News and Commentary from Mazama Science
In contrast to many blogs, the commentary you will find below is intentionally neither topical nor overly opinionated (we hope). Instead, we are using the blog format to capture insight and ideas related to fairly narrow subject areas. Think of the blog posts as small chapter headings in a slowly emerging book.
Jonathan's blog is tightly focussed on data management and web based data access tools. It clarifies fundamental issues such as "zero vs. missing" or "standard latitudes and longitudes" and also includes python based tools and code samples from real world data management problems.
The Energy Trends site contains analysis and commentary concerning energy production and consumption, imports and exports at the national and international level. Data focused, historical analysis and commentary are combined with rich data visualizations to help readers gain some perspective on the longer term global energy situation.