Mount Fuji Is In A 'Critical State' And Could Be Ready To Blow, Researchers Say

Posted: 07/17/2014 6:09 pm EDT Updated: 07/19/2014 3:59 pm EDT

Mount Fuji is primed to spew.

After 307 years, the massive active volcano in Japan may be due for another eruption as a result of a buildup of pressure from the 9.0-magnitude earthquake that hit the country’s eastern coast in 2011. While volcano eruptions may often be difficult to predict, a new study published by a team of French and Japanese researchers indicates that Mount Fuji is in a particularly precarious state.

“Our work does not say that the volcano will start erupting, but it does show that it’s in a critical state,” lead author Florent Brenguier, a researcher at the Institute of Earth Sciences in France, told The Guardian.

The team analyzed data from more than 800 seismic sensors in Japan in order to observe how volcanos react to seismic waves, which are generated by impulses such as earthquakes or explosions. By pinpointing how these waves of energy affect volcanos, researchers should be better equipped to evaluate the risk of volcanic eruptions and may even be able to help predict an eruption.

The team scrutinized “seismic noise” to build something similar to an ultrasound of the Earth’s crust. What they found is that the regions with the greatest disruptions were not situated near the epicenters of earthquakes, but were instead concentrated beneath volcanic regions, particularly Mount Fuji.

Brenguier explained to The Guardian:

The volcanic regions are the ones where the fluids trapped in the rock — boiling water, gas, liquid magma, which cause an eruption when they rise to the surface — exert the greatest pressure. The seismic waves add to this pressure, causing even more disturbance.

While the team could not establish a cause-and-effect relationship between earthquake and volcanic activity, its findings serve as a warning for Japan to be aware of the pressure brewing beneath Mount Fuji. As Quartz notes, an eruption could spell disaster for the 8 million people in Tokyo, as well as the surrounding areas.

Earlier this year, local governments in the districts near the active volcano adopted a comprehensive evacuation plan that calls for 1.2 million people to flee their homes in case of an eruption. Residents of cities immediately surrounding Mount Fuji would be in danger of lava flow, while homes in communities further removed would be most at-risk from falling volcanic ash.

 

SOURCE:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/17/mount-fuji-critical-state-ready-erupt_n_5596656.html

 

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Wyoming, UW Finish Collecting Cloud Seeding Statistical Information

April 4, 2014 — A cloud-seeding research project originally commissioned by the state of Wyoming nearly a decade ago and involving the University of Wyoming has been completed — at least on the statistical gathering front. Now, it’s time to crunch the collected data before results are presented to state legislators at the end of this year.

The compiled data should help to answer the $100,000 question: Does cloud seeding work or not?

“Wyoming contracted with a cloud seeder (Weather Modification Inc.) and a seeding evaluation contractor,” says Terry Deshler, a UW professor in the Department of Atmospheric Science and a member of the project’s Technical Advisory Committee. “The goal was to run a scientifically credible experiment with an evaluator to statistically test the effect of cloud seeding. That’s been an experiment going on now for eight years. Now, we go into data quality control and the analysis phase.”

With the data collection phase completed, actual results — now being compiled for verification and testing by scientists and statisticians with the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) — will not be made publicly available until December, when a final report is given to Wyoming’s legislators and a scientific paper is submitted for publication.

“We have a rough outline. We don’t know the results,” Deshler says. “NCAR will be leading the paper, and all funded partners will be writing pieces of the report. Other experts and I will review the paper and the report. Barry Lawrence (project director for the Wyoming Water Development Office) will see everything. We will not be talking to people about this prematurely.”

The Wyoming Weather Modification Pilot Project (WWMPP), which began in 2006-07, technically was set to conclude at the end of April 2014. However, the cloud-seeding project was halted April 2 due to above-average snowpack (120 percent of the 30-year average) in the mountains of southern Wyoming. The Wyoming Water Development Office made the decision as a precautionary measure against exacerbating the potential of spring flooding.

“We don’t want to exacerbate anything that could be coming down the road,” Lawrence says in recent media reports. “It’s not worth continuing on, so we’re pulling the plug.”

Before the decision to halt the project, Deshler says it was possible a few more cloud-seeding experiments could have been conducted this month, if snow conditions were ideal.

Planting the seeds

In 2005, the Wyoming State Legislature approved a five-year weather modification study administered by the Wyoming Water Development Office. The state-funded program is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of cloud seeding, a form of artificial weather modification, with silver iodide to enhance snowfall from winter orographic storms in the Medicine Bow and Sierra Madre mountains. Such storms occur when an air mass is forced from a low elevation to a higher one as it moves over rising terrain.

Due to water shortages and droughts in some states and in countries around the world, cloud seeding is seen as a potential way to increase water supplies for communities and to irrigate crops. Cloud seeding typically is paid for by water resource managers, power companies (hydropower) and agricultural interests.

“This experiment by the state of Wyoming is the first statistically valid experiment that has been run in the U.S. on cloud seeding since the 1960s to the ‘70s,” Deshler says. “People gave up (after that time period) because of the amount of time required to do cloud-seeding experiments.”

Deshler is a co-writer of a paper, titled “Evaluating Winter Orographic Cloud Seeding: Design of the Wyoming Weather Modification Pilot Project (WWMPP),” that was published in the February issue of the Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology.

The paper compiles the parameters set forth in advance for the Wyoming cloud-seeding study.

“As a scientist, you want to say at the beginning how you plan to run your project,” Deshler says. “It lends the project credibility.”

