Welcome back. Sure, it’s been a while since I’ve had the time to post, so I thought I’d mark it with a few recent items of note. The first item I want to call attention to is the GeoNetwork OpenSource project, which recently graduated from OSGeo incubation. I’ve felt for some time that GeoNetwork is [...]
Entries Tagged as 'climate/weather'
June 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · climate/weather, Geographic
April 22nd, 2008 · No Comments · climate/weather, Geographic, horticulture
So what does tea have to do with placemaking in the 21st century? A lot, if you realize that tea is essentially a product of its environment right down to the local climate -including rainfall regime, altitude, total annual insolation, etc., as well as the soil type and underlying geology, the age of the tree, [...]
March 12th, 2008 · No Comments · climate/weather, horticulture, Washington
In the past week or so, I’ve noticed that a few ornamental cherry trees in the Washington DC area have been coaxed into blooming by the relatively mild winter and the recent spate of 50+ degree days. Even by Washington standards, it’s early for cherries, so naturally I’m wondering how much of this early bloom [...]