Tag Archives: Atmospheric Sciences

Cold, supersaturated urban air could be accelerating pollutant particle growth

A new experiment suggests that ammonium nitrate particles nucleate and quickly grow in winter conditions.  Continue reading

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Smog-forming particles may grow quickly in supersaturated urban air

Ammonium nitrate particles nucleate and grow in winter-like conditions, according to a new experiment. Continue reading

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A community effort to understand plant-soil-aerosol interactions

An ecosystem-wide molecular-level understanding of source-sink interactions is vital for trapping atmospheric carbon and increasing plant productivity. Now, plant scientists, climatologists, and atmospheric chemists are joining forces to create just that.  Continue reading

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Black carbon in Antarctica

Spectral and chemical measurements highlight the local effects of pollutants on the albedo of Antarctic snow. Continue reading

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California’s recent weather extremes

A planetary-scale pattern of atmospheric waves may be responsible for California’s droughts and floods. Continue reading

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Using cellular networks to measure air quality

The propagation of microwaves offers an effective, low-cost means of detecting polluted air. Continue reading

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Molecular Processes, Global Effects

Streamlined proposal call focuses on aerosol sampling at DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility site with analysis at Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory. Continue reading

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Scientists probe lightning hotspot to predict future strikes

Forecasters hope to predict strikes months or even years in advance. Continue reading

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EMSL User Program Facilitates Transferable Postdocs

DOE User Facility lets postdocs develop expertise in broad-reaching research and applicable techniques. Continue reading

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