- Greenhouse Gas Effect Consistent Over 420 Million Years
New calculations show that sensitivity of Earth's climate to changes in the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) has been consistent for the last 420 million years, according to an article in Nature by geologists at Yale and Wesleyan Universities. A p ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 29 2007 - 1:25am
- Global Warming May Mean Fewer Hurricanes
Climate model simulations for the 21st century indicate a robust increase in wind shear in the tropical Atlantic due to global warming, which may inhibit hurricane development and intensification. Historically, increased wind shear has been associated wit ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 17 2007 - 6:24pm
- Global Warming Cause For Concern Or Just Climatic Evolution?
The characteristics of the vegetation that inhabited Earth 21 million years ago can be vital to get to know climatic evolution in the last million years and the causes for these changes. Samples of the sedimentary bowls of the geographic section from the ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 26 2007 - 10:52am
- NOAA Announces Next Solar Storm Cycle Will Likely Start Next March
The next 11-year cycle of solar storms will most likely start next March and peak in late 2011 or mid-2012—up to a year later than expected—according to a forecast issued by the NOAA Space Environment Center in coordination with an international panel of ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 27 2007 - 9:54pm
- New Computer Models For Hurricane Intensity
Aided by new observations from the Coupled Boundary Layer Air-Sea Transfer (CBLAST) hurricane field program, scientists at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science have helped to develop and test a new, high-resolution computer model to bett ...
Article - News Staff - May 1 2007 - 9:34am
- 'Twilight Zone' Around Clouds Makes Global Warming Predictions Unclear
There seems to be something new under the sun-- in the sky, specifically-- that could complicate scientists' efforts to get a fix on how much the world will warm in the future. Greenhouse gases are not the only things in the air that influence the tem ...
Article - News Staff - May 4 2007 - 9:17pm
- NASA- Extreme Summers By 2080
A new study by NASA scientists suggests that greenhouse-gas warming may raise average summer temperatures in the eastern United States nearly 10 degrees Fahrenheit by the 2080s. "There is the potential for extremely hot summertime temperatures in the ...
Article - News Staff - May 9 2007 - 3:57pm
- Study Sheds Light On Earth's CO2 Cycles
A research team, including Kent State Professor of Geology Dr. Joseph Ortiz, tracing the origin of the large carbon dioxide increase in Earth’s atmosphere at the end of the last ice age has detected two ancient "burps" that originated from the de ...
Article - News Staff - May 11 2007 - 11:13am
- ESA Presents The Sharpest Ever Satellite Map Of Earth
To download the 8 meter X 4 meter 900M resolution poster it is ony available through BitTorrent, the size is 3.89 GB and it can be downloaded here. Smaller resolutions below. The most detailed portraits ever of the Earth's land surface have been crea ...
Article - News Staff - May 11 2007 - 12:50pm
- NASA Examines How Hurricanes Are Powered
In the eye of a furious hurricane, the weather is often quite calm and sunny. But new NASA research is providing clues about how the seemingly subtle movement of air within and around this region provides energy to keep this central "powerhouse" ...
Article - News Staff - May 14 2007 - 12:14pm