Precipitation in winter orographic storms generally develops when ice crystals form and grow on natural ice nuclei, such as dust particles. In many storms, the lack of natural ice nuclei active at warmer temperatures results in an inefficient precipitation process. In addition, weak updrafts in these clouds and narrow cloud droplet distributions limit the impacts of any ice processes to multiply.

During cloud seeding, silver iodide is released into the clouds through generators that were strategically placed upwind of the ridges of the Medicine Bow and Sierra Madre mountains in southern Wyoming. The silver iodide facilitates ice crystal formation in super-cooled water clouds.

Testing period

Randomized cloud seeding began during 2008-09, with the seeding period running from Nov. 15 through April 15 each year. Since the project started, the Legislature has twice funded two-year extensions to the original five-year appropriation because the number of cloud-seeding experiments was not sufficient to reach statistically significant conclusions for the WWMPP, Deshler says.

The original expectation was to run 65-70 four-hour experiments during the seeding period for each year. However, based on conditions ripe for cloud seeding, experiments each season numbered in the 25-30 range, Deshler says. Over the course of six years, that would mean 150-180 experiments were conducted.

“Is that enough (experiments) if we assume some change?” Deshler asked rhetorically. “That depends on the magnitude of the effect. Small changes will limit the confidence we have in the result because of the large variability in natural snowfall. An effect of 10 percent may be difficult to substantiate with confidence, based on the number of experimental cases. But, let’s wait until the data are analyzed later this year.”

“After we analyze all the data, we’ll get a distribution of effects that gives us a mean,” he adds. “That mean is the overall result of this experiment. Along with the mean, we will have a statistical confidence in the validity of the mean. We had hoped to achieve 95 percent confidence initially. Now, we’re not sure it will be that high. But that depends on the data we have. So, we’ll see.”

Initially, the Medicine Bow and Sierra Madre ranges were going to be treated independently relative to cloud seeding decisions, with results to be pooled for statistical evaluation. However, numerous factors suggested storm conditions and precipitation would be far from independent in the two ranges, Deshler says.

There was a correlation of about 50 percent between the ranges for all storms, which affected snowfall. This correlation made pooling more difficult, as many experiments in the two mountain ranges would not be independent.

As a result, the researchers decided to design an experiment using a randomized cross-over design. Using the two cloud-seeding target areas, paired data can be produced that is more efficient and decreases sample size. Sticking with a single-target design for each area could require 15 or more years of data, Deshler says.

“We don’t have that kind of time or funding,” he says.

During each experiment, a buffer period up to four hours following cloud seeding was used, according to the research paper. The buffer period was used to guard against contamination, meaning researchers wanted time to determine whether seeding material may inadvertently affect precipitation in an area considered to be unseeded.

The cloud-seeding estimates are highly dependent on the expected effect of seeding, on correlations between the two mountain ranges and between the target and control sites, and on the variance of precipitation.

The paper’s other co-writers are Roy Rasmussen, senior scientist and deputy director of NCAR’s Earth and Sun Systems Laboratory; Daniel Breed and Courtney Weeks, both with the title of associate scientist II in NCAR’s Research Applications Laboratory; and Bruce Boe, director of meteorology of Weather Modification Inc., a Fargo, N.D.-based cloud-seeding company.

Source: http://www.uwyo.edu/uw/news/2014/04/wyoming-uw-finish-collecting cloud seeding statistical-information.htm

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Seven Volcanoes In Six Different Countries All Start Erupting Within Hours Of Each Other

Seven Volcanoes In Six Different Countries All Start Erupting Within Hours Of Each OtherA new island has appeared in the Pacific. A submarine eruption just off Nishino-Shima Island Japan has erupted for the first time in 40 years. The Japanese Navy noticed the explosions as boiling lava met sea water giving rise to plumes of steam and ash.

Almost 7,000 miles away in Mexico, the Colima volcano blew its top after a period of relative calm. A steam and ash cloud rose two miles into the sky and the grumbling of the mountain could be heard in towns a few miles away.

In Guatemala the ‘Fire Mountain’ belched out lava and sent up a moderate ash cloud causing an ash fall over nearby towns. The explosions and shock waves occurring in the volcano can be felt by residents over 6 miles away. Doors and windows are reported to be rattling, but there has been no damage so far.

In Vanuatu the Yasur volcano is giving some cause for concern. Although the explosions are quite weak the continuous ash that is coming from the mountain is starting to build up on farming land.

Over to Italy, Mount Etna is putting on quite a display. The current eruption started a few days ago and has been getting stronger as time moves on. A massive eruption lit up the sky and disturbed residents yesterday. The ash cloud was high enough to see flights canceled. The lava flow was the biggest in years, and the town of Zafferana which lay in its path saw some damage. Lava diverters were put into place, and most of the town escaped unscathed.

The Etna eruption (Nov 17th)

In Indonesia a four mile high ash cloud is making life hard for residents. Mount Sinabung came back to life in 2010 after dormancy of hundreds of years. Occasionally coming to life after its 2010 awakening, the rumbling of the volcano prompted the evacuation of over 6000 people as scientists feared a major eruption. There has been no lava flows so far but the ash cloud is growing.

Mount Sinabung ash cloud dn24602-1_1200

Still in Indonesia but on the island of Java this time, Mount Merapi exploded yesterday. Hundreds of people were killed when it last erupted in 2010. There is no news of casualties at this point.

So, we have eruptions big enough to prompt evacuations. Flights are canceled, and a new island pops up off the coast of Japan. I would have called that newsworthy myself but obviously I’m wrong. If I was right it would have been common knowledge right? Reports may have been on the news right?

