Stories with the tag: Atmospheric Science
Airborne particles last longer with a touch of pollutants inside, explaining how pollutants can survive great distances, even to the Arctic from Europe.
Release Date: 11/15/2012
The ocean below Hurricane Omar revealed how fresh water can affect the intensity of tropical storms.
Release Date: 8/13/2012
A new study suggests pollution's effects on thunderstorm clouds can lead to more warming in the atmosphere. How much warming is still unclear, however.
Release Date: 5/18/2012
Scientists mimic smog buildup to determine how well computer models predict real pollution.
Release Date: 2/22/2012
The weather was a helpful accomplice in getting Beijing's air ready for Olympic athletes in the summer of 2008.
Release Date: 12/27/2011
By capturing the complex effect of pollution on rain and snow, this study will help researchers improve climate predictions.
Release Date: 11/13/2011
Scientists from two dozen research organizations have gathered in the Maldives, Papua New Guinea and Southeast Asia to study Indian Ocean weather for six months. Scientists hope to better understand how tropical weather develops and affects global climate
Release Date: 9/30/2011
The cheapest way to keep atmospheric carbon dioxide on the low end of possible futures is to use every available means to reduce emissions.
Release Date: 8/5/2011
Trying to determine the effect of clouds on global warming? It depends — on the wavelength of light coming down and bouncing around in the sky.
Release Date: 4/22/2011
New research shows that some particles in the air evaporate a hundred times slower than previously thought. This finding might help solve a longstanding puzzle in atmospheric science.
Release Date: 1/24/2011