News tagged with climate system

How mountain ranges get their shape

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tectonic, climate and the topography of the mountain ranges interact through a complex system of interactions and feedbacks. The nature and strength of these links are examined on the basis ...

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Toward a global microwave standard

Much of what is known about decadal climate change – and much of what appears on the evening weather forecast as well – comes from satellite-based remote sensing of microwave radiation at different ...

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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The proof is in the clouds

For most people, clouds are just an indication of whether it's a "good" or "bad" day. A team of scientists from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that certain clouds hold the key to climate behavior ...

dateJan 26, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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