News tagged with climate predictions

Climate models should include ocean waves

( -- A new field study by researchers from Swinburne University of Technology suggests that the effect of wave activity on oceans should be incorporated in long term climate and weather prediction models.

dateJun 14, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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A NASA weather 'Eye in the Sky' marks 10 years

For 10 years, it has silently swooped through space in its orbital perch 438 miles (705 kilometers) above Earth, its nearly 2,400 spectral "eyes" peering into Earth's atmosphere, watching. But there's nothing alien about ...

dateMay 04, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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A new way to visualize Earth

As the state geologist for Arizona, Lee Allison knows granite from sandstone, a syncline from an anticline. But he has lacked the ability to look through rocks to visualize the inner workings of the Earth.

dateFeb 17, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Can scientists look at next year's climate?

( -- Is it possible to make valid climate predictions that go beyond weeks, months, even a year? UCLA atmospheric scientists report they have now made long-term climate forecasts that are among the best ever -- ...

dateSep 12, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Looking ahead to local climate models

When research scientist Jim Kinter describes the interactions between the Earth's ocean, land and atmosphere, he talks of dancing. "The atmosphere and the ocean, and the atmosphere and the land surface have to go together," ...

dateJul 15, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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