So many volcanoes throwing so much gas, ash and particulates into the air can have an effect on climate, this is a scientific fact. I’m not saying that these volcanoes herald the start of a new ice age but the planet certainly seems to be getting a bit more active of late.

Continued large eruptions put a huge amount of particulate matter into the atmosphere, and these particles reflect sunlight away from earth and when there is enough of them the temperatures can drop.

The Mount Pinatubo eruption lowered temperatures by around 0.5°C across the Northern Hemisphere. Considering that we are in a cooling period anyway, having so many volcanoes going off at the same time is not good. Aside from the devastating effects the lava and ash can have on the lives of those living near to them, the global impacts can be enormous.

Lost crops due to ash fall and lower temperatures can lead to hunger and famine, as happened after the Tambora eruption in 1815.

Economic losses due to lost crops and canceled flights runs into millions of dollars a day, as with the Icelandic eruption of Eyjafjallojkull (pronounced: aya fiat la u cud la) in 2010.

The spasms of the earth come without warning, but at the same time those spasms should be a wake up call to all of us that change can happen in the blink of an eye. Better be prepared for it.

 

Article source:

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24602#.Uo33TaU0H8t

http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2013_11_19/photo-Etna-volcano-shoots-ash-into…

http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/vanuatu/yasur/news/38906/Yasur-volcano-Tanna-Island…

http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/fuego/news/38911/Fuego-volcano…

http://www.volcano.si.edu/volcano.cfm?vn=264040

 By Chris Carrington

Source http://www.riseearth.com/2013/11/seven-volcanoes-in-six-different.html

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UPDATE

This article, originally posted November 2013, has been debunked.  

These eruptions did not occur within hours of each other:

Colima

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
2013 Jan 6 2013 Nov 17 (continuing) Confirmed Historical Observations Summit crater

Pacaya (Guatemala)

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
2013 Mar 5 2013 Sep 16 (continuing) Confirmed 2 Historical Observations MacKenney Crater

Yasur (Vanuatu)

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
1774 (in or before) 2013 Nov 19 (continuing) Confirmed 3 Historical Observations

Etna (Italy)

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
2013 Sep 3 2014 Feb 27 (?) Confirmed Historical Observations New Southeast Crater (NSEC)

Sinabung (Malaysia)

Start Date Stop Date Eruption Certainty VEI Evidence Activity Area or Unit
2013 Sep 15 2014 Jan 16 (continuing) Confirmed 2 Historical Observations

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Planet Without A Future? New Weapons, Geoengineering and the Destruction of Earth

March 27, 2014 by    

The World’s Elite are playing God with the Earth’s Environment – As George Carlin used to say… It’s easy to predict a winner here:

No matter where you stand (or think you stand) on Environmental issues, This article is a good read and will leave you more informed by the end.

Greenpeace used to be on the front lines of those demanding a clean, green environment and truly open, transparent and democratic governments. Yet you seem NOT to be taking up the main issues of the day: chemtrails, X-based radar, over the horizon radar, HAARP, WOODPECKER and all such ionospheric heaters; lying promotion of nuclear power as a ‘cure’ for climate change, while omitting all the co2 emitted in mining, milling, transportation and unending waste management!

Meanwhile the warriors in our midst are practicing and actually carrying on “weather wars”, military exercises above our heads polluting our earth and food web, and trying to get civil society to bless geoengineering!

 Have you become passive? Can you hear the cries of those who want to truly save the planet and not try to use its suffering to cover for their own hidden agenda? Based on what I have been told about Greenpeace in Germany, I am hoping for you to wake up and help! (Rosalie Bertell, Message to Greenpeace, October 2011)

Original of the last major interview with the late Dr. Rosalie Bertell, recorded in 2010 at the “30 Years of Right Livelihood Award”, Bonn, Germany

Bertell: Ok, so when they had these nuclear bombs they were afraid of retaliation and they wanted to know everything it could do. And what they did is they tried it in every possible place. They tried it under the water, on level of the ground, they tried airbursts at different heights and this was, this brought you into the early fifty’s when sputnik went up and then the US tried to send their first rockets up – that’s when they discovered the Van Allen Belts. So we never set off a bomb up there and they set it off up in the Van Allen Belts. I think it was part of that program to try it everywhere and see what it did. And so they … it’s incredible to think anybody would do this.

Interviewer: Do you see these weather manipulation experiments only so far in an almost theoretical or coincidental way so that for example last winter was very cold and very snowy – maybe related to this cloud – or is this already a longer strategic thing? I have heard about experiments of heavy rains and floods in England, and there are some other ideas and hints that other big hurricanes or weather changes are related to that. Can you give any other examples of that?

Bertell:  Yes, we’ve got sixty years of experimentation and what we are seeing are individual acts of using the ability to manipulate weather for a particular purpose. So not everybody’s hurricane is manipulated, but some are. And it`s very difficult to tell the difference. So not every earthquake is manipulated, but some are. The one that is most famous for being manipulated is the Chinese (hurricane – flaw) earthquake where thousands of people died. I don’t think I can put the date on it, but it was in the 1980ths. It was a horrible event but there was a “plasma” over it before.

 Another one that was likely deliberately caused was the San Francisco earthquake, because there were events measured ahead a time that something was going to happen and it was coming from the – what we called, what the US called the Woodpecker. This is an instrument they have, we call the Russian one the Woodpecker, the US one is called HAARP. HAARP -High Active Auroral Research Project.

