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2009-12-11 11:13:23

Holistic approach to aerosol research boosts prediction power for climate and air quality models It's no secret that the emissions leaving a car tailpipe or factory smokestack affect climate and air quality. Until now, scientists have struggled to know where the organic molecules from these emissions go, and what happens to them once they leave their source. Climate and air quality models therefore have been incomplete or less than accurate. Now a collaborative effort of more than 60...

2009-12-10 14:09:12

It's no secret that the emissions leaving a car tailpipe or factory smokestack affect climate and air quality. Even trees release chemicals that influence the atmosphere. But until now, scientists have struggled to know where these organic molecules go and what happens to them once they leave their source, leading to models for predicting climate and air quality that are incomplete or less than accurate. A major collaborative effort of more than 60 scientists led by Jose-Luis Jimenez, an...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.