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In May 2010, the ash cloud from the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull reached the Iberian Peninsula and brought airports to a halt all over Europe.
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Last week, teachers from the United States, Mexico, Cameroon and French Guyana joined with teachers in Puerto Rico to learn how they can take environmental studies into their own hands and back into their classrooms.
LA PARQUERA, Puerto Rico, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, teachers are coming together in Puerto Rico to learn how they can take environmental studies back into their classrooms. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) At a workshop hosted by Hampton University in Hampton, Va., NASA and the Puerto Rico NASA Space Grant Consortium, teachers are being given tools to study particles in the air in...
Twenty years ago, Brent Holben was part of a NASA team studying vegetation from space. In an unlikely career twist, his research morphed into the study of a critical, if overlooked, subplot in the story of climate change.
In the context of the climatic change of the planet, those research works that throw light on global warming are of great interest. That is the case of the studies on atmospheric aerosol, a suspension of solid or liquid particles on a gaseous environment that can contribute to the warming or cooling of the atmosphere.
By Bellantone, V Carofalo, I; De Tomasi, F; Perrone, M R; Santese, M; Tafuro, A M; Turnone, A ABSTRACT Ground-based particulate matter (PM) samplers, an XeF Raman lidar operating in the framework of the European Aerosol Research Lidar Network (EARLINET), and a sun/sky radiometer operating in the framework of the Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET) have been used to characterize vertical profiles, optical and microphysical properties, and chemical composition of aerosols during the 29 June-1...
There seems to be something new under the sun -- in the sky, specifically -- that could complicate scientists' efforts to get a fix on how much the world will warm in the future. Greenhouse gases are not the only things in the air that influence the temperature of our atmosphere.
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