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Left USNRC nuclear waste safety research planning & management ( geologic stability, nuclear waste leaching & transport in ground water & paleoclimate research) to body surf Kauai. UCLA PhD in geochemistry with Bill Libby. Now living in North Carolina.

Real Name: George Birchard

Gender: Male

Location: North Carolina

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Diaries published: 660 (1 day since last diary on Fri May 29, 2015 at 07:25 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 42556 (0 days since last comment on Fri May 29, 2015 at 05:53 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 108959

Total Comment Ratings: 383623

Most Recommended Diary: They Hate You, Mr. President, 925 comments, 1042 recommends

People Following FishOutofWater: 836

FishOutofWater's Most Recent Diaries:

"The Chinese have this great saying that women hold up half the sky. So if you are holding up half the sky, you ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 118 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 07:25 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
There's too much heat in the oceans. Way too much heat. Hot water has surged across the equator in the Pacific and a deep pool of very hot water is building off of Mexico's west coast. Tropical ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 171 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 01:30 PM PDT with 383 Recommends
Three tropical cyclones churned the waters around Australia on March 11, 2015, including Pam, which reached ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 297 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 439 Recommends
California snow water content as of March, 23 2015 is 9% of normal for April 1, a record low, and an absolute disaster for California'...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 256 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 06:26 AM PDT with 200 Recommends
Sea level has jumped off the east coast of north America since March, 2013. The warmest and saltiest water ever seen in the northwest Atlantic is mixing with icy water drained from the Arctic ocean ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 70 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 01:57 PM PDT with 203 Recommends
Triumph of Death Wall Painting, ca. 1448, Palazzo Abatellis, Palermo, Italy. The black death killed thirty to fifty percent of the ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 150 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 02:37 PM PST with 233 Recommends

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