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Niobrara River Ponderosa Forests Burned

This is a brief post on the large fire (>50,000 acres) along the Niobrara River in Nebraska. See Chris Helzer’s excellent Prairie Ecologist blogĀ for amazing photos on the ground in the aftermath of the fires at TNC’s Niobrara Valley Preserve. … Continue reading

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Warmest January-June on Record

The January-June period was the warmest on record for Manhattan, Kansas. The mean temperature over this period was 13.53 degrees celsius. The second warmest January-June period was 2006 with a mean temperature of 13.15 degrees celsius. If we fit a … Continue reading

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Sobering Historical Perspective on this Year

Andrew Freedman at Climate Central writes a lot of superb posts summarizing extreme events. The situation for the lower 48 so far this year is sobering (see here). I plan to post a summary of weather for Manhattan, KS for … Continue reading

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