Stories with the tag: Atmospheric Science
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
Rising river waters deliver a feast of carbon to hungry microbes where water meets land, triggering increased activity and altering the flow of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
Release Date: 4/7/2016
Microbes in soil — organisms that exert enormous influence over our planet’s carbon cycle — may not be as adaptable to climate change as most scientists have presumed, according to a paper published in PLOS One.
Release Date: 3/15/2016
Clouds are notoriously hard to simulate in computer programs that model climate. A new study suggests why.
Release Date: 3/3/2016
A new analysis of scientists whose work is cited most often by their peers includes six PNNL researchers working in the areas of climate science, energy storage, materials science, and chemistry.
Release Date: 12/18/2015
In a study published in Science today, PNNL scientists and their colleagues show that nations’ pledges to reduce greenhouse gases have the potential to reduce the probability of the highest levels of warming, and increase the probability of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius.
Release Date: 11/26/2015
The weather patterns known as El Nino and La Nina will likely join forces with global warming to bring extreme weather to California.
Release Date: 10/21/2015
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
Now, researchers can track from where soot arises that lands on the Tibetan Plateau and Himalayas, melting its snow early and causing glaciers to retreat.
Release Date: 7/29/2015
Rice – the staple for half the world’s population – now can be grown with virtually no greenhouse gas emissions and more starch for a richer good source.
Release Date: 7/28/2015