News tagged with atmospheric gases

Gravestones Talking through Time

(PhysOrg.com) -- A visit to your local graveyard can provide not only a history lesson, but a science lesson as well. Historians know that gravestones can reflect the lives of people whose memories are lost in time, and ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Satellites reveal Russian fires worst in 14 years

(PhysOrg.com) -- More wildfires have burned around the Russian capital this year than in the last decade and a half, according to sensors aboard ESA's observation satellites. The forest and peat bog fires ignited this summer ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Environment
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NASA satellite captures U.S. 'Big Chill'

(PhysOrg.com) -- The current winter storm system blasting much of the United States is depicted in this new NASA satellite image from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite.

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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