News tagged with aerosol

Tracking dust across the Atlantic

Hundreds of millions of tons of dust are picked up from the deserts of Africa and blown across the Atlantic Ocean each year. That dust helps build beaches in the Caribbean and fertilize soils in the Amazon. It affects air ...

dateSep 13, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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The brass ring of climate modeling

Finding a simple way to express complex climate processes is the ultimate prize. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Leeds, Colorado State University, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ...

dateAug 05, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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No rest for the tornado

(Phys.org) —Do tornadoes take the weekends off? Researchers from NC State University examined the question of the connection between tornado frequency and aerosol pollution, and found that any link between the two is tenuous ...

dateJul 30, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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