News tagged with cold climate

Watching water freeze

Every winter, snow and ice dusts mountains and makes roads slick in cold climates. This phenomenon is ages old, but a detailed explanation for how ice crystals form has eluded us. In a study appearing in the journal ACS Omega, ...

dateDec 21, 2016 in Materials Science
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Current climate models misrepresent El Nino

An analysis of fossil corals and mollusk shells from the Pacific Ocean reveals there is no link between the strength of seasonal differences and El Niño, a complex but irregular climate pattern with large impacts on weather, ...

dateDec 15, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Cold snaps linger despite climate change

Keep a winter coat and mittens handy. A new climate analysis from scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Reading (UK) found that under climate warming, cold air outbreaks, or CAOs, are projected ...

dateApr 15, 2015 in Environment
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