  These are Projects of multi synchronized towers – projection towers. And when you got enough of them in one place acting at the same time, you can do pulsed energy directed at the earth, and you can cause vibration of the earth and you can cause earthquakes. So the Woodpecker is called that because you detect the sound and it’s periodic – it’s pulsed. And it sounds like a woodpecker but HAARP does the same thing.

  There is one in Tromsoe / Norway , there is three of them now in Russia, the US has three I think, one in Colorado and there are two in Alaska, there is one in Puerto Rico. I suspect there is one in the Antarctic, because then they coordinate between these instruments and they can do things like directed Jet-current. So you know that night in your news report, you see where the Jet-Stream is. And people above are cold and the people below are warm, or something like that. But anyway, by moving the Jet-Stream, you can change people’s weather.

There are also five big rivers in the (atmosphere of the) northern hemisphere and five in the southern hemisphere – that are vapor- rivers and they bring the waters from the tropics up to the middle latitudes. And like there is one right over the Atlantic Ocean, just off the east coast of the US. They did an experiment where they moved it on to the continent and we had the terrible Mississippi flood. The whole center of the country was flooded. So these are things they can do. They can cause a drought by moving the river away and they can cause a flood by moving the river towards the place.

 Interviewer: Still – for I mean – it’s always possible to hear about this theories that HAARP could provoke earthquakes, or what I have heard was that HAARP could create with focused electromagnetic fields also a change in human consciousness – but this maybe we talk about this later – but this seems in a way also – well how to say it- in Germany we say “conspiracy theory” which is a theory of a power which does things which are terrible and which are to control earth. And it’s a little bit like a fairy tale atmosphere because you never know really what it is about. How clear are proofs that for example there are military experiments with provoking earthquakes…?

  Bertell:  Well, ah to provoke an earthquake you really have to use the molten core inside the earth, and you have to send pulsed electromagnetic waves there and cause it to turbulence. Turbulence can be measured. So we have very real reports of turbulence of the magnetic core of the earth followed by earthquakes, so you know that’s not a myth.. I think if we actually go and see these instruments.

  I went up to Gakona, Alaska – and I saw the HAARP facility. At the time I went, which was around maybe a little before 2000, they had 48 transmission towers in a 6 by 8 grid perfectly formed, perfectly synchronized. They now have a 150 towers in the same place and they are planning on as many as 700. Now you start sending energy, that is totally synchronized from even the 48 you(r) causing effect (in) the ionosphere is measurable that it was lifted up when this energy hit it. So it’s lifted up above the earth, you can actually measure that. They can actually produce lenses in the ionosphere and they can use it for a directed energy shoot. I think the purpose of that is wherever the military locates they can provide it with all the energy it needs without having to carry big deposits of oil or something – you don’t need all those oil carriers to make all your electricity work.

The other thing that they can do, they get most of their money outside of the black-box money – the money from congress – goes for deep earth tomography. And deep earth tomography is when they have a synchronized electromagnetic wave, it hits the ionosphere and the back ray is at low (LF) and extra low frequency (ELF) and that goes right through the planet. So what they (have) been doing is mapping the whole inside of the planet earth. They can find the oil and gas deposits, they can find underground bunkers, they can find all kind of things inside the earth with these – this is like a cat-scan of the earth, and that’s what goes right through the people. Now they use the low range of electromagnetic energy and the human body reacts to energy between – like one to teen hertz. That’s the extra low frequency. So yes they go right through the human body and they do affect it – the thing is they don’t do it all the time.

Now HAARP is only allowed to operate four times a year. It’s not – unless some emergency is declared, but normally they are only allowed to operate four times a year. So there are lots of things you can do if you – you know, you look at what’s happening around the world and you look and see if HAARP is operating. I mean there are ways to track these things down. You are never really sure. But because it looks like a normal event, but when it occurs totally out of season or when it’s extremely violent – when, you know you – these are the ones you can be suspicious about.

 Interviewer: So you say about HAARP that it has almost three functions: that you can pulse frequencies into the earth making the core of earth getting into turbulence, it could be transmitting energy from one point to the other, and it can be used to change magnetic fields in certain areas of the earth. What would be the reason for doing that for example, changing magnetic fields in different parts of the earth – and what happens if the magnetic field is artificially changed?

Bertell: It’s what the military called the positing energy, which is like bombs, it’s like bombs. But it – they can set fire, too, in a whole area. You cause a drought in an area, and then you send in a lot of ultraviolet waves, you can cause a fire. And you know, there are so many things you can do. They also use the HAARP to communicate with submarines when they submerged in water. So it’s got a few functions – there is other things the military has done that people know nothing about.

For one thing they decided to eliminate the static that you get sometimes when you try bounce your radio of the ionosphere. And so they put over a trillion copper needles up there and they thought that would get rid of the static. And it didn’t – it was a mess. And they left them all up there and of course they come down. These things eventually come down to the earth. Copper needles, yes they just dumped them up in the ionosphere – you know they tried these things and we have no idea what this does to the – to the dynamics of the protective layers of the earth.

They have sent – they decided to use barium as a tracer – barium and lithium and they send rockets up to – you know to dump barium into the upper atmosphere to see what happens to it – where it went. What kind of – you know what kind of dynamics are taking place at each level up above the earth, and so they have done all kinds of alterations of the basic earth system. This is what in many ways has impacted on our weather and climate and that we are calling climate change and we are blaming everything on carbondioxid.

Interviewer:  So you would say that military experiments not only provoke weather changes but also are a major part of climate change?

