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Brian Schrock
Attended Olivet Nazarene University
Lives in Houston, TX
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Geologist, Geography Blogger, Adventurer, Texan.
For anyone wanting to add me to a circle, heres an idea of what I post about.

Geology/Geography:  This is going to be primarily what my posts involve.  I'm a geology graduate student, planning on teaching at the college level some day.  I also blog about geomorphological and geographical changes on the Earth's surface.

Texas:  I'm a born and raised Houstonian.  I love my state and my city and the Texas culture in general.  I'll post numerous Texan things.

The Outdoors:  I love nature and spending time outside.  Hiking and kayaking are some of my favorite hobbies, so you may see some posts about these things.

Comics:  I'm an avid reader of Calvin and Hobbes, Mutts, Questionable Content, Zen Pencils, Girls With Slingshots, Nothing Better, All New Issues, and some others.  I might share some comics here and there.

Music:  Occasionally, because I know music tastes are varied among even people with similar interests and there's a good chance we won't like the same thing.  I do love music though, and sometimes I can't help expressing that.

As far as other things, I've got some strong views on both politics and religion but I try to refrain from posting too much on these things.  There are some books I read and I may bring them up from time to time.  Sometimes I'll post some photos I've taken.  
Bragging rights
Went through the 48 conterminous states in one 16-day-long road trip. Taught a paralyzed wiener dog to walk again. Older brother to 4 awesome siblings. I kayak with alligators.
  • Olivet Nazarene University
    B.S. Geology, 2008 - 2012
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WASHINGTON—Quietly tiptoeing between the East Room and the Lincoln Bedroom in the dead of night Monday, President Obama once again spent another evening peeking behind the scores of paintings located throughout the White House in hopes of locating a...
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Great Mt. Rainier gif made from images taken out of a plane window.  This is from a redditor who flew out of Seattle.

Here's the link to the original posting:
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Watch a glacier retreat near Mt. Everest!
Here I am, finally out of a long 3 month vacation away from blogging.  During that time I managed to find, apply for, interview with, and almost land two different jobs before those employers came back to me with something al...
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Are mountain glaciers of sufficient age to have trapped any significant quantity of meteorites like those found in Antarctica?
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The best song I've heard from an animated series.
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With the Atlantic Hurricane Season approaching, here are some great resources to follow for all your tropical weather updates:


NASAHurricane (for info on tropical cyclones around the world)
Natl Hurricane Ctr (for info on Atlantic storms and issues)
Hurricane Alerts (strictly posts NHC weather outlooks and nothing else)

Blogs and Forums

/r/ (subreddit where discussion focuses on all things tropical weather)
Jeff Master's WunderBlog (the most active spot for hurricane commentary, particularly from the blog comments)


NHC (obviously your number one resource for hurricanes, science, safety, etc.)
Weather Underground Hurricanes (SSTs and active storms displayed on front page; great maps.

Stay Safe!
The latest from NASAHurricane (@NASAHurricane). NASA's Hurricane page provides satellite data, field missions & research on tropical cyclones around the world. One-stop for all world's tropical cyclones. Greenbelt, Maryland
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"California is on pace to have its worst drought in recorded history if precipitation levels remain low."

Map shows the progression of drought across the US from 2010-2014
In this interactive map, see how the drought has spread across a majority of the nation
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It's worse in Texas and Oklahoma !!
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This song sounds great on piano!  If you haven't seen Frozen yet, I recommend it.  Disney did a good job with this one.
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Loved it. I sure hope the tucked away location isn't hurting business because it really is some of the best Thai I've had in Houston.
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Happy Hour is the real deal. These margaritas are the best!
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Proud of the CLC Water Authority and their efforts to create Exploration Green for the community. I've met some of the CLCWA folks during my volunteering and they've all been fantastic people.
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The most unique beer selection in all of the Clear Lake Area. The staff have been super friendly and always willing to give a knowledgeable suggestion. The place is extremely cramped in such a small room though so you might not always get in!
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