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2014-03-01 23:01:31

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Security and Surveillance Radar Market (Land Systems, Airborne Systems, and Naval Systems) – Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 – 2020” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 The report analyzes the surveillance and security radar market, illustrating information about trend analyses in the market with reference to technology, geography, and countries. The report discusses the market drivers and restraints that sway the market for...

2014-02-28 23:35:18

Air quality and dust is a major concern for office buildings and manufacturing facilities managers. To enhance the quality of the workspace for their employees Smart Fog commercial humidifiers provide 100% dust suppression. Reno, NV (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Smart Fog Introduces introduces new dust suppression features to the popular ES100 series commercial humidifier. “Smart Fog aids in the reduction of dust and airborne bacteria/viruses from the air” explains Ido Goldstein director...

2014-02-28 13:48:09

Nature: Researchers discover source of climate-active organic aerosol particles According to their results, these extremely low-volatile organic compounds consist of relatively large molecules which contain an almost equal number of carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen atoms. The scientists present a plausible explanation supported by numerous experimental findings of how these vapours are formed almost immediately when plant emissions (e.g. monoterpenes) are released into the air. The vapours can...

Global Warming Hiatus Hasn't Slowed Extreme Heat Events
2014-02-28 06:04:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Even though climate scientists claim that the rise in average global temperatures has slowed over the past 10 or 20 years, research published this week in the journal Nature Climate Change has found a continued increase in extreme hot temperatures during that time. In the study, Dr. Lisa Alexander of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia and an international team of colleagues discovered a dramatic increase in both...

Icy Work In Store For NASA Scientists
2014-02-28 05:09:31

[ Watch the Video: HAIC SAFIRE Night ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many airline passengers have experienced the result of icy conditions during the cold winter months. It becomes difficult to get to the airport on icy roads, and planes can be delayed and also face de-icing while on the ground. Another concern year round, however, is ice formation inside the engine while the plane is in flight. An international research group, including NASA scientists, will...

2014-02-27 23:33:55

Friends of Science dispute Secretary of State John Kerry’s claims that Indonesia is at risk from human-caused climate change and debunk the notion that carbon is pollution, noting that carbon dioxide drives agricultural productivity and related economic benefits. Based on the last 10 years of evidence, the predicted global warming climate catastrophe has been cancelled; therefore EPA definitions of carbon as well as the Anthropogenic Global Warming theory should be revised accordingly...

2014-02-27 23:25:52

Study's Focus Showcases ECU Development with Temperature Control to ±0.04°C and RH to ±1% for Semiconductor Equipment Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Air Innovations – the leader in custom environmental control solutions for temperature, humidity, filtration, and pressure – announced the availability of a new case study on a global supplier to the semiconductor and photomask making industries, for which the company created an environmental control unit (ECU)...

2014-02-27 23:00:05

Fluctuating climate and low humidity levels cause production issues in manufacturing facilities and printing houses. Smart Fog introduces a commercial humidification system with many unique features, specifically engineered to stabilize the climate within the production area. Reno, NV (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Smart Fog announced this week many numerous new innovative features to the ES100 and TS100 commercial humidification systems. "Many clients purchase the Smart Fog commercial...

2014-02-27 16:21:06

DARWIN, Australia, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers are part of an international team working to improve aviation safety by studying high altitude ice crystals during a flight campaign now under way in Darwin, Australia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA and its North American partners are supporting the European Airbus-led High Altitude Ice Crystals (HAIC)/High Ice Water Content (HIWC) field campaign in the "land down under" through...

Blending Synthetic Air To Measure Climate Change
2014-02-27 09:59:21

National Physical Laboratory Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have produced a synthetic air reference standard which can be used to accurately measure levels of carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere. This will greatly help scientists contribute to our understanding of climate change. A paper published in Analytical Chemistry describes how researchers at NPL have created a synthetic gas standard for the first time, which is comparable to the World...


Latest Atmospheric sciences Reference Libraries

Urban Heat Island
2013-04-02 15:35:21

An urban heat island (UHI) is a metropolitan area that is drastically warmer than its surrounding rural areas because of human activities. The phenomenon was first looked into and described by Luke Howard during the 1810s, although he wasn’t the one to name the phenomenon. The difference in temperature is normally bigger at night as opposed to during the day, and it most obvious when winds are weak. Seasonally, UHI is seen during the summer and the winter. The key cause of the urban heat...

Desertification
2013-04-02 09:46:56

Desertification is a form of land degradation in which a comparatively dry land area becomes more and more arid, normally losing its bodies of water along with its wildlife and vegetation. This is a result of a variety of factors, such as climate change and human activities. Desertification is an important global, ecological, and environmental issue. There is substantial controversy over the proper definition of the term “desertification”. The most broadly accepted of these is that of...

Climate Change
2013-04-01 11:05:27

Climate change is a substantial and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods of time ranging from decades to millions of years. It might be a change in the average weather conditions, or in the distribution of weather around the average conditions. Climate change is a result of factors that include oceanic processes, biotic processes, variations in solar radiation received buy Earth, volcanic eruptions, and plate tectonics, and human induced alterations...

Weather Model Discussion:  How To Use Surface Dew-points For Weather Forecasting Purposes
2013-01-29 08:53:47

Surface Dew-points can play a huge role in weather forecasting. The first such role is that it helps determine the amount of moisture in the atmosphere for a given point. If we look at the current dew-point map above from January 28, 2013 we can note several things of interest. First, if we look at where the black circle is around the number 70, we can make note that this air right off the coast of Texas is at a dew point of 70F. The temperature outside must be above 70F, because the...

Weather Education - Air Mass Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 10:30:47

Air mass thunderstorms are found in marine time tropical air. In short they are also known as MT Thunderstorms. Air mass thunderstorms represent what is known as the common three stage thunderstorm development. This means that an air mass thunderstorm goes through the stages of Cumulus which is represented by the updrafts only being present; secondly it moves into the mature stage where it has both updrafts and downdrafts; finally it goes into the dissipating stage where you see only the...

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