Dust flux, Vostok ice core

Dust flux, Vostok ice core
Two dimensional phase space reconstruction of dust flux from the Vostok core over the period 186-4 ka using the time derivative method. Dust flux on the x-axis, rate of change is on the y-axis. From Gipp (2001).

Monday, July 7, 2014

Quickie update on dengue in Singapore

After a slow start to the year, the dengue numbers have really taken off this year.

The most current information available on the status of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation suggests it is higher (warmer) than last year, which should facilitate an increase in dengue cases over last year.

Keep swatting!


  1. Apparently a warmer PDO is also bad for the Indian monsoon?

    1. I don't know for sure, but the article here seems to think so (pdf).