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).

Saturday, April 25, 2015

If I stop posting altogether . . .

. . . it will be because of these.

Paralytic shellfish toxin and all that.

Growing problem in some areas of China, especially around Hong Kong (but possibly because they are the only ones that notice it).


  1. That oyster should be more scared of you than you are of it. Now quit being a wuss and eat your dinner.

  2. They were expensive by Chinese standards, but cheap by ours. Less than a dollar each. And I didn't die even once!

  3. While I was waiting for them to arrive at the table, some sort of waitress walks up to my table. "Beer," she says. It wasn't a question. I asked if they had tea. "No tea. Beer." Beer it is. But not very good beer.

    1. That beer should be more scared of you than you are of it.