thoughts go to the people out there
We got a tsunami warning for the NZ east coast - probably far enough away that it won’t be serious but there has been damage to moored boats already and the swells will be unpredictable for a few days.
We were planning a trip to the coast this morning to watch the waves spin up by Cyclone Cody but we’re probably skip that now, they’ve been evacuating coastal camping grounds etc.
I wonder how busy that area is on MSFS right now
Thanks to the NOAA GOES satellites we have some amazing views of the size of this eruption
Here is the pressure wave crossing the US this morning.
Good news that the IR view didn’t cause a massive automated Nuclear War.
Could this have spewed enough material to put a pause in global warming?
I hope there weren’t any ships around…!
So does Stanislaw Petrov
If anything then maybe for one year. But it doesn’t look like it at the moment.
Anyone else read Neal Stephenson’s recent ‘Termination Shock’? That covers a lot of geo-engineering. I didn’t really enjoy it, but as per Stephenson, he comes up with some good story doohickey’s.
The Tonga stuff looks pretty serious - the images here show how grim things are:
Most scientists say it is probably shy of what’s needed to make a dent.
Yeah, the scale of global warming is massive.
Sulphur is the answer…