Recounting prehistoric rainfall patterns by drilling into stalagmites requires such a degree of abstraction that it’s far easier to believe than understand. Spatiotemporal scales far exceed the human measure, and focused sensing technologies produce data for interpretation rather than extending sensation. Climate models spin backward.
A warmer 1000 years A cooler 10,000 years
This work was developed with the School of Geography at the University of Melbourne. Thankyou to Dr Russell Drysdale and team for sharing their work.
An invisible figure brings rocks toward the camera for consideration. Then carefully finds a new place for them in the background.