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...
How climate change is contributing to the water crisis
By: Catherine Perez
Climate change and Water Crisis. The question that many are posing is whether or not the water crisis is a result of the climate change.For a few years now scientists and politicians have in turn warned us of the " Greenhouse effect " and...
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...
How brown clouds are caused
By: Denise Calaman
Brown clouds are one of the newest and potentially one of the greatest threats to the health of our environment. Scientists are feverishly studying brown clouds as they are perhaps detrimental to the health of the environment. Brown clouds are not yet fully understood. There...
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...
A guide to plate tectonics: How continents move
By: Billy B. Bob
Plate tectonics: More than a theoryThe Earth is in a state of change. It has been in this state since its beginning, some 4.5 billion years ago. It will continue to change long into the future. Try as we might, there is no escaping...
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...

 

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