Author: Becca

Happy 5th Blogiversary, The Academic Wino!

On our first vacation as a family of 3!  Copyright R. Yeamans-Irwin

On June 8th, 2011, The Academic Wino was born! Time certainly flies when you’re having fun!  I can’t believe it’s already been 5 years.  Sometimes I feel like I just started the blog yesterday.  So much in both my personal…

Using Lead Levels in Wine As A Proxy For Atmospheric Lead Levels in Australia

Photo courtesy Joe Mabel [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons

Air quality data is regularly measured and analyzed in countries throughout the world, though in some cases there may be lapses in collection for various reasons, particularly for older dates when these measurements were not yet routinely taken.  In order…