Stories with the tag: Aerosols
Small particles of pollution and dust make clouds brighter, and now scientists have figured out a way to better use data to improve our understanding of how this process affects the planet's climate.
Release Date: 4/27/2017
High concentrations of tiny pollution particles can invigorate cloud formation and boost snowfall on mountains, according to a new study.
Release Date: 4/21/2017
A new window on the Arctic region is opening up, thanks to a new unmanned aerial system that has taken to the skies.
Release Date: 4/14/2017
A study of mountaintop clouds over Colorado has delivered crucial information to help answer several scientific questions, including how Saharan dust affects clouds over North America.
Release Date: 3/24/2017
Water is unlike other substances because its solid form — like this iceberg — is less dense than its liquid form — like this ocean. Scientists are studying other weird properties of water.
Release Date: 12/13/2016
Rain triggers the release of a mist of particles from wet soils into the air, a finding with consequences for our planet’s climate and future.
Release Date: 5/2/2016
Clouds are notoriously hard to simulate in computer programs that model climate. A new study suggests why.
Release Date: 3/3/2016
Researchers from PNNL will be honored and present new work at the 250th American Chemical Society national meeting, Aug. 16-20.
Release Date: 8/17/2015
The Southern Ocean is one of the cloudiest places on Earth and important to the Southern Hemisphere's atmospheric and oceanic circulation. Ocean life there contributes aerosols that help brighten the clouds by building them up.
Release Date: 7/17/2015
Recognition is for research designed to reduce carbon emissions, improve energy storage materials and measure neutrinos.
Release Date: 5/6/2015