 Bertell:  Very definitely and they are certainly not the only – I mean I don’t think carbondioxid pollution does any good for our earth. So I am not saying don’t do that, but I am saying you could stop all that carbondioxid today and it’s not going to be weather like you remember. Because deep changes and damage has been done to the earth system. And you can’t cover it up by just calling it carbondioxid.

Interviewer: Would you also then say that most of the epidemics related to environmental changes are related to military experiments? I mean there are epidemics in the last years like AIDS, like several fever, illnesses, tracked in monkeys in ducks, in birds, in sheep, in cows – is this from your perspective as an epidemic researcher also related, or can be related to those experiments?

Bertell: What we are looking at now in medicine is that those who are talking at the level of quantum chemistry, quantum mechanics – so right know the medical profession considers the atom like the base. And then all of our healing is done with chemistry, different chemicals, pills and waxing. So – in other words – they consider that the atom isn’t gone change. However inside of the atom we have the quarks and inside of the quarks there are actually full turns – so we have a very active electrical system, it’s not a chemical system, but an electrical system inside of the atom. Now if you have change the atomic structure or the atomic dynamics inside of the atom (through radioactivity, electromagnetic waves, or what?) that atom is giving of different message then a normal one, so you have a normal medicine and an abnormal atom and they don’t communicate. And that’s what we call – these are all the infectious diseases that no longer respond to our medicine. So we have done something to change the communication system between the diseased atoms and the normal medicine.

So we are in a different era, we are in an era where we have to deal with electromagnetic medicine to restore normality to the atoms so that the atoms can be affected by our body’s immune system and by the normal medicines. So it’s complicated…and AIDS, it’s almost different, because the immune system itself is affected and becomes abnormal and therefore doesn’t deal with infections – and so that like the opposite effect. So you are going to have to use more of EM-medicine and medicine in the microwave range, but it has to be done very carefully and you have to know what you are doing – or you can cause more damage, because these things potentially are also harmful.

Interviewer:  If – I maybe first ask the other question again. Is there also any hints that these HAARP constructions, that they do change human consciousness in changing electromagnetic fields. I mean can you – there where some rumors about Bagdad when it was taken by the US army, that almost nobody there fought back. And it was hard to believe that this battle which was expected did not happen at all because nobody showed up on the streets. And that people from Bagdad said that it was almost well an absurd atmosphere in the town on these days. And there were some rumors that it might have to do with HAARP? What is about these things – did you research such – well – influences on our ability to think and to act and to perceive?

Bertell: I can only give you a professional opinion on that one. I doubt that it was HAARP, but I do say they had an electronic battle field and they had it coming from many different sources. So many sources that they couldn’t interprete it – so it was an electronic battlefield, and so they did have very many facts that were in interference with the normal electricity in the body, and the normal responses of people. But I think it was local – I don’t think it came from HAARP.

Interviewer: In a way, this what you describe here makes atomic bombs into a terrible but relatively primitive huge toy – military toy – because that what they build up now seems to be almost unseen, unsmellable, unlistenable, so it seems to be a weapon of which we don’t know that it exists, and we don’t know when it is in action.

Bertell: That’s right I think for practical purposes the military has abandoned nuclear bombs. I think they are unusable, and they keep them as a threat and they also keep them to keep a very large part of the population busy trying to write books, and why they shouldn’t have them and how you could manage.. – You know- cero nuclear weapons and all this sort of things. And so it keeps a lot of people busy that are not looking at the other things that they are really doing. But this isn’t unusual because if you look at World War One where they used gas – they never used that again in a war. It went into the pesticides, herbicides and defoliants) of the Vietnam war, and so if you look at the technology of a war it changes by the next war so you really shouldn’t be back here fighting the one that they used the last time, you should be trying to figure out what they are going to use in the next one. And I believe there will be weather wars. And I believe they will be horrible. I wrote a petition out there I hope people will sign, but I think it should be a crime against humanity and against the earth to either cause or enhance any of these things, like a hurricane, a monsoon, a tsunami, an earthquake, a mount slide, a volcano eruption, that should be declared very clearly as a crime against humanity and the earth.

Interviewer: Does this what you told me know, does this relate to this term of geo-engineering?

Bertell:  Well it’s very interesting – it’s (Edward) Teller – the father of the hydrogen bomb that’s proposing geo-engineering. They have been doing this for sixty years and they now (are) coming out of their glasses and offering to do these great things to stop the climate change. So it’s a crazy idea. I think they are gaining very boil about the whole thing. Now they are going to be heroes and … don’t let them touch the earth – keep their hands off of it. I know – this is not going to solve anything they have tried has failed. They did try putting some kind of plankton around in the ocean and that didn’t work. They want to paint the clouds white, they want to – they want to ruin everybody’s solar energy by putting all kinds of metals up in the air so that they reflect the sun away from the earth. It is especially awful considering they’ve had a breakthrough in solar energy in South Africa which they are very proud of, that makes it cheaper and much more efficient. So – you know – this is not sensible and anyway when you look at who is telling you when it’s the military telling you to do this to the planet – I mean I think you are crazy if you do – if you pay any attention…

Interviewer:  What’s about the rumors of the big tsunami which went through South East Asia, that these also might have been provoked by this turbulences in the inner earth?

