Naming history of hurricanes
By: Adai Goldberg
The name Rose conjures the image of a sweet, somewhat docile Midwestern woman similar to the character from the television show The Golden Girls. On a list of hurricanes it would seem so out of place. Yet, it is listed on one of six lists...
How the atmosphere helps Earth
By: Irrira Rikki
KEEPING IT CONNECTED If we could see Earth's atmosphere like the astronauts space suits, we would have a very good idea of how it helps our Earth. Everything within their suit must accommodate for every breath they take, and every regulation adjusted to keep...
How magnetic storms affect humans and equipment
By: Jennifer Jacobsen
Introduction Without the sun, life on earth would cease. The sun provides warmth, light, and energy for photosynthesis. In addition to its many benefits, it can also wreak havoc on earth. As a result of the sun's activities, magnetic storms can occur. However, to understand...
By: William Logan
Predicting the weather is a little bit like delivering the mail. If you get it right, no one notices. If you get it wrong, everyone does. Compounding the problem is the fact that predicting the weather is a substantially more complex problem than delivering a...
Lessons learned from typhoon Ondoy (Ketsana)
By: Vic Ryan Agot
The Philippines is no stranger to typhoons. Over the years, typhoons, like unwanted visitors wreak havoc and destruction to an already impoverished nation. Each direct hit amounts to millions worth of damages and thousands of families displaced. Well, the fact that Philippines is in what...
By: Jeffrey Wright - 525271
Back in school, generally in earth science in whatever grade one took that course in, a lot was taught about the makeup of our atmosphere. Like an onion that has layers, any remember that the atmosphere also comes in layers. These layers are the troposphere...
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD): The impact of weather
By: Jacquie Schmall
SAD (seasonal affective disorder) was first mentioned in medical literature in the mid nineteen eighties, so it hasn't been diagnosed,or treated, as a medical condition for very long, indicating that many long time sufferers of this condition were not treated until recently. As the...
The greatest snowfalls in history
By: Gary Wonning
The Blizzard Living in Southeastern Indiana, most our winters were relatively mild. A normal winter would consist of maybe two feet of snow spread over the entire season and a couple of weeks of zero weather. The rest of the winter would be cloudy and...
Great vacation weather in the UK occurs what time of the year?
By: Ethel Smith
Thinking about taking a vacation in the UK? Hoping to be able to discover the best time of year to experience good weather? Well good luck, you will need it. Of course it does depend on where in the UK you are planning to visit...
By: Jeffrey Wright - 525271
There are many factors, from wind currents to ocean currents that effect worldwide weather. The ocean currents are interesting as they help displace heat thereby keeping the earth temperate. This is a good thing since life enjoys a temperate atmosphere and weather pattern. The most...

 

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