By: Philp Babitsky
Super storms are large atmospheric instabilities that are often caused by a powerful cold front colliding with a high pressure system. During the process, large amounts of rain, hail, snow and lightning is discharged from the system. Powerful storms have winds that can match weaker...
By: Perry McCarney
Barometers are instruments that measure air pressure. In today's world this may seem fairly irrelevant to the majority of us most of the time, but it can be more important than we realize, especially if we desire to continue breathing sufficient oxygen while flying high...
By: Perry McCarney
Is it possible for us to slow or even reverse the Earth's current global warming trend through the use of cloud seeding technology? The only reasonable answer to this question, based on our current knowledge and technical ability, is probably. Whether attempting to do so...
By: Perry McCarney
Cumulus clouds are those fluffy confections floating through the sky that are most commonly thought of as clouds. The ones every young child at daycare or kindergarten includes with the sun in any picture showing the daytime sky. The name comes from Latin and means...
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Cumulonimbus clouds are the thunderstorm clouds par excellence. They are the ones aircraft pilots want to steer clear of and outdoorsy people want to avoid on their favorite outings. They are extremely tall clouds that can be found towering up into the troposphere, where their...
By: Philp Babitsky
Weather has effected mankind since the dawn of time. Often being the turning points for outcomes in civilisations, empires, politics, religion and other everyday events. Therefore, throughout history people spent generations trying to perfect their analysis and predictions of weather patterns.In the ANCIENT WORLD:Since...
Characteristics of cirrus clouds
By: Perry McCarney
Cirrus clouds are the thin, wispy clouds that sometimes look like white feathers in an otherwise clear sky. The word cirrus comes from latin and means curl, comparing them to the tendril-like curl of hair or a feather. To see them, the sky needs to...
How Super storms form
By: Perry McCarney
The term "super storm" has never been a meteorological classification, so how should we define it? Perhaps if the devastation caused by a storm falls within "acceptable" financial parameters, it's a normal storm; if the destruction exceeds a certain economic value it gets recognized or...
By: Philp Babitsky
Weather 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:ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE, which is caused by the pressure of air dictates, low and high pressure systems...
By: Perry McCarney
Our Sun supplies 99.9 percent of the energy that powers biological life on our planet, Earth. Photosynthesizing plants, algae and phytoplankton trapping that energy in molecules of carbohydrates at the bottom of tremendously complex food webs. Just as the Sun is the primary source...

 

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