News tagged with climate simulation

Connecting the dots on aerosol details

Predicting future climate change hangs on understanding aerosols, considered the fine details in the atmosphere. Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the National Center for Atmospheric Research used a ...

dateJul 27, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Air pollution stunts coral growth, research shows

A new study has found that pollution from fine particles in the air – mainly the result of burning coal or volcanic eruptions – can shade corals from sunlight and cool the surrounding water resulting in reduced growth ...

dateApr 07, 2013 in Environment
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Flower power makes tropics cooler, wetter

The world is a cooler, wetter place because of flowering plants, according to new climate simulation results published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The effect is especially pronounced in the Amazon basin, ...

dateJun 16, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Thriving tundra bushes add fuel to Northern thaw

( —Carbon-gobbling plants are normally allies in the fight to slow climate change, but in the frozen north, the effects of thriving vegetation may actually push temperatures higher. In a series of climate simulations ...

dateJul 04, 2013 in Environment
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