Category Archives: GeoCognition

Solar Car

I drive a 2011 Honda CRZ.  My car is solar-powered. It doesn’t have any solar panels.  It’s a regular car right off the factory floor without any special bells and whistles. The solar power isn’t the energy that is currently … Continue reading

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What’s the worst that could happen?

Global Warming.  Is it real?   I’m actually not sure. You would think someone like myself would be able to emphatically answer “yes”.  When cornered, I probably would, but given time to think logically, I would see that Global Warming … Continue reading

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A Leaf Study

The grandeur of the Earth doesn’t stop at the landscape scale. Even something as simple as a leaf can hold intrigue.  Did you know we can thank a bacterial infection for all green plants on Earth? Though photosynthesis had been developing for … Continue reading

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All that is our Earth

After all-encompassing images of Earth from the edge of the solar system and a trip the the Moon, we finally arrive back to the surface of our rocky little heaven. I could write novels about this one image.  To an … Continue reading

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Blue Marble

Welcome to Earth. This image, called the Blue Marble, was captured in December 1972, by the crew of Apollo 17.  Since this was the final manned mission to the moon, this is the last time humans have ever been far … Continue reading

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A Mote of Dust

With infinite gratitude to Carl Sagan, here is the most distant view of the Earth ever recorded (by humans). After a decade of lobbying NASA and waiting, the Viking 1 spacecraft was instructed to capture a photo of Earth from … Continue reading

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About GeoCognition

For the past few months, I’ve been refocusing my “free time” projects to be more closely related to things that are productive and have some sort of value.  These projects include reading nonfiction, brushing up on my programming skills, and … Continue reading

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About Me

My name is Ryan Dey.  I grew up by the beach in Delaware, and earned a degree in Computer Science in 2003.  I moved to Oregon and earned a Master’s Degree in Geography in 2005.  Since then, I’ve been working … Continue reading

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