News tagged with volcanic particles

Glory promises new view of perplexing particles

Climatologists have known for decades that airborne particles called aerosols can have a powerful impact on the climate. However, pinpointing the magnitude of the effect has proven challenging because of difficulties ...

Feb 17, 2011
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Scientists better prepared to judge ash cloud

Scientists say they are now better prepared for measuring Iceland's volcanic ash problem, which is expected to continue for several months, after experiments using modelling and lasers to probe the atmosphere.

May 13, 2010
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Volcanoes cool the tropics, say researchers

Climate researchers have shown that big volcanic eruptions over the past 450 years have temporarily cooled weather in the tropics—but suggest that such effects may have been masked in the 20th century by ...

Jan 05, 2009
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