- Turbulence Lessons Taught By Titan
Turbulence plays an important role in Earth’s weather system, and can be more than an inconvenience- hundreds of injuries have occurred on commercial flights due to turbulence. It is studied both in Earth's atmosphere and in that of Saturn's moon ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 28 2007 - 11:40am
- Long-Term Increase In Rainfall Seen In Tropics
NASA scientists have detected the first signs that tropical rainfall is on the rise with the longest and most complete data record available. Using a 27-year-long global record of rainfall assembled by the international scientific community from satellite ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 5 2007 - 3:07pm
- Greenhouse Gases, Not El Nino, Led To 2006 Warmth, Says Study
Greenhouse gases likely accounted for over half of the widespread warmth across the continental United States in 2006, according to a new study in Geophysical Research Letters. Last year's average temperature was the second highest since recordkeeping ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 5 2007 - 2:52pm
- NASA Predicts Global Warming Will Lead To Fewer Storms, But More Severe Ones
It's the climate cat and dog fight of the decade. When Al Gore alleged that Hurricane Katrina was caused by global warming, it set off a firestorm in the atmospheric science community. A few prominent experts disputed it and the websites and email cam ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 30 2007 - 11:02am
- From Brachiopods To Bivalves: Did CO2 Cause The Worst Extinction In Earth's History?
252 million years ago a mass extinction of cataclysmic proportions occurred and the world was changed forever. Prior to that, ocean life was diverse and clam-like organisms called brachiopods dominated. After the extinction little else existed and a differ ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 4 2007 - 4:51pm
- New Research On How One Storm Can Affect Another
Weather forecasting and climate modelling for the notoriously unpredictable Sahel region of Africa could be made easier in the future, thanks to new research results coming from the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis study (AMMA). A paper published ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 6 2007 - 11:30pm
- Analysis Is Challenge To Scientific Consensus On Global Warming, Say Researchers
An analysis by the Hudson Institute states that more than 500 scientists have published evidence refuting at least one element of current man-made global warming scares. The analysis says that more than 300 of the scientists found evidence that 1) a natura ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 13 2007 - 12:35am
- Kyoto Refrigerant Projects Subverted, Harm Ozone Layer
U.N. officials have stated that Kyoto's carbon-credit system is being subverted via cheating while contributing to the destruction of the ozone layer- counter-productive to the Montreal Protocol's goal to preserve it. ...
Article - Lee Rodgers - Sep 15 2007 - 6:11pm
- China's Soot Heating Pacific Region, Western USA
Easily 40 percent of the observed atmospheric warming in the Pacific is due to the shroud of soot drifting eastward from Asia. Prof. V. Ramanathan and fellow researchers are reporting that soot's 2.5 W/cu.m. green house effect is partially offset by ...
Article - Lee Rodgers - Apr 9 2008 - 11:10am
- Airborne Soot Found To Contribute 50 Percent Of CO2's Heating Effect
Overturning the conventional theory that airborne soot emissions cause regional cooling it has been found that brown clouds of airborne soot can contribute up to a third of atmospheric warming anomalies in the tropics formerly ascribed to CO2 (50 percent ...
Article - Lee Rodgers - Apr 7 2008 - 11:25am