By: Christyl Rivers
What are the factors that determine a super storm? They are as individual as the stories of survivors of them. Factors include ocean temperature, other weather systems, timing and direction. Super storm Sandy was predicted by some, especially climatologists who have been warning of increased...
The relationship between earthquakes and tsunamis
By: Maryam Idris
If you live near an active fault, chances are that you will experience an earthquake at one point in your life. Although an earthquake is a very frightening event, especially if it is a strong one, the situation is much more terrifying if the earthquake...
By: D. Vogt
After the earthquake and tsunami disasters which occurred in Southeast Asia in 2004 and Japan in 2011, the relationship between earthquakes and tsunamis has become both a subject of great popular concern and new scientific research. In coastal regions, tsunamis caused by earthquakes can cause...
By: Mari Mckee
What is the difference between a typhoon and a hurricane? A typhoon is a tropical cyclone that develops in the northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean. A hurricane is a tropical cyclone that develops in the tropical Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, and off the...
By: Michael Totten
Earthquakes and tsunamis are closely related. All tsunamis are caused by massive deep-level water displacement, which is most common during subduction and megathrust earthquakes under the ocean floor. A tsunami cannot result from a land-based earthquake unless it causes a landslide into a nearby body...
How sea glass is formed
By: Christyl Rivers
A pirate’s sea chest of sparkling jewels can be collected over a lifetime by beachcombers who have time and patience to gather sea glass. Sea glass is basically any glass, mostly from bottles, that has been tumbled, buffed and polished by the energy of...
Cause of 'Big Freeze' possibly located in Arctic
By: Wayne K. Wilkins
Scientists and indeed the entire world may be one step closer to uncovering some of the biggest mysteries of the past as according to a report from “Fox News”, the world changing flood of major proportions that caused the ancient event known as &ldquo...
The worst typhoons in Asia's history
By: Reuben Ong
Typhoons, cyclones and hurricanes are all just different nomenclature for the same meteorological phenomenon – a migratory, super low pressure system that draws its power from the sea and unleashes it on land in the form of beating rainfall and gale-force winds of no less...
By: John Traveler
One could write a lengthy dissertation in response to this title, detailing all the empirical evidence, scientific facts, and climatological data supporting the theory of global warming compiled over the past 400 years such record has been kept. One could point to the fact, that...
Scientists report wind farms damage health
By: Terrence Aym
Going green? Although it's argued that green technology can save the planet, it may harm human health, at least where wind farms are concerned.The burgeoning growth of wind farms across the U.S. and Europe has a negative impact on the health of people...

 

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