By: Christa Martin
For the lay person, which is anyone not schooled in the understanding of meteorology and climatology, the terms "typhoon", "hurricane," and "cyclone" may have an equally terrifying connotation. Of course, those living in geographical areas were these phenomena occur regularly will have an idea...
By: Piers Corbyn
This article is interesting stuff but over the top; and I suggest the spin from bodies such as NASA, while not undervaluing their data, is more connected with spin for funding rather than connected with the spin of the Earth. It says: "The Earth's northern...
By: Lauraine Andren
"How to Prepare for a Tornado" If you hear of a "Tornado Warning" you must seek shelter immediately as the danger of a tornado is imminent. There are several places a person must NOT seek shelter from. Never seek shelter under a tree. Never stay...
Ethics of Atmospheric Interference
By: Bradford Guay
Before we can even begin this debate, it is crucial to get some background knowledge on how the atmosphere functions. Our atmosphere’s main purpose is to attempt to distribute energy from the sun equally across the planet. Tropical areas, which are angled directly at...
By: AngelaWhite
A rogue wave is a wave of great size that appears suddenly and often in calm waters. Rogue waves can hit during a storm or on the balmiest of trips and at any time of day, night, or year. As such, there is no way...
What causes a volcano to erupt?
By: Monica Tully Sevilla
What Causes a Volcano to Erupt? Ancient civilizations believed volcanic eruptions were the actions of gods and demigods. The ancient Greeks and Romans believed that the awesome power of volcanoes could only be explained as a punishment and wrath from the gods. Over the centuries...
How to survive a rogue wave
By: AngelaWhite
A Rogue wave is one of nature's most unstoppable forces. It comes with little or no warning and devastates anything in its path. Walls of water 90 feet high crash over you, sending your boat rolling, and you are flung about like a toy. When...
Reasons why tropical cyclones occur
By: Effie Moore Salem
Tropical cyclones, huge wide masses of spiraling winds with calm interiors - the eye of the storm - form over warm oceans in northern Australia, East Asia and near many islands in the Pacific. In the far East, these same storms are known as typhoons...
Geography and formation characteristics of Nor'easters
By: Bradford Guay
If you live in the Northeastern United States, there is no doubt that you have heard the term “Nor’easter” many times in your life. Nor’easters are storms that occur along the East Coast most often during the fall, spring, and winter months...
By: Bradford Guay
The ability to convert temperatures is a very useful skill to have, especially if you plan to do any international travel or you are interested in the sciences. In the United States, we use the Fahrenheit scale. This scale was developed in Germany in 1724...

 

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