Tag Archives: Meteorology

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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A hard rain’s a-gonna fall

A high-resolution climate model predicts an almost across-the-board increase in extreme precipitation events throughout North America. 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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When you Can’t See the Volcano through the Clouds

Infrasound monitoring detects volcanic eruptions and contributes to public warning system. Continue reading

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AGU Chapman Conference 2012: Of Ash and Airplanes

Scientists share ideas about how to model and forecast volcanic ash concentrations and how to pronounce Icelandic names. Continue reading

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Two Columns of Air, Two Seasons, and Two Aircraft

Airborne and ground-based atmospheric research facilities measure aerosol chemical and radiative properties over land and sea. Continue reading

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Geophysics Yesterday and Today

To celebrate the 2011 December AGU meeting, Rachel Berkowitz takes a look at the first paper published in Journal of Geophysical Research. Continue reading

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