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Heat's role in the Madden-Julian oscillation

Tropical monsoons in Indonesia and floods in the United States are both provoked by the Madden-Julian oscillation (MJO), a process that results in pulses of clouds and precipitation moving eastward around the globe at about ...

dateApr 13, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Small-scale cloud processes improve projections

EMSL – the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory – is a national scientific user facility that seeks science solutions for energy and environmental challenges at the molecular level. Located at the Pacific Northwest ...

dateApr 09, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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More big storms increase tropical rainfall totals

Increasing rainfall in certain parts of the tropics, colloquially described as the wet get wetter and warm get wetter, has long been a projection of climate change. Now observations have shown that an increase in large thunderstorms ...

dateMar 25, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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