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I hold a doctorate in Oceanography with a specialty in paleoclimatology. I am currently teaching part time at a local college while looking for a full time job at a research university. Times are tough.

Location: Texas

Groups: SciTech

Diaries published: 12 (1477 days since last diary on Wed May 11, 2011 at 02:46 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 241 (1432 days since last comment on Sat Jun 25, 2011 at 11:08 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 202

Total Comment Ratings: 581

Most Recommended Diary: Paleoclimatology Primer, 41 comments, 57 recommends

People Following BlueberryTomatoSoup: 17

BlueberryTomatoSoup's Most Recent Diaries:

I have been job hunting since January 2009. I have been (very) under-employed since January 2010. I guess that is better than unemployed though. At least my wife had a job that helped us make ...
by BlueberryTomatoSoup
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed May 11, 2011 at 02:46 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
We often hear about the effects that polling can have on the population. How it can help drive the narrative if the results are sufficiently skewed in one direction (see: Rasmussen; Scott Brown). ...
by BlueberryTomatoSoup
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 08:20 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
This will be a really short diary as it is bringing attention to an article I just read over at [TPM http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/02/montana-goper-montana-should-officially-declare-that-...
by BlueberryTomatoSoup
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Feb 17, 2011 at 10:22 AM PST with 12 Recommends
About 6 months ago, I wrote up a summary of how paleoclimatologists determine the temperature of the past, focusing primarily on oxygen isotopes [Paleoclimatology Primer http://www.dailykos.com/story/
by BlueberryTomatoSoup
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 01:57 PM PST with 56 Recommends
Despite the general rejection of science by American society today there are still many of us who delve into whatever science we can find and enjoy it. However, even among the well educated, there ...
by BlueberryTomatoSoup
Comment Count 113 comments on Fri Jan 28, 2011 at 12:28 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Last night, we had a once in a lifetime event, the first total lunar eclipse during a solstice since 1683. Unfortunately, 2/3 of the article about it on [http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/12/20/...
by BlueberryTomatoSoup
Comment Count 87 comments on Tue Dec 21, 2010 at 06:16 AM PST with 21 Recommends

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