News tagged with circulation model

Polar storms spur ocean circulation

Though it seems like an oxymoron, Arctic hurricanes happen, complete with a central "eye," extreme low barometric pressure and towering 30-foot waves that can sink small ships and coat metal platforms with thick ice, threatening ...

dateDec 16, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Cassini Maps Global Pattern of Titan's Dunes

( -- Titan's vast dune fields, which may act like weather vanes to determine general wind direction on Saturn's biggest moon, have been mapped by scientists who compiled four years of radar data collected by the ...

dateFeb 27, 2009 in Space Exploration
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