News tagged with climate system

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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Ancient lessons for a modern challenge

What caused the collapse of the Cambodian city of Angkor, the largest preindustrial city in the world, 600 years ago? Previous research suggests war and overexploitation of the land were to blame, but a new ...

dateJan 23, 2012 in Environment
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