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Rise in Snowpack Feeding Colorado River Minor in Long-Term Drought Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 While the snowpack that feeds the Colorado River
New features enhance ability to visualize and analyze positioning information. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Kitware and Velodyne are pleased to announce the
SPIN Robotic Mapper a Leap Forward for Highly Accurate 2-D and 3-D Building Interior Mapping Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Move over R2-D2!
First spotted in 1885, silvery blue clouds sometimes hover in the night sky near the poles, appearing to give off their own glowing light.
New hyper-local features include projected drive times, customizable street labeling, AccuWeather MinuteCast(TM), and Traffic Cam integration to help viewers. STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April
Sunshine Clotheslines across the country are put to use as spring weather replaces the deep cold experienced by much of the U.S.
Free Midland Weather Alert Radios to be Given Away at Baseball Game on April 11th Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Midland Radio Corporation is
Atmospheric humidity is essential to life on earth and may be endangered. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The natural humidity in the air we breathe
To help foster informed, non-political dialogue about climate science, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) and the United Nations Foundation have assembled a network of
The recent slowdown in the warming rate of the Northern Hemisphere may be a result of internal variability of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation -- a natural phenomenon related to sea surface temperatures, according to Penn State researchers.
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...
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...
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...
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...
In this lesson we are going to take a look at super-cell thunderstorms and what they mean and how they impact our daily lives. First, a super-cell thunderstorm is formed from a cumulus-nimbus cloud. Super-cell thunderstorms are the most advanced form of thunderstorms known on earth. This is because these types of thunderstorms need so many things to come together in the atmosphere at the same time. The first thing they need is the warm moist air at or near the surface. Secondly, is...
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