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...
By: Morgan Carlson
As a key component to life, water is first needed for survival. Originally a nomadic species, humans used to follow their food source and water was a secondary necessity. It wasn't until the use of domestication that people began to settle anywhere, and when they...
By: Carlie Lawson
An aquifer is a geologic formation containing water. This body of water occurs within permeable saturated strata of gravel, rock, or sand, and contains water which may supply streams, wells, etc. Aquifers are commonly referred to using the general term groundwater.Two main types of...
By: Philp Babitsky
A barometer, which is an instrument that is used to measure air pressure of the Earth's atmosphere, can create a pressure reading by utilising air, water, mercury and an aneroid setup. The first attempts to measure atmospheric pressures occurred in the mid-seventeenth century. The changes...
By: Rick Bavera
Geography is the study of the earth's surface and human interactions with the earth. Geography as an interest can originate as it did for the author: growing up in a Navy family, and moving often, means that there is a new place that will be...
By: Gary C. Gibson
A water crisis is a nice phrase that has all of the implications approriate for bureaucracy. It is the sort of thing that happens 'out there' someplace else if one is watered enough to write about it perhaps. Anthropogenic water degradation and wastage is the...
By: Philp Babitsky
Nor'easter, a storm that has its origins from very strong northeasterly winds, often has devastating consequences on marine and inland environments. Nor'easters develop as smaller storms around the midwest and southern gulf states of the United States, which gradually move east to the eastern seaboard...
By: Philp Babitsky
Besides dictating a lot of our every day decisions. Weather has a large emotional impact on us from day to day. During the summer, people look forward to waking up early, embracing the clear skies and taking advantage of the long and warm days. This...
A look at how weather affects populations
By: Philp Babitsky
Weather effects everyone, from the birds, right up to major government projects. The recent increase in tropical cyclone, or hurrican activity as it is known in the northern hemisphere, has ensured that some people are addicted to hearing the latest weather reports. This is a...

 

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