Bertell:  That one was very suspicious. There was an American ship off of Indonesia that was – trying to tap for where were good places for oil or – under the water, they were doing under the water research. Now whether they set off something – I don’t know – I know they were there. They were working there. So there were a couple of other things around that that were suspicious. But I have no idea, you (don’t) know really practically who did it and why they did it or whether it was an accident, whether they were doing something else and that was a side effect. It was very suspicious and very unusual

Interviewer:  What is the strategic consequences of such weapons? I mean you don’t even have to move your armys out of your country if you are going with such weapons. What do you think is the aim, they follow, what is the ethics of warfare if there is any, which they are going for, what is the worldview behind it which is ignoring so much natural balances?

Bertell:  It has to be pure dominance! Be able to get everything you want and you need and the hack with everybody else! I mean there is no other, there is no land, you are not gaining land, its pure dominance. Pure greed. I don’t see any kind of rational.

Source: http://deadlinelive.info/2014/03/27/32184/

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More airplanes needed for weather modification in Indonesia: BPPT

More airplane needed for weather modification in Indonesia: BPPT Wed, March 26 2014 19:05

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Agency of Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) required at least 15 airplane to optimally implement the weather modification technology across Indonesia, an official said here on Wednesday.

“We now have only five airplane, three of which are available for weather modification. The other two are rented out for pioneer flight service,” Head of the Technical Management Unit of Artificial Rain of the BPPT Heru Widodo said here at a press conference on Wednesday.

According to Widodo, the weather modification technology should cover all the regions in Indonesia, which are divided into western, central and eastern.

Five airplane per region was enough for optimal weather modification in the region, Widodo said.

“Four aircraft are on standby for operations, while one or two is used for research,” he added.

Unfortunately, BPPT only has five airplane currently, four Casa C-212 and one Piper Cheyenne.

The Agency had to rent out two of their planes due to the high cost of maintenance, Widodo said.

Therefore, Widodo added that weather modification technology implementation in Indonesia was way behind Thailands.

The government of Thailand, according to him, has 24 airplane spread among five task force across the country.

Thailand has been frequently conducting weather modification not only to prevent natural disasters, but also to maintain its water supply and agriculture sector, Widodo said.

The BPPT had proposed procuring seven additional airplane, estimated to cost Rp500-600 billion (around 45 million US Dollar), to support the weather modification task force, Widodo remarked.

The proposed seven airplane consists of Cassas: CN 235, C-212 and N-219.

“It depends on the government policy, we already have the technology. If we can combine the two, it is hoped that food, energy and disaster related issues can be reduced in Indonesia,” Widodo said.

Weather modification technology has been widely used to avert floods in Jakarta and several regions in Java and also to reduce hotspots or forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan islands.

Meanwhile, a researcher of the Science and Atmosphere Technology Center of The National Aeronautics and Space Agency (LAPAN), Didi Satiadi, said Indonesia had extreme meteorology.

Most of the disasters in the country were hydro-meteorological disasters, which were caused by heavy rain, floods, landslides, whirlwind and droughts. However, the geologic disasters were responsible for the largest number of victims.

Science and technology can be applied to mitigate disasters, such as for understanding and predicting extreme weather.

“Furthermore, technology can be used to create an Indonesia that is weather-ready,” he said.

(Reporting by Aditya EX Wicaksono/INE/KR-BSR/H-YH)

Editor: Priyambodo RH

source: http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/93378/more-airplane-needed-for-weather-modification-in-indonesia-bppt

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The New Spring, Brought To You By Climate Change, In Five Charts

How climate change has shifted spring’s emergence

By Katie Peek Posted 03.20.2014 at 2:55 pm

As the planet warms, the temperatures that trigger spring arrive earlier. But not everything’s adjusting on the same schedule. Flowers open before their insect pollinators come out, and birds return from migration too late to find their usual bug meals. Detailed study of ecological mismatch requires equally meticulous observations of historical timing—and a Boston University lab has found a trove in the journals Henry David Thoreau kept in Massachusetts in the mid-1800s. “They’re probably the oldest detailed records of flower and bird-migration times in the United States,” says Richard Primack, a conservation biologist who runs the BU lab. The diaries, together with more recent data, reveal an ecological system in flux.

1. Leaves appear earlier

In 2012, plants leafed out a full month early in some parts of the Northeast, as measured by satellite images that document levels of foliage. Scientists attribute the premature greening to abnormally warm weather. flowers1

2. Cherry trees bloom earlier too

More than 1,200 years of cherry-blossom records for Kyoto, Japan, show a trend toward earlier blooms in the past 100 years.flowers2

3. Flowers precede birds

Nearby Boston delivers extra heat to Concord, making the town a case study for global warming in the Northeast. Wildflowers [pink] seem to respond to the new spring temperatures more than migrating songbirds do [green].flowers3

4. Birds lag behind bugs

In Concord, insects, too, have responded to warming at a different rate. The BU lab has measured how many days each spring indicator shifts per Fahrenheit degree of warming [boxes]—though individual species vary [bars].flowers4

5. The future is uncertain

The wildflowers in Concord bloomed three weeks earlier in 2012 than they did in the 1850s, when Thoreau observed them. Ecologists see three possible futures for how spring may continue to evolve.

flowers5

 

Spring temperatures are an average of March, April, and May, except the bird trend line, which is March and April.

This article originally appeared in the April 2014 issue of Popular Science.

Source: http://www.popsci.com/article/science/new-spring-brought-you-climate-change-five-charts

 

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Fake Volcano Can Solve Climate Problems

Posted on March 8, 2014 by  in Climate ChangeDick Clippings

As part of a series of continuing reports related to the use of the use of Volcanos I came across this article. I hope through these articles to show suggestiv evidence that, the powers that be are manipulating the eruptions of volcanos to indus climate change. Tesla, electromagnetic, and other Dr. Evil devices, can bring on these changes. There is a wealth of information out there. One  interesting source is T. Bearden, I suggest you research him. Here is a link.

