via @ErikaMudrak Back the soil nutrient modeling. By this point, the scale of the islands was correct, but I had messed up the north/south asymmetry so they ended up looking like water droplets.
I think this was an early draft of the either the N or K figure on slide 20 of this
Naturalism, as Norris defined it, went beyond realism and its “drama of the broken teacup,” to look at the individual as the victim of heredity and environment. — Jerome Loving on Frank Norris, author of McTeague: A Story of San Francisco, on the OUPblog. (via oupacademic)