Stories with the tag: Atmospheric Science
Inserting a high resolution module into a lower-resolution global climate model recreates clouds and their part of the climate story accurately.
Release Date: 4/17/2014
Pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind bigger, longer-lasting clouds that can shorten the daily temperature range. Now we know why.
Release Date: 11/25/2013
PNNL scientist Ruby Leung has been elected as a Fellow in the American Geophysical Union for her leadership in the development and use of regional climate models to advance climate change and hydroclimate research.
Release Date: 9/9/2013
Battelle researchers are injecting 1,000 tons of carbon dioxide one-half mile below ground to see if the gas can be stored safely and permanently in ancient basalt flows, thereby reducing greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere.
Release Date: 7/26/2013
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