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2014-08-07 03:00:05

Of all the factors that influence Earth's changing climate, the effect that tiny particles in Earth's atmosphere called aerosols have on clouds is the least well understood.

Sunset Colors In Famous Paintings Used To Estimate Past Pollution Levels
2014-03-26 07:06:50

The colors used by legendary artists of the past to depict a sunset could be used to estimate pollution levels in the atmosphere during bygone days, according to research published Tuesday in the open-access journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.

Global Warming Cooled Down By Volcanic Eruptions
2014-02-25 04:32:25

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory report they have found that volcanic eruptions in the early part of the 21st century have cooled the planet.

Geoengineering Earth's Climate
2013-12-18 10:37:49

A special issue of the journal Climate Change, titled “Geoengineering Research and its Limitations,” addresses these technologies, as well as barriers, ethics and regulations.

Global Distribution Of Sulfur Particles Following Large Eruptions Modeled By GEOMAR Researchers
2013-07-08 10:29:07

How severely have volcanoes contaminated the atmosphere with sulfur particles in past millennia?

Sulfur Aerosol Particles And Climate Change
2013-05-15 04:51:08

A new study on cloud formation shows that climate change models may have underestimated the cooling effect of sulfur aerosol particles in the atmosphere.

Plants Are Natural Air Conditioners
2013-04-29 10:10:18

A new study adds another dimension to the role played by plants in curbing global warming by showing that they are also natural aerosols that assist in cloud formation and atmospheric cooling.

Global Warming Slowed By Volcanic Sulfur Dioxide
2013-03-02 06:44:51

Global warming was slowed between 2000 and 2010 because of sulfur dioxide spewed forth by volcanoes, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration claim in a new study.

Volcano Controversy Settled Using Chemistry ‘Trick’
2013-02-12 15:01:41

A team of atmosphere chemists has devised a chemical trick for determining which historical cooling periods are the results of volcanic eruptions.

OH Radicals Causes Aging Of Organic Aerosols
2012-10-05 10:17:23

Atmospheric aerosol particles have a significant effect on climate.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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