Field Notes
Take the Long View
By –Jan 9, 2013
The long view has been under assault in recent years on multiple fronts. In this digital age, attention spans have shortened, with information being delivered and/or accessible at faster and faster rates. One can easily get caught up in a quick-response frenzy that leaves little time for more...

King Tides: What Might Climate Change Mean to Us?
By Lisa Berntsen–Jan 30, 2013
Every winter and summer, the Puget Sound experiences a tidal cycle of extremely high tides known as King Tides. This winter, as predicted, there were two, one in December 2012 and one in January 2013. The December episode, which had expected peaks of 12.8 in the Seattle area, actually experienced a...