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: Shaheen Darr
Following the Kyoto protocol in 2005, Europe is among other countries of the world who have agreed to cut down on the emission of their green house gases to reduce the effects of global warming. The US still has no definite confirmation it will do...
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...
By: Philp Babitsky
For over a thousand years people have attempted to predict the weather and officially since the early nineteenth century. In modern times weather is predicted by collecting data about a current atmospheric conditions in a given location. Then using scientific knowledge of atmospheric processes and...
How will donating American technology help India provide drinking water?
By: Heather Foster
While our planet is two-thirds water and one-third dry land it is estimated that nearly 90% of that water is polluted in one way or another. Bacteriologic pollution and chemical pollution both create hazards for any creature using, or living in the water. American technology...
By: Elizabeth Blankenship
Your household appliances are costing you a fortune! Stop, look and listen. How many of your appliances are on right now? Become energy smart, and lessen your ecological footprint by following these easy green household energy saving tips.Average monthly household appliance energy costs:Refrigerator: Your...
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Imagine a severe thunderstorm characterized by sustained winds averaging 58 miles or more per hour that gain more strength as the storm proceeds. Now imagine, this storm proceeding straight ahead and assuming the shape of an archer's bow when looked at via radar. As odd...
Geography and formation characteristics of Nor'easters
By: Kathleen Hesketh
Though tornadoes and hurricanes are well known for their destructive force, few people understand the deadly nature of the nor'easter. Named for the counterclockwise direction of wind flow around an area of low pressure, these storms are capable of bringing high winds, heavy precipitation and...
By: Darrin A Yarbrough
Recent damages in Southeast Asia stemming from a tsunami reveal some of the powerful technologies available for water purification. USFilter, a Siemens company, is providing seven units capable of bringing 26,400 gallons of fresh water daily to areas affected by the tsunami.Providing a...

 

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