By: Nayab Naseer
Weather has always had a big impact on the life of people, often determining the fortunes of empires and civilization. For this reason, people have made attempts to predict and forecast the weather throughout the course of history.THE ANCIENT WORLDWeather forecasting in the ancient...
Characteristics of Cumulonimbus clouds
By: Effie Moore Salem
Cumulonimbus clouds are rain clouds that form when warm moist air evaporates as it rises. The older, larger, and heavier they become, forces their shape to change into the shape described as cumulonimbus. Nimbus, the second half of this compound word means a dark appearing...
How to use a barometer
By: Joseph Malek
For your information, a barometer is a device that measures the air pressure within a particular area of the environment. It is also a tool in which to forecast future weather conditions, as well as describe the current weather condition within the area in which...
The history of forecasting the weather
By: Cameron Foster
People have been trying to forecast the weather for thousands of years with varying degrees of success. Folksy stories about a green sky meaning a tornado may occasionally "work", but until mankind had a proper understanding of the what the air was doing, and until...
Can cirrus cloud seeding slow global warming?
By: Nayab Naseer
Cirrus clouds are thin, wispy clouds that usually form above 18,000 feet at all latitudes. These clouds are the most common types of clouds, and constitute around 25 percent of the total cloud cover of this planet. They are especially dense in the tropics...
Techniques for predicting the weather
By: Nayab Naseer
THE BASIS OF PREDICTING THE WEATHERWeather refers to the condition of the air on earth at a given place and time, and the basis of weather prediction depends on two major atmospheric phenomenon. They are:1. The heat of the sun causes the air to rise...
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
The sun was high and bright as the temperatures were reaching nearly 99.8 degrees. The scorching rays were beating on my skin, as I was approaching the desert like landscape in my yard. I just recently had moved to Arizona but was already enamored...
How dust devils form
By: Joseph Malek
There are five main types of whirlwinds that are created by atmospheric weather conditions and also with the aid of the radiation of our Sun. For our purpose, a whirlwind is defined as a rotating and cone shaped air mass above the surface of the...
By: Rex Trulove
It needs to be remembered that virtually all climate and weather on this planet comes from the sun. The earth does possess an internal energy source, and this can have an effect on weather patterns too, however the amount of energy contained within the planet...
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
It must not be a coincidence that generally speaking, Northern populations tend to be laborious, offering more jobs and being generally wealthier economically, whilst Southern regions on the other hand, seem to offer less jobs, have more poverty and often even higher crime rates.Crimes...

 

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