News tagged with atmospheric models

Project forecasts seasonal bird migration

(Phys.org)—Some of the broader goals of forecasting the seasonal migration of hundreds of millions of birds are to improve conservation, better understand the effects of climate change, and predict and mitigate potential ...

dateSep 11, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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NASA's new way to track formaldehyde

NASA scientist Tom Hanisco is helping to fill a big gap in scientists' understanding of how much urban pollution -- and more precisely formaldehyde -- ultimately winds up in Earth's upper atmosphere where it can wreak havoc ...

dateAug 09, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Pollution weakens monsoon's might

(Phys.org) -- Over 1.5 billion people in South Asia depend on the summer monsoon rains. Now, pollution exhaust threatens this primary water source for crops and daily living, according to new research at Pacific Northwest ...

dateJul 25, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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