Published September 14, 2011Reuters

Jan. 23, 2010: The Soufriere Hills volcano erupts in the Caribbean island of Montserrat. (AP) Fake Volcano Can Solve Climate Problems.

There will be an unexpected sight high in the skies over the British county of Norfolk next month: a huge balloon attached to the ground by a giant hosepipe. Fake Volcanio

It isn’t obvious, but it is the first small step in an experiment which aims to re-create the cooling effect of erupting volcanoes on the earth’s atmosphere.

Scientists and engineers from the universities of Bristol, Cambridge and Oxford are behind the three-year, 1.6 million pound ($2.5 million) project called Stratospheric Particle Injection for Climate Engineering

(SPICE).

The scheme will assess the feasibility of so-called solar radiation management (SRM) by mimicking volcanoes when they erupt. Eruptions can both warm and cool the Earth’s climateFix, depending on how sunlight interacts with volcanic material.

SRM works on the assumption that some eruptions expel particles into the upper atmosphere, bouncing some of the sun’s energy back into space and thereby cooling the earth.

“In 1991, a large eruption at Mount Pinatubo injected around 18 million tons of SO2 (sulphur oxide) to a 30-km altitude,” project leader Matt Watson told reporters.

“That had the effect of cooling the global climate by around half a degree over two years.”

KILOMETERS OF HOSEPIPE

Next month’s experiment, to be held at a disused airfield in Sculthorpe in north Norfolk, will pump water through a 1-km hosepipe into an air balloon to test the engineering design and the effects of wind.

If there are no hiccups, the team aims to do more 1-km tests next year. It will also work on calculating and designing a potential full-scale balloon project, which would pump sulphates and aerosol particles instead of water.

That would require a 20-km pipe strong enough to pump sulphates to a balloon the size of Wembley football stadium — at twice the height of a commercial aircraft flight.

However, the size of the balloon and strength of the pipe required are serious engineering challenges.

“Even manufacturing a hose 1 km in length is a challenge, but we are talking about a hose stronger than any built before,” said Chris Walton, SPICE project trials advisor.

Some countries are exploring geo-engineering solutions as a way to control climate change by cutting the amount of sunlight hitting the earth or by capturing greenhouse gases.

Potential schemes include using artificial trees to soak up carbon dioxide, using mirrors in space to cut the amount of sunlight reaching the earth or capturing CO2 from power stations and burying it under ground.

Supporters say such solutions could be a relatively fast way to control the climate if there was an abrupt change, such as the sudden loss of Arctic ice.

Detractors say the impact of mimicking or manipulating nature on a large scale is not yet fully known and such projects might deflect resources and attention from proven technologies.

Most of these solutions are still far from being established at large scale.

“With strong government support and in an emergency situation…the fastest we could deploy this system is two decades,” Watson told Reuters, adding that a minimum 10 to 20 balloons globally would be needed to reduce atmospheric temperature by 2 degrees.

Source: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/09/14/fake volcano-can-solve-climate-problems-scientists-say/

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Airbus And easyJet Created A Fake Cloud Of Ash To Prepare For The Next Volcanic Eruption.

Posted on March 8, 2014 by  in Climate ChangeDick Clippings

Airbus And easyJet Created A Fake Cloud Of Ash To Prepare For The Next Volcanic Eruption. Sometimes, science demands that you fill a military plane with volcanic ash and fire it into the air off the coast of France. And that’s what Airbus, easyJet, and Nicarnica Aviation, a Norwegian company that specializes in infrared and ultraviolet sensing technologies, did on Tuesday.

The point was to test out a new system developed to detect volcanic ash — often invisible to the eye — from miles away, and allow jets to avoid the damage ash can do to their engines.

In 2010, the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland forced the shutdown of much of European airspace for about three weeks —not good for business. To prepare for the next major eruption, the three companies took to the skies over the Bay of Biscay.

An Airbus A400M military plane led the way, shooting Icelandic ash into the air as it made five tight loops, creating an artificial cloud about 10,000 feet above the ground. A DA42 prop plane flew through the cloud, collecting measurements. And an Airbus A340-300.

airbuspassenger plane, equipped with the detection system, flew far behind.

The test of the Airborne Volcanic Object Imaging Detector, or AVOID, was a success: It picked up the ash from about 37 miles away.

Now easyJets’s plan is to get the system onto some of its planes by the end of 2014. Here are some photos from the test.

The AVOID system is mounted on the outside of the Airbus A340-300.

 

This is what it looks like from the inside.

inside
inside

The A400M is loaded up with canisters of volcanic ash:

Ash loaded
Ash loaded

 

Which team members scooped up and fired into the air:

Discharging Ash
Discharging Ash

 

 

Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/airbus-easyjet-cloud-ash

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Pollution from oilsands greater than first believed, new research suggests

 

Posted on March 5, 2014 by  in Dick Clippings

BY MARTY KLINKENBERG, EDMONTON JOURNAL FEBRUARY 3, 2014

EDMONTON – A new study released Monday suggests environmental assessments of oilsands projects have underestimated the impact of pollution, raising questions about the accuracy of data used as part of the approval process. Despite taking into account emissions from industry-related activities, researchers from the University of Toronto found estimates in environmental impact statements submitted to regulators were insufficient to explain existing contamination levels in northern Alberta.

