? Lowell, Glen Allen, Va. A: This sounds like a pretty simple question, but isn’t. First, here’s the definition of “fog” from the American Meteorological Society’s (AMS) Glossary of Weather and... »

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