Stories with the tag: Atmospheric Science
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
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