“Our study shows emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons estimated in environmental impact statements conducted to approve developments in the oilsands region are likely too low,” a summary document reads. “This finding implies that environmental concentrations estimated using those emissions may also be too low.

“The potential therefore exists that estimation of future risk to humans and wildlife because of surface mining in the region has been underestimated.” Conducted in 2012 and 2013, the research found inconsistencies between recorded emissions and predictions of environmental impacts compiled by consulting companies and listed on the Canadian government’s National Pollutant Release Inventory.

“The main finding is that we need a better accounting of the release of toxic substances in the oilsands region,” said Frank Wania, a professor of environmental chemistry who presided over the study. “Certainly, there is a shortcoming.” Examining the reported level of emissions, Wania and his team concluded that other significant sources of contamination need to be considered, including toxins from tailings ponds that are spread as they evaporate into the air.

The amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons or PAHs that oilsands’ operators dispose in tailings ponds is five times greater than those measured in direct air emissions, the study says, leading researchers to conclude evaporation from containment ponds is a likely source. “The results of simulations reaffirm that emissions estimates that take into account only direct emissions to the air do not appear to be adequate representations of actual emissions in the region,” the report says. “Furthermore, indirect emissions from secondary sources to the atmosphere, such as tailings ponds, may be a more significant contributor of oilsands PAHs than direct emissions to air.”

The study recommends new methods be implemented to estimate emissions of contaminants from other sources during environmental assessments of energy projects. “A comprehensive picture of organic containment sources and pathways in the oilsands region has yet to be elucidated,” the document says. “Our results highlight the need for improved accounting of PAH emissions from oilsands operations, especially in light of continued expansion.” Wania said monitoring is improving through a joint Canada-Alberta effort, but that more work has to be done. “Evaporation from the tailings ponds is one of the possible pathways that hasn’t been looked at in the context of emissions,” he said. Kevin Zahara, spokesman for Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, said the department needs time to analyze the report.

“We rigorously monitor oilsands emissions and set strict emission standards as a part of the approval for any operation,” Zahara said. “Managing Alberta’s environment is not just one policy in isolation, we take a holistic approach which balances environmental protection with economic development, more than what any other jurisdiction is doing.” Simon Dyer, director of Alberta and the north for the Pembina Institute, said the study raises a number of issues.

“Decision-makers need to (consider) this information in determining if it is appropriate to approve new projects,” he said. “Regulatory submissions already show that planned production will exceed legal limits for pollutants which means approvals must be slowed or better technologies implemented.”

 

Source: http://www.edmontonjournal.com

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Sulphate Aerosols & Artificial volcanoes

Posted on February 26, 2014 by  in Dick Clippings
The Theory. 
This geoengineering technique falls under the category of solar radiation management (SRM) and aims to reduce the amount of sunlight entering the earth’s atmosphere by putting tiny, reflective particles into the stratosphere. The 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines spewed twenty million tonnes of sulfur dioxide into the stratosphere and the entire planet cooled 0.4 to 0.5°C. Although the idea of artificial volcanoes was first proposed in 1977, the concept has undergone refinement in recent years. Scientists estimate that a 2% reduction of sunlight could negate the temperature-rise resulting from of a doubling of atmospheric CO2. Advocates envisage executing this technique regionally, most likely over the Arctic, in order to stall the disappearance of, or even to replenish, ice. The particles would be blasted by jets, fire hoses, rockets or chimneys. “Plan B,” par excellence, this technique is promoted as an “emergency” measure that would bring results quickly and be inexpensive.

Who’s involved?
Blasting particles into the atmosphere is getting more attention than any other geoengineering technology. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has looked at possible methods for distributing the particles and NASA has researched the impacts of aerosols on climate change. The Novim Group, a new California-based outfit with a mission to present “clear scientific options…without advocacy” issued their first report on climate engineering in August 2009, which focused on artificial volcanic eruptions. Steven Koonin, now Under Secretary for Science at the U.S. Department of Energy, was a lead author. This study proposes an agenda for research, development and deployment.

What’s wrong with artificial volcanoes?
Slowing down or stopping the rate of warming via solar radiation management does nothing to change the levels of CO2 in the atmosphere, so symptoms are addressed but not causes. Even advocates admit that stratospheric sulfates have many unknown impacts, but there is research already suggesting:

  • There will be damage to the ozone as sulfate particles in the stratosphere provide additional surfaces for chlorinated gases such as CFC’s and HFC’s to react.
  • The ability to target particles in the specific areas where sunlight needs to be reduced (i.e., Arctic or Greenland) is highly speculative and it is likely the particles would be diffused elsewhere.
  • It is likely that precipitation levels will be decreased in some regions. Large volcanic emissions of sulfate particles have in the past been accompanied by failed monsoons and extended drought in tropical latitudes.
  •  Preliminary modeling suggests a rapid rise in temperature if the programme were to be started and then stopped. Such a rapid rise would be more dangerous to life on earth than a gradual rise.
  • Reduced sunlight could undermine the amount of direct solar energy available and disturb natural processes such as photosynthesis by altering the wavelength of incoming sunlight.
  • What goes up still (usually) comes down. The tonnes of particles that would need to be regularly blasted into the stratosphere will find their way back to earth again. All the issues related to environmental health and safety associated with particulate pollution, including novel manufactured nanoparticles, remain relevant for intentional polluting schemes.
  • Geoengineering the stratosphere makes it easier for industry to continue its own atmospheric pollution.

Source http://www.handsoffmotherearth.org/learn-more/what-is-geoengineering/sulphate-aerosols-artificial-volcanoes/

 

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