News tagged with aerosol

Carbon dioxide controls Earth's temperature

(PhysOrg.com) -- Water vapor and clouds are the major contributors to Earth's greenhouse effect, but a new atmosphere-ocean climate modeling study shows that the planet's temperature ultimately depends on the atmospheric ...

dateOct 14, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Tiny particles, big impact

Atmospheric aerosols may be small, ranging in size from a few nanometers to a few microns, but they have a big impact on climate.  At the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, capabilities developed through the Laboratory ...

dateJun 03, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Connecting the dots on aerosol details

Predicting future climate change hangs on understanding aerosols, considered the fine details in the atmosphere. Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the National Center for Atmospheric Research used a ...

dateJul 27, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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