Rob's Blog

In this blog I’ll address topics related to the research for the  book I’m working on, other adventures, and other items of interest related to Homo sapiens and Planet Earth.

Unteraar Glacier

Some of the earliest scientific investigations of glaciers occurred here on the Unteraar Glacier, near the Grimsel Pass in Switzerland. The natural philospher Horace-Benedict de

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Chaitén

Chaitén volcano is located in Pumalín Park—established by the American entrepreneur Doug Tompkins—in southern Chile. The volcano erupted in May 2008, throwing a plume of

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