Winter Hazards

The shortest day may have passed (21 December), but the coldest months on average are still to come and can bring with them some potential risks. However, with knowledge comes power, so we hope that after you read this article, you’ll be fully equipped to face winter weather head on!

Frozen Ponds

I used to ask this question at job interviews.  All candidates were science graduates but on only a handful of occasions have I had answers that are close to the truth.  Most often the conversations went something like this.

Interviewer:  Why do ponds freeze from the top down?